With the relaxing of government regulations from 19 July, we are delighted to now be able to welcome up to eight guests from three households (children under 12s are not included).  If you are less than three households, but are still considering a stay at Abbotsford, please do contact us directly at stay@scottsabbotsford.com or call +44 (0)1896 752043    

RetreatAt The Hope Scott Wing

Escape the stresses of modern life with a blissful country retreat. The Hope Scott Wing provides the perfect space to recharge your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

Spiritual and Religious

Connect and reflect in a tranquil secluded spot in the rolling hills of the Scottish Borders.

Catholic guests, in particular, will be delighted to stay in the home St John Henry Newman visited on numerous occasions, pray in the chapel where he once celebrated Mass and view his vestments, now sacred relics. Read more about Saint John Henry Newman’s connection to Abbotsford here.

Walking

With heather clad hills, enchanted forests and meandering rivers you can appreciate the beautiful Scottish Borders as you re-energise and reset. There is a plethora of walking routes a mere stone’s throw away from the Hope Scott Wing. Visit Walk Scottish Borders to plan your routes.

Writing

Enjoy peace and quiet, roaring fires and the splendour of the surrounding landscape that inspired Sir Walter Scott. Admire the great author’s magnificent library, view the very desk where he wrote the renowned Waverley novels and wander through the dining room which once hosted fellow distinguished writers Washington Irving and William Wordsworth. Learn more about the home of Sir Walter Scott.