Queen to open Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford home

Queen to open Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford home
 

SIR Walter Scott called it a "conundrum castle" while others described it as his "greatest historical novel".
• Queen to reopen Abbotsford next month after multi-million pound restoration
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Abbotsford House, the author’s Borders mansion which he based on a series of classic Scottish properties, is to be reopened by the Queen next week after a £12 million refurbishment.
The house, on the southern bank of the River Tweed, has been transformed into a world-class tourist attraction after a successful... read more

 
26 June 2013 in Art & Culture, Views: 23
Source: Scotsman
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