Places to Visit

Scott’s life and stories have a rich association with many places across Scotland and further afield. Explore some of those sites on our interactive map.


Sign up to our mailing list for updates and news from Walter Scott 250 and the Abbotsford Trust.

Clovenfords Inn

On being appointed Sherriff of Selkirkshire, Sir Walter Scott stayed at the Clovenfords Inn multiple times before purchasing his first home in the Borders.

 It was here Sir Walter Scott met William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy during their tour of the Scottish Borders. Today Sir Walter Scott’s statue stands proudly in front of the inn, now called Clovenfords hotel.  

1 Vine St, Clovenfords, Galashiels TD1 3LU