Sir Walter Scott Experience

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Sir Walter Scott Experience


Sir Walter Scott (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, poet, playwright and historian.

These stories guide you through his life, accomplishments and contribution to the cultural fabric of Scotland.

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What you'll see

Sir Walter Scott Monument - Edinburgh

History & Heritage

Built in 1841 to commemorate Sir Walter Scott, author of the best-selling Waverley novels, who died in 1832.

Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station - Edinburgh

Train Stations

The main train station in Edinburgh and where to catch the Borders Railway to Tweedbank

Abbotsford House - Melrose

Visitor Attractions

The extraordinary home of Scottish legend Sir Walter Scott, the man who gave us the historical novel, popularised tartan & rediscovered Scotland’s Crown Jewels.