|Queen Elizabeth II greets visitors as she reopens Abbotsford House |
after its extensive restoration. Image Credit: PA
Queen Elizabeth II officially reopened Abbotsford House, the former home of the world's first best-selling author, Sir Walter Scott, last July 3. The house is located near Melrose, in the Scottish Borders. Abbotsford House has been under restoration for two years. The cost of restoring it back to its most splendid image cost a staggering £12m . Sir Walter Scott's most immortal works include Waverley, Rob Roy and Ivanhoe.
More royal news about Queen Elizabeth at Abbotsford House here:
- Queen opens Sir Walter Scott's upgraded Abbotsford House [BBC]
- Queen opens Sirs Walter Scott's house [Daily Sun]
- Queen marks new era for Abbotsford [Abbotsford House website]