Abbotsford House sits on the south bank of the River Tweed near Galashiels, in the Scottish Borders.
Completed in 1824, it was once the residence of historical novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott (Author of titles such as Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of The Lake and Waverley).
Despite his success as a writer Scott he died in debt at Abbotsford House in 1832. Possibly he is still writing away in the afterlife in an effort to pay off his debt for his figure is often seen by visitors to the house.
The ghost of Sir Walter Scott
is said to walk the woods around Abbotsford House