Abbotsford award for renovation

The Abbotsford Trust is to receive the prestigious 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award under the Conservation Category tomorrow for its renovation of the historic house.

Presented by Denis de Kergolay, executive president of Europa Nostra, the ceremony will take place at 11.30am.

The award is in recognition of the international importance of the project, celebrating Scott’s beliefs and vision, as well as his contribution to literature.

To view a video tour of the restored house visit