21 Yateley Road was designed and built by the young Architect H.T. Buckland and he lived here until his death in the 1950's.
This magnificent mansion stands adjacent to a small plaza dominated by a statue of Lord Napier astride his horse. The property was built by Sir Samuel of Samuel Montague Bank from 1873-75, and employed one of the most famous architects of the time, Samuel Whitfield Daukes.
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens overlooks the World Heritage Jurassic coast, and is situated between Bridport and Weymouth in Dorset.
Visit Abbotsford and discover the life, times and obsessions of one of Scotland’s most important national figures; a writer, but so much more than that, too!