Preview of Sir Walter Scott's spruced-up Abbotsford home

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The Borders home of Sir Walter Scott re-opens to the public this summer after a £12m renovation and refurbishment.

The writer was also a prolific collector. Visitors will be able to see many of the priceless objects and books he gathered over the years.

BBC Reporting Scotland's Cameron Buttle has been given special access to the property near Melrose.

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