The Legend of the Black Dwarf

Published on
23 September, 2017

Synopsis:

A man searches for evidence that Sir Walter Scott's novel "the Black Dwarf" was based on a real man who lived in the Scottish Borders

Written by
Mark Nicol

Historian – Filmmaker – Blogger – Guided Tours – Group Speaker

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The Legend of the Black Dwarf

Most tourists interested in Sir Walter Scott these days go to Abbotsford house.
However Sir Walters stories about the Borders are just as, if not more interesting.
We journey from Abbotsford to the wild and isolated hills and valleys of Peeblesshire in search of his dark character “the Black Dwarf”

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