An historic 17th century mansion situated a short walk from the Skara Brae prehistoric site. The house was built for Bishop George Graham around 1620, but has been the family home of the Laird’s of Skaill since.
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Unwind in the elegance of this beautiful 17th century mansion set in 15 acres of its own wooded parklands. Walking distance from the centre of Darlington and yet only a short drive from breathtaking Yorkshire Dales scenery, this hotel is fabulous for both business and leisure.Minutes from the A1, and … more >>
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