Falkland was the country retreat of the Stewart kings and queens of Scotland, located within easy reach of Edinburgh, yet far enough distant to provide a welcome escape. Here the royal court could indulge in hawking and hunting, plus more genteel recreations like archery. Falkland boasts the oldest real (or 'royal') tennis court in the world, built in 1539 for James V.
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"... pretty large town streetes broad but through the midst of them runs a little rivulet of water which makes the streetes not so clean or so easye to pass in, they have stepp's to cross it and many open places for horses and carriages to cross itt - it takes off much from the beauty of the streetes ... The houses are old mostly timber buildings there is a large Market House with the Town Hall over it and a Prison just by ..."
Guiting Power- Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, England
One of the numerous pretty villages that make the north Cotswolds area such a wonderful place to visit. Guiting Power is located a few miles from Stow on the Wold. The parish church of St Michael and All Angels is notable for its wonderfully carved Norman doorway. ... more