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Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield House Hotel
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Edinburgh s most talked-about hotel and the only one in the city to receive the AA s highest accolade of 5 RED STARS. Prestonfield was also awarded the AA s … more >>

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British History Quiz

This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



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This Day in British History

24 February, 1711

Handel's first London opera performed

The Queen's Theatre in Haymarket was the venue for Handel's 'Rinaldo'

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch was dubbed the Virgin Queen, for she never married



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Portree (Self catering)
Riverside Cottage, Portree

Riverside Cottage

This superb detached, single-storey cottage is situated near to the town of Portree and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Strontian (Self catering)
Marine Cottage, Strontian

Marine Cottage

This detached, rural cottage is near to the village of Strontian in the Scottish Highlands, and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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