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Kilconquhar Castle Estate

Kilconquhar Castle Estate
Leven, Fife

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in 120 acres of scenic Fife countryside Kilconquhar Castle Estate features a heated indoor swimming pool horse riding facilities and on-site health and beauty specialists. Free private parking is … more >>

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British History Quiz

Two of William the Conqueror's sons became kings of England. Who was the third son?



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This Day in British History

25 April, 1284

Birth of Prince Edward (Edward II) at Caernarfon Castle

He was later named 'Prince of Wales', a title conferred on heirs to the English throne since

Monarch Mayhem

This pious king was married to Eleanor of Provence



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Avoch (Self catering)
Tower House, Avoch

Tower House

This beautiful and unique, semi-detached cottage in Avoch, Scotland, sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Cawdor (Self catering)
Atlas, Cawdor

Atlas

This quality detached lodge with hot tub is in Cawdor near Inverness and sleeps eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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