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Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel

Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel
Inverurie, Grampian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in a Highland Estate of over 2400 acres in the mountain shadow of Bennachie, Pittodrie House offers a unique atmosphere which is great for weekend, romantic or family breaks. … more >>

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British History Quiz

The 'Auld Alliance' was between which two countries?


This Day in British History

21 March, 1282

Dafydd ap Gruffudd launches revolt

Dafydd is reluctantly joined by his brother Llewelyn. The rebellion signalled Edward I's second invasion of north Wales

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Elizabeth of York, uniting the houses of York and Lancaster, and ending the Wars of the Roses



Dornoch (Self catering)
The Decoy, Dornoch

The Decoy

A log cabin near Dornoch in the Scottish Highlands that can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Grantown-on-Spey (Self catering)
Glengynack Cottage, Grantown-on-Spey

Glengynack Cottage

Glengynack Cottage is situated just two miles from Grantown on Spey and offers accommodation for groups of up to six people.
Sleeps 6

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