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Balmule House

Balmule House
Dunfermline, Fife

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in 30 acres of wooded grounds just 2 miles from Dunfermline this 14th Century House offers luxurious accommodation opulent surroundings free Wi-Fi and on-site parking. Approached by a sweeping … more >>

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British History Quiz

This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.


This Day in British History

24 March, 1603

Death of Elizabeth I

Elizabeth's death at Richmond Palace led to the succession of James VI of Scotland as James I of England

Monarch Mayhem

This queen escaped from Oxford Castle by walking through enemy lines in the middle of the night



Newtonmore (Self catering)
Treetops, Newtonmore


Treetops is a beautiful five bedroom Edwardian property situated in an idyllic position on the edge of the Highland village of Newtonmore. It has been extensively refurbished to …
Sleeps 10

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

Dunstaffnage Cottage

Dunstaffnage Cottage, a converted stable, is just 0.5 miles from Grantown-on-Spey. The cottage sleeps six and has three double bedrooms - two with en-suites.
Sleeps 6

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