Dumfries and Galloway - Historic Houses

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Barcaldine Castle

Barcaldine Castle
Benderloch, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Barcaldine Castle offers a truly unique experience. If you are looking for luxurious opulent and romantic accommodation nowhere else on the West Coast of Scotland parallels Barcaldine. This historic Scottish … more >>

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British History Quiz

This first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century


This Day in British History

22 March, 1322

Earl of Lancaster executed by Edward II

The earl had been largely responsible for killing Edward's favourite, Piers Gaveston.

Monarch Mayhem

A king that was simultaneously the VIth and the Ist monarch of his name



Helmsdale (Self catering)
Bluebell House, Helmsdale

Bluebell House

Sitting room with dining area. Fitted kitchen with breakfast area. Shower room/WC. First floor: Two double bedrooms. Small double bedroom (for 1 + 1). Bathroom/WC.
Sleeps 6

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Dunvegan (Self catering)
The Keeper’s Cottage, Dunvegan

The Keeper’s Cottage

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this single storey cottage on the Isle of Skye is close to Edinbane hamlet, and near Dunvegan.
Sleeps 4

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