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Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dalhousie Castle is steeped in history. Located in extensive grounds beside the River Esk, yet only a short drive the centre of Edinburgh, the castle dates to the 13th century. Enjoy luxurious accommodation with a bit of something magic - what other hotel offers falconry within the grounds? Traditional Scottish hospitality in a luxurious 4 star castle hotel. more >>

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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Cottage: HCIN215, Newtonmore

FCH10757

IN THE VILLAGE OF NEWTONMORE IN THE HEART OF THE CARINGORM NATIONAL PARK

A bungalow situated in a pleasant garden within a short distance of the centre of Newtonmore village.

Local facilities include golf, pony trekking, fishing …
Sleeps 6

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Aviemore (Self catering)
Strathavon Chalet, Aviemore

Strathavon Chalet

This detached log cabin is on the outskirts of Aviemore in Scotland and sleeps five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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