Scottish Highlands - Prehistoric Sites

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King's Arms Hotel

King's Arms Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating from the 1600's, this former coaching inn echoes that same function to this day as it continues to extend a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. As a … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



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This Day in British History

20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

Monarch Mayhem

How many wives did Henry VIII have?



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Tain (Self catering)
Mid Dalnaclach, Tain

Mid Dalnaclach

This beautifully presented cottage is in a countryside setting, 5 miles from Tain and sleeps up to twelve people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 12

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Dornie (Self catering)
Silver Birch Lodge , Dornie

Silver Birch Lodge

This detached cottage near the village of Dornie in the West Highlands sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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