Scottish Highlands - Prehistoric Sites

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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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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



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This Day in British History

19 February, 1858

Conspiracy to Murder bill rejected by Commons

The bill proposed anti-terrorist measures, specifically making it a crime in Britain to plot a foreign murder. The failure of the bill caused Lord Palmerston to resign as PM

Monarch Mayhem

This king's two wives were both named Isabella



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Uig (Self catering)
Trotternish Cottage, Uig

Trotternish Cottage

Sleeping up to seven people in three bedrooms, this cottage is on a working croft 5 miles from Uig on the Isle of Skye.
Sleeps 7

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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Signal Box, Newtonmore

Signal Box

Something a bit special! This detached wooden property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in Newtonmore. The accommodation is upside …
Sleeps 4

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