Scottish Highlands - Prehistoric Sites

Taking in the Highlands, and Scottish islands including Orkney, Shetland, Skye, and the Western Isles (Harris, Lewis, North Uist, South Uist, Benbecula, Berneray, Barra, and Eriskay)






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Featured Historic Hotel
Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel

Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel
Inverurie, Grampian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in a Highland Estate of over 2400 acres in the mountain shadow of Bennachie, Pittodrie House offers a unique atmosphere which is great for weekend, romantic or family breaks. … more >>

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British History Quiz

This king of Wessex followed his father, Alfred the Great, to the throne



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This Day in British History

23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

Monarch Mayhem

This king was beheaded at Whitehall on 30 January, 1649



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Accommodation

Kinloss (Self catering)
Strathnaver, Kinloss

Strathnaver

This detached cottage is located in the village of Kinross and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU303, Lairg

FCH10691

WONDERFUL VIEWS ACROSS TO MOUNTAIN PEAKS OF SUILVEN AND CANISP

In a secluded, elevated location, high above Lochinver, this charming detached cottage enjoys wonderful views over the water and the village …
Sleeps 4

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