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Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel

Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel
Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park just 20 minutes drive form Aviemore this elegant Country House which was once the home of Sir Thomas Lipton and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

Lambert Simnel (c. 1475-1535) claimed to be who?



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This Day in British History

20 April, 1653

Cromwell dissolves the 'Rump' Parliament

The Long Parliament, which begain in 1640, is finally brought to an end

Monarch Mayhem

This king's madness led to a Regency headed by his son, George (and to a popular modern film!)



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Fort William (Self catering)
Glen Pean, Fort William

Glen Pean

This detached cottage near Fort William sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU301, Lairg

FCH10690

BEAUTIFULLY LOCATED AMIDST THE UNSPOILT BEAUTY OF THE ASSYNT PENINSULA

This charming, south-facing detached cottage enjoys magnificent views over the green valley to the moors and is at the mid-point of …
Sleeps 4

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