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Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.



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This Day in British History

19 January, 1442

Duchess of Gloucester convicted of attempting to kill Henry VI by sorcery

The duchess (Eleanor Cobham) is divorced from the duke and imprisoned for life

Monarch Mayhem

This king met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold



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Lochcarron (Self catering)
Roisin Dhu, Lochcarron

Roisin Dhu

This detached log cabin is near the village of Lochcarron in Scotland and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Grantown-on-Spey (Self catering)
Dunstaffnage Cottage, Grantown-on-Spey

Dunstaffnage Cottage

Dunstaffnage Cottage, a converted stable, is just 0.5 miles from Grantown-on-Spey. The cottage sleeps six and has three double bedrooms - two with en-suites.
Sleeps 6

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