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Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dalhousie Castle is steeped in history. Located in extensive grounds beside the River Esk, yet only a short drive the centre of Edinburgh, the castle dates to the 13th century. Enjoy luxurious accommodation with a bit of something magic - what other hotel offers falconry within the grounds? Traditional Scottish hospitality in a luxurious 4 star castle hotel. more >>

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British History Quiz

This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



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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

This king was the son of Stephen, Count of Blois and Chartres



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Laggan (Self catering)
The Stable, Laggan

The Stable

A comfy single storey semi-detached barn conversion close to the village of Laggan in the Cairngorms National Park, sleeping four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Tigh Beag, Newtonmore

Tigh Beag

This charming ground floor semi-detached cottage with far-reaching views is situated in the crofting township of Balgowan near Newtonmore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park and can sleep …
Sleeps 3

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