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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

Queen Victoria's refusal to dismiss those of her attendants married to Whig politiciians precipitated a constitutional conflict called ...



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This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the first of his family to be buried at Fontevrault Abbey



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Accommodation

Corpach (Self catering)
Laxdale Cottage, Corpach

Laxdale Cottage

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this cosy single storey cottage in the village of Banavie offers superb views of Ben Nevis, and is three miles from Fort William.
Sleeps 4

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Dunvegan (Self catering)
Hill Cottage, Dunvegan

Hill Cottage

This traditional stone cottage is located in the village of Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye, sleeping 6 people in 3 bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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