Medieval abbeys in the Scottish Borders






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Cross Keys Hotel

Cross Keys Hotel
Kelso, Borders

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Cross Keys Hotel is superbly situated in the heart of Kelso's picturesque French-style cobbled square. The present hotel was built in 1769 but in other forms a Cross Keys … more >>

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Canute and his Danes defeated British forces under Edmund Ironside on 18 October, 1016



14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

This monarch took the throne in 1952 after the death of George VI





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Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Fir Lodge, Strathpeffer

Fir Lodge

A log cabin set in the village of Stratpeffer in the Scottish Highlands that can sleep eight people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Aviemore (Self catering)
Hill View Apartment, Aviemore

Hill View Apartment

This pet-friendly, first floor apartment in Aviemore sleeps up to four people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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