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Featured Historic Hotel
Friars Carse Country House Hotel

Friars Carse Country House Hotel
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in a 45 acre estate including woodland The Friars Carse Country House Hotel is located only 7 miles from Dumfries town centre yet enjoys a tranquil rural location. … more >>

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The Houses of Parliament are more properly called ...



20 June, 1756

Black Hole of Calcutta

Siraj-ud-Daula takes Calcutta and throws British captives into a small dungeon. 120 of the captives die.

The last monarch of Britain to be called Emperor of India





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Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU283, Lairg

FCH10686

A TRADITIONAL STONE CROFT HOUSE SITUATED ON A HILL-TOP POSITION. SLEEPS 4+1

The cottage is comfortably furnished and well equipped situated on the clifftops with the best views in the village …
Sleeps 4

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Durness (Self catering)
Transvaal House, Durness

Transvaal House

With beautiful sea views and a cosy sitting room with open fire, this homely cottage makes a wonderful base for holidaymakers, regardless of the weather.
Sleeps 9

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