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Featured Historic Hotel
New Lanark Mill Hotel

New Lanark Mill Hotel
Lanark, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

New Lanark World Heritage Site is a truly unique setting. Surrounded by native woodlands and close to the famous Falls of Clyde, New Lanark was founded in 1785 as a … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER
Name the mystery historic attraction
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This northern British kingdom was formed the merger of Bernicia and Deira in the 6th century



22 October, 1877

Blantyre mining disaster

The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.

Whose coronation took place on Christmas Day?





Accommodation

Portree (Self catering)
Carn Liath, Portree

Carn Liath

A semi-detached cottage located near the town of Portree on the Isle of Skye, it can sleep eight people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Embo (Self catering)
Heatherwood House, Embo

Heatherwood House

Sitting room with wooden floors wood burning stove and sun room. Spacious kitchen with dining area TV and doors to patio. Utility room. Master double bedroom with 5' bed and …
Sleeps 10

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