Countryside places to visit in the Scottish Borders




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Featured Historic Hotel
The Loch Leven Hotel

The Loch Leven Hotel
Ballachulish, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

With a beautiful loch-side setting and mountain views this traditional Highland hotel offers comfortable accommodation in relaxing surroundings with most of the rooms having picturesque views of the loch and … more >>

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This fourth son of Edward III was virtual ruler of England from 1371-1399



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 third son of George III, he ruled after his elder brother died in 1830





Accommodation

Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Larchfield Chalet 1, Strathpeffer

Larchfield Chalet 1

This property is a stylish and unique, custom-built timber chalet designed to sleep up to six people in spacious and modern luxury.
Sleeps 6

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Nethy Bridge (Self catering)
Coille Ghlas, Nethy Bridge

Coille Ghlas

This superior stone cottage is superbly located in the village of Nethy Bridge, near Grantown-on-Spey, in the fabulous Cairngorm National Park and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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