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Featured Historic Hotel
Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

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This battle took place on 9 August, 1588 and ended with the failure of the Spanish Armada invasion attempt



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.

This king met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold





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Ballachulish (Self catering)
Holly Cottage, Ballachulish

Holly Cottage

This stylish ground floor, semi-detached cottage is located in North Ballahulish, near Kinlochleven, and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Inverness (Self catering)
Balnabodach, Inverness

Balnabodach

This detached cottage in Farr sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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