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Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dalhousie Castle is steeped in history. Located in extensive grounds beside the River Esk, yet only a short drive the centre of Edinburgh, the castle dates to the 13th century. Enjoy luxurious accommodation with a bit of something magic - what other hotel offers falconry within the grounds? Traditional Scottish hospitality in a luxurious 4 star castle hotel. more >>

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This legendary warrior supposedly led the British at the Battle of Mount Badon (c. 518)



19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches





Accommodation

Dunvegan (Self catering)
Taigh an Tobair (House by the Well), Dunvegan

Taigh an Tobair (House by the Well)

This detached cottage is set in the village of Colbost on the Isle of Skye and sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Strontian (Self catering)
Iona, Strontian

Iona

This detached log cabin near Strontian sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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