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Melville Castle

Melville Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Melville Castle once home to the influential Dundas family is set within a 50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just … more >>

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This king of Mercia built an immense earthwork stretching the length of the current Welsh border



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.

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses





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Strathcarron (Self catering)
Cottage: HCRC486, Strathcarron

FCH10708

INVITING COTTAGE BOASTS MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OVER LOCH SHIELDAIG

This traditional fisherman's cottage is beautifully situated on the sea front of this picturesque Wester Ross village and enjoys wonderful views of the …
Sleeps 6

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Strontian (Self catering)
Marine Cottage, Strontian

Marine Cottage

This detached, rural cottage is near to the village of Strontian in the Scottish Highlands, and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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