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The Cross Keys Hotel

The Cross Keys Hotel
Peebles, Borders

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Cross Keys Hotel was built in 1693 and is the oldest inn within the picturesque town of Peebles. Located on Northgate just off the main street we are close … more >>

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This cleric and scholar served as tutor to the young Princess Elizabeth, later Elizabeth I



23 January, 1045

Edward the Confessor marries Edith, daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex

Edith was the sister of Harold, who would be defeated at the Battle of Hastings

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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Dunvegan (Self catering)
Kintillo, Dunvegan

Kintillo

Dunvegan is a traditional Scottish village that sits to the north end of the Isle of Skye.
Sleeps 4

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Dunvegan (Self catering)
Rowantree Cottage, Dunvegan

Rowantree Cottage

Offering a Beautiful detached cottage on the spectacular Loch Bay, Waternish peninsula, North West Isle of Skye. This renovated former croft cottage enjoys many Luxuries including Jacuzzi bath, …
Sleeps 6

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