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Featured Historic Hotel
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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A plot to kill Elizabeth I, gain support for a Spanish invasion, and free Mary, Queen of Scots from captivity



18 July, 1290

Edict of Expulsion

Edward I expels Jews from England, an edict that was not repealed until 1656

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king





Accommodation

Inverness (Self catering)
The Mews Apartment at Daviot Lodge, Inverness

The Mews Apartment at Daviot Lodge

This charming first floor apartment, six miles from Inverness sleeps two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Creag Dhubh, Newtonmore

Creag Dhubh

This immaculately presented, cosy log cabin located in a secluded holiday park is centrally situated in the fabulous Cairgorm National Park and can sleep five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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