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Kirkconnel Hall Hotel

Kirkconnel Hall Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Originally home to the Arnott family Kirkconnel Hall dates as far back as the 15th century, providing the property with great historic interest. It is only 10 miles north of … more >>

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This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



17 October, 1346

Battle of Neville's Cross

Invading Scots under David II are defeated near Durham. David is captured, his nephew Robert the Steward becomes Regent of Scotland

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?





Accommodation

Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Stone Water Cottage, Strathpeffer

Stone Water Cottage

This well-equipped detached cottage, three miles from Strathpeffer in the Scottish Highlands sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Portree (Self catering)
Cnoc Grianach, Portree

Cnoc Grianach

This detached cottage situated close to Portree on the Isle of Skye sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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