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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 national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation



18 August, 1707

Death of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire

Cavendish was a powerful supporter of the Glorious Revolution of 1888, bringing William and Mary to the throne. He also rebuilt Chatsworth House, creating one of the great English country houses.

This king was captured at the Battle of Lincoln on 2 February, 1141





Accommodation

Aviemore (Self catering)
Strathisla, Aviemore

Strathisla

This detached single-storey cottage in Aviemore sleeps up to five people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Nedd (Self catering)
Recroy, Nedd

Recroy

Recroy is a detached holiday cottage nestled on a remote hillside above the tiny hamlet of Nedd which offers breathtaking views along the western shore of Loch Nedd.
Sleeps 5

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