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Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

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This essayist and poet is best known for his 'Dictionery of the English Language', published in 1755



25 June, 1360

Henry Yevele named master mason of Westminster

Yevele, one of the most important medieval architects, rebuilt the Clock Tower and Jewel Tower of the Palace of Westminster

This monarch was discovered in captivity by his minstrel





Accommodation

Grantown-on-Spey (Self catering)
The West Wing, Grantown-on-Spey

The West Wing

This charming wing of a farmhouse is close to the village of Grantown-on-Spey and can sleep seven people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Dunbeath (Self catering)
Granny's Cottage, Dunbeath

Granny's Cottage

This terraced stone cottage is situated in the village of Dunbeath and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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