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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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Who is the patron saint of Scotland?



20 November, 869

Death of St Edmund

A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.

This king died at Burgh by Sands, Cumbria





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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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Rowan Lodge, Strathpeffer

Rowan Lodge

This ground floor log cabin, situated on a site with a few similar lodges on the outskirts of Strathpeffer in the Northern Highlands, can sleep four people in two bedrooms. …
Sleeps 4

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