Dumfries and Galloway - Historic Houses





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Dornoch Castle

Dornoch Castle
Dornoch, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful historic town of Dornoch. The Castle is situated directly opposite the inspiring 13th century Cathedral and sets a dramatic backdrop for an … more >>

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This politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

She was later dubbed 'the Nine Day's Queen'





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Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Spruce Lodge, Strathpeffer

Spruce Lodge

This detached log cabin is situated on the edge of the village of Strathpeffer and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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