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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 decisive battle saw Alfred the Great defeat the Danes under Guthrun



22 September, 1761

George III crowned with Queen Charlotte

The couple had only married 2 weeks previously at St James's Palace

This king led his troops at the Battle of Dettingen in 1743, the last English king to lead his men in battle





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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Woodlands, Newtonmore

Woodlands

Maintaining its original charm though wonderful period features such as wooden floors and dormer windows – this pretty cottage has been tastefully modernised and comfortably furbished to give the property …
Sleeps 6

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Dunvegan (Self catering)
The Keeper’s Cottage, Dunvegan

The Keeper’s Cottage

Sleeping four people in two bedrooms, this single storey cottage on the Isle of Skye is close to Edinbane hamlet, and near Dunvegan.
Sleeps 4

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