Grampian - Castles in Aberdeenshire and Moray

Chances are that if you think of the term 'Scottish Castle', you picture a fanciful turretted castle like those that dot the landscape of Aberdeenshire and Moray, Grampian. Aberdeenshire in particular is blessed with an extraordinary number of fabulous castles, some of which have been inhabitted for at least 600 years.











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Sligachan Hotel

Sligachan Hotel
Sligachan, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Sligachan Hotel is situated in the heart of the Isle of Skye in one of the most dramatic and beautiful settings in all of Scotland. Built 180 years ago Sligachan … more >>

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The fourth wife of Henry VIII, who agreed to marry her partly on the basis of a flattering portrait painted by Holbein



20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

This monarch put down the 1715 Jacobite Rising of James Stewart, The Old Pretender





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Kilchoan (Self catering)
Hazelbank Byre, Kilchoan

Hazelbank Byre

A former byre set in the Scottish village of Kilchoan, sleeping two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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Nairn (Self catering)
Driftwood Cottage, Nairn

Driftwood Cottage

This ground floor apartment is in the town of Nairn near to Inverness and can sleep two people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 2

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