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Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield House Hotel
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Edinburgh s most talked-about hotel and the only one in the city to receive the AA s highest accolade of 5 RED STARS. Prestonfield was also awarded the AA s … more >>

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This Chancellor of England was named Archbishop of Canterbury by Richard II, who then banished him. He returned when Henry IV deposed Richard.



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 weak-willed king was married to Margaret of Anjou





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Dundonnell (Self catering)
Sail Mhor View, Dundonnell

Sail Mhor View

This single storey detached cottage is close to Dundonnell in Wester Ross and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Strathpeffer (Self catering)
Larchfield Chalet 1, Strathpeffer

Larchfield Chalet 1

This property is a stylish and unique, custom-built timber chalet designed to sleep up to six people in spacious and modern luxury.
Sleeps 6

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