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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 conflict between King John and his most powerful nobles resulted in the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215



26 September, 672

Synod of Hertford

The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden





Accommodation

Poolewe (Self catering)
2 Bayview Bungalow, Poolewe

2 Bayview Bungalow

This cosy semi-detached bungalow is in the village of Poolewe in the Northern Highlands and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Durness (Self catering)
Transvaal House, Durness

Transvaal House

With beautiful sea views and a cosy sitting room with open fire, this homely cottage makes a wonderful base for holidaymakers, regardless of the weather.
Sleeps 9

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