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Featured Historic Hotel
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 naturalist sailed with Captain Cook 1768-71) and his collections are preserved in the british Museum



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.

Defeated Robert, Duke of Normandy, at the Battle of Avranches





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Stornoway (Self catering)
St. Duthus House, Stornoway

St. Duthus House

This lovely Victorian property in the town of Stornoway sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Culbokie (Self catering)
Pine Lodge, Culbokie

Pine Lodge

This detached lodge is close to the village of Culbokie near to Dingwall and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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