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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 political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland



16 December, 1431

Henry VI crowned King of France

The coronation in Paris is led by Cardinal Beaufort. The expense of this second coronation causes a financial crisis

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?





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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Signal Box, Newtonmore

Signal Box

Something a bit special! This detached wooden property, newly built in 2004 in the form of a signal box, is adjacent to the station in Newtonmore. The accommodation is upside …
Sleeps 4

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Staffin (Self catering)
The Old Croft House, Staffin

The Old Croft House

This detached cottage is in the village of Staffin near to Portree and can sleep five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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