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Featured Historic Hotel
Cross Keys Hotel

Cross Keys Hotel
Kelso, Borders

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Cross Keys Hotel is superbly situated in the heart of Kelso's picturesque French-style cobbled square. The present hotel was built in 1769 but in other forms a Cross Keys … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER
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This wandering priest was leader of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381. He made famous the rhyming couplet, 'When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman'



17 July, 1453

Battle of Castillon

The final battle of the Hundred Years War results in a decisive French victory

This king established the Order of the Garter





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Letterfearn (Self catering)
Lochside House, Letterfearn

Lochside House

Gloriously set beside Loch Duich with magnificent views from most rooms. Sitting room with oak floors and loch views. Glass doors through to kitchen with island unit oak floor and …
Sleeps 8

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Staffin (Self catering)
Farmhouse Cottage, Staffin

Farmhouse Cottage

This semi-detached cottage is situated four miles from Staffin on the Isle of Skye and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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