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Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Shieldhill Castle Hotel
Biggar, Strathclyde

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in the beautiful upper Clyde Valley just 40 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow this 12th Century grand Scottish mansion offers AA Rosette dining luxurious accommodation free Wi-Fi and parking. … more >>

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This architect was responsible for the design of the Bank of England building and the Dulwich Art Gallery



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.

This monarch came to the throne at the age of 18





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Newtonmore (Self catering)
Wildcat Lodge, Newtonmore

Wildcat Lodge

This log cabin is close to the village of Newtonmore near to Kingussie and can sleep six people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Dunvegan (Self catering)
Red Chimneys Cottage, Dunvegan

Red Chimneys Cottage

This detached, whitewashed stone cottage in the crofting hamlet of Totaig near Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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