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The Cross Keys Hotel

The Cross Keys Hotel
Peebles, Borders

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Cross Keys Hotel was built in 1693 and is the oldest inn within the picturesque town of Peebles. Located on Northgate just off the main street we are close … more >>

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This cleric and scholar served as tutor to the young Princess Elizabeth, later Elizabeth I



15 August, 1649

Cromwell lands in Ireland to suppress revolt

Cromwell's harsh supression of the Irish royalists is still remembered today in Ireland

This monarch was the first Plantagenet king





Accommodation

Invergarry (Self catering)
Aldernaig Mill, Invergarry

Aldernaig Mill

This unique old mill holiday cottage, on the edge of Invergarry in the Highlands of Scotland, sleeps 8 people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU187, Lairg

FCH10684

A 19TH CENTURY DETACHED COTTAGE WITH GARDEN AND GREAT VIEWS  SLEEPS 4+1

Originally a 19th Century School House, this detached cottage stands in a fairly isolated situation with wonderful views.The cottage …
Sleeps 6

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