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Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel

Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel
Grantown-on-Spey, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park just 20 minutes drive form Aviemore this elegant Country House which was once the home of Sir Thomas Lipton and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER
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This 13th century Franciscan monk and scholar taught at Oxford and Paris, and is famous for his research into optics



17 November, 1292

Edward I names John Balliol king of Scotland

Edward had been asked to arbitrate between 12 claimants to the throne

This monarch died at the abbey of St Gervais, near Paris





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Fort Augustus (Self catering)
Cottage: HCIN637, Fort Augustus

FCH10782

CHARACTER COTTAGE IN THE PICTURESQUE VILLAGE OF FORT AUGUSTUS

This listed end-terraced cottage is quietly situated off the main road and within walking distance of the local shops, pubs and restaurants. …
Sleeps 4

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Suladale (Self catering)
The Old Cottage, Suladale

The Old Cottage

This detached stone-built former crofter's cottage with an open fire for 2 people is in the tiny village of Suladale between the coastal towns of Portree and Dunvegan on the …
Sleeps 2

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