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Balmule House

Balmule House
Dunfermline, Fife

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Nestled in 30 acres of wooded grounds just 2 miles from Dunfermline this 14th Century House offers luxurious accommodation opulent surroundings free Wi-Fi and on-site parking. Approached by a sweeping … more >>

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This Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



24 October, 1537

Death of Queen Jane Seymour

Jane's death came just 12 days after she gave birth to the future Edward VI

One of this king's numerous mistresses was Nell Gwynn, a flower seller at Covent Garden





Accommodation

Melvich (Self catering)
The Auld Kirk, Melvich

The Auld Kirk

This superb, detached cottage near Melvich sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Kilchoan (Self catering)
Marys House, Kilchoan

Marys House

This cosy single-storey cottage is in the isolated hamlet of Portuairk near Kilchoan on the western end of the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, and sleeps up to three people in one bedroom.
Sleeps 4

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