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King's Arms Hotel

King's Arms Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating from the 1600's, this former coaching inn echoes that same function to this day as it continues to extend a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. As a … more >>

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This famous landscape garden designer gained his odd nickname from his habit of telling clients that their estates had 'great capability of improvement'



16 January, 1707

Act of Union accepted by Scottish Parliament

The act brought England and Scotland together under Queen Anne, with Scotland accepting the Hannoverian succession

This Dutch ruler ruled England jointly with his English wife





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Elgol (Self catering)
Askival, Elgol

Askival

This wonderful, detached cottage, on the outskirts of Elgol on the Isle of Skye, can sleep eight people in three bedrooms and a sofa bed in the sitting room.
Sleeps 8

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Portree (Self catering)
Carn Liath, Portree

Carn Liath

A semi-detached cottage located near the town of Portree on the Isle of Skye, it can sleep eight people in five bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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