Strathclyde Historic Towns and Villages to Visit


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Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle
Edinburgh, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dalhousie Castle is steeped in history. Located in extensive grounds beside the River Esk, yet only a short drive the centre of Edinburgh, the castle dates to the 13th century. Enjoy luxurious accommodation with a bit of something magic - what other hotel offers falconry within the grounds? Traditional Scottish hospitality in a luxurious 4 star castle hotel. more >>

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This writer, politician, and philosopher is best known for 'Novum Organum', and his 'Essays', published in 1597 and 1625



20 May, 1313

Ordinance of the Staple

The Ordinance established a compulsory depot through which all wool exports had to pass. The first 'Staple' was St Omer

This king was the son of Richard, Duke of York, and a leader of the Yorkist cause in the Wars of the Roses





Accommodation

Aultbea (Self catering)
Suil Na Mara, Aultbea

Suil Na Mara

This charming wooden cottage sits is in the village of Aultbea in the Scottish Highlands, and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Lochinver (Self catering)
Seafield, Lochinver

Seafield

Situated by Culkein Bay beach with spectacular sea and mountain views, Seafield is a beautifully restored, traditional Highland Croft House dating from the 1880s. Offering peace and tranquillity, Seafield creates …
Sleeps 6

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