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Dornoch Castle

Dornoch Castle
Dornoch, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful historic town of Dornoch. The Castle is situated directly opposite the inspiring 13th century Cathedral and sets a dramatic backdrop for an … more >>

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This battle took place on or about 8 January 871 between King Alfred and a Danish army



22 October, 1877

Blantyre mining disaster

The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.

This king came to the throne aged only 9





Accommodation

Staffin (Self catering)
Lag-Uaine, Staffin

Lag-Uaine

A lovely, detached cottage in Staffin, on the Isle of Skye, sleeping six in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Strontian (Self catering)
Marine Cottage, Strontian

Marine Cottage

This detached, rural cottage is near to the village of Strontian in the Scottish Highlands, and can sleep eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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