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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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HISTORY CORNER
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This Protestant martyr was burned at the stake at Smithfield in 1546



14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

This king was held responsible for the death of Archbishop Thomas Becket





Accommodation

Lairg (Self catering)
Cottage: HCSU303, Lairg

FCH10691

WONDERFUL VIEWS ACROSS TO MOUNTAIN PEAKS OF SUILVEN AND CANISP

In a secluded, elevated location, high above Lochinver, this charming detached cottage enjoys wonderful views over the water and the village …
Sleeps 4

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Dornie (Self catering)
Creag Mhor Cottage, Dornie

Creag Mhor Cottage

This pretty cottage, nestling on a hillside in a stunning highland glen, is just three miles from the small village of Dornie, in the western Ross-shire Highlands and can sleep …
Sleeps 4

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