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Kirkconnel Hall Hotel

Kirkconnel Hall Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Originally home to the Arnott family Kirkconnel Hall dates as far back as the 15th century, providing the property with great historic interest. It is only 10 miles north of … more >>

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This decisive battle in 1265 effectively ended the 2nd Baron's War



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 queen reluctantly put Mary, Queen of Scots to death





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Grantown-on-Spey (Self catering)
Dunstaffnage Cottage, Grantown-on-Spey

Dunstaffnage Cottage

Dunstaffnage Cottage, a converted stable, is just 0.5 miles from Grantown-on-Spey. The cottage sleeps six and has three double bedrooms - two with en-suites.
Sleeps 6

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Marybank (Self catering)
Cottage Fia, Marybank

Cottage Fia

This welcoming cottage in the small Highland village of Marybank sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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