Videos tagged with "apartment"
Malcolm Canmore's Tower Dunfermline Fife Scotland [01:06]
Tour Scotland video of King Malcolm Canmore's Tower on visit to Dunfermline, Fife. The remains of this tower can be found in Pittencrieff Glen. It was originally a two storey building measuring 52 feet by 48 feet and is thought to contained twenty small apartments. The Tower is seen on the Burgh Arms of the town of Dunfermline. It was first mentioned in the year 1070, the same year the Malcolm married Margaret. Perched high on a rock it was an impregnable fortress and was used as the residence of Scottish Kings until destroyed by King Edward in 1304. Malcolm was the son of King Duncan I and went into exile in Northumberland when his father was killed by Macbeth in 1040 in Forres, Morayshire. With the support of the English King, Edward the Confessor, and his uncle Earl Siward of Northumbria, he defeated and killed Macbeth at Lumphanan in Aberdeenshire in 1057. Lulach, Macbeth's stepson, took over the throne but Malcolm killed him also in the following year. Malcolm founded the dynasty of the House of Canmore which lasted 200 years until the House of Stewart. By his first marriage to Ingebjørg he had two sons, Duncan II, who became king after Malcolm, and Donald. Ingebjørg was the daughter of the norwegian earl Finn Arnesson at Austrått in Trøndelag. Her mother's father was a brother of the norwegian kings St. Olav and Harald Hardråde. Following Ingebjørg's death, around 1069, he married Margaret, the sister of Edgar Atheling. Edgar would have become King of England if ...
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Stanley Cotton Mills - Historic Site in Perthshire Scotland [02:30]
This is a short video of the historic Stanley Cotton Mill facilities in the town of Stanley, Perthshire Scotland. The mill was basically abandoned as better methods of milling cotton and more recently the historic and development potential was realized. Many of the old mill buildings are being renovated and turned into flats and apartments. However, a portion has been set aside as a historical site and some of the machinery is still in place.
HIGHLAND RETREATS [01:54]
World famous for its scenery, quality of life and warm hospitality, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland boast some of the most stunning, unspoilt landscapes in the world. Dramatic mountains and cliffs, ancient forests, crofts, lochs, and glens contribute to a uniquely memorable experience that brings people back time and time again. Here at Highland Retreats, it is our aim to provide you with the most wonderful holiday homes, designed and built to the highest of standards. All of our apartments offer you both comfort and convenience, with modern furnishings and all those little extras that help to make your stay a memorable one, such as goose down duvets and 42-inch flatscreen TVs. Many previous guests have remarked on how well equipped our holiday retreats are, with everything you could want thoughtfully provided, in order to make your experience the most pleasant one imaginable. We currently have holiday retreats available at River Court in Invergarry, which is perfectly situated for exploring the whole north of Scotland. Our other retreats can be found at Glenloch View, Fort William, which is widely known for it's breathtaking scenery and outdoor potential. All of our locations offer fantastic access to the great outdoors whether you are here to bask in the tranquil wilderness of Northern Scotland or you want to get involved with all of the activities that the Scottish Highlands have to offer. Every member of our team is committed to meeting your needs, helping to ...
Woodcroft Cottages - Self Category Holiday Properties in Scotland [01:22]
8 holiday cottages & flats in Ayr, Prestwick & Edinburgh providing comfortable, quiet, 3 & 4 star SBA self-catering accommodation for 2-7 people. Large groups can be catered for in colocated properties. Short (from 2 nights) and long stays possible. All have wi-fi access.
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