Oldest Football Club in Spain

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Little did we know that one of the founders of the oldest football Club in Spain found his finally resting place in the cemetery at the end of the Old Manse drive!

Recent guests at the Old Manse had traveled from Huelva in Andalucia to find the grave of  William Alexander MacKay who moved from the Highlands in 1883. Whilst working for Rio Tinto Company he started Recreativo de Huelva, a sports recreation club, which today is better known as Real Club Recreativo de Huelva.

One of the club's claims to fame is in the 2006 season they beat Real Madrid 3 - 0

This is our second stay and it was perfect once again. Neale and Linda are wonderful hosts and the accommodation is lovely. Breakfast is delicious and plentiful and Linda is a great cook and baker. They certainly deserve 5/5
Elizabeth, Sydney, Australia - January 2020
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