I feel Scotland is one of the most impressive countries because it is filled with many famous landmarks, historical stories, myths and legends and many more exciting features. I am a proud Scot and always will be.
Come to Scotland and experience our fantastic Highland Games where you can learn more about our interesting culture. Listen to the magical sound of pipes and drums, watch the graceful highland dancers and walk around the stalls where you can buy food and gifts. Watch the pipe bands compete then see which band wins the shining trophy at the march past at the end of the day. If you wish you can buy a tartan kilt at one of our stalls.
There are many stories told about famous Scottish myths and legends. One well known legend is a water creature that lives in the loch ness called Nessie, in other words Nessie the Loch Ness monster. Many sights of the monster have been recorded going back at least as far as St. Columba, the Irish monk who converted most of Scotland to Christianity in the 6th century. Columba apparently converted Nessie too for it is said that until he went out on the waters and soothed the beast, she had been a murderess. If you wish to learn more about this fascinating Loch Ness monster, come to Scotland and visit the Loch Ness where you may catch a glimpse of her. Do you believe?
Robert Burns (also known as Rabbie Burns) was born 25th January 1759 and died 21st July 1796. Robert Burns was one of Scotland’s most famous figures and is well known for poetry and song writing. His songs and poems are very famous, for example here are some of them, A Red Red Rose, Auld Lang Syne, A Man’s A Man For A’ That, Tam O’Shanter, Ae Fond Kiss and To A Haggis. Robert died of a heart attack brought on by Rheumatic heart fever. He lived an eventful life and is known very well in Scotland.
Scotland’s weather is very good for many reasons. First, the rain helps grow the crops to become strong and healthy for people to eat and make food out of. Second, in the summer the sun sparkles in the bright, clear, blue sky. This is a good thing because it will allow the flowers will grow, you can sit in your garden, go for a walk or play in the park, or even have a BBQ in the sunshine. In the winter even though it is cold and snowy you can still have fun. For example you can go sledging, skiing, snowboarding, or make a snowman. All the weather in Scotland is positive in all the ways that are listed and even more, so come along to our fantastic country and enjoy yourself in the fabulous weather.
The Wallace Monument is one of Scotland’s most famous landmarks. It stands tall and proud outside the city of Stirling, and overlooks the scene of Scotland’s victory at the battle of Stirling Bridge against the English. For over 140 years, this world-famous landmark has fascinated visitors with its exhibits and displays telling the story of William Wallace. It’s not just William Wallace who is commemorated in the monument. Generations of Scottish heroes from Robert the Bruce and Rabbie Burns to Adam Smith and Sir Walter Scott are all acclaimed in this famous gallery. So why not take a trip to Scotland then look around the Wallace Monument and find more interesting facts about our county’s history.
The haggis is a traditional Scottish dish memorialised as the national dish of Scotland by Robert Burns poem Address to a Haggis in 1787. Haggis is traditionally served with “neeps and tatties” (Scots: Swede, yellow turnip, or rutabaga and potatoes, boiled and mashed separately) and a “dram” (i.e. a glass of Scotch Whiskey), especially as the main course of a Burns Supper. However it is also often eaten with other accompaniments. So come and taste our real, traditional, Scottish feast. Yummy!
Scotland shows its true culture and all the wonderful things about it. If you are a tourist or even if you live in Scotland and you just want to get out of the house, come to our fantastic landmarks, eat some our tasty haggis or come to our Lochs and enjoy yourself. There are many more activities to do and many foods and drinks to taste, so travel to Scotland and have the experience of your life.