The unicorn is the official animal of Scotland, used because of its nobility and purity. Scotland has its own version of Stonehenge – the Callanish Stones. They were built around 3,000 B.C. on the Isle of Lewis Although Scotland has mastered the Bagpipes they were actually invented in Ancient Egypt, and was brought to Scotland by the Roman invaders. Scotch Whiskey has been the national drink of Scotland. It is among the finest and most sought after whiskeys in the world.
Weird and wonderful
The world’s first color photograph was taken of a Tartan Ribbon in Scotland. Bonnybridge, a small town of Scotland, has become notorious for UFO sightings. There are more than 300 UFO’s reported every year. The first recorded sighting of the Loch Ness Monster was in 565 A.D. The highest proportion of red-haired people in the world is in Scotland. About 13% of the Scottish population The world’s shortest commercial flight is in Scotland, which connects two of their islands. The flight can be finished in 47 seconds,
Sport Scotland is the birthplace of golf it has been played there since the 15th century The first football match was played in Scotland in 1872. It was played at the West of Scotland Cricket Club.