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Scotland – Land of lakes and mountains!


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What is your ideal kind of holiday? Green mountains,  beautiful scenery and friendly people? Then, Scotland with its green mountains and valleys, forests and rugged coastline may be the place for you!

Highlands of Scotland

Interesting facts about Scotland!

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom (UK). The UK consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

  • Scotland was a separate country until 1707 when it became part of the UK. It has its own parliament which has limited powers.
  • The name ‘Scotland’ comes from Scoti, the Latin name for the Gaels. The Gaels are a group of people, native to Scotland, who speak the Gaelic language.
  • It’s capital is Edinburgh. Apart from Edinburgh, Scotland has many other cities, like Glasgow, which have rich histories and heritage dating back thousands of years.

Inveraray Castle

  • It is rich in culture and is famous for its castles, traditional attire called ‘kilt’, whiskey and the bagpipe musical instrument, among others.
  • Scottish people speak Scottish Gaelic and English. However, their English accent can be difficult to understand initially.

A man wearing the kilt playing the bagpipe

Wouldnt this be a wonderful place to visit?  

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