Scotland

UK

INTRO

Located in the northern part of the UK, Scotland is place with an endless amount of things to do and learn about. In Scotland you can do anything from visiting tourist attractions to dining on Scottish cuisine. In Scotland weather is always nice so you don't need to pack a variety of cloths and you can go any time of the year. In Scotland you can learn a lot of things like about their government, famous people who were born there and many more. Some things to see there are Loch Ness and the Stirling Castle.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

2 tourist attractions in Scotland are Loch Ness and the Stirling Castle. At Loch Ness you are able to swim around and learn about Nessie. Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, is a myth that was created about a monster that lives in Loch Ness after someone claimed they saw something in the water. Stirling Castle is a castle that was used to protect the monarchy of Scotland. Stirling Castle is also one of the largest castles.
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Climate

Scotland has a temperate climate all year around so anytime is a good time to visit, with temperature ranging from about 40-60 degrees F. Shorts and a hooded sweatshirt are recommended to protect yourself from rain, and to stay warmer on colder days.

Holidays

Scotland has many holidays and some are even the same as ones in America. Some holidays in Scotland are Christmas, New Years, and St Andrew Day. On Christmas people open presents, spend time with family, and celebrate the birth of Jesus, this day happens on Dec. 25. On New Years people often forget about the rough things that happened in the past year and set goals for the future, this day happens on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1st. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, and they have a feast in his honor, this happens on Nov. 30th.

Foods

The most Common foods in Scotland are haggis, shortbread, and porridge. Haggis is Sheep inners which is seasoned then boiled inside of sheep stomachs. Shortbread is a type of biscuit traditionally made from one part white sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour. Porridge is a dish made by boiling ground, crushed, or chopped starchy plants - typically grain - in water and/or milk, often with flavourings. It is usually served hot in a bowl.

Famous People

3 Famous Scots are J.K.Rowling, Alexander Bell, and Gordon Ramsay. J.K.Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series. Alexander Bell invented the telephone. Gordon Ramsay is a famous chef and the host of Hell's Kitchen.

Government / Economy

In Scotland the government is a constitutional monarchy.


2 leaders in Scotland are

1) Nicola Sturgeon

2) Queen Elizibeth


In Scotland the currency they use are called Scottish Notes


GDP in Scotland is 216 billion dollars


Major exports from Scotland are


1) salmon

2) beef

3) lamb

Language

The language Scots speak is called broad Scots


5 phrases you should know are


1) Aye Right Yeah Right

2) Hou's it gaun How are you

3)Yer a chancer your pushing your luck

4)Pure dead brilliant really good

5)Haud yer wheesht Be Quiet