Church of Saint Mungo, Glasgow
In 643 there was a religious site established by Saint Mungo. Glasgow became a major religious centre, the town was given a bishop in 1115. Mungo's original church was destroyed during the wars, the church was replaced by a cathedral in 1136. The cathedral burned in 1172 and it was built again. Today's cathedral was established in the 12th century.
Loch Ness is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands extending for approximately 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness..
More than a thousand people claim to have seen the bulbous back of an unidentified creature briefly break the glassy surface of Loch Ness, then disappear. This legendary body of water is the country's second largest loch, slightly smaller in surface area.
Alnwick Castle and Garden
Producing Scotch whisky is a proud national tradition. In fact, the word "whisky" comes from the Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha, an adaptation of the Latin phrase aqua vitae, meaning "water of life." Scotland has more than a hundred distilleries, and each strives to produce its own distinct flavor.
The Scottish Thistle is probably one of the most well-known symbols of Scotland, and is widely used to represent Scotland at home and around the world. It's a beautiful, yet dangerous, plant that grows wild and abundantly in the Scottish Highlands, and it's origin as a national emblem is legendary.