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Here are the top ten articles for the Scottish Culture Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Greyfriars Bobby
Greyfriars Bobby was a Skye terrier so committed to his master that he watched over his ownerís Edinburgh grave for fourteen years.
2. Haggis Facts & Folklore
Do you want to know more about haggis? Facts and folklore about this traditional Scottish dish.
3. Queen Margaret of Scotland
Queen Margaret - Anglo-Saxon, born in Hungary in the eleventh century, brought up in the English court of her kinsman Edward the Confessor. She died in 1093 in Edinburgh Castle, where a chapel still bears her name. Her deep faith led to the church conferring sainthood on this medieval queen.
4. Burke and Hare
William Burke and William Hare were two of Scotland's most notorioius murderers, selling bodies for dissection by medical students.
5. Sawney Bean
Sawney Bean and his notorious family lived in a cave in Ayrshire on Scotlandís south west coast near Ballantrae. The clan at full strength was said to number 48, each and every one of them a cannibal who caught, murdered, pickled and ate unwary travellers.
6. St Andrew's Day
St Andrew's Day, celebrated around the world, takes place on 30 November.
7. Scottish Sports
Scotland is a great holiday destination and provides some wonderful sports opportunities including climbing, fishing, golfing, munro bagging, skiing and snowboarding.
8. Andy Murray Wins Wimbledon
On 7 July 2013 Andy Murray made history by becoming the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon.
9. Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Situated at the top of the Royal Mile it has a long, tumultuous history.
10. Fast Facts - Scottish Highlands
The Scottish Highlands are sparsely populated compared to the rest of Britain, the majority of the population living in Inverness, Scotlandís highland city. The Highlands offer magic - deep lochs, deserted beaches, snow-capped mountains, stunning coastlines and much more...
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