Top Ten scottishculture Articles

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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. St Andrew's Day
St Andrew's Day, celebrated around the world, takes place on 30 November.

2. Greyfriars Bobby
Greyfriars Bobby was a Skye terrier so committed to his master that he watched over his owner’s Edinburgh grave for fourteen years.

3. Burke and Hare
William Burke and William Hare were two of Scotland's most notorioius murderers, selling bodies for dissection by medical students.

4. Sawney Bean
Sawney Bean and his notorious family lived in a cave in Ayrshire on Scotland’s 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.

5. The Story Of Scotland - Book Review
The Story of Scotland by Nigel Tranter is an engaging Scottish history from an author whose legacy includes fact and fiction.

6. Andy Murray Wins Wimbledon
On 7 July 2013 Andy Murray made history by becoming the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon.

7. Born In Scotland - Politicians
Politicians born in Scotland include Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Alex Salmond, Danny Alexander, Douglas Alexander and John Smith. Find out more about some these key players in UK politics.

8. Scottish Potato Dishes
Scots use potatoes (tatties) in creative and versatile ways. This article looks at some traditional Scottish potato dishes.

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. Scottish Sports
Scotland is a great holiday destination and provides some wonderful sports opportunities including climbing, fishing, golfing, munro bagging, skiing and snowboarding.



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