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Folklore Friday - The Faerie Dogs

By Sophie

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Faerie Dogs.

The House of The Binns

By Sophie

The House of Binns is an estate with a colourful history. Once known to be owned by a man so mean, he played cards with the Devil...

The Wild Haggis

By Sophie

In this article we learn about the infamous Wild Haggis! Take a look for everything you need to know about this famous beast!

Huntigowk Day

By Sophie

Did you know that in Scotland, April fools day was traditionally called Huntigowk Day? The name comes from the saying 'Hunt the Gowk' which translates from Scots as 'hunt for the cuckoo' or 'foolish person'. In Gaelic the alternative translation would be 'La na Gocaireachd' which means 'gowking day' or La Ruith na Cuthaige which means 'the day of running the cuckoo'.

Folklore Friday - The Boobrie

By Sophie

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Boobrie.