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Discover Scotland and a most celebrated poet

Every year on January 25 (a Sunday in 2015), Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, is celebrated with traditional food, verse, music and of course, drink – officially, Burns Night.

Scotland boasts such a rich and interesting history, and you’ve told us it’s up there with one of your all-time favourite and/or bucket list destinations. Here’s a fascinating two minute clip on the origins of Burns Night, and the significance of the poet’s to Scotland and the world.

 

Do a little more travelling through Scotland while you’re here…

How does a Great Railway Journey from Scotland to Mallaig sound?

 

What is the Secret Portrait of the Prince? 

Finally, your day won’t be complete until you try something purely Scottish – here’s how to make your very own Deep Fried Mars Bars.

 

Discover Scotland

Fallen in love with Scotland yet? Discover more and plan your trip.

 

Photo credit: Feature image by Stephen McLeod Blythe