Monday, 7 July 2008



HOMECOMING SCOTLAND 2009 promises to be that special year in Scotland so we are starting snippets on the Scotland Homecoming information facts about Scotland. Some you will know but other will surprise.

Bonnie Dundee may refer to the city of Dundee but the name was used to describe; John Graham of Claverhouse who was Viscount Dundee.

Aberdeenshire is where you will find Castle of Fedderate.

The poet William McGonagall was born in Edinburgh in 1830.

David Livingston discovered Victoria Falls.

James Young developed the process of refining oil.

At Prestwick in 1860 Tom Morris won the first Open Golf Championships.

The world famous Gordon Highlanders date from 1794.

Dumbarton was the birthplace of Sir Jackie Stewart.

National Gallery of Scotland first opened its doors in 1859.

Latherton in Caithness is the headquarters of the Clan Gunn Society.

Is it news to you ? then you read it here first!

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