Test your knowledge of Scotland with our fascinating and fun facts!


  • World-famous auction house Christie’s was founded in 1766 by James Christie from Perth. His first sale was at Pall Mall, London, where he auctioned off a pair of sheets, two pillowcases, two chamber pots and four irons!

  • n 2019, the first Scottish-born pilot to travel to space took a book he won at Sunday School with him. Dave Mackay was given the Ladybird hardback called Exploring Space for good attendance in Helmsdale back in 1964.




  • A road marathon held for 15 years at Cape Wrath has had to be reclassified as multi-terrain because of the number of giant potholes on the route.




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