Follow VisitScotland

Tags

corporate communications

year of food and drink

Consumer PR

EventScotland

international marketing

uk & ireland marketing

content marketing

business events

film tourism

Growth Fund

accessible tourism

VisitScotland Expo

sportstourism

glasgow 2014 commonwealth games

gaelic

year of innovation architecture and design

quality assurance

year of history heritage and archaeology

Year of Young People

corporate communications 1192 EventScotland 107 international marketing 103 quality assurance 87 Consumer PR 81 business events 77 homecoming 2014 75 year of food and drink 56 uk & ireland marketing 56 film tourism 55 ryder cup 50 glasgow 2014 commonwealth games 50 sportstourism 47 year of history heritage and archaeology 41 year of innovation architecture and design 38 Scottish Borders 36 Growth Fund 33 Golf 30 Borders Railway 29 content marketing 21 year of natural scotland 2013 21 Edinburgh 20 Scottish Thistle Awards 20 dumfries & galloway 20 statistics 16 VisitScotland Expo 15 Scotland 15 accessible tourism 12 gaelic 12 Taste Our Best 12 visitscotland information centres 12 Perthshire 11 awards 11 Spirit of Scotland 11 Year of Young People 10 Glasgow 9 Dumfries and Galloway 9 bannockburnlive 9 tourism 7 Fife 7 information 6 outlander 6 iKnow Scotland 5 Edinburgh Airport 5 airline 5 ScotSpirit 5 Scotland the Home of Golf 5 Events 5 food and drink 4 Midlothian 4 inverness 4 social tourism 4 Ambassadog 4 Glasgow Airport 4 Aberdeen 4 golf tourism 3 Christmas 3 Aberdeenshire 3 ancestral tourism 3 dundee 3 sports tourism 3 visitscotland 3 TripAdvisor 3 ayrshire & arran 3 History 3 Winter Festivals 3 solheim cup 3 Ayrshire 3 cycling 3 visitor attractions 2 orienteering 2 st andrews 2 New York 2 Edinburgh Castle 2 marketing 2 St Andrew's Day 2 steam train 2 West Lothian 2 innovation 2 Highlands 2 spirit 2 The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2 families 2 klm 2 airlines 2 East Lothian 2 scotland week 2 vip 2 sir walter scott 2 angus 2 Flybe 2 Icelandair 2 hogmanay 2 forth bridge 2 paris 2 National Museum of Scotland 2 food & drink 2 Edinburgh Festivals 2 Halloween 2 scottish government 2 Air France 2 Heathrow Airport 2 Burns Night 2 Shetland 2 Hotels 2 The Royal Yacht Britannia 2 Haggis 2 design 2 tour of britain 1 countryfile 1 archaeology 1 delta airlines 1 rugby world cup 1 uci mountain bike world cup 1 visitflanders 1 instagram 1 destination britain china 1 rough guide 1 virtual reality 1 stirling 1 malawi 1 red squirrel 1 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 1 highlandcow 1 nessie 1 riddell graham 1 harry potter 1 shop local 1 etihad 1 AC/DC 1 stena line 1 haunted 1 Superstitions 1 british airways 1 s Day,Arthur 1 nbc 1 dog 1 Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park 1 year of food & drink 1 2017 1 aberdeen asset management scottish open 1 harris 1 scary 1 surgeons’ hall museums 1 virgin money street of light 1 foxlake adventures 1 Anstruther 1 the royal scottish country dance society 1 national unicorn day 1 community 1 St Cyrus 1 Linlithgow 1 northern ireland 1 world heritage site 1 Forth Ferry 1 lochnessmonster 1 haunted locations 1 Isle of Harris 1 pga show 1 Stewart Brewing 1 Falkirk 1 abbotsford house 1 Spooky Scotland 1 unesco 1 her majesty the queen 1 scots day out 1 jobs 1 #scotspirit 1 Classic Cars Welcome Scheme 1 Loch Ness Monster 1 funding 1 Valentine's Day 1 st andrews day 1 mtv 1 quality assurance award 1 london 1 The Solheim Cup 1 Kinnaird Head Castle 1 Valentines Seat 1 scottish food and drink fortnight 1 retail 1 iceland 1 China Ready 1 easyjet 1 tea and tourism 1 eventing 1 ghosts 1 scottish thistle awards 2015 1 Usher Hall 1 numbers 1 world gymnastics championships 1 ice-cream 1 twitter 1 air canada rouge 1 qa scheme 1 ceilidh 1 information centre 1 mark greenaway 1 festival of architecture 1 photography 1 business tourism 1 Highlander 1 CalMac 1 highland cow 1 Heritage 1 queensferry crossing 1 oban 1 when you wish upon a star 1 visitors to scotland 1 Delta Air Lines 1 sustainability 1 the scottish tourist guides association 1 trends 1 Cameron House 1 winter 1 year of food and drink 2015 1 chariots of fire 1 scottish golf tourism week 1 unicorns 1 break 1 turnerprize 1 dunhill links 1 Inverness Airport 1 the open 1 world travel market 1 fred berkmiller 1 gaming 1 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 1 sunset song 1 New Zealand 1 Moffat Centre 1 spirit of speyside whisky festival 1 frankenstein 1 homeofgolf 1 Dogs Trust 1 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 1 orkney 1 children 1 castle 1 Snowdrops 1 thistle awards 1 usa 1 Literary Scotland 1 hospitality 1 traveltrade 1 bid fund 1 2016 1 Gardens 1 Easter 1 regions 1 north coast 500 1 weddings 1 finland 1 dunnottar castle 1 toronto 1 south korea 1 Scottish Highland Games Association 1 qa awards 1 visitscotland board 1 astrotourism 1 Guardian and Observer Travel Awards 1 halloween 2014 1 virgin trains 1 St Kilda Challenge and Festival 1 Scotland events 1 macbeth 1 edinburgh santa run & walk 1 Loch Lomond Boating Holidays 1 growth 1 ryder cup gala concert 1 architecture 1 Scotland's Winter Festivals 1 Loch Ness 1 what's new 1 weather 1 alan cumming 1 festivals 1 bannockburn live 1 mull 1 Kaye Adams 1 forth road bridge 1 hinterland 1 cullen skink 1 Traquair House 1 fassbender 1 social media 1 launch 1 argyll forest park 1 art 1 Australia 1 national waiters day 1 Autumn 1 console 1 foodanddrink 1 Craft Beer 1 Millennials 1 Dundas Castle 1 pringle 1 quality assurance sheme 1 Royal Yacht Britannia 1 canada 1 IPC Swimming World Championships 1 royal family 1 whisky 1 walking 1 Eat Walk Edinburgh 1 moray 1 Friday the 13th 1 culture 1 Edinburgh International Film Festival 1 ski-scotland 1 year of history heritage and archeology 1 isle of lewis 1 Dundee airport 1 Restaurants 1 moray speyside 1 Scottish Tourism Week 1 wildlife series 1 amsterdam 1 accessibility 1 historic environment scotland 1 quality assurance scheme 1 holidays 1 India 1 Aberdeenshire Coastal Trail 1 dandie dinmont 1 Keep Scotland Beautiful 1 flights 1 Baby Boomers 1 harbour seal 1 the shetland distillery company 1 rabbie burns 1 Festivals Edinburgh 1 snowdrop festival 1 green tourism 1 Finnair 1 marine tourism 1 Glasgow Welcomes 1 scottishgovernment 1 arts 1 the real mary king's close 1 perth 1 tom lewis 1 Romantic Scotland 1 mark beaumont 1 Festival 1 transavia 1 investment 1 cruiseforth 1 Montreal 1 pet tourism 1 NC500 1 Show all tags
Very Superstitious…. How Scotland 'invented' the Superstition

Very Superstitious…. How Scotland 'invented' the Superstition

Press Releases   •   Dec 21, 2016 10:30 GMT

Friday the 13th of January might be a day when people are overly aware of black cats, groups of magpies and not walking under ladders; but many might not realise that Scotland is the home of many superstitions, myths and legends. In fact many of the most commonly held superstitions originate from the home of the Loch Ness Monster...