It has also been our first time travelling together, but unforuntately we only had two and a half days there. The first person of this name mentioned in Scottish history is a Radulphus de Vere in the 12th century. He was a son of Aubrey, 1st Earl of Oxford who joined the Flemish side over succession in England.
Scotland is an excellent destination for open-air activities all year round. The Scottish parliament is in the capital city, Edinburgh. About five million people live in Scotland, which is 8.5 per cent of the UK population.