The Fiefdoms Of Scotland

Flag of Scotland

The Saltire

Shires Of ScotlandCurrently there are some 30 shires in Scotland deriving from the ancient ‘clan’ or ‘family’ divisions throughout its long history. Because of this borders and territories were somewhat more fluid than those in England during a similar period.

Lion Rampant - Royal Standard

The Royal Standard

Bearing this in mind it is not always easy to pin certain dishes or foods to one particular area or region. Nevertheless I shall attempt to link up specific items to specific regions as they come along.

The Highlands of Scotland

The Highlands

Blaeu - Atlas of Scotland, 1654

Scotland c. 1654

scotland_1808

Scotland, 1808

Aberdeenshire

Angus

Argyll

Ayrshire

Banffshire

Berwickshire

Bute

Caithness

Clackmannanshire

Cromartyshire

Dumfriesshire

Dunbartonshire

Fife

Inverness-shire

Kincardineshire

Kinross-shire

Kirkcudbrightshire

Lanarkshire

Lothian (East, West, Mid)

Morayshire

Nairnshire

Scotland c.1930

Scotland c.1930

Peebles-shire

Perthshire

Renfrewshire

Ross-shire

Roxburghshire

Selkirkshire

Stirlingshire

Sutherland

Wigtownshire

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