Scottish Christmas traditions: Here are 6 Scottish traditions and folklore at Christmas time

From marking the winter solstice to scaring children with a sinister creature come to punish them for being naughty – here are some historic Christmas traditions from Scotland.

Tis the season to be jolly, and we have many traditions to bring us all closer together, from sharing turkey dinners to singing Christmas songs.

Here are a few interesting Scottish traditions and festive folklore that you might, or might not, know about.