Five Unicorn emblems to be found around Scotland

Close-up of HMS Unicorn figurehead. Pic: Wikimedia Commons
Close-up of HMS Unicorn figurehead. Pic: Wikimedia Commons
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It’s been Scotland’s national animal since at least the 1300s, and, unsurprisingly, it can be found absolutely everywhere up and down the country - not a bad feat for a mythological beast.

We take a look at some of Scotland’s most prominent examples of its official ‘heraldic supporter’, the unicorn:

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