15 Scottish place names that people struggle to pronounce

Anstruther is a small coastal resort town in Fife, popular with day-trippers and holidaymakers. To pronounce it like a local, you would say Ainster.

Wemyss Bay
While you may assume that this is pronounced We-miss Bay, it’s actually even simpler—Weems Bay.

The village of Ballachulish is centred on former slate quarries and is pronounced Ball-a-hoolish.

This Fife town is one of the easier names to get right on this list, but still many incorrectly pronounce it as Froo-chee. It’s actually Froo-kay.

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