Preheat oven to 230 degrees, and line a baking tray with baking paper.
Sift the flour and salt together in a large bowl.
Rub the cubed butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles breadcrumbs.
Slowly add approximately 2 cups of milk whilst gently mixing in with butter knife. If your mixture is still a little dry, add a bit more milk.
Once dough is starting to come together, pour onto floured bench. Using your hands, gently bring the dough together and flatten slightly.
Cut out your scones using a round cutter, and place close together on the tray.
Brush a little milk over the top of scones before placing in the oven for 13 minutes.
To test is scone is cooked, it will make a hollow sound when the bottom is tapped.