Baldoon Castle

Region : Dumfries and Galloway
Location : 2 miles S of Wigtown

Details : The castle is now an ivy covered and crumbling ruin but was owned by the Dunbars of Westfield from 1530 to 1800.

Paranormal Phenomena : Allegedly in local folklore it it the ghost of Janet Dalrymple who is the apparition seen in the the ruined tower, clad it is alleged, in a bloodstained white gown. The tale tells how, having been forced by her parents to marry a man called David Dunbar. she stabbed her husband on the wedding night, she became mad and died nineteen years later.

Sources :
bladnoch.co.uk / rampant scotland /
Brooks J. 1994

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