In conjunction with the audio capture of a boy apparently singing and reports of some locals who have also witnessed ghostly going-ons at this fantastic location, we have all the conditions for what may be a very active mysterious castle in Scotland.
The stunning building – which sits within Govan – was commissioned by Lady Dinah Pearce in memory of her late husband Sir William Pearce MP of the Fairfield Shipyard, who died in 1888. The building was designed by Sir Robert Rowand Anderson in the style of a large 17th century Scottish town house and constructed between 1902 and 1906.
The Pearce Institute was intended as a local social centre for the surrounding community and offered ‘Govanites’ a men’s & women’s reading room and clubs, a library, a gymnasium, cooking and laundry departments, and a retiring room. In addition to this, the organ, stage and gallery in the McLeod Hall made it a popular venue for dance and social gatherings alike.
On the wall at the entrance to the building is the greeting:
There have been many reports of past paranormal activity at The Pearce Institute in Glasgow. The apparition of a ghostly woman has been witnessed walking across the foyer for example. Lights have been reported in and around the location, as well as a tap that switches on by itself. The presence of a man has been reported in the main hall on a number of occasions. On one occasion, the caretaker reported hearing organ music coming from the hall, but the organ was in a decommissioned state and couldn’t be played!
Another apparition of a woman has been witnessed on the balcony above the main hall. The current caretaker has reported witnessing doors opening by themselves and often reports a feeling of uneasiness. Past psychic reports have picked up a feeling of negative energy in many parts of the building including the bell tower, attic, the underground tunnels leading to the disused shooting range and the boiler room. The remainder of the paranormal activity out-with these areas has been reported as being positive although appearing to be physical in nature.
Ravenscraig Castle is a ruined castle located in Kirkcaldy, dating from around 1460. The castle is an early example of artillery defence in Scotland. Now managed by Historic Scotland, and protected by Scheduled Ancient Monument this has been recognised as a category A listed building.
The mysterious white lady – an apparition that is said to walk this castle on occasion – has been seen multiple times at the long gone hospital behind this area. During one audio session, a rather rough – and angry – sounding voice was heard telling Ryan O’Neill of Haunted Scotland to leave.
The Mercure Hotel is one of the most unique locations in Perth, set in a 15th century watermill, you can still watch the water trickling through the original water wheel from the garden, reception area and Lounge Bar.
The following is an EVP Capture from the Mercure Hotel in Perth, captured on Barry’s device which he placed at the start of the session.
Balquhidder Kirkyard is situated on the lower slopes of the north side of Balquhidder Glen. It is overlooked by the dramatic mountain terrain of the Braes of Balquhidder, at the head of Loch Voil. Balquhidder Glen is also popular for fishing, nature watching and walking.
The castle is said to have its own ghostly presence, local tales suggest, it is that of a grey lady, who frequents areas between, and including, the caves and the ruined remains of the castle. There is a name associated, Mary Sibbald, who was found guilty of theft and died in the castle.
Welcome to the Pittenweem Clocktower, in Fife, Scotland. This location was under observation on Monday 10th March 2014, where audio recordings – and data gathering – were undertaken for the Haunted Scotland files.
Please excuse poor quality of video, I messed up settings on this as can be seen at beginning and end. You can skip to recordings 1:04 . Sorry folks! 🙁
If patients are conscious while clinically dead, they should be able to describe what happened as they were resuscitated. One night in June 1976, Heather Sloan, a former State Registered Nurse and Midwife, was pronounced clinically dead.
As her spirit left her body, she recalls that she looked down at herself lying on the hospital bed until a Being of light encouraged her to float through a glowing tunnel. Sloan, who had an ectopic pregnancy, was resuscitated and, by the following morning, was able to describe her experience. But it was not until the late 1980’s that she discovered that her experience actually had a name associated with it. The following is her NDE in her own words: