Category: Archived News


Ghost hunters to gather at Mary King’s Close

Posted on Friday, May 05 – 2006 A paranormal conference is to take place in one of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations. A host of mediums, psychics and fans of the paranormal will descend on Mary King’s Close next week for the Ghost…Read More »

Spirited efforts to find spooks

By JULIA HORTON A STRANGE light is swirling in the dark rain-filled sky above Hailes Castle. Beneath it, four shadowy figures emerge through the gloom next to a ruined tower, their faces obscured in the dark of the night. As they approach,…Read More »

The ghosts of Mary King’s Close

 Published on Thursday 5 May 2005 13:06 THE DARK, claustrophobic streets running off the Royal Mile lead away from the light and downhill into the shadows. These half-forgotten reminders of Edinburgh’s insanitary past provide a perfect setting for a suitably spooky atmosphere.…Read More »