Dating back as far as 1178 and then reported to have been altered in the 17th Century, this site like many others of significant age and mystery, has its own spooky tale which will be hard to confirm or deny. Welcome to St Bridget’s Kirk, in Fife.
Phantom pirates are a common report from this part of Fife, They have apparently been spotted – and heard – in this particular area. A look at some online history does in fact bring up this probability, in regards to pirates in the area.
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.
Crail Aerodrome, to the north of the town, started life as a naval air station during The First World War. In the run-up to the Second World War it became HMS Jackdaw.
After the war, the airfield was taken over by the Royal Navy and renamed HMS Bruce.
One Paranormal witness report, from Mr McCowat, a Fife local, describes a visit as a child, where on the way back down from the roof of the main tower, a door slammed shut behind them. It was a calm day and no logical explanation was available for such an action.
Could the servicemen still be active in this location, after death….
Scotstarvit Tower, situated 2 miles south of Cupar, between Tarvit Hill and Walton Hill, south of the River Eden, near the A916 road.
The six-storey tower is still intact, and was built in the 16th century by the Inglis family. It was purchased, in 1611, by Sir John Scot. Sir Scot rebuilt the tower in the 1620s. Scotstarvit later passed to the Wemyss family, and in 1948 it was given to the National Trust for Scotland. It’s currently looked after by Historic Scotland.
Crawford Priory is a country house about 2 miles shy of Cupar, in Fife. This was the official residence of the Earls of Crawford. It lies just outside the village of Springfield, and a stones throw from the River Eden.
Originally built as Crawford Lodge by the 21st Earl of Crawford in 1758, it was substantially enlarged and extended in the early nineteenth century by a sister of the 22nd Earl, Lady Mary Lindsay Crawford.
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! 🙁
The Clocktower, in Pittenweem, is steeped in history and according to local historians, rather gruesome at that. You see, this location was home to some ghastly terror – against alleged witches – during those times of trials, throughout the religious world.
Having spent a few late nights in this location, I can confirm, that its home to some rather odd bumps and bangs, with very little logical explanation.
Region: The Kingdom Of Fife
Location: Ravenscraig, Kirkcaldy
Details: 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.
Crail Aerodrome, to the north of the town, started life as a naval air station during the First World War. In the runup to the Second World War it became HMS Jackdaw.
Planes from the airbase took part in the final attack on the Tirpitz in 1944. After the war, the airbase was taken over by the Royal Navy and renamed HMS Bruce. After closure, the Joint Services School for Linguists (JSSL) was based here in the 1950s.