Corgarff Castle

Region : Grampian
Location : 10 miles SE of Tomintoul

Details : Built as a hunting lodge in 1537 but became a residence of the Forbes family. See the undiscovered scotland website for more in depth details

Paranormal Phenomena : Paranormal screams it is alleged may be heard on the occasions when the events in 1571 is supposedly re-enacted. In this episode of Scottish history, Adam Gordon of Auchindoun besieged the castle and burned it down with its defenders inside. Margaret Forbes, the chief’s wife, and twenty-six others died. The about Aberdeen site adds that these occur especially from the barrack room.

Abergeldie Castle

Region : Grampian
Location : 2 miles E of Balmoral

Details : Constructed in the sixteenth century for the head of Clan Gordon.

Paranormal Phenomena : Alleged ghost of Kittie or Katie Rankie, a poor unfortunate French woman who was accused of being a witch, imprisoned in dungeon before burned to death on nearby hill.