Region : Fife Location : Letham, by Cupar Details : Advertised as a privately owned 14th century Castle now hotel, it is possible that it dates to the 13th century although the present structuure incorporates a 16th century L-plan tower house with modern extensions.
Paranormal Phenomena : Allegedly haunted by a young girl who hid in a small room in the west tower, whilst running away from her father who had disapproved of her marriage. When found, and during the struggle to bring her downstairs she is said to have fallen to her death. But did she fall or was she pushed ?
It is said that she can be seen dressed in a green robe with a high neck in the guests bedrooms in the west tower.
There is some kinetic activity reported which centers on lights and electrical appliances.
Details : Created in about 1235, In 1845, Sir Charles Barry was employed to re-model the early Castle into a massive baronial residence inspired by Queen Victoria’s new house at Balmoral. However, much of Barry’s interior was destroyed by fire in 1915 and the leading Scottish architect of the time, Sir Robert Lorimer, re-designed all the main rooms.
Paranormal Phenomena : The upper floors are allegedly haunted by a young girl who fell to her death from a window attempting to escape from her imprisonment by her father. Apparently one of the rooms she supposedly haunts has since been abandoned.