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Craigmillar Castle: Is Craigmillar Castle Haunted

 Is Craigmillar Castle Haunted Situated on the southern outskirts of Scotland’s Capital City sits the impressive and superbly preserved castle named Craigmillar. The former fortified residence of the Preston’s, and latter leading Edinburgh lawyer Sir John Gilmour, this romantic location casts a stunning shadow south of the world-famous Edinburgh Castle. Haunted Scotland thought that Linlithgow …

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The Jacobite Series: Haunted History of Scotland

In the coming months, here at Haunted Scotland, we will be probing the Haunted History of Scotland. We will follow in the footsteps of the Jacobites, seek out locations associated with King Robert The Bruce, scramble across the country in search of Mary Queen of Scots and finally, lookout for the outlaw and national hero, …

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The Ragged School – Edinburgh

This location sits in an area so famous that it beggars belief that it had not come onto the radar of anyone, that is until myself and a few colleagues Investigated the building back in the 2006/7 era. Not only were we the first to get access to this long forgotten treasure of intrigue and …

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Has anyone heard of ghostly vehicles?

I know it might seem odd but I think I may have seen one! The following a reader submission to Haunted Scotland To explain: My friend and I were on our way to North Uist and were driving the western route to Fort William and on to Kyle of Lochalsh. Anyway, we were north of …

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Ravenscraig Castle

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.

Top Scottish Haunted Hot Spots This Halloween

It’s such a regular occurrence here at Haunted Scotland – and previously as the founding member and owner of Scottish Paranormal – that my email box begins to fill up with requests for information on the best places to stay (with a haunting of course) along with where to visit and, in my opinion, what …

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Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard is the graveyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the southern edge of the Old Town, adjacent to George Heriot’s School. Burials have been taking place since the late 16th century, and a number of notable Edinburgh residents are interred at Greyfriars.  

The Osnaburg Bar

The Osnaburg Bar has a history of floating shadows and unexplained sounds. Under my direction, as the the founding member of Scottish Paranormal, the team travelled north to find out, what was happening in the Osnaburg Bar. Whistles, bumps, thuds and unexplained noises were evident but no conclusion was reached on the source.

Elcho Castle

Eventually, we have two things to be thankful of here at Haunted Scotland. Firstly, the skies have cleared up to let through the spring sunshine (2013), melting away the long-past its welcome snow. Then we have the fabulous news that Elcho Castle has opened its doors for the new season. I missed out in 2012 …

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