Craigmillar Castle: Is Craigmillar Castle Haunted

 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 & Blackness had nook and crannies galore, that’s till we braved the wintry Scottish weather and undertook a search for the ghostly white woman said to haunt Craigmillar. Is she the only active apparition though?

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The Ghosts Of Hailes Castle – Hailes Castle Ghost

Hailes Castle Ghost – Is it True?

Hailes Castle GhostHailes Castle is a mainly 14th century castle about a mile and a half south-west of East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland.

This castle, which has a fine riverside setting, belonged to the Hepburn family during the most important centuries of its existence. Since 1926, it has been the subject of a state-sponsored guardianship agreement, which is now under the auspices of Historic Scotland. It is also ‘rumoured’ to be haunted by the Hailes Castle Ghost

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Ghosts 2015: Ravenscraig Castle

GORCRavenscraig 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.

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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.

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Ghostly night-time visitor

Brigit Sanderson was said to have married her second husband, James Thompson, in 1966 and both settled into a flat in the city of discovery, Dundee. James unfortunately lost his mother at the tender age of eight, deeply attached to her memory, he held her deep in his heart.

It was during the spring of 1970, after having their first son, the couple decided to sleep in the sitting room due to the fireplace being located here and the cold spring weather. The baby in the pram and Brigit & James on the bed settee, this would do nicely as a temporary solution. What was about to transpire would send more shivers Brigits way…..

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St Andrews Castle

St Andrews has always been known as the religious centre of Scotland, especially in times gone by when pilgrims would flock from far and wide to get a glimpse of the precious relics of St Andrew the apostle. Its little wonder therefore, that we have locations within this picturesque seaside town, that locals and visitors alike speak about in a most paranormal way. That would be, one of a haunting nature….welcome to St Andrews Castle!

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Hailes Castle

Huntly Castle

Region :Aberdeenshire
Location :
Details : a magnificent ruin of a castle dating from the 12th century motte to the palace block erected in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gordon family. The architectural details and heraldic enrichments are particularly impressive. This property is managed by Historic Scotland. A full history is given on the undiscovered scotland page.
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Claypotts Castle

Region : Angus
Location : 1 mile NW of Broughty Ferry, near Dundee

Details :
a Z-plan tower house – a rectangular block with round towers at two of the diagonally opposite corners. Two turnpike stairs – one for the family, one for the staff – can be seen in the angles created by the towers. The towers are fairly plain until they reach the square garret chambers perched at the top. They bear the dates 1569-88 which is presumably when they were constructed. In 1601, the Strachan family moved out and sold the castle to Sir William Graham of Ballunie who owned land in the region. His son David was possibly the last owner to actually live at the castle. After the battle of Killicrankie, the castle and land reverted to the State and were granted to James, second Marquis of Douglas in whose family it remained for centuries, passing into the Homes family by marriage. For further details see rampant scotland

Paranormal Phenomena : The castle is said to be haunted by a “White Lady” who is seen at a window in the castle each 29 May.

Although always claimed to be the ghost of Marion Ogilvie, the mistress of Cardinal Beaton, murdered in St Andrews – on 29 May 1546 the facts do not fit the fable as the castle had not been built by 1546 and she lived at Melgund Castle.