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Loch Leven Castle

Is Loch Leven Castle Haunted? Loch Leven Castle is relatively small, consisting mainly of an outer curtain wall, the tower house and another smaller tower called the “Glassin Tower”. Probably originating as a small stone-built keep Loch Leven was a royal castle from 1257. The English Army built a fortress there at the end of …

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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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Is Stirling Castle Haunted

Is Stirling Castle Haunted Haunted Scotland has probed one of Scotland’s top locations for both historical purposes, and reported paranormal phenomena. On a rather wet misty February morning we travelled to Stirling, in search of information, material, and to soak up the atmosphere of the spectacular royal castle, Stirling Castle.

The Ghosts Of Hailes Castle – Hailes Castle Ghost

Hailes Castle Ghost – Is it True? Hailes 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 …

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Huntingtower Castle

So Haunted Scotland takes the trip north from Fife to visit an old haunt. Huntingtower Castle sits in the fantastic scenic region of Perthshire and in good company too, with Scone Palace and Elcho castle not much more than a stone throw away. Huntingtower was once named the “Place Of Ruthven” until around the 1600’s …

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Hailes Castle

Hailes 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, …

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Loch Leven Castle

Loch Leven Castle is a ruined castle on an island in Loch Leven, in Scotland. Built around 1300, the castle was the location of military action during the Wars of Scottish Independence (1296–1357). In the later part of the 14th century, the castle was granted by his uncle to William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas, …

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Doune Castle 2013

Haunted Scotland welcomes you to Doune Castle, situated near the village of Doune, within the Stirling district of Scotland. The castle is a beautiful medieval stronghold in fantastic condition, testament to the astonishing work that is conducted by Historic Scotland and their faithful staff. Research has indicated that Doune Castle was originally built-in the thirteenth …

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Doune Castle

Region : Stirlingshire Location : In Doune, 10m NW of Stirling – see also castleuk.net website Details : built in the late 14thC by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. King James confiscated the castle which became a Royal hunting lodge. In 1528 it was given back to the descendant of Albany and from him to …

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Borthwick Castle

Region : Lothian Location : 12 miles SE of Edinburgh Details : Built in 1430, it is a massive U-plan keep standing inside a walled courtyard with round corner towers – only one of which remains. it was once the refuge of Mary Queen of Scots and the Earl of Bothwell and later in 1650, …

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