Edinburgh Castle: Scotland’s Haunted Castle

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle is one of Scotland’s most recognizable and most haunted castles. This foreboding fortress towers high over Edinburgh from upon its rocky perch, known as Castle Rock. The land the castle exists upon has been occupied by humans since at least the Bronze Age, with the castle’s construction commencing later in the 12th century. Since Edinburgh Castle was such an important stronghold for ruling Scotland, the rival English and Scottish Monarchies have fought over […]

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Haunted Greyfriars Kirkyard Poltergeist and Bobby

Edinburgh, Scotland

Greyfriars Cemetery surrounds Greyfriars Kirk in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland. The vast burial ground has been accumulating interments since the 16th century and has even accumulated a number of ghost stories. The cemetery has gained infamy and legends during its lifetime. It is rumored the names carved upon tombstones may have inspired Harry Potter characters. It is known that J.K. Rowling conceived her famed novels in a coffee shop nearby and many have connected the […]

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