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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Glasgow Necropolis Ghosts & the Gorbals Vampire

Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Necropolis is a sprawling cemetery perched high on a hill overlooking the city and dating back to 1832. It is a gorgeous site, being adorned with some 3500 monuments paying tribute to more than 50,000 interments. However, its beauty is easily overshadowed by its notorious reputation as being one of the most haunted places in all of Scotland. Legends of ghosts and vampires that roam the 37 acres which make up this spooky cemetery exist […]

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Ghosts of the Cathedral House Hotel: Glasgow’s Haunted Hotel

Glasgow, Scotland

The Cathedral House Hotel possesses a scary history and is eerily overshadowed by the notorious Glasgow Necropolis. The charming venue is frequented by unsuspecting guests and run by welcoming staff, many of which claim to have experienced the paranormal within the walls of this Glasgow haunted hotel. The Cathedral House Hotel was built in 1877. It was purposed to be a hostel where newly released inmates from the nearby Duke Street Prison were temporarily lodged. […]

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