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Haunted Places Scotland

A75, South-west Scotland

The A75 in south-west Scotland is called the ghost road after drivers have run over people or crashed into other vehicles only to stop and find nothing there.

Andrew Mackie’s House, Kircudbrightshire

Andrew Mackie’s House in Kirkcudbrightshire, is said to be the site of poltergeist activity. Victims of the haunting were thrown across rooms, scratched, had their hair pulled and were hit with sticks.

Broomhill House, Larkhall

Broomhill House, Larkhall is reputed to be haunted by an Indian lady who was brought over by an British army general when returning from the Empire.

Clumly Farm, Orkney

Clumly Farm, Orkney, is haunted by a ghostly white horse. The spectral horse and rider can be seen on particularly stormy nights.

County Hotel, Dumfries

The site of the County Hotel, Dumfries, is said to be haunted by the spirit of Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Culloden Battlefield

On the anniversary of the battle of Culloden (16th April 1746) the ghosts of marching Highlanders, bleeding men and corpses, have been seen roaming the site of the battlefield. Clashing swords, gunfire and cries of the wounded can also been heard there.

Culzean Castle

A ghostly piper is often heard playing on stormy nights at Culzean Castle.

Dalarossie, Inverness

Dalarossie, near Inverness, is reputed to be haunted by a ghostly shinty teams whose players return to Dalarossie every Christmas to play their match. It is said that they are the ghosts of men who broke church law by playing shinty on the sabbath.

Dunstaffnage Castle

Dunstaffnage Castle is haunted by a lady dressed in green who can be seen on the ramparts at times of peril for Clan Campbell, the owners of the castle.

The Ghosts of Edinburgh

Edinburgh is reputedly the most haunted city in the world and boasts a myriad of ghostly inhabitants.

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle is haunted by a Spanish soldier, killed in the castle or in a nearby battle is said to haunt the castle. One of the bedrooms is reputedly haunted by ghost named Lady Mary.

Fyvie Castle

Fyvie Castle is haunted by the ghost of a woman who was starved to death by her husband

Glencoe, Argyll

Glencoe, Argyll, is traditionally haunted by the victims and perpetrators of the Glencoe massacre (13th February 1692), when a group of soldiers (including many from the Clan Campbell) slaughtered members of the Clan MacDonald Glencoe who had offered their hospitality and a bed for the night.

Hermitage Castle

Thirteenth century Hermitage Castle is haunted by Lord Soulis, a man who was widely believed to have practised black magic and human sacrifice. Local people allegedly took Lord Soulis captive, wrapped him in lead and threw him into a boiling cauldron.

Isle of Iona

The island of Iona is widely held to be haunted by the ancient Kings of Scotland who are buried on Iona, the Vikings who on several occasions attacked the island, and the monks who fell victim to these attacks.

Killiecrankie, Perthshire

The battlefield at Killiecrankie, Perthshire, is rumoured to be haunted ever since the Battle of killiecrankie when Jacobites defeated the forces of William III. An eerie red glow in the sky above the battle field has been sighted, along with soldiers marching into battle and and a ghostly version of the battle.

Leith Hall

Leith Hall in Aberdeenshire is haunted by John Leith who was shot by his wife during a drunken argument.

Melrose Abbey, Melrose

Melrose Abbey, Melrose, is said to be haunted by Michael Scott, a magician who practised the black arts, who is buried there. A ghostly figure has been seen sliding like a snake along the ground.

Nechtanesmere, Angus

The location of the battle of Nechtanesmere, a battle fought in the seventh century between the Picts and the Northumbrians, is said to be haunted by figures standing around in ancient clothing, and the bodies slaughtered men.

Newstead, near Melrose

Newstead, near Melrose, is reputedly haunted by ghosts of the Roman soldiers who inhabited the Roman fortifications there named Trimontium. People have heard ghostly hammering, banging and sawing, and the sound of a bugler accompanying marching feet.

St Andrews Cathedral

St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews, is haunted by a helpful ghost who offers to help visitors up the stairs, making sure that they make it to the top safely. The Cathedral is also haunted by a lady dressed in white.

Shield’s Road Subway Station, Glasgow

Shield’s Road Subway Station, Glasgow, is rumored to be haunted by a Grey Lady who was killed after falling under a train in 1922.

Tay Railway Bridge

It is said that the location of the Tay Railway Bridge disaster of 28th December 1879 is haunted by a ghostly train that appears on the anniversary of the disaster.