Tag: Ayrshire

Ayrshire is a ceremonial county in the south-west of Scotland. It is the birthplace of poet Robert Burns, who wrote Tam O’Shanter, as well as the home of the (probably fictional) Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean and his clan.

Ravenspark Asylum: Is it Scotland’s most haunted hospital?

Ravenspark Asylum
Ravenspark Asylum in Ayrshire, Scotland, has a spooky past and present. Guest writer RICK HALE investigates...

Culzean Castle Most Haunted REVIEW

Most Haunted Leap Castle
DAVID BARRETT takes a look back at the Culzean Castle Most Haunted episode

3 scary haunted castles in south-west Scotland

Culzean Castle
DAVID BARRETT shines his torch on three of south-west Scotland's most haunted castles

21 Most Haunted Scottish Castles

Here are Scotland's most creepy and ghost-filled castles, according to MJ STEEL COLLINS

Beware Scotland’s Ghostly Pipers and the Supernatural

Ghostly Piper
MJ STEEL COLLINS notes the supernatural qualities of Scotland's bagpipes and the ghostly pipers who play them...

Haunted Scottish castles you probably don’t know

Scotland's Most Haunted Castles
MJ STEEL COLLINS looks at some of the less-well known haunted Scottish castles

13 creepy facts about Sawney Bean, the Scottish Cannibal

13 gruesome facts on Scottish cannibal Sawney Bean, thanks to MJ STEEL COLLINS

The Ghosts of Culzean Castle, Scotland

Culzean Castle
MJ STEEL COLLINS uncovers the Ghosts of Culzean Castle in Ayrshire

Raise a glass to Tam o’Shanter, Robert Burns spooky poem

TODAY is Robbie Burn's Birthday and we take a look at the Scottish bard's spookiest poem, the epic Tam o'Shanter!

Girvan Old Street Burial Ground: Are ghosts of your family scarier?

Girvan Old Street Burial Ground
ARE the ghosts of your ancestors spookier than those of strangers? I visit Girvan Old Street Burial Ground to find out!

Was Sawney Bean fact or fiction?

sawney bean
Was Sawney Bean the Scottish cannibal real or just folklore? DAVID SAUNDERSON takes at look...


Highgate’s haunted Gatehouse Pub

JON KANEKO-JAMES probes the haunted past of the Gatehouse Pub in Highgate, North London

Northampton: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Northampton Postcard
Northampton has many places of attraction but none as spooky as the five haunted places to visit listed here.

Edward Pritchard, the Poisoning Philanderer

Edward Pritchard
Edward Pritchard was the last person to be publicly hanged in Scotland, MJ STEEL COLLINS tells his story...

5 Haunted Pubs to visit in The Fylde, Lancashire

CHRIS NEWTON heads to some haunted pubs along the The Fylde coast in northern England

Manchester: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Manchester ghosts
Manchester has plenty of spooky places to visit if you are looking for ghosts, according to ELLIOT DAVIES