Tag: Scotland

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

Scotland Apologises for Historic Witchcraft Trials and Executions

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Scotland Witchcraft Apology
The Scottish Government has taken the first steps to exonerate those accused of witchcraft over 300 years ago. CHRISTINE MILLER explains.

Shadows and Dread Haunt Inverary Jail

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Inverary Jail in Argyll, Scotland, is a 19th century prison full of ghosts and unexplained activity, says RICK HALE

Janice Murdoch-Richards, Lanarkshire Paranormal Interview

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Janice Murdoch-Richard, from Lanarkshire Paranormal, talks to Spooky Isles about her thoughts and experiences investigating the paranormal...

Brownies: 10 Fascinating Facts from Scottish Folklore

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Brownies, also known as a brùnaidh or gruagach, are household spirits from Scottish folklore. CALLUM CAMPBELL tells us some interesting facts about them...

Haunted Scotland’s 25 Spookiest Places to Visit

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Haunted Scotland
CHRISTINE MILLER delves into the spookiest Haunted Scotland spots well worth a visit

The Uncanny Luibeilt Bothy: “The House is Evil”

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Luibeilt Bothy
Luibeilt Bothy near Fort William in the Scottish Highlands has hit the headlines as a site of Uncanny paranormal activity. CHRISTINE MILLER tells us why.

Sara Chiappa & Dawn Noble, The Scottish Ghost Company Interview

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Scottish Ghost Company
Sara Chiappa and Dawn Noble, from The Scottish Ghost Company, tell us about their thoughts and experiences investigating the paranormal...

What is a Kelpie? Scotland’s Horses of Hell!

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Kelpie
Kelpies are ferocious creatures, native to the waterways of Scotland, and aim to kill and eat as many humans as possible. CALLUM CAMPBELL tells us more about these blood-thirsty monsters!

Fyvie Castle: Ghouls, Curses and Stones

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Fyvie Castle
Not all the ghosts of Fyvie Castle in Scotland should be feared, but some certainly should be, says CALLUM CAMPBELL

What are the Arthur’s Seat Coffins?

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Arthur's Seat Coffins
The Arthur’s Seat Coffins are one of Scotland’s most enduring mysteries. CALLUM CAMPBELL takes a deeper look at what they might be…

The Trapped Souls of Haunted Stirling Castle

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Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle has a haunted history unrivalled throughout Scotland, says CALLUM CAMPBELL

The 3 Ghosts of Dalzell House, Motherwell

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Dalzell House
Motherwell’s Dalzell House is filled with colourful ghosts. CALLUM CAMPBELL tells us the story behind this historic Scottish haunted mansion.

Meet Nuckelavee, Scotland’s Cronenbergian Centaur

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The Nuckelavee has been described as the nastiest of all Scottish demons. Guest writer MONA HERB BOUGHTON introduces us to this devil beast from Orkney...
The Nuckelavee has been described as the nastiest of all Scottish demons. Guest writer MONA HERB BOUGHTON introduces us to this devil beast from Orkney...

The Spirits Of Stratton Farm, Inverness

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Stratton farm ghost
Psychic medium ANGELA MACKENZIE recalls her time living in an old, sprawling mansion in Inverness, complete with a spirit or two keen to make themselves known...

Cove’s Isie Caie, the last Aberdeen fish wife

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Isie Caie
Guest writer DUNCAN HARLEY tells us about Isie Caie, thought to be the last fish wife to hawk her wares from Cove to Aberdeen

The Real Haunting of Hill House, Helensburgh

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Hill House Helensburgh
CHRISTINE MILLER discovers the tale of a haunted house in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, where a gentleman’s spirit refuses to leave the beloved home that so enamoured him in life.

The Ringcroft Poltergeist, Scotland’s Most Extreme Haunting

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Ringcroft Poltergeist
Guest writer MARTIN R. SHAW reveals The Ringcroft Poltergeist, a particularly unnerving Scottish haunting from Dumfries and Galloway, all the way back in the...

Two Great Beasts: Aleister Crowley and the Loch Ness Monster

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Aleister Crowley and the Loch Ness Monster
RICHARD FREEMAN takes us on a visit to the infamous Boleskine House on Loch Ness, where, as it turns out, Nessie isn’t the only Great Beast to have ties to the area.

5 Powerful Scottish Witch Memorials

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GREGOR STEWART tells about some of the witch memorials that have been setup around Scotland to pay tribute to them

Evil fairies bewitch ploughman on Bennachie

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DUNCAN HARLEY tells of a a fairy dance and a snoring giant on the hill of Bennachie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Lumphanan: Murder and Ghosts in Aberdeenshire

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Did Banquo’s ghost return to haunt Deeside of Lumphanan, asks guest writer DUNCAN HARLEY

Evil Earth Magnetism of Bass of Inverurie, Scotland

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The Bass of Inverurie alongside the River Urie in Aberdeenshire.
A cemetery mound in Aberdeenshire, known as the Bass of Inverurie, has a long and strange past, says guest writer DUNCAN HARLEY

Hermitage Castle, Scotland’s Fortress of Nightmares

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Hermitage Castle is one of Scotland's most disturbing haunted castles, RICK HALE finds out why...

Daniel Dunglas Home, the world-famous Scottish Seer

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Daniel Dunglas Home
Daniel Dunglas Home was one of the world's most famous psychic mediums of his day, RICK HALE reports

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Canterbury: Haunted Places to Visit

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