Tag: Scotland

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

The Horror Of Buckholm Tower

Buckholm Tower in Galashiels, Scottish Borders, is soaked in the blood of the innocent which has led to paranormal activity, says RICK HALE

The Phantom Housekeeper of Fyvie Castle

Fyvie Castle
A ghostly housekeeper greets guests at ancient Fyvie Castle in Aberdeenshire, reveals ROBIN WHEELER

5 Fairies You Might Spot in Scotland

Scottish fairies
Scottish fairies aren't always friendly, warns guest writer KIERAN MacRAE, of the Generally Spooky Podcast

Scotland Apologises for Historic Witchcraft Trials and Executions

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

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

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

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

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

The Uncanny Luibeilt Bothy: “The House is Evil”

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

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!

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

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?

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

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

The 3 Ghosts of Dalzell House, Motherwell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978

Paul Currean in the title role, Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978
Tarry-Dan Tarry-Dan Scarey Old Spooky Man 1978 is a less-remembered BBC ghostly piece of British folk horror but it's worth seeking out, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

Ghosts and Legends of Sunbury-on-Thames

Sunbury on Thames
Sunbury-on-Thames is an ancient settlement, just outside of London. It's history is woven with spooky tales of ghosts and supernatural, says PATSY SORENTI

The Rolling Stones and their Sympathy for the Devil

DOM COOPER discusses Sympathy for the Devil and other Rolling Stones occult dabblings

Cardiff: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Cardiff
Cardiff has some pretty spooky buildings. NIA JONES picks five of the Welsh capital's most haunted sites.

Welsh Dragons: Everything you need to know

Welsh Dragon
RICHARD FREEMAN, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, gives an indepth history and insight into Welsh Dragons