Tag: Scotland

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

5 Scottish death customs you never knew existed

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A Highland Funeral by Sir James Guthrie, 1883.
KATE CHERRELL looks at five unusual Scottish death customs

The Orkney Witch Memorial Plaque

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GREGOR STEWART reveals the sad story of the Orkney Witches, in this exclusive extract from Witch Memorials of Scotland

The Inverkip Witch Trials

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Inverkip
Witch trials swept Scotland in the 17th century and the tiny village of Inverkip was not immune, says CHRISTINE MILLER

How Half Hangit’ Margaret Dickson Survived The Hangman’s Noose!

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Margaret Dickson was hanged for killing her baby, but survived to tell about it. TACE DORRIS reveals the strange tale of ‘Half Hangit’ Maggie!

Dreel Halls, St Adrian of May and the Accused Witches

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“Walking into the Tower within Dreel Halls is like a Step back through the centuries,” says ALLY REID, in this exclusive extract from The Haunted Scotland Cookbook

The Drovers Inn, Loch Lomond’s most haunted pub

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Strange and ghostly things happen at The Drovers Inn near Loch Lommond, CHRISTINE MILLER heads there to find out what's going on...

Attacked by a UFO: The Robert Taylor Incident

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Robert Taylor
A Livingston man walking his dog found himself under attack from an alien spaceship on day in 1979. RICK HALE tells the story...

Greenock: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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CHRISTINE MILLER takes us on a ghostly journey through Greenock in Scotland, revealing its most haunted places to visit...

Witness Reveals Linlithgow Palace Haunting

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Linlithgow Palace
Guest writer TACE DORRIS gives her first hand account of working in the haunted Linlithgow Palace in West Lothian

Edinburgh Vaults, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
Edinburgh Vaults: Most Haunted episode reviewed by CHRISTINE MILLER

Gurning Man of Glasgow Mystery: The truth revealed!

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Gurning Man Glasgow
Discover the truth behind the Gurning Man of Glasgow, MJ STEEL COLLINS reports

Why is the Falkirk Triangle, Scotland’s UFO capital?

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Falkirk Triangle
Falkirk in Scotland sees so many UFO sightings, some believe the Falkirk Triangle may be a portal to another world, says RICK HALE

Two Doctors and the Human Candle: A Case of Spontaneous Human...

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DR FIONA-JANE BROWN looks at a strange case of a woman mysteriously burning to death in Aberdeen, Scotland... was it Spontaneous Human Combustion?

New Slains Castle, The Real Dracula Castle?

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RYAN O'NEILL recounts the strange mystery of New Slains Castle, a location investigated by his team Scottish Paranormal

Edinburgh: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

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Edinburgh is one of the UK's most haunted places to visit. MJ STEEL COLLINS tells you where to find a ghost in the Scottish capital

Glasgow: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

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Here's an extensive list of Glasgow's ghosts and hauntings, from MJ STEEL COLLINS - how many have you been to?

Is the Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh’s scariest haunted pub?

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The Banshee Labyrinth is buit into Edinburgh's frightful haunted vaults!
Banshee Labyrinth is one of Edinburgh's oldest and most haunted pubs, so CHRIS NEWTON made a visit

Barrhead: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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MJ STEEL COLLINS takes a personal journey through Haunted Barrhead in Scotland

Crawford Priory: In Search Of Lady Crawford’s Ghost

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Crawford Priory
RYAN O’NEILL and his Scottish Paranormal team head to Crawford Priory in Fife to investigate a spectre of Lady Crawford

Glasgow’s Top 3 Most Haunted Museums to Visit

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Haunted Kelvingrove
Glasgow is not short of a museum to visit. Not surprisingly, some come with a resident ghost or two, says MJ STEEL COLLINS

10 Weird Things about King James IV of Scotland

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King James IV of Scotland
Here are some strange facts about the 15th Century Scottish King James IV, from guest writer KEITH COLEMAN

Janet Horne, The Burning of the Last Witch in Scotland

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Janet Horne, burning witches
Janet Horne was the last witch to be executed in Scotland, KATHLEEN BRUNO looks into the facts of the case

Who was Bluidy George Mackenzie – the evil behind Greyfriar’s Poltergeist?

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George Mackeznie
MJ STEEL COLLINS profiles the evil George Mackenzie, the man behind Scotland's most infamous poltergeist

13 Creepy Edinburgh Facts You Didn’t Know

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Edinburgh facts
MJ STEEL COLLINS delves into the Scottish capital's nefarious past to dig up some creepy Edinburgh facts

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