Haunted Places in braemar, Aberdeenshire



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    Braemar Castle

    braemar, Scotland

    A woman leapt to her death at the battlements after thinking her lover had left her. She is still reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Balmoral Castle

    braemar, Aberdeenshire

    6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    John Brown, servant to Queen Victoria, is said to have had a secret romance with her. He is seen wandering the halls wearing a kilt. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Glamis Castle

    Glamis, Angus

    31 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    What's a haunted castle without a Grey Lady? Here, it's said to be Lady Janet Douglas, a 16th century woman burned at the stake after (possibly fabricated) claims of witchcraft emerged. She is most often reported in the clock tower or chapel. A severely mistreated black servant is said to ...


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    Leith Hall

    braemar, Aberdeenshire

    33 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The ghost of Charles Arthur O’Neill Leith-Hay is seen wearing a military uniform long after having died in 1939. John Leith, who died in a duel, is also seen here, bandaged up where he was shot. Among other things, floating balls of light have been seen, footsteps are heard, and ...


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    Crathes Castle

    braemar, Aberdeenshire

    35.6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Someone known as the Green Lady in the Queen Anne Wing. She is seen with a green mist surrounding her. Another woman who died here is usually seen on the anniversary of her murder. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Fraser

    braemar, Aberdeenshire

    36.9 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A princess was murdered in the Green Room and dragged down the hallway. She can be seen wandering about and heard playing the piano. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    RAF Montrose

    Montrose, Angus

    40.4 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Many pilots in training have crashed here and met an untimely fate. The most famous of those is that of Lt. Desmond Arthur who has been seen as a full-bodied apparition throughout the base. Other pilots who have perished are witnessed still in full uniform or caught in the form ...


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    Culloden Battlefield

    Culloden Moor, Highland

    41.4 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The Battle of Culloden was a deadly and failed uprising that resulted in the deaths of around 1,500 to about 2,000. Hundreds of years later, some people happen to notice the gloomy atmosphere still surrounding the open. The ghosts of highlanders are seen here, and, as the anniversary of the ...


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    Fishtown of Usan

    braemar, Scotland

    42.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    I went to the ruins of Fishtown of Usan to get some photos of the buildings which are now mostly fallen. The buildings are extremely old, but the location itself is much, much older and dates back to ancient times. It was late evening and just beginning to turn dark when ...


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    Huntingtower Castle

    Perth, Scotland

    42.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A woman named Dorothea is seen here wearing a green dress; she has been nicknamed "Lady Greensleeves". Her appearance is thought to be a bad omen to travelers who see her, yet others say that she has saved lives. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fyvie Castle

    Fyvie, Aberdeenshire

    47.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A ghost believed to be that of Lady Meldrum (who died in the 13th century) has been spotted ever since her remains were moved from inside of the castle to a cemetery. Another spirit, that of Dane Lilias Drummond, was heartbroken after her husband left her for her cousin. She ...


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    The Tolbooth

    Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

    49.2 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The Tolbooth Museum was once a prison responsible for witch burnings under King James the VI; it is believed some of those victims are still here. Shadows are a very common sight as well as a short man dressed in a 1920's outfit. Deep voices have been heard, EMF detectors ...


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    RAF Boyndie

    braemar, Scotland

    52.8 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    After a chance encounter with an entity in an abandoned hospital we started actively looking for paranormal encounters. The search took us to RAF Boyndie, near Banff, a WW 2 Coastal command airfield. Over the course of 6 months we visited the location numerous times. We caught EVP's, Light Orbs, ...


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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    62.8 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Mary, Queen of Scots, was exiled here. She is believed to be the source of energy that produces energy balls in photographs. Otherwise, this castle is necessary to visit because it was used for the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    65.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The Highland Ghost is seen here and was even caught on photograph before. He appears in a full costume and a kilt, often being mistaken for a living person. The Green Lady, said to be a servant to Mary, Queen of Scots, died after saving the Queen from a fire. ...


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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    67.6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    It is said that the castle burned down and killed two children and their nanny. They can be seen all over the property and heard in rooms 3, 4, 9, and 23. A ghostly dog is also said to bite people in the hallways. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dunrobin Castle

    braemar, Scotland

    69.9 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A bride-to-be tried to elope without her father's permission, leaving her to be locked up in one of the upper rooms. While trying to escape by rope, her father stumbled across her, resulting in her losing her grip and falling to her death. Her ghost is believed to still appear ...


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    House of the Binns

    braemar, West Lothian

    71.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Two ghosts are said to be here: A former owner, very boastful over his poker victories, is seen on horseback; a phantom monk is also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Culcreuch Castle

    braemar, Stirling

    73.2 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A harp-player was said to accompany her lover when he was dying. She can be heard in adjoining playing her instrument. A dark human-sized mass has also been seen in the halls. The Chinese Bird Room is said to have the most activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    73.9 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    David Rizzio was said to be the lover of Mary, Queen of Scots. He was murdered in the dining room and his bloodstains sometimes reappear. Lord Darnley, whom Mary is said to have blamed for Rizzio's murder, met his fate in an explosion and is reportedly seen here as well. ...


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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    74.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    An outbreak of the bubonic plague in 1645 claimed many lives around here. Some of the victims are said to be "walled-up" which is why they have been seen here since they died. In "Annie's Room", a young girl named Annie was abandoned by her family after she became infected. ...


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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    74.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Quite possibly one of the most haunted places in the world, many spirits, many quite negative, remain here. Voices are heard coming out of the darkness, cold spots are picked up, shadows are seen, and mist is picked up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    74.1 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Many ghosts are reported here including a phantom piper and a phantom drummer, plague victims in the underground vaults, and other apparitions that have appeared on camera. People have been touched, felt cold spots, and have had the sensation of being watched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    74.2 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Edinburgh's oldest pub, dating back to 1516, the ghost of a woman in red has shown up in a photos and is often reported by the staff. According to legend, William Burke and William Hare, a murderous pair, would lure victims from him and kill them in the surrounding buildings. ...


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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    74.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Sir George MacKenzie's tomb can be found here. Ever since it was broken into, visitors have been attacked by unknown forces leaving them scratched, scarred, and bruised. It is believed that an overwhelming presence of evil entities are responsible for the attacks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    75.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Lilias Drummond, nicknamed "The Green Lady", is seen on the spiral staircase. It is believed that her appearance represents bad luck. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    braemar, Midlothian

    80.7 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The two main ghosts are that of Lady Catherine (The Grey Lady), and Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie. Ramsay was imprisoned here and left to starve; some say he survived two weeks merely by eating bits of grain that fell through the cracks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    braemar, West Dunbartonshire

    85.5 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The bridge leading up to this location has one of the strangest reputations: since the 1950's many dogs have taken their own lives by jumping off of this bridge (even jumping off again if they don't die the first time). Furthermore, a man threw his child over the edge, intending ...


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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    87 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Stories exist here of a washer girl who perished in an accident in the Victorian Era; one guest managed to snap a photo of the supposed girl waving at the camera. Whether it is a camera trick or not, other guests and employees have reported a similar girl in the ...


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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    87.5 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Renfrew Victory Baths is said to be haunted by nine different ghosts of which some have made local news headlines including a paranormal investigation with STV. We have never been disappointed at this venue!! A woman in white is seen in the tunnels and a small boy who is said to ...


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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    88.6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    On May 13th, 1568, the Battle of Langside (which is said to have been the beginning of the Marian civil war) took place here. With about 10,000 soldiers fighting, the casualties ranged at about 300, but many soldiers are still seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    88.9 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Three women are said to haunt here. The first is the Green Lady found in the south wing, the second is the White Lady who wanders around the whole building, and the last one is believed to be a nurse from World War I. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    92.7 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    One of the Dukes who occupied here is still reported to haunt the location. It is believed to be John Maitland. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    braemar, East Renfrewshire

    94.2 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Lapwing Lodge started Life as a Sanatorium for Coats Mill workers in 1910. At this time the veranda was open to the elements for the patients to be wheeled out into the fresh air to recover. It remained in their ownership until 1955. Some of the former residents are said ...


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    Ackergill Tower

    braemar, Highland

    101.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A woman fell to her death here. Her spirit can be seen wearing a green dress or a red one. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    103.3 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    A woman who drowned herself in the nearby river is said to haunt here. In the ruins of the nearby abbey, monks can also be heard chanting. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    109.6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    The ghost of William Wallace is said to wander the grounds. Some of the people who died when the castle was attacked by Wallace's forces are said to be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chillingham Castle

    Chillingham, Northumberland

    117.6 miles from braemar, UK-T6

    Shadows have been seen in the courtyard, one ghost in the chamber is unseen, but gives off an eerie feeling, a conversation between two unseen men carries on in the chapel, and in the 'Inner Pantry', a woman in white approaches people begging for water, but vanishes soon after. (Submitted by ...


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