Haunted Places in downies, Aberdeenshire



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    The Tolbooth

    Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

    8 miles from downies, 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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    Crathes Castle

    downies, Aberdeenshire

    12.4 miles from downies, 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

    downies, Aberdeenshire

    17.4 miles from downies, 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

    24.5 miles from downies, 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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    Fishtown of Usan

    downies, Scotland

    27.3 miles from downies, 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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    Fyvie Castle

    Fyvie, Aberdeenshire

    30.2 miles from downies, 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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    Leith Hall

    downies, Aberdeenshire

    33 miles from downies, 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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    Balmoral Castle

    downies, Aberdeenshire

    41.8 miles from downies, 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

    44 miles from downies, 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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    RAF Boyndie

    downies, Scotland

    47.9 miles from downies, 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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    Braemar Castle

    downies, Scotland

    48 miles from downies, UK-T6

    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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    Huntingtower Castle

    Perth, Scotland

    67.5 miles from downies, 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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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    83.2 miles from downies, 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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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    84.8 miles from downies, 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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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    85.3 miles from downies, 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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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    85.3 miles from downies, 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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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    85.6 miles from downies, 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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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    85.6 miles from downies, 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

    85.6 miles from downies, 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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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    downies, Midlothian

    89 miles from downies, 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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    House of the Binns

    downies, West Lothian

    89.8 miles from downies, 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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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    93.7 miles from downies, 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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    Bamburgh Beach

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    99.5 miles from downies, UK-T6

    Witches used to live in the dunes and would sacrifice people for Satanic rituals. Other people have died violently here through other means, and a burial site was even uncovered. While Roman Polanski was filming Macbeth here, many extras were shocked to see hands coming out of the sand... And ...


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    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    99.6 miles from downies, UK-T6

    Don't be surprised if you take a photograph and a mysterious figure or form shows up; it's quite common here. People commonly report a woman in a pink (or green) dress said to be a princess who leapt to her death after she found out her lover had married someone ...


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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    102.6 miles from downies, 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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    Ackergill Tower

    downies, Highland

    106.2 miles from downies, 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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