Haunted Places in dumbarton district, West Dunbartonshire



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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    dumbarton district, West Dunbartonshire

    4 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    11.2 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    14.1 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    dumbarton district, East Renfrewshire

    14.3 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Culcreuch Castle

    dumbarton district, Stirling

    14.8 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    16.8 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    24.2 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Inveraray Jail

    dumbarton district, Argyll and Bute

    24.6 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Anomalies are constantly caught on camera and filmed. Cell 10 is said to have a very oppressive atmosphere which people tend to avoid and Cell 1 on the ground is said to be haunted by two former female inmates. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Inveraray Castle

    dumbarton district,

    25 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    The ghost of an executed harp player can be heard making music in the castle's library. It is also said that a woman who was murdered nearby is also seen on the premises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    26 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    26.3 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    28.2 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    31.8 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    House of the Binns

    dumbarton district, West Lothian

    41 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Culzean Castle

    dumbarton district, South Ayrshire

    45.3 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Many ghosts are reported here including a piper that can be heard playing outside, a woman in ball gown, a man who fell to his death near the cliffs, and screams coming from the Black Vaults. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Huntingtower Castle

    Perth, Scotland

    50.7 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    53.6 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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

    53.7 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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

    53.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    53.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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

    54.1 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    54.6 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    77.6 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    In 1988, a bomb went off on Pan Am Flight 103 and resulted in the deaths of 270 people. Some of victims still remain at the site, usually seen in peripheral vision and a sad presence is felt. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    A75 Road

    dumbarton district, Dumfries and Galloway

    81.1 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Numerous ghosts are reported along this road usually in the forms of shadows, people who jump into the middle of traffic, or cars stopped on the side of the road which vanish when others stop to offer help. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Comlongon Castle

    dumbarton district, Scotland

    81.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Lady Marion Carruthers fell to her death in a case or either suicide or murder. At the point where she landed, no grass would grow, a feeling of sorrow was felt, and Lady Marion was seen crying. She has now been seen throughout the castle and is said to appear ...


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    Braemar Castle

    dumbarton district, Scotland

    83.5 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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

    dumbarton district, Aberdeenshire

    88.4 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    91.1 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Lady Isobel Shaw, a former occupant, is said to knock on the doors within the building. Another woman seen in a silk dress is believed to be the ghost of Madame Nixon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Eilean Donan Castle

    Kyle of Lochalsh, Highland

    94.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    A battalion of Spanish soldiers were killed in this castle; one of them is seen in the giftshop holding his under his arm. A woman known as Lady Mary is also seen in the bedrooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    dumbarton district, Carrickfergus

    100.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    The ghost of a woman named Maud is reported here in various rooms. Other people report shadows here by the reception area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Carrickfergus Castle

    Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

    101 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    A former soldier is seen here, nicknamed "Buttoncap", he is said to have murdered a man in a fit of jealousy, but was later executed; in his last breath, he vowed to haunt the castle. He is commonly reported by the old well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    101 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    The original owner is said to remain here to greet guests. Lights flickers, glasses move by themselves, and bottles have opened by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Culloden Battlefield

    Culloden Moor, Highland

    103.7 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    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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    Moresby Hall

    dumbarton district, Cumbria

    106.2 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    It is said that this location was built on the site of a graveyard and/or near a pagan temple; the tunnels beneath are said to be haunted in connection with this. The ghost of Anne De Moresby is said to be here as well as that of a cavalier seen ...


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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    109.9 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    A ghostly man has been seen walking around the C Wing of the building. Other ghosts have been caught on photograph or heard all about the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Crumlin Road Jail

    Belfast, Belfast

    110 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Apparitions, faces, and shadows have been caught on camera. While only 17 people were hung here, many other prisoners are said to be here occupying every wing. The B-wing is where a famous photograph caught the face of a man in a coffin. A prison warden is also in this ...


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    Grand Opera House

    Belfast, Belfast

    110.7 miles from dumbarton district, UK-W7

    Two deceased stage hands named George and Harry are said to be here. Actors have reported disembodied faces staring at them and shadows all around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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