Haunted Places in dumfries county, Dumfries and Galloway



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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    6.6 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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

    dumfries county, Dumfries and Galloway

    9.9 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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

    dumfries county, Scotland

    11.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    30 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A fog-like being with long fingernails is reported in the cellar; while not harmful, he is known for scaring people. Also in the cellar is a handyman; he's not a mean person, but very well built. In room 4, a sad woman, named Emily, can be seen looking out the ...


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    Moresby Hall

    dumfries county, Cumbria

    41.1 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    42.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The jail is known to have a high level of paranormal activity where former prisoners still cry out and make contact with visitors. A piper can also be seen or heard playing outside of the castle on the battlefield. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    42.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The ghost of former prisoner Edwin McArthur is said to threaten visitors and invokes a sense of dread. Other former prisoners may be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    43.8 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    45.8 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Brougham Hall

    Brougham, Cumbria

    47 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The hall and grounds are reportedly haunted by sounds of soldiers battling in the middle night, world war soldiers marching and various people who were employed at the property including a woman called Emily and a boy who died there. Henry Brougham who lived there in the nineteenth century was ...


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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    48.5 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    dumfries county, Midlothian

    50.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Culzean Castle

    dumfries county, South Ayrshire

    52.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    54.9 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    55.2 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    55.2 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    55.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    55.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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

    55.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    55.8 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Muncaster Castle

    dumfries county, Cumbria

    56.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    Tom Fool is always heard, but never seen. He was a beloved jester until his death, but is said to have a reputation of conspiracy and murder. Staff attribute the more sinister occurrences to him. The Muncaster Boggle, or the White Lady, is seen in the gardens; she is said ...


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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    56.6 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    House of the Binns

    dumfries county, West Lothian

    56.9 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    57.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain. This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England. Parts ...


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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    57.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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

    dumfries county, East Renfrewshire

    58.5 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    60.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    61 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

    dumfries county, Northumberland

    61.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The spirit of Dorothy Forster is said to be here, whose brother, Tom Forster, was part of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    62.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    dumfries county, West Dunbartonshire

    67.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Culcreuch Castle

    dumfries county, Stirling

    67.9 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    68.4 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Levens Hall

    dumfries county, Cumbria

    69 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tan Hill Inn

    dumfries county, North Yorkshire

    72.5 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    73.6 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    74.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    79.7 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    In the main auditorium, people have been pushed, slapped, and harrassed by someone who isn't there. In the dressing romo, a failed actress is heard muttering and commonly is said to have a moody energy. The cellar has the highest amount of psychic energy here; people have had sudden mood ...


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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    82 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A female spirit is said to occupy the ladies' toilets; a man murdered somewhere in the 16th or 17th century is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lancaster Castle

    Lancaster, England

    82 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    Lancaster Castle was used as a prison for accused witches and heretics before meeting their fate by execution. On the premise, the ghosts of an elderly lady, a middle-aged woman, a monk, and child running about have all been reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grand Theatre, Lancaster

    Lancaster, England

    82.1 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A lady in grey, believed to be Sarag Siddons, is seen here. In her lifetime, Siddons played Lady Macbeth here, but after death she might be the one that is reportedly seen throughout. A male spirit named Harald is also believed to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Huntingtower Castle

    Perth, Scotland

    85.9 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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    Thurnham Hall

    dumfries county, England

    86.1 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A lady in green is seen inside and in the garden; this is said to be the former homeowner, Elizabeth Dalton. A cavalier and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    88.5 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A woman has been seen in the towers and empty spaces within this property. A child is sometimes seen as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    93.1 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    In Room 10, the ghost of a large man is seen and accompanied by the sense of depression. A tall woman is also seen around the beds, and sometimes feel as if someone is sitting on the bed with them. A little girl and a woman are also reported. Submitted by ...


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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool, Blackpool

    96.6 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    A ghost named "Cloggy" (named because of the sound his clogs make) haunts the ghost train. The ice rink is known to have the sounds of people ice skating on it despite being empty, a little girl is seen in Sir Hiram Maxim’s Gift Shop who moves objects, and the ...


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    Chingle Hall

    dumfries county, Lancashire

    99 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Lytham Hall

    dumfries county, England

    100.5 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    The former owner, Cuthbert Clifton, is seen and heard stamping around his old grounds. A horse named Witch is also reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pendle Hill

    dumfries county, England

    101.8 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Glamis Castle

    Glamis, Angus

    102.3 miles from dumfries county, UK-U2

    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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