Haunted Places in balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway



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    Comlongon Castle

    balmaclellan, Scotland

    27.3 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    A75 Road

    balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway

    28.2 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    30.1 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Culzean Castle

    balmaclellan, South Ayrshire

    32.5 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Moresby Hall

    balmaclellan, Cumbria

    41.3 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    47.2 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    47.9 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    48 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    balmaclellan, East Renfrewshire

    51.6 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    52 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    54.6 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    56 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Muncaster Castle

    balmaclellan, Cumbria

    58.3 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    balmaclellan, West Dunbartonshire

    62.1 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Brougham Hall

    Brougham, Cumbria

    62.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    64.2 miles from balmaclellan, UK-U2

    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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    House of the Binns

    balmaclellan, West Lothian

    66.8 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    67 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    balmaclellan, Midlothian

    67.3 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Culcreuch Castle

    balmaclellan, Stirling

    67.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    68.9 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    69.6 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    69.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    69.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    69.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    70 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    70 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    70.5 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    72.2 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    72.8 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    73 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    76.2 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Levens Hall

    balmaclellan, Cumbria

    78.2 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    85.8 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Inveraray Jail

    balmaclellan, Argyll and Bute

    87.5 miles from balmaclellan, UK-U2

    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

    balmaclellan,

    88 miles from balmaclellan, UK-U2

    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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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    88.6 miles from balmaclellan, 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

    88.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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

    88.8 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Thurnham Hall

    balmaclellan, England

    92 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Huntingtower Castle

    Perth, Scotland

    94.8 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    96.7 miles from balmaclellan, 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

    98.9 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Lytham Hall

    balmaclellan, England

    103.3 miles from balmaclellan, 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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    Chingle Hall

    balmaclellan, Lancashire

    104.9 miles from balmaclellan, 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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