Haunted Places in prestrie, Dumfries and Galloway



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    Moresby Hall

    prestrie, Cumbria

    33.8 miles from prestrie, 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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    Comlongon Castle

    prestrie, Scotland

    42.5 miles from prestrie, 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

    prestrie, Dumfries and Galloway

    44.4 miles from prestrie, 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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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    45.7 miles from prestrie, 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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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    46.3 miles from prestrie, 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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    Culzean Castle

    prestrie, South Ayrshire

    46.9 miles from prestrie, 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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    Muncaster Castle

    prestrie, Cumbria

    47.3 miles from prestrie, 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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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    49.2 miles from prestrie, 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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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    prestrie, Carrickfergus

    56.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    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

    56.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    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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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    57 miles from prestrie, 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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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    60.2 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    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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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    66.1 miles from prestrie, 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

    74.7 miles from prestrie, 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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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    prestrie, East Renfrewshire

    74.9 miles from prestrie, 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

    77.2 miles from prestrie, 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

    79.4 miles from prestrie, 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

    80.3 miles from prestrie, 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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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    82.6 miles from prestrie, 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

    83.4 miles from prestrie, 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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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    prestrie, West Dunbartonshire

    85.6 miles from prestrie, 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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    Lytham Hall

    prestrie, England

    88 miles from prestrie, 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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    Culcreuch Castle

    prestrie, Stirling

    93.2 miles from prestrie, 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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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    prestrie, Midlothian

    94.2 miles from prestrie, 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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    House of the Binns

    prestrie, West Lothian

    94.3 miles from prestrie, 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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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    96 miles from prestrie, 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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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    97 miles from prestrie, 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

    97 miles from prestrie, 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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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    97 miles from prestrie, 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

    97.2 miles from prestrie, 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

    97.3 miles from prestrie, 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

    97.8 miles from prestrie, 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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    South Stack Lighthouse

    prestrie, Isle of Anglesey

    98.3 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A former lighthouse keeper died after he sustained injuries from a storm. He is heard banging on the doors and windows, objects are said to move at his hand, some have seen him looking into the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    98.7 miles from prestrie, 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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    The Penrhyn Old Hall

    Penrhyn Bay, Conwy

    99.7 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    The most common place for activity is in the Baronial Hall and the upper floor; a monk is said to haunt these rooms. Other ghosts that are seen here include a girl in the stairway, a soldier in the function room (as well as a ill-tempered man), an old lady ...


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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    99.8 miles from prestrie, 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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    Beaumaris Castle

    Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

    101 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    Phantom monks are seen in the chapel and heard chanting. People have also reported bloodcurling screams from inside the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Beaumaris Gaol

    Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

    101.1 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    Beaumaris was a brutal prison and execution site, but closed in 1878. One ghost thought to be here was the last person ever hanged who uttered an omen about his innocence and how his death would cause the clock faces to never show at the same time (which mysteriously came ...


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    Plas Mawr

    Conwy, Conwy

    101.7 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    The pregnant housewife of the former owner fell down a staircase and succumbed to her injuries. The doctor attending to her, named Charles, tried to escape the premise before her husband returned, but his means of escape led to become trapped in a chimney where he suffocated. She and Charles ...


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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    102.3 miles from prestrie, 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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    Pensarn Coast

    prestrie, Conwy

    103.4 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A ghost ship is reported to still sail along the Abergele coastline. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leasowe Castle

    prestrie, England

    103.5 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A man and his son were locked away in here; to face an easier death than starvation, the man killed his son, then himself. The pair are seen together in the room in which they perished. Another ghost is said to be someone who started to appear after a fire ...


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    Gwrych Castle

    prestrie, Wales

    103.9 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    Shadows and light anomalies are seen; a vortex is also here and has been photographed. EVP's and off EMF readings are also common. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bull Hotel

    Abergele, Conwy

    104.2 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A young man dressed in leather supposedly died in a motorcycle accident not too far from here; he is seen throughout. A monk believed to have slipped and died from his injuries also is reported, as is a woman. Unusual smells, cold spots, shadows, and unexplained noises are normal here. (Submitted ...


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    Bidston Windmill

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    105.6 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    Multiple ghosts are reported in this windmill. Among the ghosts that are seen here include a man who is seen usually as a vapor and a Satanist named Richard Tilly who supposedly attacks younger women. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    106.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    The most famous ghost here is that of the Blue Lady (she likes to rattle dishes and pans). Guests feel as if they are being followed, shadows, soldiers, a Victorian woman are seen, EVPs pick up voices, guests have been touched despite being alone, and EMF reading fluctuate fast. (Submitted by ...


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    Bodelwyddan Castle

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    106.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A Victorian woman is reported in the sculpture gallery, shadows are reported in the corridors, and soldier is known to also wander around. It is common to pick up orbs or light activity on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mersey Tunnel

    prestrie, Merseyside

    106.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A series of accidents have occurred along this stretch resulting in numerous deaths. Since the 1960's, a female hitch-hiker has been reported standing on the side of the road, sometimes even manifesting in the middle of the road causing other accidents. About a dozen people died during the construction of ...


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    James Street Railway Station

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    106.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    A ghostly soldier is seen at the station and even riding between stations at times. He is said to have a WWI outfit and thin moustache. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    106.8 miles from prestrie, UK-U2

    Recent security footage captured a figure in the bushes; the identity of it is said to either be Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton or William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton (both are said to haunt here). Inside the building, a child is seen in the ...


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