Haunted Places in sandhead, Dumfries and Galloway



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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    25.8 miles from sandhead, 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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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    sandhead, Carrickfergus

    34.6 miles from sandhead, 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

    34.7 miles from sandhead, 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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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    36.9 miles from sandhead, 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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    Culzean Castle

    sandhead, South Ayrshire

    38.8 miles from sandhead, 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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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    41.7 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    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

    41.8 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    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

    41.8 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    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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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    51.6 miles from sandhead, 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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    Moresby Hall

    sandhead, Cumbria

    57.1 miles from sandhead, 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

    58.4 miles from sandhead, 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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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    sandhead, East Renfrewshire

    71.3 miles from sandhead, 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

    76.1 miles from sandhead, 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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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    77.3 miles from sandhead, 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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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    77.7 miles from sandhead, 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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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    77.8 miles from sandhead, 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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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    sandhead, West Dunbartonshire

    81.3 miles from sandhead, 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

    sandhead, Stirling

    91.8 miles from sandhead, 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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    Ardgillan Castle

    sandhead, Dublin

    97.1 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    A woman is said to appear on the bridge every Halloween. She is believed to have disappeared while swimming that day. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Airth Castle

    Airth, Scotland

    98.7 miles from sandhead, 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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    Inveraray Jail

    sandhead, Argyll and Bute

    98.9 miles from sandhead, 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

    sandhead,

    99.4 miles from sandhead, 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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    House of the Binns

    sandhead, West Lothian

    99.5 miles from sandhead, 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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    Stirling Castle

    Stirling, Stirling

    99.5 miles from sandhead, 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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    Doune Castle

    Doune, Scotland

    102 miles from sandhead, 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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    South Stack Lighthouse

    sandhead, Isle of Anglesey

    103.7 miles from sandhead, 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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    Malahide Castle

    Malahide, Dublin

    105.7 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    The ghost of a jester, named Puck, had a short-lived love affair with a woman responsible for provoking rebellion. Since his murder, Puck has been seen in his full outfit, sometimes appearing in photos. The son of Lord Galtrim died when a battle broke out on his wedding day; his ...


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    Glasnevin Cemetery

    Dublin, Dublin

    112.3 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    A dog is reported at the grave of John McNeill Boyd; it is said that this dog was the Boyd's faithful companion who starved to death alongside Boyd's grave. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Penrhyn Old Hall

    Penrhyn Bay, Conwy

    112.9 miles from sandhead, 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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    The Belvedere Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    113.1 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    The original owner's mother, Mary, is said to haunt here. It is said that she died somewhere inside. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Michan's Church

    Dublin, Dublin

    113.8 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    The vaults below this church contained mummified bodies and human remains. Voices can be heard whispering down there, as well as reports of being grabbed by invisible hands. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Shelbourne Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    114 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    A little girl likes to turn on faucets and move objects. One medium says that she's the ghost of Mary Masters, a child who became ill and died here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kilmainham Gaol

    Dublin, Dublin

    114.8 miles from sandhead, UK-U2

    Men, women, and children were all locked away here. Petty theft could get you locked away, and executions were common. Before it was closed, some inmate managed to escape. How? Unknown forces would literally open their cell doors! The prison was forced to shut down because of how haunted it ...


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