Haunted Places in west galloway, Dumfries and Galloway



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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    28.3 miles from west galloway, 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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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    37.1 miles from west galloway, 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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    Carrickfergus Castle

    Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

    39.7 miles from west galloway, 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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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    west galloway, Carrickfergus

    39.7 miles from west galloway, 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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    Grand Opera House

    Belfast, Belfast

    44.1 miles from west galloway, 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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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    44.4 miles from west galloway, 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

    44.4 miles from west galloway, 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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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    45.9 miles from west galloway, 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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    Moresby Hall

    west galloway, Cumbria

    50.4 miles from west galloway, 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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    Culzean Castle

    west galloway, South Ayrshire

    52.2 miles from west galloway, 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

    west galloway, Cumbria

    60.7 miles from west galloway, 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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    Comlongon Castle

    west galloway, Scotland

    62.2 miles from west galloway, 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

    west galloway, Dumfries and Galloway

    64.1 miles from west galloway, 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

    68.6 miles from west galloway, 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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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    72 miles from west galloway, 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

    west galloway, East Renfrewshire

    83.9 miles from west galloway, 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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    Dalzell House

    Motherwell, North Lanarkshire

    87.7 miles from west galloway, 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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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    87.9 miles from west galloway, 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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    Ardgillan Castle

    west galloway, Dublin

    88.3 miles from west galloway, 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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    South Stack Lighthouse

    west galloway, Isle of Anglesey

    89.5 miles from west galloway, 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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    Riverside Museum

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    89.9 miles from west galloway, 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

    90 miles from west galloway, 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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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    west galloway, West Dunbartonshire

    94.2 miles from west galloway, 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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    Malahide Castle

    Malahide, Dublin

    96.4 miles from west galloway, 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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    Beaumaris Castle

    Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

    97.1 miles from west galloway, 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

    97.1 miles from west galloway, 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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    The Penrhyn Old Hall

    Penrhyn Bay, Conwy

    98.4 miles from west galloway, 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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    Plas Newydd

    west galloway, Isle of Anglesey

    99.8 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

    The former Ladies of Llangollen, Eleanor and Sarah, now are said to frequent the library and master bedroom. An elderly woman, a young boy in the drawing room, and a former militant are also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas Mawr

    Conwy, Conwy

    99.8 miles from west galloway, 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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    Glasnevin Cemetery

    Dublin, Dublin

    103.1 miles from west galloway, 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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    Pensarn Coast

    west galloway, Conwy

    103.5 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

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


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    Gwrych Castle

    west galloway, Wales

    103.7 miles from west galloway, 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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    The Belvedere Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    103.8 miles from west galloway, 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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    Culcreuch Castle

    west galloway, Stirling

    103.9 miles from west galloway, 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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    Bull Hotel

    Abergele, Conwy

    104.2 miles from west galloway, 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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    St. Michan's Church

    Dublin, Dublin

    104.5 miles from west galloway, 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

    104.6 miles from west galloway, 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

    105.6 miles from west galloway, 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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    Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    107.2 miles from west galloway, 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

    107.2 miles from west galloway, 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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    House of the Binns

    west galloway, West Lothian

    109 miles from west galloway, 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

    109.3 miles from west galloway, 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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    Gwydir Castle

    west galloway, Wales

    109.7 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

    Between the Hall of Meredith and the Great Chamber, a woman is reported in the corridor. She is said to be reported with a putrid smell, touches guests on the shoulder, and watches visitors. Sir John Wynn made a deathbed confession to murdering a maid and bricking her up (which ...


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    Montpelier Hill

    west galloway, Dublin

    111.3 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

    Many occult practices happened here in the past. The most famous ghost here is that of a black cat seen at the Steward's House; it was supposedly sacrificed for a Satanic ritual. Women dressed as nuns and shadows are also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Llindir Inn

    west galloway, Denbighshire

    111.6 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

    According to legend, a woman named Sylvia was strangled to death here. Things often go missing for a day, objects are moved around, and faucets turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Denbigh Castle

    Denbigh, Wales

    113.7 miles from west galloway, UK-U2

    In the eastern section, shadows are seen running about, and a boy's face looking out a window have been seen. Most commonly seen is the White Lady on the pathway to the Goblin tower. She is surrounded by a white mist. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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