November 2019

Haunted Saint Andrews Cathedral: Saint Andrews Cathedral and the Chamber of Corpses: From Friendly Friars to Sinister Spectres

2020-10-16T17:09:30+00:00

Few places in the world can claim to have as many restless spirits as haunted Saint Andrews Cathedral. From Medieval times, Scotland has celebrated the Feast Day of its Patron Saint, Saint Andrew, on the 30th November. According to legend, some of Saint Andrew’s bones were carried across the ocean by a Greek monk named [...]

Haunted Saint Andrews Cathedral: Saint Andrews Cathedral and the Chamber of Corpses: From Friendly Friars to Sinister Spectres2020-10-16T17:09:30+00:00

December 2017

Bring out the Dead! Or Brick them up Alive! Black Death in Edinburgh!

2020-10-17T19:35:22+00:00

Plague! What could be a more chilling, bloodcurdling cry in Scotland during medieval times? Not even advancing armies could inspire such dread as the approaching doom of Bubonic Plague or ‘the Black Death’. The best ghost stories always involve dark deeds and dreadful deaths and it is small wonder that Edinburgh is said to [...]

Bring out the Dead! Or Brick them up Alive! Black Death in Edinburgh!2020-10-17T19:35:22+00:00

November 2017

Scotland’s Most Haunted: Spynie Palace

2020-10-17T19:43:26+00:00

During my days at New Elgin Primary School, I’d often find myself in a huddle with my classmates as we tried to scare each other with ‘ghostie’ stories about Scotland's most haunted locations. Inevitably we would resort to telling two tales inspired by Elgin’s medieval past. Our young fertile imaginations conjured up a huge tunnel [...]

Scotland’s Most Haunted: Spynie Palace2020-10-17T19:43:26+00:00
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