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Stories of ghosts and witchcraft to chill the nerves and intrigue the imagination…

Castles of Scotland



400+ castles of Scotland with hundreds of illustrations and much much more…

Scotland’s Ghastly Ghosts


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£3.95 including FREE postage to UK

Reprinted and updated 2016.


‘I was awakened by a burning kiss…’


Scotland’s Ghastly Ghosts features some of the most gruesome, scary or just plain intriguing hauntings, from evil spirits, portents of death and skeletons buried under the floor to a phantom kiss, a spectral cannon ball and a ghost carving its name on a window sill. These are derived – where possible – from contemporary witness accounts.


‘…a female from which the head had been severed…’

Contents (click to load story)


The Meggernie Haunting: a Ghost of Two Halves

The Ghostly Drummer of Cortachy

The Headless Horseman of the MacLaines

Lillias Drummond and the Ghosts of Fyvie

Wrychtishousis and Bruntsfield House: Skeletons in the Closet

Evil Spirits: Ring Croft of Stocking, Glenluce and Galdenoch

Haunted Hotels and Hostelries

The Ghostly Cannon Ball of Caroline Park House

Edinburgh’s Dark Underside

The Starving Spectre of Spedlins

A Haunted Swimming Pool: Renfrew Victory Baths

The Many Ghosts of Glamis

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Paperback £3.95

ISBN: 9781899874521

Series: Scotland the Grave

Extent: 96 text pp

Illus: b&w drawings + photos

Dimensions: 180 mm high x 110 mm wide x 5 mm thick

Weight: 83g


Printed by Bell and Bain in Glasgow, Scotland

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