Hermitage Castle has a long and colourful history, the castle was a bastion of power in the ‘debatable land’: land that was exchanged between English and Scottish hands during the border wars and skirmishes. The castle is steeped in folklore and legend, and there have been reports of varied strange phenomena in recent years.
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When moving to a new home we are supposed to sweep from the main door to the back one and then find the centre of the house and turn ourselves 9 times clockwise (Like a dance) to bless the new home. #FolkloreThursday #FamilyFolklore
Mediums, Skeptics, and William Crookes …. Oh My: https://t.co/4y8xihVvUS
Marks the spot of the Eildon Tree ( a type of Hawthorn) where Thomas The Rhymer met The Faerie Queen. The tree - Eildon meaning Uncanny or weird - survived until 1804, when a gale finished it off. Locals poured wine on the roots to try and revive it but to no avail.