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Anstruther Harbour

The harbour is said to have witnessed a miracle during the Dark Age. The Vikings made an assault on the Isle of May, which was then the home of St Adrian. Read More »

Balfarg Henge and Bilbirnie Stone Circle

Balfarg Henge and Bilbirnie Stone circle now sit in the midst of a housing estate separated by the A92, which runs through the site. Read More »

Balgonie Castle

The castle was built by the Sibbald family in the 14th century, and was later in the possession of Sir Robert Lundie during the 15th century. Read More »

Blue Stane, St Andrews

The Blue Stane (stone) now largely ignored, was once a Celtic place of power in the landscape around St Andrews. Read More »

Carlin Maggie Stone

Carlin Maggie's stone is a 40-foot natural stone column formed of volcanic basalt. Read More »

Crail

A large stone, close to the churchyard is said to have been thrown by the Devil from the Isle of May. It is possible that the stone was part of a sacred site here before the church. Read More »

Dunino Church and Den

The church may occupy a site on which a stone circle once stood, some of the stones can still be seen incorporated into the fabric of the church. In other stories the stones came from a circle on the other side of Dunino Den. It was quite common for churches to be built on much older pagan sites. Read More »

Fordell

The ruined remains of the village mill, are said to be haunted by the spectre of a hanged man who appears with bulging eyes. Read More »

Glen Spey Distillery

There are 5 distilleries in the town of Rothes but only one has the reputation for being haunted, and that is the Glen Spey distillery, which is owned by Diageo and has only recently produced its own malt – a 12 year old from the flora and fauna series. Read More »

Haunted Dundee by Geoff Holder

Haunted Dundee

I have to confess that Dundee is not the first, or indeed the second or third place that I would think of when it comes to haunted towns and places, and as the author Geoff Holder points out in the introduction, it seems as far as ghost hunters are concerned Dundee isn't on the map either. Read More »

Kellie Castle

The castle was originally in the hands of the Oliphant family who built it in the 14th century.  The castle is said to be the haunt of two spirits. Read More »

Lordscairnie Castle

The castle has links with the legend of the more infamous Glamis Castle. Read More »

Mrs Paton's Prophetic Dream

The Dunfermline artist Sir Joseph Noel Paton (13 December 1821 – 26 December 1901) wrote the following letter reciting a dream to Catherine Crowe on 31st May 1847. It was his mother Catherine McDiarmid Paton who was "deeply interested in tradition, folklore, the supernatural, and the fairy-stories of the Celts" that had had the dream around the year 1830. Read More »

St Andrews Cathedral

Kilrimont changed its name to St Andrews when relics of the saint were brought here by Bishop Acca of Hexam in 732AD, although there is a folklore tradition that suggests the relics found there way to Read More »

The Treasure of Largo Law

The area around Largo Law is associated with many legends. The actual hill of Largo Law is volcanic in origin, and was said to have been created when the Devil dropped a huge boulder. Part of the outcrop on the top of Largo Law is known as the Devil's chair, and has seven steps leading up to it. Read More »

Wemyss Castle

The castle, built by the Wemyss family, is said to be haunted by the ghost of a Green Lady, whose identity is unknown. Read More »



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