This is part 2 of our series of the ghostly tour of Dundee and the surrounding areas. Read part one here… The thing about these ‘ghost’ sightings and all the reports of them, was that it got everyone in an excited state. There wasn’t much in the way of entertainment, and a ghost story wasRead more ⟶
From Blairgowrie to Arbroath, a spine-tingling tale once captivated the locals and stirred up a flurry of excitement. It all began when a mischievous ghost embarked on a mysterious tour, leaving a trail of bizarre antics in its wake. The extraordinary occurrences caught the attention of the community, prompting eager residents to share their eerieRead more ⟶
There’s a fairly curious tale concerning a certain metal plaque erected on a wall in Victoria Road in Broughty Ferry; a tale filled with sadness which alludes to the altering of the course of history itself. How could such a wee place like Broughty Ferry lay claim to a tale of such magnitude, we hearRead more ⟶
The song ‘Bonnie Susie Cleland’ tells a particularly brutal tale of a young Scots woman being burned at the stake by her family for falling in love with an Englishman.
Before Castle Huntly became a prison, it had a history all of its own – and a couple of its own ghosts, to boot; the White Lady and that of a young boy.
The legend of Whuppity Stoorie reads like a Scottish version of Rumplestiltskin, said to have taken place in Kittlerumpit – wherever that is!
During the 15th century, a family of cannibals are alleged to have lived on the outskirts of Dundee, in a place which came to be known as ‘Fiends Den’
As we mentioned in our ‘Black Magic & The Occult’ section, rumours have been rife for decades about witchcraft and black magic rituals being undertaken in various locations around the city such as ruined castles, parklands and gloomy, wooded areas. If we look at the rumours on a national scale, the stories of witchcraft, devilmentRead more ⟶
The tale of Alexander Lindsay, the 4th Earl of Crawford is by far one of the most popular ghost stories of Glamis. Known as “Earl Beardie”, Alexander Lindsay is alleged to have been a cruel, evil man with a wicked temperament and a searing bloodlust. Born to nobility and of a particularly influential character, heRead more ⟶
In the latter part of 1882 and into the first few months of 1883, Dundee had a somewhat alarming visitor “…described as being rather tall, and is generally seen dressed in a long dark cloak, although occasionally he sometimes assumes a luminous appearance, supposed to be due to the inside of the cloak being linedRead more ⟶