misty foggy graveyard with the haunted black mausoleum in Grayfriars Kirkyard

Historic Edinburgh Cemeteries to Explore

I’m an avid fan of old cemeteries, and Scotland has them in abundance. Edinburgh, Scotland’s compact and hilly capital, is home to magnificent historical cemeteries you shouldn’t miss during your visit. Such as the world’s most haunted graveyard, which inspired the creation of several Harry Potter characters and is known for its connection with one extraordinarily loyal dog. One of …

Best Ghost tours in Edinburgh - the Edinburgh skyline from Calton Hill - looking out at the castle and Balmoral hotel as dusk falls

The 12 Best Ghost Tours in Edinburgh

Looking for the best ghost tours in Edinburgh? The Scottish city of Edinburgh is known for its disturbing dark past. With nearly 900 years of history, Edinburgh survived plagues, witchcraft, grave robbers, cannibals, and so much more. The 12 Best Ghost Tours in Edinburgh Scotland Mercat Tours All of the tours with Mercat are absolutely fantastic, but the best ghost …

The York Minster in Deangate York. Medieval Gothic Cathedral with blue skies behind it. York Minster is full of dark history sites and haunted places in York England.

Dark History Sites and Haunted Places in York England

The medieval English city of York has a dark history. From suffering through the Black Death to being bombed in WWII, to the heads of enemies being displayed on spikes at the entrance to the city. York has everything for fans of history, especially those looking for dark history sites and haunted places in York, England. When I visited York, …

Edinburgh Castle on top of Castle Hill from Princes Street Gardens. The Ross Fountain is on the left with the castle in the background.

32 Things to Do in Edinburgh Scotland

Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is filled with so much history and beauty. If you are looking for things to do in Edinburgh Scotland – the city has a lot to offer. Whether you’re looking for a hillside walk on Arthur’s Seat. A tour of 1,000-year-old buildings brimming with history. Or a spooky outing that delves into Edinburgh’s dark …