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Spooky Haunted & Scary Edinburgh Attractions

The capital of Scotland and Europe’s most haunted city, Edinburgh bears a grim and horrible past just waiting to be discovered. Edinburgh showcases its haunted, scary and spookiest places through gruesome supernatural stories and outright terrifying attractions. With a history burdened by brutal witch trials, the ghastly plague epidemic and scads of tormenting, fear-inducing serial killers, the city is a …

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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 incredibly beautiful 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 …

Witchcraft in Scotland

Where to Find Witches in Scotland

In the past, healers and herbalists in Scotland were misunderstood and labeled as witches, leading them down a road filled with torture, hatred and ultimately death. King James VI was terrified of suffering a violent death (who wouldn’t be though, right?) and was convinced he was being tormented by witches. After visiting Denmark, a place where witches were actively hunted, …

Top 10 Seriously Spooky Places to Visit in Scotland

Top 10 Seriously Spooky Places to Visit in Scotland

Scotland is a land of rich history, with some dark and horrible stories from times past. It’s a place where mystical landscapes, hastily abandoned locations and castles left to ruin have inspired the settings of our favourite horror novels. If you want a glimpse into the country’s sinister past, check out these 10 spooky places to visit in Scotland. The …