Is Edinburgh Castle Haunted? |7 Ghosts & Spooky Tales 

Image | Edinburgh Castle

Rediscover seven ghostly tales from Edinburgh Castle, from a Ghost Dog which haunted the cemetery to a dsigruntled Prisoner of War

Old & Spooky Graveyards in Edinburgh’s Old Town (Visited & Recommended)

Edinburgh’s graveyards are the oldest & spookiest in Scotland. Visit the Old Town for Greyfriars Kirkyard, the most haunted graveyard in the world and walk down the Royal Mile for Canongate, St Giles

The Cursed Grave of Seath Mor

Five ‘homing stones’ stand on top of the cursed grave of Seath Mor. They were encased under a cage, designed to look like a mortsafe, in 1983 to protect people visiting the grave.

Edinburgh’s Escape The Past: The Anatomist

In a city where cadavers were once the hottest commodity, anything relating to the dark art of body snatching and providing corpses for the 19th century dissecting table was always going to pique my interest.

Discover A Darker Side To The Scottish Borders

Discover body snatching and haunted graveyards in the Scottish Borders on this short road trip around Jedburgh

Body Snatching In Strathspey | On The Edge Of The Scottish Highlands

Take yourself off on a mini roadtrip travelling around Strathspey to discover two body snatching sites on the very edge of the Scottish Highlands

Body Snatching On The A75 | Scotland’s Haunted Road

Take a trip along the A75 in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland’s most haunted road and discover some forgotten body snatching tales and darker graveyards along the way

5 Coastal Graveyards In Scotland With A Darker Past

I’m sharing with you my top five hidden coastal graveyards that, on first sight, may not look anything special, but if you know me, then you’ll know they’ll all be linked with the dark art of body snatching somewhere along the line.

7 Alternative Body Snatching Sites Outside Of Edinburgh

7 ALTERNATIVE BODY SNATCHING SITES OUTSIDE EDINBURGH If you’ve read my blog before you’ll know that I’m a body snatching historian, at least I think that’s what I’m called, and I LOVE all things related to this macabre topic.  I also believe there’s SO MUCH MORE to see in regards to body snatching history than the relics and stories… Continue reading 7 Alternative Body Snatching Sites Outside Of Edinburgh

Finding William Burke: The Relics of A Murderer

Image | Execution of the William Burke| Wellcome Collection If you’re interested in the macabre story of the now infamous murderers Burke and Hare, you’ll know that William Burke is spread around Scotland, with a (tiny) little bit of him scattered in England. Following Burke’s execution at Edinburgh’s Lawnmarket in January 1829, little bits of… Continue reading Finding William Burke: The Relics of A Murderer