Eerie Edinburgh

Documenting Edinburgh’s lesser-known hauntings and ghostly goings-on. Eerie Edinburgh: the home of Edinburgh’s ghost stories.

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Eerie Edinburgh

Ancient Edinburgh: a thousand years of life, death, murder, intrigue, and ghosts!
Edinburgh is a paranormal enthusiast’s paradise, with spirits and spectres seemingly around almost every corner and up every close.
In recent years, its best known hauntings are the fascinating stories of the ghosts in the underground vaults and the MacKenzie poltergeist in the graveyard at Greyfriars Kirk. However, if you look beyond these incredible modern tales, you'll find hundreds of years worth of history and spooky goings-on.
Edinburgh has it all – ghostly pipers, Egyptian spirits, white ladies, warlocks, and witches, to name just a few. Each episode will feature one of the countries eerie tales, both old and new.
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Episodes

Tuesday Oct 24, 2023

Welcome to "Eerie Edinburgh in Conversation", our new bonus podcast where host Louise sits down with Wayne, the creator of Eerie Edinburgh, to dive into the intriguing world of ghostly encounters and we explore in more detail what could lie behind some of the famous stories covered in the main channel.
In this candid and straightforward conversation, they discuss Wayne's motivations, experiences, and insights regarding the paranormal.
Join us for an honest and engaging dialogue on all things eerie in the historic and haunted city of Edinburgh.
 
If you'd like to learn more about the wonderful Louise, take a look at https://www.louisedodds.co.uk/

Saturday Oct 14, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the chilling history of Mary King's Close, a hidden network of historic streets beneath Edinburgh's bustling Royal Mile. 
Join us as we explore the stories of restless spirits, unearth long-buried secrets, and venture into the shadows of one of Scotland's most haunted locations. 
From ghostly encounters to historical mysteries, we uncover the eerie tales that continue to intrigue and spook visitors.
Whether you're a believer in the paranormal or a skeptic, the enigmatic past of Mary King's Close will leave you with more questions than answers. Watch to uncover the spine-tingling history that refuses to rest in peace.

Sunday Oct 01, 2023

In this episode, we unravel the unsettling history behind Ballechin House, once dubbed "Scotland's most haunted house", known for its spine-chilling paranormal tales and unexplained occurrences.
From ghostly apparitions to eerie whispers, this house has garnered its ghostly reputation. Join us as we dig into the hair-raising stories that have baffled investigators and researchers for years in the most haunted house, you may never have heard of. Could the owner's unusual wish for reincarnation as his beloved spaniel have triggered these otherworldly encounters?
Explore the haunted rooms, unexplained apparitions, and bizarre happenings that continue to confound paranormal enthusiasts. happenings that continue to confound paranormal enthusiasts.

Saturday Sep 16, 2023

Explore the chilling tale of "The Hunderprest: The Vampire Monk of Melrose" in our latest video. 
Journey back to medieval Scotland and uncover the dark and mysterious legend of a monk named Hunderprest, who harbored a sinister secret. As we delve into historical records and local folklore, you'll discover the eerie events that led to his reputation as a vampire monk.
Join us as we unravel the spine-tingling story of Hunderprest and his macabre existence in the ancient Melrose Abbey. 
Learn about the whispers of the supernatural that surround this enigmatic figure and the eerie encounters reported by those who have ventured near his tomb. Don't miss this gripping account of a medieval mystery that continues to send shivers down the spines of those who dare to explore the haunted history of Melrose.

Sunday Sep 03, 2023

Join us on a spine-tingling journey through the ancient halls of Craigmillar Castle in our latest episode, 'Spirits among the Stones.' 
Delve into the chilling accounts of two restless souls that haunt this historic Scottish stronghold. In 1934 and 1935, witnesses reported a mysterious hooded figure prowling the castle's grounds, its intentions shrouded in secrecy. We'll unveil the eerie story behind this enigmatic specter and explore its connection to the castle's turbulent past. But that's not all – the White Lady of Craigmillar Castle, believed to be the ghost of a tragic noblewoman, Lady Marion, also makes her presence known.
Learn about her ill-fated love, her heart-wrenching imprisonment, and the ghostly encounters that continue to send shivers down visitors' spines. Don't miss this captivating episode as we unravel the haunting mysteries that linger among these ancient stones.

Sunday Aug 27, 2023

Step into the enchanting world of the Museum of Edinburgh, a site renowned not only as a backdrop for the acclaimed series "Outlander," but also as a stage for eerie encounters beyond imagination. In our latest episode, journey alongside Linzi, a former staff member, as she shares a chilling narrative of her experiences within these hallowed walls.
Venture with us beyond the realms of the ordinary as Linzi unveils a series of haunting occurrences that unfolded in the heart of the museum. From the enigmatic presence of a spectral woman to the unsettling and sinister aura of a shadowy figure, her firsthand accounts will send an electrifying shiver down your spine. Prepare to be captivated by an immersive exploration of the Museum of Edinburgh's ghostly secrets, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the hidden stories woven into the tapestry of its storied past.

Sunday Aug 13, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the chilling account of two witnesses, Gary and Colin, who experienced an otherworldly encounter that defied explanation. 
From strange lights in the sky to an unsettling encounter with an unknown craft, their story will leave you pondering the mysteries that still linger over that fateful night. 
Discover the details, the eerie sensations, and the lasting impact of this enigmatic event that continues to captivate UFO enthusiasts and curious minds alike.

Sunday Aug 13, 2023

Explore the captivating tale of Jane of George Street, a woman whose love for her business on Edinburgh's historic George Street transcended the boundaries of life and death. 
This episode covers the haunting story of Jane Vernelt, whose spirit is said to linger in the very streets she once walked, a poignant reminder of her unfulfilled desires and the heartbreaking events that surrounded her life and death. 
Discover the haunting true story of a determined entrepreneur and the lingering presence that continues to intrigue and mystify to this day.

Saturday Aug 05, 2023

In 1707, Scotland experienced a momentous transformation with the signing of the Treaty of Union, uniting the Kingdoms of Scotland and England. 
However, amidst this significant historical event, another chilling tale unfolded within the walls of an opulent residence – Queensberry House. A truly horrifying act left an indelible mark on both the house and the Douglas family, haunting them for generations to come. The echoes of that fateful day reverberate through time, affecting all who have crossed paths with the haunting events, from nobility to humble nurses. 
Prepare to delve into the dark secrets that have lingered within Queensberry House for centuries.
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Sunday Jul 23, 2023

Welcome to our chilling exploration of the Ghosts of Edinburgh Castle! 🏰👻
Prepare to embark on a spine-tingling journey through the dark and mysterious corridors of one of Scotland's most haunted landmarks. Edinburgh Castle, perched majestically atop Castle Rock, holds centuries of history and intrigue, making it a hotbed for ghostly encounters.
In this gripping episode, we delve into the eerie tales and spectral legends that have surrounded Edinburgh Castle for generations. From the restless spirits of past inhabitants to the inexplicable apparitions roaming its ancient walls, we'll uncover the haunted secrets that have sent shivers down the spines of visitors and locals alike.
Join us as we unveil the stories of the Grey Ladies, the Headless Drummer Boy, the Phantom Piper, and many other spectral figures said to wander these historic grounds. From eerie whispers to inexplicable sightings, the encounters with these otherworldly entities will leave you both fascinated and intrigued.
Watch closely as we venture into the pet cemetery, where a friendly, scruffy black dog is said to linger in the afterlife, welcoming those who dare to explore its ethereal presence.
Are you ready to experience the paranormal activity that has intrigued ghost hunters and skeptics for centuries? Hit that play button and get ready for an unforgettable journey through the Ghosts of Edinburgh Castle. Make sure to keep the lights on and brace yourself for encounters with the supernatural! 🔦💀🐕

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