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.
Listen to learn more.

Episodes

Sunday Jan 28, 2024

In October 2023 I was privileged to be invited to join Paul Hannon, Lucy and Lindsey on a tour of the incredible Bannockburn House.
Join me as l delve into the history and mysteries of this genuinely haunted location.
From the stories of its past to the encounters with the unexplained, this podcast special provides an in-depth exploration of Bannockburn's incredible history and haunting tales, told by some of those who know the place best - the people who volunteer here.

Sunday Jan 07, 2024

Step back in time to the chilling winter of 1973 as we unravel the eerie events that transpired in Royal Circus. 
Join us on a journey through the haunting tales told by the unsuspecting workmen who encountered the inexplicable. 
Witnesses reported seeing a mysterious woman in a flowing white dress with long, dark hair, sending shivers down their spines. 
The encounters became so unsettling that the workmen, desperate for answers, decided to call in a medium to unveil the mysteries lurking in the shadows of Royal Circus. Delve into the supernatural as we explore the details of this ghostly chapter in the heart of 1970s Edinburgh.

Sunday Dec 24, 2023

Join us by the fireside as we delve into the spectral side of the season, uncovering eerie stories from the heart of Scotland. 
From haunted castles to mystical figures, these five ghostly tales will send shivers down your spine and add a touch of the supernatural to your festive season. 
Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting blend of Scottish folklore and winter mysteries. 
Subscribe now for a journey into the hauntingly beautiful landscapes and the ghostly traditions that make Scotland's winter nights unforgettable.

Friday Dec 22, 2023

Explore the haunting mysteries of Culloden in our latest episode, "Beyond the Battle: Culloden's haunted history." 
Join us as we delve into the ghostly tales that linger on this historic battlefield. Discover the eerie and supernatural occurrences that have been reported by witnesses over the years. 
From phantom sounds to spectral apparitions, we journey beyond the physical remnants of war to uncover the lingering spirits of Culloden. Dive into the chilling stories that transcend time and space, shedding light on the ghostly echoes of a tumultuous past. Subscribe now for a captivating exploration into the paranormal realm of Culloden's aftermath.
I also want to say a huge thank you also to Alex for sharing the story of a family friend who witnessed something very eerie in Culloden House! Thank you Alex.

Sunday Dec 03, 2023

In today's episode, we feature the true stories of a haunted house in Bearsden, Glasgow.
One of our listeners, Martha, recently contacted me to share some of the truly spine-tingling tales from a Georgian period house, she once called home. During her time there. she and her flatmates were exposed to some truly chilling occurrences that defy logic and explanation.
From "traditional" ghostly footsteps to....well....you'll see.
Join us as we learn more about a Haunting in Glasgow.

Saturday Nov 25, 2023

Dive into the chilling mysteries of Glencoe as we explore the eerie tales surrounding its ghostly inhabitants. From historical tragedies to lingering spirits, this episode uncovers the haunting stories that have captivated generations. Join us on a journey through the mist-shrouded landscapes of Glencoe, where the past echoes in the whispers of the wind and the shadows of the past come to life. Discover the spine-tingling legends that make Glencoe one of the most haunted places in Scotland.

Sunday Nov 12, 2023

Prepare to step into the haunted realms of Fyvie Castle, where the walls resonate with centuries of history and, some say, the lingering spirits of the past. Join us on a spine-chilling journey through the haunted corridors of this imposing fortress. From the Grey Lady's spectral apparitions to the mysterious 'weeping stones,' each room conceals a tale of the supernatural. 
Discover the riveting stories behind the spectral sightings, including the tragic tale of Lady Meldrum and the heart-wrenching legend of the ghostly trumpeter. 
Are these tales of apparitions and paranormal phenomena based on historical events, or are they the product of overactive imaginations?
Join us as we explore the eerie and unexplained happenings that make Fyvie Castle a timeless enigma.

Sunday Oct 29, 2023

Join us on a chilling journey through the dark corridors and hidden chambers of Holyrood Palace, the historic royal residence in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.
In this spine-tingling episode, we delve into the eerie legends and ghostly encounters that have shrouded this regal abode for centuries.
Discover the spectral associated with Mary, Queen of Scots, and her tragic destiny that lingers in the palace's walls. Uncover the unsettling mystery of Agnes Sampson, a woman accused of witchcraft and said to haunt these hallowed halls to this day. From the Grey Lady's mournful presence to the ominous spirit of David Rizzio, we explore the unsettling stories that continue to haunt Holyrood.
Prepare for a hair-raising journey into the supernatural as we unearth the secrets of Holyrood Palace's spectral inhabitants. Don't forget to subscribe, like, and share this video to join us on our next adventure into the enigmatic world of the paranormal!

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.

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