Ayrshire - Paranormal Database Records



Location: Lochranza, Island Of Arran - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1700s onwards, calm summer evenings (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A bagpiper who died in the nearby hills now walks into village on calm summer evenings, the only indication of his presence the sound of his pipes. It is said that one tourist followed the sound of the pipes, only for the piping to suddenly cease when the holiday maker grew close to where they thought it was coming from.


Finn's Kitchen

Location: Machrie, Isle of Arran - Fingal's Cauldron Seat
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: Created by the giant Finn McCool as a place for his cauldron, this set of standing stones remain intact ready for the next passing ogre...


Crying Child

Location: Mauchline - Poosie Nansie's public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 2008 / 2009
Further Comments: A young girl has been heard crying on the site, and owner Marion Young felt someone walk into her office, even though no physical person was actually there. Other people have felt a tap on their shoulder, while sometimes glasses fall to the floor for no explainable reason.


Secret Meeting

Location: Maybole - Coves of Culzean
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 31 October (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The little people are reported to gather here once a year for secret planning sessions.



Location: Maybole - Crossraguel Abbey
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Former monks who once worshiped at the abbey still walk amongst the ruins.



Location: Maybole - Culzean Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Heard above the rising gale on windy nights, the musical notes of this long dead piper still haunt the castle. The cries of someone being tortured have also been recorded, while another witness reported talking to a raven haired lass who vanished as he moved too close.



Location: Monkton - Ruined Abbey
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A phantom monk is said to haunt this area, guarding a golden communion plate which was hidden from Cromwell's forces. The entity was said to have no face.


Young Woman

Location: Pinmore - Railway line
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid twentieth century
Further Comments: A girl who threw herself under a train just before the start of World War Two has occasionally been spotted standing by the tracks.


Suicidal Man

Location: Prestwick - Balgownie House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1940s onwards
Further Comments: The ghost found in this old house walks up the staircase and into a bedroom. It was said to be the shade of a man who committed suicide in that particular room.


The Man on the Grass

Location: Saltcoats - Coastline
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 24 November 2008
Further Comments: A photograph taken by David Kerr of Ardrossan showed a strange object on the shoreline. It is thought to be an image of a ghostly man looking out to sea.



Location: Sauchie - Unknown private house, and school
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: Early 1960s
Further Comments: An eleven year old girl became to focus of this poltergeist, who accompanied her everywhere. Knocks and taps were heard both at home and at school, while furnishings would move untouched by human hands around her.


Third Figure

Location: Stevenston - Beach
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2009
Further Comments: A photograph taken on the beach at night of two children standing by a fire showed a third 'figure' kneeling in the scene. Due to the amount of noise on the image, it is impossible to determine whether the 'figure' is some kind of apparition or smoke from the fire.


Green Lady

Location: Sundrum - Sundrum castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The castle is room to the common Scottish emerald tinted shade.

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