Perth and Kinross - Paranormal Database Records


Bad Architect

Location: Lochearnhead - Edinample Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Black Duncan Campbell threw an architect to his death from the roof of the castle after he failed to design and build a parapet. The phantom man is now reputed to haunt the roof.



Location: Logierait - Ballechin House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth Century
Further Comments: The house was haunted by the sounds of arguing, rapping, and an invisible force that felt like a dog pushing against people's legs. This 'dog' was quite common, many people felt it, and other pet dogs brought into the house appeared happy to play with an invisible friend. A phantom nun is also said to walk the garden.


Angry Mermaid

Location: Lornty - Waters between town and Loch Benachally
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: These waters were once the swimming area of a mermaid who was renowned for her bad temperament.


Top of a Woman

Location: Meggernie - Meggernie Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1862, and late 1920s
Further Comments: The 1862 witness, along with others previous, said he woke up during the night to feel a burning kiss on his cheek - standing over him was a woman, who quickly moved away towards an adjoining room. As she drifted though the doorway, the witness noticed she had no legs. The figure has also been seen inversed - just a pair of legs with no torso. One explanation offered is that the figure was murdered, and the body cut in two... A visiting doctor who stayed the night in the 1920s also reported seeing a floating head and shoulders.


Dark Hounds

Location: Mount Schiehallion - General area
Type: Shuck
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: These relations of the shuck reportedly stalk the shady zones of the mountainside, while nearby lochs are patrolled by water horses.


Heavy Dog

Location: Muthill - Private residence
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1971 - 2003
Further Comments: Three members of the family which lived here experienced the sensation of a heavy dog laying on them in bed. The property was also home to a lady in an old fashioned floor length dress, and a man in a suit and waistcoat who told a builder to 'get on with it' - the builder refused to reenter the house and quit.


Soldier Spooker

Location: Perth - Belfield House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1915
Further Comments: This ghostly entity was said to be so horrific that it unnerved the otherwise steadfast Highland Artillery Brigade, who were based here at the time.



Location: Perth - Curiositeaz Vintage Tea Room
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: July 2012
Further Comments: Staff at this coffee shop have reported hearing voices and witnessing chairs moving on their own accord. CCTV footage released by owner Dan Clifford is said to show a misty figure, although the bright light source visible in the shot could be creating lens flare responsible for the 'figure'.


Piper in Kilt

Location: Perth - Donaldgowerie House (no longer standing)
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Late nineteenth or early twentieth century?
Further Comments: The phantom piper once found in this building drifted through one witness and floated out an open window in the upper part of the building, several metres from the ground. Each time he appeared, a tragedy befell the family living here shortly after.


White Woman

Location: Perth - Huntingtower Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: No one really has any idea who this phantom could be, though her appearance is said to warn against approaching bad luck, and can bring about improved health and fortune. Some reports say she is green, rather than white.


Plague Prevention

Location: Pitlochry - Caisteal Dubh - The Black Castle
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A long distance messenger accidentally brought the plague to the owners of this castle - the villagers were terrified that the disease would quickly spread through the lands, so barricaded the castle doors from the outside and burnt the occupants alive.


Death Bogle

Location: Pitlochry - Crossroads in the town
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This misty white entity lurks at a crossroads waiting for a passerby. As the unfortunate traveller approaches, the bogle tries to grab them - if successful, the passerby dies within a year.



Location: Pitlochry - Pass of Killiecrankie
Type: Environmental Manifestation
Date / Time: 27 July (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The bloody battleground between English Government and Jacobite Highlanders, the anniversary of the battle is marked by the ground turning blood red. Reports of soldiers in English and Scottish regalia, both lying dead and others fighting, have also been recorded. As if this was not enough, the area is also haunted by the drifting head of a woman murdered on the site during the seventeenth century, and the tall white spectre who tries to grab people passing along the roads; anyone the ghost touches dies within the year…



Location: Scone - Scone Palace, South Passage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost here is said to constantly walk up and down the passage, always at the same constant speed. One witness reported feeling something hit her arm three times while passing along the corridor.



Location: Stix - Taymouth Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sound of phantom footsteps can be heard around the castle.

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