A92 - Road approaching Arbrouth
Late twentieth century
A driver and her son encountered a strange woman standing on the roadside. The area was completely unlit, but the woman's head was illuminated as if it was a lantern.
An old postcard showing Arbroath Abbey.
Arbroath - Abbey
Ghostly plainsong occasionally drifts down from the ruined abbey, and stories of ghostly robed figures are shared by folk.
An old postcard showing the Deil's Head.
Arbroath - Coastline, including Deil's Head
Legend - Old Nick
Several rocks along this stretch are named after the Devil, who was probably blamed for making the coast so dangerous.
Arbroath - Dickmountlaw Farm
Emanating from deep underneath the farmhouse, piping can be heard - a musician named Tam once hid in a nearby cave complex, found himself lost, and is still looking for a way out.
Arbroath - Letham grange
During the war, several WRENS had a dormitory in an old ballroom. They reported waking during the night to see the silvery grey figure of a man with a sunken face, deep set eyes, and wearing a wide-brimmed hat and high collar. He faded away at the waist. The owners were asked about the haunting, and said no one was in danger but advised against sleeping in the ballroom. The use of the room was eventually changed. The grange was also thought to be haunted by a woman in green who walked in the gardens.
Arbroath - St Vigeans' church
This water spirit was caught by a holy man and forced to build a church over its former home, a very deep loch. For a good many years, locals refused to enter the building, fearing it would collapse into the hidden waters under the foundations.
Arbroath - Woodland in the area
Late twentieth century
Local press reported that Charmaine Frase joined the British Bigfoot Research team having, as a child, twice encountering a tall figure in woodland. The creature was said to be seven foot (2.13 metres) with wide shoulders and no neck.
Brechin - Kinnaird Castle and surrounding area
James Carnegie, a former laird at the hall, was well versed in the black arts - this has resulted in his soul being doomed to travel in a black coach pulled by dark horses for the rest of eternity.
Careston - Castle and general area
Hanged for stealing a branch from the laird's favourite tree, Jock's swinging shade is sometimes seen dangling from trees in the neighbourhood, when not running through the castle.
Carmyllie - Carmylie Hill
Once a popular place for pixies to frequent and dance, they have not been seen in recent years. They are said to be protecting a concealed hoard of gold. A large rock in the area was said to feature a tiny footprint.
Carmyllie - Close to a disused sandstone quarry (area now redeveloped)
A woman walking her dog encountered a seven foot (2.13 metre) tall black figure with wide shoulders and no neck. The dog became excited; the witness screamed and fled.
Colliston - Farmhouse in the area
A ghost was blamed at this property for creating disembodied footsteps, unsettling the animals and smashing lightbulbs.
Dundee - A92 Five Roads Roundabout
August 2005, 03:40h
Driving home from work, this witness watched as a tall, dark brown hairy figure crossed the road in three strides. The driver had to stop to avoid hitting the figure.
Dundee - A92, approaching Tay Road Bridge
A driver reported in the local press that he had encountered a tall (around 2.7 metres) dark figure in woodland as he drove past.
Dundee - Balgay Hill (and other areas)
A local myth says that a phantom runner in white plimsolls would chase children, though details are lacking.
Dundee - Bell Street Car Park
The car park was built on the site of an old cemetery - one suspects that is may be the cause of the wails and sobs that are occasionally heard here.
Dundee - Benrachett Inn (?), near the Perth Road
A couple spending a night here encountered a gruesome bodiless head with matted red hair which drifted across their room. They both leapt from their bed and ran out the room, with the head giving chase, though it finally disappeared through the floor.
Dundee - Claypotts Castle
29 May (reoccurring)
Appearing upset, this white woman frantically waves from a high window once every year - it is rumoured she was having an affair with the Cardinal Beaton.
Dundee - Coffin Mill (currently private flats)
A connecting bridge which spans two sections of the former mill is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a girl who crosses it every night. One story says that she was thrown off the bridge after she informed her manager that she was pregnant.
Dundee - Dalkeith Road (and adjacent areas)
Five thousand people turned up to look for a ghost which was said to have been seen riding a white pony. They failed to find their quarry.
Dundee - HMS Unicorn
Even though the ship never witnessed battle, there are stories of phantom footsteps being on board. The Paranormal Discovery team also report small objects have been thrown at investigators by unseen hands.
Dundee - Murraygate, High Street, Reform Street and Howff, Hilltown
Police officers were said to have encountered a floating entity in this area, described as having an awful face. A witness watched it vanish in a blue flash at Howff cemetery.
Dundee - Small flat along Morgan Street
This aged figure was seen and heard walking along a corridor in the flat - a few days later the occupiers were scared away by another (?) entity, as it tried to tear down a wall within the building.
Dundee - The Discovery
Bonner fell to his death from the crow's nest when the ship was sailing on the other side of the world, though his presence is still felt on the deck where his body landed.
Dundee - Unidentified cinema
A projectionist heard footsteps walking around the cinema, even though he was alone in the locked building. The projectionist mentioned the event to the building's manager a week later, who said that they had also previously heard the sounds.