East Linton - Hailes Castle
Locals have reported strange banging sounds coming from the castle, as well as the occasional glimpse of a phantom woman in white.
East Saltoun - Saltoun Hall
This shadowy female form reportedly haunts the rooms of this hall - some believe the entity to be a former owner who lost her pearls, and she now spends her time searching for the elusive jewellery.
Edinburgh - Lauriston Place (old fire station)
Normally appearing at night, staff have reported seeing a ghostly dark figure wearing old style fire uniform. Footsteps have been heard in various parts of the building when it is known there is no-one else on duty.
Edinburgh - Learmouth Hotel
Door opening and closing are the trademarks of this spirit, though it is also known to whistle down the corridors.
Edinburgh - Liberton House
Unknown Ghost Type
A photograph taken in the building is reputed to show a huge phantom face, though it is said that you must use your imagination to see it properly!
Edinburgh - Lochend Loch, Restalrig
Unknown Ghost Type
As Bessie Dunlop tied her horse to the edge of the loch, she heard dozens of people on horseback dash past her into the water, although nothing could be seen.
Edinburgh - Lochinvar Camp (aka Wardie Playing Fields), Granton Road
The ghostly figure wearing old fashioned clothing was reported to have chased a teenager in the mid-twentieth century and was seen by other people during the 1970s through to the 1990s. Stargazers may have last seen the entity in 2009.
Edinburgh - Lymphoy House, Currie
This property was said to be haunted by a woman in white, a soldier's wife who died on the steps of his parents' house after they refused to let her in. A ghostly bagpiper is also said hang around the site, after entering a tunnel beneath the house and never returning.
Mary King's Close, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - Mary King's Close, currently buried under the City Chambers
A whole host of spectres haunt this area; women, children, old men and even animals have been reported haunting the site over the past 350 years. More recently, there have been reports of a ghostly little girl and an 'impish' young boy. The last occupant of the close was forced to move out in 1898 to make way for the City Chambers extension, which now stands over the area.
Edinburgh - Melville Castle Hotel
While the site was being renovated, one witness spotted this phantom walk through a wall.
Mercat Cross, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - Mercat Cross, High Street
08 September 1513
The voice of the Devil (or a demon named Plotcock, Platcock or Potcock) could be heard in the area of the cross calling out all the names of men who would die in the Battle of Flodden, which would occur the following day. Richard Lawson, upon hearing his own name, threw a coin against the cross, and appealed against the judgement in the name of God and Jesus - Lawson was the only named person to survive.
Edinburgh - Mitre Public House, Royal Mile
Archbishop Spottiswode is reported to haunt the building where he concealed his episcopal chair, even though the haunting takes the form of poltergeist activity.
Museum of Childhood, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - Museum of Childhood, 42 High Street
Laughing, crying and whispering are all said to have been heard coming from empty rooms within the building, and phantom footsteps walk on the upper floors.
Edinburgh - Nicol Edwards public house, Niddry Street
This young lad managed to trap himself behind the old chimney stacks in the area and suffocated. He has been reported by members of the public not aware of the story or history.
Edinburgh - Old Fish Inn (no longer standing), Murrayfield
This building was said to be the haunt of a gang of bandits, one figure was seen in the bar, while the sound of fighting could occasionally be heard in the evening.
The Edinburgh Playhouse
Edinburgh - Playhouse, Greenside Place
Dressed in a grey great coat when seen, Albert prefers to make his presence known by creating cold spots. He is thought to have been either a stagehand who died in an accident or a night watchman who killed himself.
St John's church, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - Princes Street and St John's church
The crying girl haunts both the church and Princes Street. The little girl sobs into her hands, slowly fading away until completely gone. The gardens of Princes Street were once the 'Nor Loch' - when drained hundreds of bodies were found when the water was drained.
Edinburgh - Private flat in Bruntsfield Place
Several entities reportedly haunt this building, including cats, a dog, and possibly several people who were mistaken as 'real' by one witness.
Edinburgh - Private flat, Bruntsfield area
Disembodied footsteps were heard by members of the family at night and in the early hours of the morning.
Edinburgh - Private residence along Glenlee Avenue
A member of the family living in this house reported, on more than one occasion, seeing a man lurking in the kitchen doorway. On the day the family moved out, they were told that a former owner hanged himself from a wooden beam the cellar, directly under the kitchen door.
Edinburgh - Private residence, Comely Bank
A couple standing outside of their home had a conversation with a young boy and girl who vanished before their eyes.
Edinburgh - Private residence, Leith
After one of the occupants spotted a large, bearded man in an overcoat standing by the kitchen door, the flat experienced a period of poltergeist disturbances that including running footsteps, bangs, rustling bags and finding family photographs placed face down in the kitchen. Guests to the property reported feeling as if they were being watched.
The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - The Scotsman's News Building (currently the Scotsman Hotel), North Bridge
A phantom man wearing an apron and carrying a tray of metal blocks was spotted in the basement by a member of staff. Another phantom, this time of a woman wearing black, was said to haunt the former reception area
Edinburgh - Theatre Royal, Waterloo Place (no longer standing)
Various people heard talking and pacing in the theatre when it stood, even though it would be devoid of human life.
Tolbooth Tavern, Edinburgh
Edinburgh - Tolbooth Tavern, Canongate
The entity at work here is most likely to push around bottles and glasses, although the occasional shadowy figure has been spotted.