Edinburgh's Old Town vaults
Edinburgh's Old Town vaults
Parapsychologist Caroline Watt investigates the unexplained from her Edinburgh University lab.
SPOOKY guided tours are to be launched at an underground visitor attraction to mark Halloween.
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CONTROVERSIAL plans to turn a historic Old Town church into a plush new restaurant have attracted more than 300 letters of protest.
ONE of the Capital's spookiest attractions has been awarded a top industry accolade.
STORIES of headless horsemen . . . wandering spectres . . . foul apparitions . . . everyone likes to be scared by tales of the unexpected and the paranormal.
A PARANORMAL conference is to take place in one of Edinburgh's most haunted locations.
OVERNIGHT vigils in one of the Capital's creepiest places are to be held as part of the city's annual ghost festival. Mary King's Close, the 17th century labyrinth below the City Chambers, is to be opened up from midnight to 6am to play host to private adult-only investigations.
CHRISTMAS tours of the historic Mary King's Close are set to give people a glimpse of how the festive season used to be celebrated in the Capital, with costumed guides taking visitors on a festive-themed tour.
SPIRITUAL mediums are to escort 13 brave members of the public into one of Edinburgh's most haunted places for an overnight vigil on Hallowe'en.
VOLUNTEERS who took part in a TV ghost-hunt in one of the Capital's most haunted places claim they've been duped.
NEW paranormal investigations are to be carried out in Mary King's Close.
"Are you a sceptic?" asks the tour guide in the stone lobby, opening the door to Edinburgh’s infamous underground vaults.
TOURISTS' donations to famous Edinburgh ghost girl Annie at the spooky visitors attraction Mary King's Close will be used to help real-life children recover from illnesses.
A GHOSTLY torchlit procession will take to the city streets tomorrow in a celebration of the very first Mary King's Ghost Fest.
AN experiment to investigate the alleged haunting of Mary King’s Close was being launched today.
THE DARK, claustrophobic streets running off the Royal Mile lead away from the light and downhill into the shadows. These half-forgotten reminders of Edinburgh’s insanitary past provide a perfect setting for a suitably spooky atmosphere. Largely built upon the ruins of centuries gone by, it is not just those of a sensitive nature who feel a certain frisson when they walk past.
IT is reputed to be one of the most haunted places in Scotland, drawing thousands of amateur ghost-hunters into its dark tunnels every year.
MISS UK, Nicola Jolly, is to spend the night roughing it on the damp stone floors of the vaults beneath the streets of Edinburgh.
HISTORIANS are waiting with interest to see the contents of three time capsules buried 150 years ago in the Royal Mile.
A NEW Edinburgh tourist attraction has seen 70,000 visitors in its first six months.
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