13 of the spookiest places to stay in Scotland

Scotland has a history of ghouls and ghosts, with many places around the country reportedly haunted.

Would you stay in any of these haunted places?

If you’re looking for the best fright night this Halloween season, these are 13 of the creepiest places in Scotland you can stay overnight.

One of the most haunted hotels in the UK, their tales include a haunting in Room 6, a "ghostly child" in photos and the story of a girl who drowned in the river which runs behind the Inn. North Loch Lomond, Inverarnan G83 7DX

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Perfect for ghost hunters, you could catch a glimpse of the ghost of Donald Campbell, the Laird of Barcaldine, who was murdered in the castle in the 1600's during the Massacre of Glencoe. Benderloch, Oban, Argyll PA37 1SA Scotland
Home to the famous Scottish outlaw Rob Roy, the farm's owners invited investigators to the grounds as they kept experiencing paranormal activity. You can stay at the farm too, if you're brave enough. Kinlochard, Stirling, FK8 3TL
First built in 1430, paranormal investigations into the castle have revealed the likes of disembodied voices, clicking and banging noises, apparitions and the staff feeling nauseous. Borthwick Castle, North Middleton, EH23 4QY
Glasgow's most haunted hotel, Cathedral House has seen many ghostly sightings and paranormal experiences, which many attribute to the building's history as a halfway house for prisoners. 28-32 Cathedral Square, Glasgow G4 0XA
The most famous ghost of the castle you might see is the Green Lady. She is seen in a long silk dress, and fills those who spot her with great sorrow. You may even hear her whispering "Why?" Dingwall, Ross-Shire, IV15 9ND
Said to be haunted by the ghost of Bonnie Prince Charlie, the hotel has seen reports of ghostly figures, as well as strange noises that have been recorded saying things like "leave us". 34 South Street, Perth, PH2 8PH
This jail turned castle is reportedly haunted by the ghost of a thief called Andrew McCornish. In 1922, the castle's owner even had the building exorcised, but it appears it didn't work. Castle Street, Dornoch, IV25 3SD
In the old nursery of the hotel, the bishop of Aberdeen carried out an exorcism in the 1900's, but it appears it did nothing to banish the "undoubtedly benevolent" ghost that haunts it. Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5PX
Norwood Hall hotel has three regular ghosts that visitors have been spotted on several occasions. This includes James Ogston, his wife and his mistress. His mistress is said to haunt the main stairs. Garthdee Rd, AB15 9FX
This castle boasts a number of spooky ghosts that you might see on your visit, including Sir Alexander Ramsay, who starved to death in 1342 and Lady Catherine, who haunts the dungeon. Cockpen Road, EH19 3JB
At this haunted hotel, you might see some ghoulish children playing in rooms three, nine and 23 and possibly even the ghosts of a nanny and two young children said to have died in a fire. Stirlingshire FK2 8JF
At this hotel you might spot the resident ghost, Isobel, who walks the hotel corridors at night. She is described as "benign" by the hotel, and she even has a favourite table in the restaurant. Inverness-shire, Inverness, IV3 8TA