Five terrifying ghost tours in Scotland

With its grim and gory history, Scotland is often said to be one of the most haunted countries on earth.

Mercat Tours in Edinburgh offer a ghoulish glimpse into the city's gory past. Picture: Julie Howden/TSPL.
Mercat Tours in Edinburgh offer a ghoulish glimpse into the city's gory past. Picture: Julie Howden/TSPL.

Where better to quench your thirst for horror than taking part in one of these terrifying tours?