Reading Time: 9 minutes In European folklore and folk-belief of the Medieval and Early Modern periods, familiar spirits (sometimes referred to simply as “familiars” or “animal guides”) were believed to be supernatural entities that would assist witches and cunning…View More Familiar spirit
Reading Time: 6 minutes Daemonologie—in full Daemonologie, In Forme of a Dialogue, Divided into three Books: By the High and Mighty Prince, James &c.—was written and published in 1597 by King James VI of Scotland (later also James I…View More Daemonologie
Reading Time: 3 minutes Pearlin Jean is the name given to a ghost, who purportedly haunts the Allanbank Courtyard, situated in Allanton, Berwickshire, Scotland. The courtyard was previously the site of a dower house called Allanbank of the country…View More Pearlin Jean
Reading Time: 2 minutes Much like every person has their own story to tell, many places in this world do too. Some stories are boring and mundane but others can be extermely mysterious and even downright terrifying. These are…View More 5 Most HAUNTED PLACES ON EARTH
Reading Time: 2 minutes Ballechin House was a Georgian estate home near Grandtully, Perthshire, Scotland. It was built in 1806, on the site of an old manor house which had been owned by the Steuart family since the 15th…View More Ballechin House
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The Loch Ness Monster is a cryptid that reputedly inhabits Loch Ness, a lake in the Scottish Highlands.
It is similar to other supposed lake monsters in Scotland and elsewhere, though its description varies from one account to the next, with most describing it as large. Popular interest and belief in the creature’s existence has varied since it was first brought to the world’s attention in 1933. Evidence of its existence is anecdotal, with minimal and much-disputed photographic material and sonar readings.View More Loch Ness Monster