Edinburgh’s graveyards are the oldest & spookiest in Scotland. Visit the Old Town for Greyfriars Kirkyard, the most haunted graveyard in the world and walk down the Royal Mile for Canongate, St Giles
The Ultimate Guide to macabre & spooky graves in Greyfriars Kirkyard visit The Black Mausoleum, mortsafes and Covenanters Prison in the world’s most haunted graveyard
The deeply cursed grave of Seath Mor Sgorfhiaclach, the clan chief also known as ‘The Great Shaw’, is topped with 5 cursed ‘homing stones’, and it is perhaps only the brave or the foolish who dare to approach it.
Take a trip to Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, and even if graveyards and the macabre aren’t your ‘thing’, I can pretty much guarantee you’ll find yourself wandering through the famous gates of Greyfriars Kirkyard.
I’m sharing with you my top five hidden coastal graveyards that, on first sight, may not look anything special, but if you know me, then you’ll know they’ll all be linked with the dark art of body snatching somewhere along the line.
Wander into a graveyard and you may be lucky enough to see a grave with a cage over it. But what exactly was it used for?
Body snatching prevention doesn’t come more sturdy than a mortsafe. Iron cages placed over graves to protect your loved ones from the resurrection men.