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Explore the darker side of history on a spine-chilling story-telling tour

Ghost walks and ghost stories, dark tales and local history tours… Dumfries & Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team Mostly Ghostly lead the way round hidden corners, historic buildings and roads less travelled telling their spooky tales.

Nocturnal wanderings and wonderings

The Mostly Ghostly team have celebrated more than ten years in the business and won Dumfries and Galloway Life Tourism Champion Awards many times for their ever-popular tours.

So you’ll be in good hands with Kathleen, Mary and John. And you’ll spot them a mile off as they’re always dressed in their customary black costumes of top hats and cloaks.

Be brave, be curious

Prepare yourself for… a trip on Scotland’s most haunted road, a vampire legend from the 12th century, a saunter around curious castles and crypts – and the story of Scotland’s last public execution.

The perfect backdrop for horrible hauntings

Dumfries and Galloway is just the place for tales of witchcraft and ghoulish mayhem with its wealth of historical buildings, landmarks and graveyards.

Explore a life less ordinary in Moffat

Walk around Moffat’s atmospheric streets and hear all about the town’s dark history and rich assets.

As you head off the beaten track, marvel at unsettling accounts of strange experiences.

The Dark Tales of Old Moffat tour is one of the highlights of the Moffat Walking Weekend (29/30 September,1 October).

Book early as this walk always sells out and attracts many locals who get to see their town in a new light.

Dramatic moments on the haunted theatre tour

Come, if you dare, to the Theatre Royal Dumfries – Scotland’s oldest working theatre – and, some say, Scotland’s most haunted theatre.

Robert Burns, Edmund Kean and JM Barrie have all played their part in this splendid 230-year-old building.

You’ll be heading backstage to delve into dark corners and seek out, amongst other things, poltergeist activity.

It’s sure to send a delicious shiver down your spine.

Dress warm – it’s bound to be a chilling evening!

The sensory tour of a National Trust home

Join the candlelit exploration of Broughton House, former home of artist and ‘Glasgow Boy’ EA Hornel – now looked after by the National Trust for Scotland – in Kirkcudbright.

There are plenty of thoroughly thrilling stories about the famous Artists’ Town and Old Galloway.

Mostly Ghostly Tours run throughout the year.

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