STAFF at a 700-year-old Scottish castle believe they have captured a ghost on camera.
The spooky image was recorded on the motion-activated webcam at Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire.
National Trust for Scotland’s wildlife team set up cameras in the
castle’s stables as part of a project to observe a nesting family of
swallows this summer
But when checking the pictures captured overnight they discovered the mysterious image, described as a “strange mist”.
the webcam is motion-activated, something with a physical presence must
have triggered the camera to take the picture but staff are certain the
mist was not caused by a swallow or an insect.
Dr Alison Burke,
for Scotland’s Property Manager at Drum Castle said: “Everyone tells me
that Drum Castle is a haunted place and that there are strange
“I have to admit, when I checked the camera and found this image a cold shiver ran down my spine.”
The creepy photo is the latest in a line of spooky goings on at the castle, near Banchory.
The old stables where the mysterious mist was captured are regarded by staff and volunteers as having a fairly odd atmosphere.
the stables and in the adjacent garden that people have reported
hearing two women laughing together despite no-one being present.
strange occurrences include sightings of a female figure believed to be
Anna Forbes, wife of the 20th laird. Heavy footsteps have also been
heard in the stone-floored corridor.
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