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The Witches’ Well

If you take a day trip from Burntisland Studio to Edinburgh you could easily miss this one, nestled modestly among the towering buildings and rocky outcrops near the castle, but it represents a profound chapter in Scottish history. The Witches Well can be found on the wall of the Tartan Weaving Mill, on the East …

The Wizard of Kirkcaldy

Halloween season continues with more local magic and mystery! Our neighbouring town up the coast is famous for producing two financial wizards, Adam Smith and Gordon Brown, but a less well-known son of Kirkcaldy is the extraordinary character of Michael Scott. Shrouded in myth, he was known as ‘The Wizard of Fife’. Head up into the …

A haunting tale for Halloween

Have you unsettling origins of the Scottish flag? It’s connected to the history of St Andrew’s Castle, and another spooky tale in the run-up to All Hallow’s Eve! St Andrews Castle was originally the grand residence of the Archbishops of St Andrews, dating back to the 13th Century. It enjoys a stunning location on the …