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Visitors flock to meet the Birdman of Inveraray Jail

31 July 2009

‘Doing bird’ at Inveraray Jail has taken on a new meaning with the latest breed of inmates literally flocking to get in. Scotland’s only living 19 century prison has a number of new residents after one of its ancient cells became home to a family of pigeons. Some of the birds have become so friendly… Read More

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Is Inveraray Jail Haunted?

31 July 2009

A snapshot taken by a visitor to Inveraray Jail in Argyll has fuelled debate over whether the almost 200-year-old year old court house and prison is haunted. The jail, which is recognized as one of the spookiest places in Scotland, is a popular destination for paranormal investigators, including the team for tv’s Most Haunted, who… Read More

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A booming interest in death is breathing new life into old haunts.

31 July 2009

A booming interest in death is breathing new life into old haunts. The search for ghosts and all things paranormal has created a multi-billion pound industry with more than 60 per cent of people admitting they believe in the spirit world. Where once hotels, visitor attractions and retailers would never admit to having a ghost… Read More

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Two of the world”s most notorious serial killers found at the Jail

31 July 2009

An early Spring clean at Inveraray Jail has recovered a host of macabre artefacts languishing inside the prison voted one of the spookiest places in Scotland. The life and death masks of notorious murderers Burke and Hare along with a genuine hangman’s noose were found lurking in an old store room sparking a mystery as… Read More

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New Inveraray Jail Blog

31 July 2009

Welcome to the new blog. We look forward to bringing you regular updates and insights into the life of Inveraray Jail.  Both as a popular visitor attraction and also as an important Trustee of Scotland”s prison heritage.

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