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Kilconquhar Castle, Fife, haunted for centuries.  This site was where many witches in the East Neuk of Fife were executed - by drowning in the local loch. The castle started life as a 16th century tower house and has been considerably extended. All the original windows were enlarged in the 19th century, as it took on its role as a comfortable family home. Now it is a hotel where strange things go bump in the night and historical enactments of Scottish murder mysteries take place on a regular basis...Many of Scotland's castles are associated with ghosts, apparitions and strange noises. They have histories in some cases stretching back over 800 years. Some 150 Scottish castles are known to have this reputation. Apart from histories of murder, romance, and war, there were trials for witchcraft are recorded over several centuries. Fife county of Scotland is situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, with inland boundaries to Perth and Kinross and Clackmannanshire. It was originally one of the Pictish kingdoms, known as Fib, and is still commonly known as the Kingdom of Fife within Scotland.