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UK’s Scariest Ghosts: 4 Shocking Real-Life Paranormal Tales

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EDDIE BRAZIL looks into four accounts of real-life scariest ghosts, which could have come straight from a Hollywood horror film.

Ghost and Hauntings

Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)

From Beyond the Grave (1974) REVIEW

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From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

Dr Crippen (1962) REVIEW

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TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Dr Crippen (1962), starring Donald Pleasence as the despicable wife murderer...

The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972) BLU-RAY REVIEW

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Classic British children’s ghost story The Amazing Mr. Blunden (1972) gets a long-overdue...

UK Haunters: Journey into British scare attraction scene

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Filmmaker Dan Brownlie has looked at the British scare attraction scene - the art of haunted houses - his his new documentary UK Haunters. He talks to DAVID SAUNDERSON.

Extra Ordinary 2019 REVIEW

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Extra Ordinary 2019 reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

Spooky Isles Videos

Highgate Vampire witness speaks out for first time

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Londoner Martin Trent discusses seeing The Highgate Vampire

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1912) Full Film VIDEO

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Watch the earliest surviving movie version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde 1912 film

The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) VIDEO

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The Haunted Curiosity Shop (1901) is one of the first ever British made horror films.

Marion Goodfellow, TV Medium Interview VIDEO

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Marion Goodfellow, TV medium and presenter on such shows as Northern Ireland's Greatest Haunts, The Ghost Detectives and Most Haunted, talks to Spooky Isles about her career

Were Witches in Ye Old England considered Pagan? VIDEO

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Writer-historian JON KANEKO-JAMES compares today's witches with their ancestors and asks whether they practice the same pagan religion?

Popular Articles

Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

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JAMES WILLIS discovers garlic is not just for vampire hunters

9 Weird Welsh Mythical Creatures that will blow your mind!

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Check out these Welsh Mythical Creatures - an arrange of the strangest you've ever seen - from NIA JONES!

Glasgow: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

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Here's an extensive list of Glasgow's ghosts and hauntings, from MJ STEEL COLLINS - how many have you been to?
Clophill Church

Clophill Church: A sad case of desecration and myths

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Clophill Church in Bedfordshire, England, is notorious for its hauntings and folklore, says NICOLA CARPENTER
What is a caulbearer

What is a Caulbearer and why is it spooky?

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The legendary Caulbearer still has the power to provoke superstition and wonder, says JAMES WILLIS
Haunted Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, is packed full of haunted places to visit. SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS picks some of her favourites.

Ireland’s Top 10 Haunted Hotels

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Want to spend a night in one of Ireland's many haunted hotels? ANN MASSEY has picked the 10 spookiest to scare your bed socks off!
Carry on Screaming

Carry On Screaming! 10 things you didn’t know

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Carry On Screaming! - a spoof on Hammer Films - is both a is a horror and comedic delight, says guest writer ANDY DAVIDSON
Glamis Castle Scotland Earl Beardie, monster of glamis

10 chilling facts about Haunted Glamis Castle Scotland

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KEITH COLEMAN reveals some secrets from the spooky halls of Haunted Glamis Castle in Scotland
Haunted Stevenage

Stevenage: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Haunted Stevenage author PAUL ADAMS picks five of the most spooky places in the Hertfordshire town to visit

Guest Articles

James Bruce and the Devil

The Scotsman Who Discovered The Devil

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18th Century Scottish explorer James Bruce set out to find an ancient text to strengthen his faith. Guest writer JACOB MILLSTEIN says what he actually found was The Devil himself!

Drakula Istanbul’da 1953 REVIEW

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CHARLES E. BUTLER reviews Drakula Istanbul'da (1953) - a Turkish slant on the Bram Stoker Dracula tale

JN Maskelyne, the Victorian magician who took on the fake spiritualists

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Guest writer JAREK ADAMS tells why Victorian magician John Nevil Maskelyne was the perfect subject for her new play
bedlam hospital, bedlam asylum

Where is Bedlam Asylum, London’s original madhouse?

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Bedlam Asylum in London - the world's most famous mental hospital - had four different locations over the years. AMY CONNOLLY tell us where they were...
Lancashire Witches

The Lancashire Witches

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ELLIOT DAVIES delves into the world of The Lancashire Witches from a secondhand book he bought at an Oxfam
Aldwych Underground Station Most Haunted

Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Most Haunted REVIEW

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BRIAN JAMES looks back on Most Haunted: Oldham Coliseum Theatre episode
Spirit photography

The Birth of Spirit Photography

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PETER TOWNSEND describes how Victorian England embraced Spirit Photography
Count Dracula's Great Love

Count Dracula’s Great Love (El gran amor del conde Drácula) 1972 REVIEW

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ALAN HOARE reviews Count Dracula's Great Love (El gran amor del conde Drácula) starring Paul Naschy
Beaghmore Stone Circles

7 Reasons to visit mysterious Beaghmore Stone Circles in Northern Ireland

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Guest writer DARLA MOORE explains why Beaghmore Stone Circles in County Tyrone is an amazing place to visit
Who was Vlad the Impaler

Who was Vlad the Impaler?

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MATTI BEAL looks at Vlad Dracula, the Transylvanian warlord that gave Bram Stoker's famous vampire his name
Sean Chapman actor

Sean Chapman actor, Hellraiser interview

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Sean Chapman talks to us about on horror, violence in society, his life in movies and his most famous role in Hellraiser

Severance (2006) REVIEW

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"SPACED" reviews 2006 horror comedy, Severance
Aldwych Underground Station Most Haunted

Aberglasney House, Most Haunted REVIEW

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JAN McDONALD takes a look back at Most Haunted: Aberglasney House

Long Meg and Her Daughters

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Guest writer NICKY COULBECK describes her spooky visit to the Bronze Age stone circle in Cumbria, known as "Long Meg and Her Daughters"
Most Haunted fake or real?

Is Most Haunted fake, real or somewhere in between?

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Some call Most Haunted fake - guest writer FIONA GLASS takes a look at controversial paranormal TV programme, loved and hated in equal quantities...

Richard Cabell, Devon’s Most Notorious Squire

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Guest writer MARK NORMAN looks at the dark legend surrounding the 'evil' Squire Richard of Devon, including black dogs!
The Silent Pool

The Silent Pool's Legacy of Medieval Murder

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MATTHEW FORDE tells the dark tale that haunts a Surrey watering hole
The Creeping Flesh 1973

The Creeping Flesh 1973 REVIEW

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BUSTY McGINTY reviews The Creeping Flesh (1973)

How WW2 turned Tyneham in Dorset into a Ghost Village

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GUEST writer PENNY G MORGAN explains how Tyneham in Dorset became a ghost village

Jack the Ripper’s Secret Confession BOOK REVIEW

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Guest writer ADAM GREENWOOD reviews "Jack the Ripper's Secret Confession: The Hidden Testimony of Britain's First Serial Killer" written by David Monaghan & Nigel Cawthorne