Discover the old myths and tall tales handed down over the generations from our ancient lands…


Piseóg – The Curse of the Irish?

ANN MASSEY says eggs - piseogs - are at the core of evil Irish folk magick!
Irish Funeral

5 Irish Funeral Traditions you’re dying to know

The Irish have some long-held beliefs and practices when it comes to honouring their dead. ANN MASSEY checks out these Irish Funeral traditions

Cornish Owlman: Everything you need to know

The strange Cornish Owlman was first seen in Mawnan Smith in the 1970s. NIA JONES reveals its strange legend.
Croglin Grange Vampire

England’s 6 most terrifying historic vampire cases

Real-life vampires and other bloodsucking creatures are found throughout English history, says RICK HALE

Ireland’s 7 Darkest Goddesses who inspire revenge and death

Irish Goddesses are the perfect woman’s guide to revenge, infidelity, intoxication and death, says ANN MASSEY
Tylwyth Teg

Y Tylwyth Teg: Do You Believe in Welsh Faeries?

Tylwyth Teg are Welsh fairies. NIA JONES takes a look at the compelling folklore surrounding the fair folk
Welsh Changeling

Changelings Fairies, The Darker Side of Irish Fairy Lore

ANN MASSEY gives us some tips on protecting our infants from being swapped for Changelings!

Top 10 most disturbing Welsh folk legends

CLAIRE BARRAND reveals some of Wales' most disturbing folk legends...
caulbearer special powers

6 Famous Caulbearers with Extraordinary Talents

POLLYANNA JONES take a look at some famous caulbearers from history who may have had special powers
boggart hole clough - what is a boggart?

Boggart Hole Clough – what is a Boggart?

BECKY KEANE tells us about the Legend of Boggart Hole Clough in Manchester

The Sea Tombed Village of Singleton Thorpe

BARRY McCANN looks at fascinating story of the fabled submerged village of Singleton Thorpe reputedly near Blackpool in Lancashire
Baobhan Sith

Baobhan Sith: Are Scottish Vampires more deadly?

Baobhan Sith, the Scottish brand of vampires, are so terrifying they leave their Transylvanian cousins for dead, says ROSE GARNETT
The Christmas ‘Were-Wolf’

Werewolves of Wales: Everything you need to know

RHEA SEREN PHILLIPS shines a light on the Werewolves of Wales!
Welsh funeral

How the Welsh bury their dead: Superstitions and death in Wales

CLAIRE BARRAND tells us how to bury your dead in Wales and the superstitions and rituals that remain today.
Walpurgis Night aka Walpurgisnacht

Walpurgis Night: What is it and why is it spooky?

Walpurgis Night - 30th April - is a spooky event named after a British saint
black cat superstition

Black Cats and Superstition: 13 things you didn’t know about

ANN MASSEY reveals some strange and wonderful superstitions surrounding black cats through the centuries...
The Wrekin Giant

The Wrekin Giant, the monster who hated the people of Shrewsbury

The Wrekin Giant's grudge lead to him to create hills in Shropshire, says PHILIP DAVIES

The Dark Side of Magic: Witches and the Sidhe

AMY VAN DE CASTEELE takes a look back at the time when witches and fairies were anything but the fodder of children's stories
Welsh Curses

5 deadly Welsh curses that could destroy your life

CLAIRE BARRAND lists five deadly curses embraced by the Welsh in times gone by.
Bean Nighe

Who is Bean Nighe, the Celtic Washerwoman, Prophetess of Doom?

Bean Nighe, the Washerwoman at the Ford, is Scotland's harbinger of death, says AMY VAN DE CASTEELE
Scottish Highland Folklore

6 Strangest Beings from Scottish Highland Folklore

MJ STEEL COLLINS reveals strange creatures encountered in Scottish Highland Folklore

10 Scariest Banshee Hauntings in Ireland

ANN MASSEY gives us her top 10 terrifying Banshee appearances from history in Ireland…
irish superstitions

13 Irish superstitions you need to know!

ANN MASSEY tells us of 13 Irish superstitions we should be aware of - just in case!
Welsh Dragon

Welsh Dragons: Everything you need to know

RICHARD FREEMAN, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, gives an indepth history and insight into Welsh Dragons

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The Green Inn, Llangedwyn

The Ghost Girl of Llangedwyn’s Green Inn

ANDREW HOMER reveals a haunting of The Green Inn, Llangedwyn, and his own search for the horrors linked to the Shropshire inn...