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Kevin Spindloe, Paranormal Research York: Paranormal Investigator Interview

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Kevin Spindloe talks to Spooky Isles about Paranormal Research York and why York is the best place anywhere for ghosthunting....

Ghost and Hauntings

Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES reviews the new blu-ray release of Magic (1978) with Anthony Hopkins
Frank Langella in the title role of Dracula 1979

Dracula 1979 REVIEW

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Dracula (1979) is a stylish but different take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic, TERRY SHERWOOD writes
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...

Spooky Isles Videos

Highgate Vampire witness speaks out for first time

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Londoner Martin Trent discusses seeing The Highgate Vampire

Creepy kids still haunt Hanwell Community Centre

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Hanwell Community Centre is one of London's most haunted former schools...

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?

Scrooge 1935 Full Movie VIDEO

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Lots of versions of A Christmas Carol, but have you seen the first sound version - Scrooge (1935)?

Della Farrant, Haunted Highgate Interivew November 2014 AUDIO

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Spooky Isles talks to Della Farrant, the author of Haunted Highgate, at the haunted Gatehouse pub

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!
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

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
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

The Horror Film Hiatus of 1936-1938

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JIM IVERS looks at the seemingly temporary death of horror films during the mid 1930s

St Winefride, another bloody beheaded saint!

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This week we journey back to the land of the headless saints with JACOB MILNESTEIN
Grey Man of the Cairngorms

The Terrifying Big Grey Man of the Cairngorms

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Does a Big Grey Man stalk the slopes of one of Britain’s highest peaks?
Scottish serial killers

Scottish serial killers who shocked the world

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Guest writer JOHN MILTON has got down and dirty with these Scottish serial killers
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...
Baobhan Sith

Baobhan Sith: Are Scottish Vampires more deadly?

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ROSE GARNETT reveals the terrifying Baobhan Sith - the Scottish brand of vampires that would leave their Transylvanian cousins for dead

Aberglasney House, Most Haunted REVIEW

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

Thieves cut off St Nectan’s head, but he kept on going!

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JACOB MILNESTEIN tells us how the 5th Century Devon Saint Nectan of Hartland had his head cut off by thieves but he stuck it right back on!

The Ghost of James Haddock

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WARREN COATES describes how the Belfast ghost of James Haddock returned to stop his son being frauded

Borley’s Haunting Tale Given a Novel Twist

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Author NEIL SPRING tells us about his debut novel The Ghost Hunters based on the haunting of Borley Rectory
Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992

Bram Stoker's Dracula 1992 REVIEW

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SIR BLIMELY WINDY reviews Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

5 Interesting Deaths Found on Berkshire Gravestones

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NICOLA CARPENTER has come across some strange gravestones in her travels around cemeteries. Here are some with some peculiar deaths from Berkshire.

The Doppelgangers and Usurpers of Dracula

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In this exclusive extract from Charles E. Butler's new book, Vampires: The Final Hunt, he discusses cinema's generally unsuccessful attempts to film Dracula

The Ghost of Gressenhall

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ISABELLE KING tells the sad tale of 12-year-old Harriet Kettle, the Ghost of Gressenhall

Ghost hunting in Northern Ireland

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The Northern Ireland Paranormal Research Association (NIPRA) has been working for over 20 years to explain the unexplainable. Its founder WARREN COATES discusses ghost hunting Northern Irish-style.
Black Shuck East Anglia

Black Shuck sightings in East Anglia and where to visit them

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Guest writer PIERS WARREN goes on the trail of Black Shuck to reveals where to find the beast's haunts in East Anglia
Cavehill Belfast

Cavehill Belfast’s gruesome past leads to sad haunting

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WARREN COATES discusses the haunted past of Cavehill Belfast
The Wizard of Gordonstoun

The Wizard of Gordonstoun

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Guest writer JOHNNY MARTIN looks at the legend of The Wizard of Gordonstoun, the man who made a pact with the Devil!
enfield haunting

Enfield Poltergeist comes alive on TV screen REVIEW

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Experienced paranormal investigator GIANNA DE SALVO gives her verdict on The Enfield Haunting, now showing on Sky TV
Hairy Hands

Beware the Hairy Hands of Dartmoor – especially when you are driving!

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Guest writer KEVIN HYNES recounts Devon ghostly folklore favourite, the Hairy Hands of Dartmoor