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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....

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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

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

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

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.

UFOs over England with Nigel Wright VIDEO

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Spooky Isles talks to ufologist Nigel Wright about UFOs and other mysterious phenomena in this video interview

The X-Rays (1897) VIDEO

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The X-Rays (1897) is one of the earliest British spooky films in existence

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

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"

5 Haunted Pubs to Visit in Central London

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CELESTE MILES checks out five pubs in Central London known for spirits not just of the drinking kind!
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
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...

Secrets of a Highgate Tour Guide

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A former Highgate Cemetery tour guide tells what it's like working at the world's most famous graveyard
Buzkashi

5 Bloody Moments in Sporting History

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Here are five of the bloodiest sporting moments in history.
Behemoth the Sea Monster, British Giant Monster Movies

5 Greatest British Giant Monster Movies

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Guest writer DAVID GELMINI picks his five favourite giant monster movies from the UK...
Being Human

Where are the British vampires?

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British and Irish authors have created the world's greatest vampire literature but funnily enough, we have few homegrown bloodsucking legends of our own. Guest writer VIOLET FENN asks why.

Spirit Photography after the Great War

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Part Two in our series on Spirit Photography sees author PETER TOWNSEND looking at how the First World War brought the art to a wider audience

Incense for the Damned (1970) REVIEW

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Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews Incensed for the Damned
Banshee death omen

Banshees and other Omens of Death

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The Banshee is just one of the many terrifying superstitions surrounding death and dyring in the UK and Ireland, says guest writer MATTI BEAL
Olympics Ghost

Ghostly British Olympians: Strange tales from Sport

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With London 2012 pumping along, MJ WAYLAND ponders some stories relating to Olympic Ghosts!

The Hampstead Horror: Hunting Dracula in NW3

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JACOB MILNESTEIN investigates the real-life North London locations that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula

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

Theatre of Blood 1973 REVIEW

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SIR BLIMELY WINDY reviews the Vincent Price Shakespeare horrorfest Theatre of Blood
The Mitre, Greenwich

Gory secrets of London’s pubs

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CELESTE MILES uncovers the darker history of some of London's public houses

Crims unleashed in savage army training zone: Wilderness (2006) REVIEW

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Survival is the name of the game in this 2006, cat and mouse, British/ Irish horror film. MARIE LOUISE BUSSY reviews Wilderness.
Haunted Manchester ghosts

5 Haunted Places to Visit in Manchester

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Here are five places to visit in Haunted Manchester if you are looking for ghosts, according to ELLIOT DAVIES
Janet Horne, burning witches

Janet Horne, The Burning of the Last Witch in Scotland

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Janet Horne was the last witch to be executed in Scotland, KATHLEEN BRUNO looks into the facts of the case
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