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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

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)?

Creepy kids still haunt Hanwell Community Centre

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

The X-Rays (1897) VIDEO

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

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

John H Shelton’s Docu-Horror asks: Do You Believe in Ghosts? FULL VIDEO

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ANN O'REGAN takes a look at John H Shelton's new docu-horror 'Do You Believe in Ghosts?'

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 Appointment 1981 review

The Appointment 1981 REVIEW

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Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews The Appointment

Memory 2019 REVIEW, documentary essential viewing for Alien fans

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LORCAN MAGUIRE reviews Memory, a new film delving into what made Alien (1979) a classic of the sci-fi horror genre
Shane Briant

Shane Briant talks to Spooky Isles

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One-time Hammer Films heartthrob Shane Briant is now a successful award-winning author living in Australia. STEWART KING talks to him for the Spooky Isles

The Ghost of Lincolnshire’s Dickie Rainsforth

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Guest writer PAUL GILL tells how crime lead to a Lincolnshire fellmonger's demise and his spirit to haunt a local graveyard...
Nothing but the NIght

Nothing But The Night 1973 REVIEW

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STEPHEN MOSLEY waited 20 years to see Nothing But The Night - was it worth it?

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
Ancient Ram Inn

Why do so many ghosts and spirits haunt the Ancient Ram Inn in Gloucestershire?

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DARREN SARSFIELD travels with Manchester Paranormal to the haunted Ancient Ram Inn in Gloucestershire to discover its ghostly secrets 
Was Jack the Ripper a Woman?

Was Jack the Ripper a woman?

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Guest writer JOHN MORRIS argues the reason we're never found the Whitechapel murderer is because Jack the Ripper was really a Jill ...

Andy Erupts about Dysmorphia

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Spooky Isles talks to Andy Stewart, horror enthusiast from Glasgow, about his debut short film Dysmorphia
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...

What were the Death Tokens of Wales?

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MJ WAYLAND looks back on a dark, mysterious time in Welsh history with the Death Tokens of Wales...

Tyrrell’s 19 rules for seeing the perfect ghost

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G.N.M. Tyrrell was a pioneer of paranormal research who developed theories still relevant today, guest writer DUNCAN WOOD says
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

The Hunger (1983) REVIEW

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JAMES E. PARSON reviews the stylish vampire horror flick The Hunger (1983)

Springheel’d Jack: The Terror Of My Imagination

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JACK BOWMAN notes his fascination for the legend of the mysterious Springheel Jack

My Ghost Experience: Floating Body Parts

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LISA MUNDAY describes her childhood memory of watching ghostly body parts float across her bedroom walls

Grissel Jaffray, Dundee’s Last Witch Burning

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FRANCES ABBOT remembers the victim of Dundee's last witch burning
McKenzie Grave, McKenzie Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Liverpool

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ELLIOT DAVIES ventured to Liverpool for The Spooky Isles recently to find William McKenzie's Tomb - a 15-foot pyramid!
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

William Palmer, The Rugeley Poisoner

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TRESSA YEOMANS reports on Rugeley's least favourite sons, William Palmer - one of the 19th century's most infamous murderers