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Inseminoid (1981) REVIEW

TERRY SHERWOOD takes a look at Norman J Warren's Inseminoid (1981)

Ghost and Hauntings

Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Greenock: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

CHRISTINE MILLER takes us on a ghostly journey through Greenock in Scotland, revealing its most haunted places to visit...

Horror Films

Magic (1978) Blu-ray REVIEW

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

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

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

Dr Crippen (1962) REVIEW

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

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

Spooky Isles Videos

UFOs over England with Nigel Wright VIDEO

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

Britian’s Haunted Roads: Interview with Peter McCue VIDEO

Dr Peter A, McCue talks to Spooky Isles about some his haunted roads and highways from across the UK

Della Farrant, Haunted Highgate Interivew November 2014 AUDIO

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

Were Witches in Ye Old England considered Pagan? VIDEO

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

Marion Goodfellow, TV Medium Interview VIDEO

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

Popular Articles

Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

JAMES WILLIS discovers garlic is not just for vampire hunters

9 Weird Welsh Mythical Creatures that will blow your mind!

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?

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

Glasgow: Top 30 Haunted Places to Visit

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stevenage: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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

Guest Articles

Aberglasney House

The Ghosts of Aberglasney House

With up to 120 ghosts, Aberglasney House in Carmarthen is one of Wales' most haunted properties, JAN McDONALD reports

Dreel Halls, St Adrian of May and the Accused Witches

“Walking into the Tower within Dreel Halls is like a Step back through the centuries,” says ALLY REID, in this exclusive extract from The Haunted Scotland Cookbook
The Appointment 1981 review

The Appointment 1981 REVIEW

Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews The Appointment

The Hunger (1983) REVIEW

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

The Haunting of Ham House

REN ZELEN investigates the haunted history of Ham House in Surrey
South Shields Poltergeist

Contagion: In the Shadow of the South Shields Poltergeist

Author DARREN W RITSON discusses his new book Contagion, which goes beyond the story of the South Shields Poltergeist case
Elliott O'Donnell Bigfoot

Did Elliott O’Donnell meet Bigfoot?

Elliott O'Donnell claimed to have witnessed many strange things during his lifetime, but did he see a Bigfoot? Guest writer ROB MILNE looks into the mystery
James Bruce and the Devil

The Scotsman Who Discovered The Devil

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!
Scottish serial killers

Scottish serial killers who shocked the world

Guest writer JOHN MILTON has got down and dirty with these Scottish serial killers
Haworth Old Hall

Did I live in Haworth during a Past Life?

Guest writer KAREN GUNNING tells us a strange link between Bristol and Haworth that got her thinking about past lives...
The Last Werewolf by Glenn Duncan

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan BOOK REVIEW

REN ZELEN reviews The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
The Man Who Invented Christmas

What inspired Charles Dickens, the man who invented Christmas, to write A Christmas Carol?

Guest writer HEATHER ANDOLINA looks at Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and the upcoming film, The Man Who Invented Christmas

Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein

SARAH PARKIN examines how England's greatest gothic horror novel Frankenstein came to be and its affect when it was released...

The Haunting of Pond Terrace, Chelsea’s Ghost Sensation

BRIAN LANGSTON describes how a mysterious ghost sighting turned a Chelsea street on its head in the 1850s
Denholm Elliott as Dracula

Dracula Mystery and Imagination 1968 REVIEW

CHARLES BUTLER looks back on the Dracula episode from the 1960s Mystery and Imagination UK TV series
Dick Turpin

Dick Turpin: Dark Truth behind England’s Infamous Highwayman

Highwayman Dick Turpin was not the romantic figure we've been led to believe, says ELLIOT DAVIES
Shane Briant

Shane Briant talks to Spooky Isles

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 Haunting of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Author LYNN SHEPHERD says classic English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's life was marked with his obsession with demons, ghosts and death

Athelhampton Hall, Most Haunted REVIEW

MATTHEW FORDE looks back on Most Haunted: Athelhampton Hall

Derby’s Saddest Ghost: Hangman John Crossland

ELLIOT DAVIES ponders the miserable tale of Derby's saddest ghost, John Crossland