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Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle, a heritage of ghosts and hauntings

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Arundel Castle in West Sussex, like many English castles, is filled with tales of phantoms and things that go bump in the night, says RICK HALE

Ghost and Hauntings

Haunted Places to Visit in UK and Ireland

Horror Films

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...

UK Haunters: Journey into British scare attraction scene

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Filmmaker Dan Brownlie has looked at the British scare attraction scene - the art of haunted houses - his his new documentary UK Haunters. He talks to DAVID SAUNDERSON.

Extra Ordinary 2019 REVIEW

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Extra Ordinary 2019 reviewed by ANDREW GARVEY

Spooky Isles Videos

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

Mary Ann Cotton and The Haunted Bench

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A bench in West Auckland is haunted by the ghost of female serial killer Mary Ann Cotton, says GAYLE FIDLER

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

Highgate Vampire witness speaks out for first time

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Londoner Martin Trent discusses seeing The Highgate Vampire

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?

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!

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
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
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

Incense for the Damned (1970) REVIEW

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Horror legend DAVID McGILLIVRAY reviews Incensed for the Damned
Aberglasney House

The Ghosts of Aberglasney House

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

Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Most Haunted REVIEW

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BRIAN JAMES looks back on Most Haunted: Oldham Coliseum Theatre episode

My Ghost Experience: Bletchley Park

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JON from Buckinghamshire tells of the spooky goings-on at Bletchley Park, the UK's code and cipher school during World War 2
Ladbroke Grove Station

The Ghost Bus of Ladbroke Grove

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MJ WAYLAND describes a phantom speeding double-decker in 1930s Kensington

St Endelienta brought cows back to life!

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JACOB MILNESTEIN writes that St Endelienta was an early Welsh/Cornish Saint with a good heart and the gift of resurrecting dead lords and cattle.

British death through the ages

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Guest writer VIOLET FENN explores the history of the British and their fascination with death

Should paranormal investigators tell ghosts they’re dead?

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Guest writer CLARISSA VAZQUEZ says some spirits might not know they're dead!
Haunted Flat

Unseen forces attacked me in my brand new – and haunted – flat!

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FIONA GLASS reveals how moving into a new flat became nasty because of unseen forces...
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
Royal executions

5 Bloodiest Royal Executions

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STEWART KING celebrates Her Majesty's 60 years on the throne by listing his Top 5 Royal Executions
Lust for a vampire 1971, Lust for the vampire 1971

Lust for a Vampire 1971 REVIEW

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STEPHEN MOSLEY reviews the second in the Hammer Karnstein Vampire Trilogy - Lust for a Vampire!

Angels Watch Over Us In Death

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NICOLA CARPENTER begins her new weekly "Grave Concerns" column for Spooky Isles about all things relating to cemeteries

The horror behind The Town Halloween Forgot

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Guest writer KELLY HAMBLY tells us about her latest novel, The Town Halloween Forgot
Jack the Ripper films

Jack the Ripper Leaves Bloody Film Legacy

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ERIC McNAUGHTON looks at the cinematic history of the notorious Whitechapel serial killer, Jack the Ripper, on film
James Bruce and the Devil

The Scotsman Who Discovered The Devil

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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!
St Rumwold

Who was St Rumwold, England's Baby Saint?

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JACOB MILNESTEIN tells us about St Rumwold - the baby saint who only lived for three days.

The Wicker Man 1973 REVIEW

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Guest writer PAUL JASON reviews The Wicker Man, a 1973 creepy, unsettling horror classic.
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
Green Children of Woolpit

Green Children of Woolpit remains a mystery

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EVELYN SPARROW tells how two 'green' children mysteriously appeared in the Suffolk town of Woolpit during the 12th Century