Tag: Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county and combined authority area in North-West England.

It includes Manchester, Bolton, Sale, Rochdale, Stockport, Salford, Wigan, Oldham, Bury, Altrincham, Leigh, Ashton-under-Lyne, Middleton, Urmston, Eccles, Denton, Chadderton, Romiley, Hyde, Radcliffe, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Heywood, Farnworth, Stretford, Stalybridge and Swinton.

Greater Manchester articles on Spooky Isles

Fairies and Spectres Curse Haunted Bramall Hall

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Bramall Hall Courtyard
Bramall Hall in Greater Manchester has a long history of ghosts and legends that haunt the Tudor mansion to this day, says RICK HALE

The Screaming Skull of Wardley Hall

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Wardley Hall is a beautiful manor house that is home to s a screaming skull, says Matthew from Ghoul Britannia Podcast

10 English Civil War Ghosts Re-enact Historical Horrors

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The ghosts of the English Civil War still roam our once-ravaged countryside. Here are 10 sightings of these 17th century phantoms...

George Zucco: Manchester’s Forgotten Universal Horror Star

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TERRY SHERWOOD surveys the horror career of Manchester-born Universal Horror player George Zucco, in his latest Sherwood After Dark

England’s Scariest Screaming Skulls

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Screaming skulls are a terrifying phenomena in English ghost lore, says RICK HALE

UK’s Scariest Ghosts: 4 Shocking Real-Life Paranormal Tales

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EDDIE BRAZIL looks into four accounts of real-life scariest ghosts, which could have come straight from a Hollywood horror film.

The Ghosts of Manchester Airport, tales of flying phantoms!

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Manchester Airport is one of Britain’s busiest transport links, it’s also one of the most haunted, says RICK HALE

Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BRIAN JAMES looks back on Most Haunted: Oldham Coliseum Theatre episode

5 Scariest Haunted Lancashire Mills You Wouldn’t Dare Visit

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BECKY KEANE braves the 'dark satanic mills' to look at the haunted factories of Greater Manchester and Lanchashire

Boggart Hole Clough – what is a Boggart?

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boggart hole clough - what is a boggart?
BECKY KEANE tells us about the Legend of Boggart Hole Clough in Manchester

Haunting of the Ye Olde Man and Scythe Pub, Bolton

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The Ye Olde Man and Scythe in Bolton, one of England's oldest public houses, , has 53 ghosts, says BECKY KEANE

The Ghosts of Bolton’s Pretoria Pit Disaster

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Pretoria Pit
BECKY KEANE looks at the ghostly goings-on at the site of the Pretoria Pit Disaster in Lancashire

Ghostly cavalier’s footsteps at heard at Ring O Bells Pub in...

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BECKY KEANE takes a look at one of Greater Manchester's most haunted pubs - the Ring O Bells in Middleton

Bolton: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Bolton's BECKY KEANE knows her home town is extremely haunted, having visited some of its most spooky spots

Stockport Workhouse, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BECKY KEANE looks back on Most Haunted: Stockport Workhouse

Terror of the Bolton Poltergeist

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BECKY KEANE tells us how a Bolton poltergeist terrorised a family during the 1990s

Brannigan’s Nightclub, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BECKY KEANE looks back on Most Haunted: Brannigan's Nightclub

Ordsall Hall, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BECKY KEANE looks back on Most Haunted: Ordsall Hall

Greengate Brewery Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BECKY KEANE looks back on Most Haunted: The Greengate Brewery

Coronation Street (With Simon Gregson and Sue Cleaver), Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
BRIAN LANGSTON takes his first look at Most Haunted with the 97th episode, Coronation Street (With Simon Gregson & Sue Cleaver)

John Leahy, Paranormal Investigator Interview

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Spooky Isles interviews John Leahy from Haunted Investigations and Paranormal Places

Manchester: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Haunted Manchester ghosts
Manchester has plenty of spooky places to visit if you are looking for ghosts, according to ELLIOT DAVIES

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Ladybirds Superstitions: The Luckiest of Beetles!

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Elliott O’Donnell – was he a legitmate ghosthunter or fake?

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Elliott O’Donnell is known as one of history's greatest ghosthunters - or was he just a paranormal embellisher, asks CHRISTINE MILLER

Varney the Vampire: The world’s first vampiric hero

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Varney the Vampire was the original king of the undead who inspired all who came after him, says DR KAJA FRANCK

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Newquay is a town located on the north coast of Cornwall. The town is known for the...