Tag: Berkshire

Berkshire is a historic and ceremonial county in South-East England.

It includes Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Newbury, Woodley, Windsor and Thatcham.

Berkshire articles on Spooky Isles

The Ostrich Inn: Berkshire’s Most Supernatural Pub

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The Ostrich Inn
The Ostrich Inn is full of terrifying supernatural forces thanks to centuries of grisly murders and visits from evil highwaymen, says CHRISTINE MILLER

Evil Spirits Terrorise Eton’s St John’s Church

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St John the Evangelist Church in Eton was once plagued by dark forces, with famed ghosthunter Peter Underwood drawn to investigate the hauntings.

Herne the Hunter: The Spirit of Windsor Forest

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If you see Herne the Hunter coming, turn the other way and run, says CALLUM CAMPBELL

Hellfire Caves and The Ostrich Inn (S1, E6) Great British Ghosts

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Great British Ghosts
CHRISTINE MILLER takes a look at the sixth episode of Great British Ghosts centred on the Hellfire Caves, West Wycombe, and The Ostrich Inn, Slough

George Hotel Pangbourne, cursed by an vengeful witch!

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The haunted George Hotel is the ideal hotel to stay when exploring the royal county of Berkshire.
The George Hotel Pangbourne, Berkshire is said to be haunted by a vengeful witch, says RICK HALE

Littlecote House Hotel, a haunted manor of Berkshire

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Littlecote House Hotel is the perfect base to explore Berkshire and its hauntings...
Littlecote House Hotel in Berkshire is the third most haunted building in Great Britain, says RICK HALE

Elizabeth Stile, the Witch of Windsor who loved being bad!

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Elizabeth Stile Witch of Windsor, feeds her familiars
Elizabeth Stile was a 16th century wicked witch who loved her black arts, says POLLYANNA JONES

The Ostrich Inn, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
PATSY LANGLEY looks back on Most Haunted: The Ostrich Inn

Does Berkshire have a Ghost Bear?

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JEAN SHORNEY's recalls a family legend of a ghost bear first seen on a hunting trip in 1930s Berkshire

The Mysterious Coffin of Thatcham

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NICOLA CARPENTER describes the gruesome discovery of a mummified baby during renovations of a Berkshire church

5 Interesting Deaths Found on Berkshire Gravestones

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NICOLA CARPENTER has come across some strange gravestones in her travels around cemeteries. Here are some with some peculiar deaths from Berkshire.

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Lucy staked in Dracula
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The Battersea Poltergeist: BBC Radio 4 Podcast REVIEW

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The Battersea Poltergeist is a new BBC Radio 4 podcast that shines a spotlight on a poltergeist case in South London, says CHRISTINE MILLER

The Murder of The Colleen Bawn

Colleen Bawn
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Spare a thought for The Colleen Bawn if you are ever on the ferry to Killimer, says ANN MASSEY

Mary Pearcey, the Hampstead Murderess

Mary Pearcy
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Mary Pearcey committed crimes were so horrific that she's been suspected of being Jack the Ripper, says JON REES