Tag: Cornwall

Cornwall is a ceremonial county in the south-west of England.

Mermaid of Zennor Village

Mermaid of Zennor, Cornwall’s mysterious maritime tale

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The Mermaid of Zennor is remembered on an ancient church pew in Cornwall....
Bodmin Jail

Bodmin Jail’s Ghosts and Other Scary Souls

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Bodmin Jail in Cornwall has a long dark history, which has lead to the building overwhelmed with ghost sightings, says CHRISTINE MILLER

St Michael’s Mount Myths and Legends

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St Michael's Mount in Cornwall has many dark myths and legends from centuries past. We look at some of them, including Jack the Giant Killer!

Newquay’s scariest haunted places to visit

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Newquay is a town located on the north coast of Cornwall. The town is known for the sandy Fistral and Watergate Bay beaches, as...
Postcard showing Jamaica Inn in the 1950s

Bodmin Moor: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Bodmin Moor in Cornwall is synonymous with stories about smuggling and hauntings. Here are some of the most terrifying stories and haunted places across Bodmin Moor.

Trewint Tor, a tale of Scaredy Cats on Bodmin Moor

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What was that mysterious creature guest writer BIANCA saw on her hike up Trewint Tor in Cornwall?
Miners and the communities in Cornwall were known for the superstitions, including believing in Cornish Knockers...

Wheal Alfred Mine Ghost: A Tale of Haunting and Deceit

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MATTHEW E. BANKS explores the confusing 19th Century tale of a haunting at Wheal Alfred Mine in Cornwall

Piano-playing phantom shocks Padstow tourists

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Guest writer MARY BRAZIL reveals how a holiday haunting in Padstow, Cornwall, has never left her memory...

Trerice Manor, ghostly tales of evil lords and headless horsemen

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Trerice Manor in Cornwall is the classic haunted house, full of tales of the supernatural, says MATTHEW E. BANKS
Three Pilchards Pub in Polperro

Three Pilchards Pub, a Cornwall smuggler’s (and ghost hunter’s) delight!

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Three Pilchards Pub in Polperro has spooky smells, cheerful ghosts and a history of other hauntings, says RICK HALE
Pengersick Castle

Pengersick Castle, check it out for a haunted experience!

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Pengersick Castle in Cornwall has a rich history of hauntings, says RICK HALE

Cornish Owlman: Everything you need to know

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The strange Cornish Owlman was first seen in Mawnan Smith in the 1970s. NIA JONES reveals its strange legend.

Something evil stalks haunted Prideaux Place

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Several ghosts and something evil stalks Padstow, Cornwall's Prideaux Place, says RICK HALE

Bucket of Blood Pub: The Macabre Story Behind its Gruesome Name

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The Bucket of Blood has a macabre legend of a gruesome murder behind its unique name, says RICK HALE

Ghosts and horror haunt Cornwall’s Kennall Vale

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A shadowy remnant of a long since passed tragedy haunts Cornwall's Kennall Vale, says RICK HALE
Old Postcard showing the Wellington Hotel in Wellington Hotel Boscastle, Cornwall

Wellington Hotel in Boscastle, Cornwall: A Ghostly Guide

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The Wellington Hotel’s family-friendly atmosphere hides the fact it has several active ghosts, says RICK HALE
Postcard showing Jamaica Inn in the 1950s

Jamaica Inn, it’s a crime to miss this famous haunted hotel

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The legendary Jamaica Inn on Bodmin Moor is an unforgettable stay with unforgettable ghosts, says RICK HALE
Lanyhydrock House in Bodmin is said to rival the spookiness of the Jamaica Inn

Lanyhydrock House, one of Cornwall’s most haunted places to visit

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Lanyhydrock House isn’t the most famous haunted hotel in Cornwall, but the grand mansion shouldn’t be overlooked, says RICK HALE

Kenegie Manor’s ghosts haunt Penzance, Cornwall

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Guest writer MATTHEW E BANKS reveals the haunted history of Kenegie Manor in Cornwall...
Most Haunted

Pengersick Castle Most Haunted REVIEW

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PATSY SORENTI takes a look back at the Pengersick Castle Most Haunted episode.

10 Haunted Cornwall Pubs to Terrify You!

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KEITH COLEMAN looks at 10 haunted Cornwall pubs, inns and hotels

Cornwall: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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KEITH COLEMAN lists some of the most mysterious places to visit in haunted Cornwall

A family visit to Cornwall’s haunted Jamaica Inn

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BECKY KEANE describes why her family loves visiting the haunted Jamaica Inn in Cornwall...
May Day Rituals

Britain’s weirdest May Day rituals

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It's May Day so POLLYANNA JONES is going to tell us about some of the UK's more bizarre rites of spring

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Dave Prowse in full makeup for Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974

Dave Prowse, Hammer Horror Strongman, dies aged 85

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Dave Prowse, the only actor to have played two Frankenstein Monsters in Hammer films, has died aged 85. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES pays tribute to the man who played Darth Vader...