Tag: Derbyshire

Derbyshire is a ceremonial county in the East Midlands of England.

It includes Derby, Chesterfield, Swadlincote, Ilkeston and Long Eaton.

Derbyshire articles on Spooky Isles

Derby Gaol, home to Britain’s most frightening ghosts

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Derby Goal
Visitors and staff at Derby Gaol have encountered many strange and paranormal experiences, says RICK HALE

Bolsover Castle: Most Haunted Place in England?

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Bolsover Castle
Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire was named the most haunted place in England by English Heritage. RICK HALE looks at why this Chesterfield-based castle has spooked so many...

Ilam Hall, ‘one of my most haunted places’

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Ilam Hall in Derbyshire has a spooky past. PATSY SORENTI tells us about the haunting goings on, including her own experience, at the ancient stately home

Three Locations Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
Most Haunted visited Three Derby Locations for one episode - The Heritage Centre, Laffery's Pub, The Bell Inn. CHRISTINE MILLER looks back at the episode...

Derby Gaol, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
CHRISTINE MILLER takes a look back at Most Haunted: Derby Gaol

Derbyshire’s Ghostly Choir and Sermon for the Dead

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Church Pews, Ghostly Choir
K.B. GODDARD reveals one Derbyshire parish's creepy custom of performing church services to empty pews full of ghosts!

Treak Cliff Cavern seancé chaos like 'a metaphysical pickaxe through the...

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Guest writer CHRIS WILLCX describes coming face to face with paranormal energies during an investigation at Treak Cliff Cavern in Derbyshire...

The Devil in Derbyshire

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K.B. GODDARD explores Derbyshire's surprising folklore links with the devil...

Stoney Middleton’s Dark Past

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Stoney Middleton
Guest writer K.B. GODDARD takes a look at one of England's most spooky villages, Stoney Middleton in the Derbyshire Dales

The Curse of Derby County

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Derby County Football Club in 1946
MICHAEL S. COLLINS tells how Derby County Football Club was long dogged by a 'gypsy curse'

Last Sunday in August is Eyam’s Plague Sunday

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Plague Sunday
SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS describes how the village of Eyam remembers the bubonic plague of 1665

Gibbeted: The last live gibbeting in England

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ELLIOT DAVIES recounts the torturous tale of the last live gibbeting in England

Derby’s Saddest Ghost: Hangman John Crossland

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

Derby’s Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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ELLIOT DAVIES picks his five favourite spooky places to visit in the East Midlands City of Derby

Where the Witches Dance: Nine Ladies Stone Circle

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Nine Ladies Stone Circle
KATIE DOHERTY takes a look at The Nine Ladies stone circle, a magical ancient monument based in Derbyshire

Giant Ram of Derby’s horrible origins revealed!

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Derby Ram
The Giant Ram of Derby - the city's mascot - has fascinating and grotesque origins, says ELLIOT DAVIES

Belper’s Horrifying Horseman in Black

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Belper Horseman
Somewhere on the East Midlands crossroad that links Belper to Ashbourne, you'll find the ghostly Horseman in Black. Guest writer ELLIOT DAVIES is going to track him down.

Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its spectres revisited

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Sutton Hall
Guest writer KATIE DIRGE has long been fascinated by the paranormal mystery surrounding Derbyshire's Sutton Scarsdale Hall and its long list of ghostly sightings

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Colchester: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Feltham’s Most Haunted Places to Visit

Rose and Crown Feltham
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PATSY SORENTI uncovers the ghostly horrors that lurk in the seemingly quiet but Haunted Feltham in Middlesex

Derby Gaol, home to Britain’s most frightening ghosts

Derby Goal
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Visitors and staff at Derby Gaol have encountered many strange and paranormal experiences, says RICK HALE

The Wolfman 2010 REVIEW

The Wolfman 2010
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HEATHER ANDOLINA takes a look at The Wolfman 2010, the remake of the classic Universal lycanthrope horror