Tag: Devon

Devon is a ceremonial county in South-West England.

It includes Plymouth, Exeter, Torbay, Paignton and Exmouth.

Devon articles on Spooky Isles

Are Bovey Manor’s Ghosts Just Smugglers Tales?

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Bovey Manor House
Bovey Manor in Devon has many ghosts stories, but are they are true? Rick Hale continues his series about Peter Underwood's greatest paranormal investigations

Devon’s 10 Most Haunted Places to Visit

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Chambercombe Manor
Devon is home to some of the UK's most haunted places. CHRISTINE MILLER tells us 10 of the spookiest.

Exeter: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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The Turks Head Exeter
Exeter has such a rich and layered history that it's little surprise that there are more than a few unsettling ghostly locals still making the city their home in the afterlife. CHRISTINE MILLER tells us of 5 of the most haunted places in Devon’s capital to visit.

Haunted Powderham Castle’s Ghosts Target Our Inner Fears

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Powderham Castle
Haunted Powderham Castle in Devon is home to sombre, aggrieved souls that are truly terrifying...

Hallows’ Eve, Show of Hand’s Spooky Music from the West Country

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Show of Hand's Steve Knightley talks to CHRIS NEWTON about Hallows Eve, one of the folk duo's spookiest songs

5 Mysterious Devon Folklore Tales

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Devil's Footprints - Devon Folklore
CHRISTINE MILLER tells us of five of the most fascinating Devon Folklore Tales

The Grey Lady of Shute Barton Manor

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Shute Barton Manor
Shute Barton Manor might be well known as one of England’s most important manor houses, however, it is also thought to be haunted by a spirit who may be less than impressed at your visit. CHRISTINE MILLER tells us more.

Torbay: Haunted Places to Visit

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Torbay Postcard
DAVID PHILLIPS, the founder and organiser of Torbay Investigators of the Paranormal (TIP), gives us the benefit of his more than 25 years of experience exploring the unknown in Devon

Chambercombe Manor’s dark and grisly secrets

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Chambercombe Manor
Chambercombe Manor in Devon has a history that has left many ghostly imprints, says CHRISTINE MILLER

Berry Pomeroy Castle: A Scary Ghost Guide

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Berry Pomeroy Castle, a haunted Tudor mansion in South Devon, is full of ghosts, Guest writer CHRIS HALL reveals

What Lurks In Dartmoor’s Wistman’s Woods?

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Enter Dartmoor's Wistman's Woods at your own peril, lest you come face to face with evil, warns RICK HALE

Plymouth: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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KEVIN HYNES takes us on a paranormal tour of Plymouth, showing us its most ghostly and haunted places to visit

Haunted Torquay Museum, a treasury of ghosts

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Torquay Museum
RICK HALE explores the many paranormal mysteries of the Torquay Museum in Devon...

Fisherman’s Cot, home to good and evil spirits

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Fisherman's Cot in Devon is haunted with spirits of unknown origin, says RICK HALE

The Haunting Of The Old Church House Inn, Devon

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Old Church House Inn
The Old Church House Inn in Devon has experienced shocking hauntings over the years, according to RICK HALE

Is Churston Court Hotel, Devon’s most haunted hotel?

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While staying at Churston Court Hotel, you can enjoy the sun and surf of the beautiful Devon coastline.
Located in the heart of the English Riviera, Churston Court Hotel is Devon's most haunted hotel, says RICK HALE

Minerva Inn, Plymouth’s oldest and most haunted pub

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The Minerva Inn is Plymouth's oldest pub, where its former inhabitants continue to haunt its well-trodden floors, says RICK HALE

Beware the Hairy Hands of Dartmoor – especially when you are...

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Hairy Hands of Dartmoor
Guest writer KEVIN HYNES recounts Devon ghostly folklore favourite, the Hairy Hands of Dartmoor

Plymouth's most famous ghost haunts White Lady Road

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White Lady Road
Guest writer KEVIN HYNES reveals the ghostly origin behind Plymouth's White Lady Road

Haunted Exeter is alive with paranormal activity

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Haunted Exeter is a paranormal playground for investigators, guest writer KATE VON DIERK says

Britian’s Most Notorious Unsolved Deaths

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NIA JONES gives us 10 of Britain’s most notorious cold cases, reminding you to never forget them

Richard Cabell, Devon’s Most Notorious Squire

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Guest writer MARK NORMAN looks at the dark legend surrounding the 'evil' Squire Richard Cabell of Devon, including black dogs!

Christine Donnelly, Hidden Realms Paranormal Investigators

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Spooky Isles interviews Christine Donnelly, Hidden Realms Paranormal Investigators

Thieves cut off St Nectan’s head, but he kept on going!

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JACOB MILNESTEIN tells us how the 5th Century Devon Saint Nectan of Hartland had his head cut off by thieves but he stuck it right back on!

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