Tag: Essex

Essex is a ceremonial county in the East of England.

It includes the cities and towns of Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, Basildon, Harlow, Grays, Brentwood, Clacton-on-Sea, Braintree, Canvey Island, Billericay, Wickford, Loughton, Standford-le-Hope and Witham.

Essex articles on Spooky Isles

Meet Bill Ramsey, The Southend Werewolf

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Bill Ramsay, The Southend Werewolf
Was the rage behind Southend's Bill Ramsey werewolf-like antics really lycanthropy, asks LES HEWITT

The Bull Hotel, Long Melford: Where Poltergeists and Ghost Hunters Roam

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Bull Inn Long Melford
Not only haunted, The Bull Hotel Long Melford holds a special place in paranormal history as the base for Harry Price during his Borley Rectory ghosthunting investigations. RICK HALE tells us more.

Colchester Castle’s Bloody Grounds: A Ghostly Guide

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Colchester Castle Postcard
Tortured souls and horrors of the past still haunt ancient Colchester Castle in Essex, says RICK HALE

The Cage and The Old Courthouse Inn: Great British Ghosts (S2,...

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Great British Ghosts
Great British Ghosts heads to Essex to uncover the dark and spooky secrets of the Cage and the Old Courthouse Inn, CHRISTINE MILLER reviews

Essex’s top 13 Scariest Haunted Places

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Essex is a great place for ghost hunting and getting scared in haunted places. Here are 13 of the county's top hauntings!

The Red Lion Hotel and Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker (S1, E4)...

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Great British Ghosts
CHRISTINE MILLER looks at episode four of Great British Ghosts as Michaela heads to The Red Lion Hotel & Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

Kelvedon Hatch, the ghostly secrets of Essex’s haunted bunker

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The entrance to Kelvedon Hatch in Essex
Rick Hale digs deep to discover the truth behind the phantoms of Kelvedon Hatch secret nuclear bunker in Essex, England

Treasure Holt, Essex, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted Leap Castle
CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Treasure Holt

Is Colchester’s Red Lion Hotel, Essex’s most haunted pub?

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The Red Lion Inn, seen here in a postcard from 1900, is known as Colchester's oldest pub.
RICK HALE takes a look at the spirits of the Red Lion Hotel - the ancient town of Colchester's oldest Inn

Southend-on-Sea, Essex: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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TRACY MONGER heads to ghostly Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England, to explore its haunted places...

Discover the gender-swapping skeleton of St Osyth, Essex

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Guest writer MO KEOHAN reveals how science revealed the real identity of an 'Essex witch' skeleton in St Oysth

Shocking ‘child demonic possession’ cases in Medieval England that will horrify...

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JON KANEKO-JAMES looks at historic cases of children possessed by demons

What evil lurks inside the haunted St Osyth Witches Cage in...

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JON KANEKO-JAMES talks to John Fraser about his report into Essex's St Osyth Witches Cage

Essex Author Robert Hallmann Talks Ghosts and Dark History

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Robert Hallmann
Essex historian and photographer Robert Hallmann talks to NIA JONES about his work including Essex Ghost Tales

Colchester: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Colchester is Britain's oldest Roman city - NIA JONES discovers five of its spookiest places…

Was Langenhoe the Most Haunted Church in England?

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St Mary's Church in Langenhoe
EDDIE BRAZIL reveals the tale of Langenhoe in Essex, a property that rivals the infamous Borley Rectory for paranormal activity

Dick Turpin Most Haunted Live REVIEW

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Most Haunted Live Dick Turpin
MARK RILEY looks back on the Most Haunted Live Dick Turpin special

Paul Rook, Trident Paranormal, Interview

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Spooky Isles interviews PAUL ROOK from Trident Paranormal

Borley Rectory: Guide to England’s Most Haunted House

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PAUL ADAMS tells us everything you need to know about the Borley Rectory haunting

Tracey Everett, Paranormal Investigator Q&A

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Spooky Isles interviews Tracey Everett, from Essex-based Pitsea Paranormal

Chelmsford: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Chelmsford is one of the biggest and most haunted places in Essex. TRACY MONGER picks five haunted places you should visit in Chelmsford if you are interested in the paranormal.

Who was St Osyth and The Witches’ Cage, Essex

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TRACY MONGER recounts the supernatural history of St Osyth in Essex

Borley’s Haunting Tale Given a Novel Twist

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Author NEIL SPRING tells us about his debut novel The Ghost Hunters based on the haunting of Borley Rectory

Borley Rectory writer-director Ashley Thorpe interview

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Spooky Isles talk to writer/director Ashley Thorpe about his new project, Borley Rectory: The Most Haunted House in England

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Stigma 1977 TV REVIEW

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Stigma 1977 was a drastic change in direction from the usual in BBC's much-loved A Ghost Story for Christmas series, says RICHARD MARKWORTH

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John Polidori: Genesis of The Vampyre and the Byronic Hero

John Polidori The Vampyre
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DR KAJA FRANCK explores how the birth of Frankenstein also involved the creation of the first English vampire novel by John Polidori