Tag: Hampshire

Hampshire is a ceremonial county in South-East England.

It includes Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Eastleigh, Gosport, Farnborough, Andover, Aldershot, Horndean, Winchester, Havant, Fareham, Fleet, Totte and Hedge End.

Hampshire articles on Spooky Isles

The Phantom of the Eclipse Inn, Winchester

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Eclipse Inn Winchester
The Eclipse Inn in Winchester has a long, dark and haunted history. CALLUM CAMPBELL tells us about Lady Alice Lisle, the inn's ghostly resident...

Winchester’s 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Winchester Cathedral
Winchester in southern England is rich with historic treasures. Guest writer MONA HERB BOUGHTON takes us on a spooky tour of the ancient city’s most haunted places to visit.

The Mystery of the Rufus Stone

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The Rufus Stone, a memorial to King William II, in New Forest
CHRISTINE MILLER looks at the Rufus Stone and tries to unravel the mystery of the death, and possible murder of King William II, whose spirit is still said to be unable to rest.

5 Most Haunted New Forest Pubs

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Fleur de Lys, a haunted New Forest Pub in Pilley
Guest writer EDWARD NICHOLLS takes us on a crawl around 5 most haunted New Forest pubs in Hampshire.

Isle of Wight’s 13 Haunted Places to Visit

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Isle of Wight Map
The Isle of Wight is full of historic and haunted places to visit. Here are the Top 13 you can visit on the English island...

Hinton Ampner House: Guide to ghosts and horror

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Hinton Ampner
Hinton Ampner is an elegant country house and estate in Hampshire with a long-forgotten history of psychic drama and ghostly goings-on, says RICK HALE Located...

Portsmouth’s 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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MATT WINGETT - author of Mysteries of Portsmouth - reveals the ghosts and hauntings of Pompey...

Mysteries of Portsmouth: Strange Tales of Pompey!

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Author Matt Wingett tells DAVID SAUNDERSON about the weird and wonderful tales he's collected from his hometown in his new book, Mysteries of Portsmouth

5 scariest Grey Lady ghosts that’ll give you the shivers!

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Grey Lady Ghosts
Grey lady ghosts are known throughout the British Isles. RICK HALE presents five of the most intriguing ones...

Southampton’s Dolphin Hotel guests come face-to-face with ghosts!

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Six spectres are said to haunt the historic halls of the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel, says RICK HALE

Why was Arthur Conan Doyle a spiritualist?

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MATT WINGETT explores the Spiritualist beliefs of Arthur Conan Doyle, relating the extraordinary account of his encounter with his deceased son, Kingsley.

New Forest: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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New Forest Postcard
PETER LEWIS looks at some of the haunted places in the New Forest in the south of England

The Sleeping Room 2014 REVIEW

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The Sleeping Room
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS speaks to Christopher Adamson about his role as a Victorian psychopath in the supernatural horror, The Sleeping Room

The many hauntings of Dame Alice Lisle

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Alice Lisle, aka Alice Lyle
Alice Lisle, who was executed for her role in the English Civil War, haunts several properties in Hampshire, PETER LEWIS reports

Southampton: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Guest writer PENNY LEGG shows us five great places to visit in Haunted Southampton.

Wymering Manor Ghosts are friendly, says former resident

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DAVID SCANLAN says he knows the ghosts of Wymering Manor in Portsmouth are a friendly lot because he used to live there!

Sherlock Holmes and the Spirit World

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MATT WINGETT tells us how a small seaside town influenced Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his greatest creation - Sherlock Holmes

What is a Cockatrice? Deadly Chicken Lizard of Hampshire

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Cockatrice
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us the Cockatrice was a monstrous beast far more dangerous than religious zealots in 1533

How Hypnosis Helped Me to See a Ghost

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MATT WINGETT tells how he used hypnosis and visions of long-dead WW2 servicemen to inspire his latest ghost novel.

Helen Duncan, the fate of Britain’s last jailed witch

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Helen Duncan
Helen Duncan (1897-1956) was the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act 1735. We looked at how this happened...

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