Tag: Lancashire

Lancashire is a ceremonial county in North West England.

Pardon the Pendle Witches: Sign The Petition

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Pendle Hill Witches
Spooky Isles supports a campaign to Pardon the Pendle Witches...

Wycoller Hall’s Ghosts and Legends

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Wycoller Hall
Guest writer PETER CRAWLEY says spirits still roam Wycoller Hall, one of Lancashire's many haunted mansions

The Fylde Witch author Chris Newton INTERVIEW

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The Fylde Witch
Lancashire author, Chris Newton, has released a spellbinding new book The Fylde Witch Spooky Isles spoke to him about the inspirations behind his latest offering.

Blackpool’s Horrible Flaherty Sisters and Their Trail of Blood!

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Flaherty Sisters
Behave yourself or the Flaherty sisters will get you, says guest writer DEBORAH CONTESSA, of a gruesome tale from Blackpool's dark history!

Martin Mere’s strange tales of mermaids

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Martin Mere
Martin Mere in Lancashire is steeped in forklore, including tales of mermaids, says guest writer DEBORAH CONTESSA

Henry Bertram Starr, the Case of the Blackpool Ripper

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Henry Bertram Starr became known as the Blackpool Ripper following the vicious 1903 killing of his wife, guest writer ZOWIE SWAN says

Shadows of Pendle: Barry McCann author INTERVIEW

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Barry McCann, editor of Spooky Isles’ new anthology, Shadow of Pendle, talks Pendle Witches with CHRISTINE MILLER

Top 5 Haunted Lancaster Pubs to visit

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CHRIS NEWTON visits some of Lancaster's most haunted pubs to check out the spirits for us…

Charnock Hall, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Charnock Hall in Preston, Lancashire

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, get ready for some ghostly fun!

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RICK HALE takes us to the seaside to discover the haunted Blackpool Pleasure Beach and all its ghosts...

Lancashire’s 10 Most Haunted Pubs

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BARRY McCann picks his top 10 haunted pubs from Lancashire, England

What is haunted Chingle Hall’s darkest secret?

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BARRY McCANN looks at the dark paranormal secrets that surround Lancashire's most haunted house, Chingle Hall

5 creepy Lancashire Graveyards you must visit!

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St Mary's Church, Newchurch-in-Pendle, is one of central to the Pendle Hill witches story
CHRIS NEWTON reveals the ghost stories and disturbing activities behind the creepiest Lancashire graveyards

Paranormal Lockdown visits Morecombe’s Park Hotel

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Paranormal Lockdown visits Park Hotel Morecombe
Nick Groff and Katrina Weidman find themselves in a timeloop in Park Hotel Morecambe, write MJ STEEL COLLINS

Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
Guest writer BRIAN JAMES takes a look back at Most Haunted: Blackpool Pleasure Beach

5 Haunted Pubs to visit in The Fylde, Lancashire

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CHRIS NEWTON heads to some haunted pubs along the The Fylde coast in northern England

Shadowy ghosts in haunted Lancaster flats creep out terrified residents

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Not all hauntings happen in castles and old buildings. These Lancaster flats have had their own hauntings, says BARRY McCANN

Lancashire Day, a time to celebrate wonderful monsters, witches and strange...

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A close up of the plaque on the Witches Grave in Woodplumpton, Lancashire
Guest writer CHRIS NEWTON marks Lancashire Day by revealing the county's strangest folktales and mythic legends

Salmesbury Hall Ghost, a classic haunting tale of tragic love lost

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Salmesbury Hall Ghost
Two star-crossed lovers led to the haunting of Salmesbury Hall in Lancashire, says BARRY McCANN

England’s 5 most haunted and creepy Victorian piers to visit

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BARRY McCANN loves to be beside the seaside on these five most haunted English piers...

Was a mummied cat buried in secret Pendle Hill witches’ cottage?

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Witch Cottage Pendle Hill
BARRY McCann looks at 'Lancashire's Tutankhamen's Tomb' - a supposed witches' cottage near Pendle Hill that had been buried for unknown reasons...

Jennet Device: Whatever happened to the Pendle Witch child?

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Pendle Witch child Jennet Device
BARRY McCANN investigates what became of the Pendle Witch child, Jennet Device, following her explosive testimony...

Birkdale’s Palace Hotel with the Haunted Lift

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BARRY McCann asks why does haunted Palace Hotel in Lancashire have such a dark reputation...

Pendle Witches Guide: Where in the Hill to find them

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Pendle Hill Witches Guide Sign
BARRY McCann charts a Pendle Witches Guide of Pendle Hill

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Great Yarmouth: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Chorley, Lancashire: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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BECKY KEANE counts down five haunted places you can visit in Creepy Chorley...