Tag: Lancashire

Lancashire is a ceremonial county in North-East England.

It includes Blackpool, Blackburn, Preston, Burnley, Bamber Bridge, Lancaster, Lytham St Anne’s, Leyland, Chorley, Fulwood, Accrington, Skelmersdale, Morecombe, Nelson, Darwen and Fleetwood.

It is also home to the Pendle Witches.

Lancashire articles on Spooky Isles

Birkdale’s Palace Hotel with the Haunted Lift

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

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

The Curse of Peg O’Neil’s Ghost – a beheading won’t stop...

The Curse of Peg O'Neil
BARRY McCann asks whether Peg O'Neil - a spirit that lurks in Lancashire - is responsible for dreadful disasters there

Did a Boggart or Headless Lady cause traffic accident?

BARRY McCANN describes how a mysterious spirit may behind an Lancashire apprentice falling off his bike in 1947

Discover Meg Shelton, the Witch of Woodplumpton’s spooky grave

A boulder in a Lancashire burial ground marks the grave of Meg Shelton, but according to BARRY McCANN, the Witch of Woodplumpton may still walk the earth!

Lancashire’s Phantom Road Victim Scares Drivers

BARRY McCANN tells of a traffic accident in Lancashire that included someone who was already dead!

5 scariest haunted Lancashire mills you wouldn’t dare visit

BECKY KEANE braves the 'dark satanic mills' to look at the haunted factories of Greater Manchester and Lanchashire

Mysterious Bidston Hill, beautiful but sinister

Birkenhead's Bidston Hill has had everything from ghosts, satanists and UFOs haunt its beautiful surrounds, says guest writer LAUREN JONES

The Sea Tombed Village of Singleton Thorpe

BARRY McCANN looks at fascinating story of the fabled submerged village of Singleton Thorpe reputedly near Blackpool in Lancashire

Boggart Hole Clough – what is a Boggart?

boggart hole clough - what is a boggart?
BECKY KEANE tells us about the Legend of Boggart Hole Clough in Manchester

Big Cat Sightings of North West England

Big Cat Sightings of North West England
BECKY KEANE takes a look at mysterious big cat sightings in North West England

England’s 4 Most Haunted Army Barracks

Fulwood Barracks
BECKY KEANE gives us four of England's Most Haunted Army Barracks....

Dorothy, the Deadly Bannister Doll of Preston

BECKY KEANE recounts the chilling tale of Dorothy the Deadly Bannister Doll of Preston

The Phantom Lancaster Bomber of Barnoldswick

BECKY KEANE tells us about the phantom Lancaster Bomber spotted above Barnoldswick, Lancashire

Ghostly cavalier’s footsteps at heard at Ring O Bells Pub in...

BECKY KEANE takes a look at one of Greater Manchester's most haunted pubs - the Ring O Bells in Middleton

Chorley, Lancashire: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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

Lancaster: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

BECKY KEANE looks at some of the most haunted sites in Lancaster, the county town of Lancashire

Preston: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Preston in Lancashire has a long and dark history making for a great haunted city, BECKY KEANE says

Jennet Device, the child witch who killed the Pendle Witches

Ireland has witnessed many disturbing and nasty witch trials over its history
JON KANEKO-JAMES tell us the Pendle Witch executions were the result of the testimony of a little girl

Blackburn: Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit

BECKY KEANE picks the five spookiest places to visit in Haunted Blackburn in Lancashire

Pendle Hill Special Most Haunted Live Halloween 2004 REVIEW

Pendle Hill Special Most Haunted Live
BARRY McCANN looks back on Pendle Hill Special Most Haunted Live Halloween 2004

How the Samlesbury Witches escaped the hangman’s noose

BARRY McCANN tells us about The Samlesbury Witches from Lancashire, who unlike their Pendle counterparts, survived

Who were the Pendle Witches?

L.H. DAVIES looks back at the story of the Pendle Witches of Lancashire, who were executed in 1612...

Blackpool: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Blackpool, the seaside town in Lancashire, is visited by over 12 million people each year, making it Britain's number one holiday resort. NIA JONES discovers five of Blackpool’s spookiest places…


Spirit photography: The history of capturing ghosts on film

Spirit photography
Spirit photography has been at the heart of paranormal research for centuries. Guest writer PETER TOWNSEND delves into the history of taking photos of ghosts!

Teeny Todd, The Demon Barber Of Queer Street: Two Ronnies TV REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at Teeny Todd, The Demon Barber of Queer Street, from The Two Ronnies

Elliott O’Donnell – was he a legitmate ghosthunter or fake?

Elliott O’Donnell is known as one of history's greatest ghosthunters - or was he just a paranormal embellisher, asks CHRISTINE MILLER

St Ives: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

St Ives, Cornwall, is full of haunted places to visit, says LH Davies...

10 Great Women from Gothic Horror

KAJA FRANCK counts down 10 deadly British literary ladies