Tag: London

London – the capital of England and the United Kingdom – has been a major settlement for two millennia.

Highgate’s Top 5 Haunted Places to Visit, according to David Farrant

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DAVID FARRANT gives his five top haunted places to visit in Highgate, London's most spooky suburb

Why does Jack the Ripper still matter?

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JON REES says the 125th anniversary of the Whitechapel Murders gives us an unique opportunity to explore the dark side of London history

Langham Hotel, haunted stay in the heart of London

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Langham Hotel London
The Langham Hotel in the heart of London has its fair share of famous spooks and spectres.

What is Dead Man's Hole in London?

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Did you know under Tower Bridge in London there is an area called Dead Man's Hole?

Where did Robert Louis Stevenson live in Hampstead?

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Robert Louis Stevenson's home in Hampstead, London
A sign on a house in Mount Vernon, Hampstead, notes its former resident, Robert Louis Stevenson

The Mysterious Angel of the Thames

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Angel of the Thames
Angels have been seen to float about the Thames in London during times of trouble. NIA JONES reports on this mysterious phenomenon

Barbara Lowe, Paranormal Investigator Q&A

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Barbara Lowe during an paranormal investigation in Epping Forest, Essex.
We talk to Barbara Lowe, who leads White Light Paranormal in East London.

Mitre Pub, Lancaster Gate, London Paranormal Investigation REPORT

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JON KANEKO-JAMES reports on a paranormal investigation of The Mitre pub in Lancaster Gate, London

5 Ghosts that haunt Christchurch Greyfriars, London

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JAMES CLARK reveals the spectres that lurk within the City of London landmark garden at Christchurch Greyfriars

Doing the Haunted Lambeth Ghost Walk

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JAMES CLARK, the author of Haunted Lambeth, takes a look at three ghostly tales from the London Borough

Covent Garden: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Covent Garden is full of haunted places to visit, as JON KANEKO-JAMES discovers on this stroll around central London

Greenwich: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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JON KANEKO-JAMES examines the spookiness that lurks in Greenwich, London's maritime centre

5 Haunted Pubs to Visit in Central London

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The Haunted Silver Cross in Whitehall, a haunted central London pub
CELESTE MILES checks out five pubs in Central London known for spirits not just of the drinking kind!

5 Haunted Southwark Pubs to Visit

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Haunted Southwark Pub, Market Porter
CELESTE MILES picks Five Southwark Spooky Pubs

Rainy day tour in Brompton Cemetery

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Rainy day in Brompton Cemetery
Rainy days are lovely days to visit cemeteries as we found out at Brompton today

Who was Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man?

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John Hurt as Joseph Merrick, incorrectly called John Merrick, in the film The Elephant Man
NIA JONES looks behind the dark and murky world of the Victorian sideshow to reveal its most famous son, Joseph Merrick aka The Elephant Man

The Ghost Bus of Ladbroke Grove

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Ladbroke Grove Station
MJ WAYLAND describes a phantom speeding double-decker in 1930s Kensington

Ripper Street: Ripperologist reviews first episode 2012

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Ripperologist MIKE COVELL runs his expert eye over the new BBC Victorian London crime series, Ripper Street

A Railway for the Dead

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Necropolis Station Waterloo
NICOLA CARPENTER looks back at the time Victorian London was overflowing with its dead and they had to build a railway to sort the problem out!

Britain’s Strangest Real-life Animal Ghosts

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The ghost of a chocolate Labrador, haunts RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire
MJ COLLINS delves into the mysterious world of the UK's many animal ghosts...

The Hampstead Horror: Hunting Dracula in NW3

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JACOB MILNESTEIN investigates the real-life North London locations that inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula

Cockneys vs Zombies 2012 REVIEW

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Cockneys Vs Zombies, Cockneys versus Zombies
DARREN CHADWICK-HUSSEIN reviews hilarious schlocky horror London undead fest, Cockneys vs Zombies 2012

Top 5 Jack the Ripper films of all time

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Jack the Ripper films
Guest writer ERIC McNAUGHTON looks at his top five Jack the Ripper films and tell us why they are the best...

Laughter in the Dark: Funny ghost stories from the paranormal world

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While many people’s experiences with ghosts are laden with terror and fear, DAVID REES reports some stories are funnier than horrific

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Real-life M.R. James locations every fan must visit

Scenes from A Warning to the Curious, filmed at Happisburgh Church
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Here are the locations you can visit that inspired English horror writer M.R. James, thanks to EDDIE BRAZIL

How Finn McCool made the Giants Causeway

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JANET QUINLIVAN tells the story behind Northern Ireland's Giants Causeway

Top 5 nastiest and goriest scenes from Dracula novel

Lucy staked in Dracula
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DR KAJA FRANCK reveals her most gruesome scenes from Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897)

5 Scottish death customs you never knew existed

A Highland Funeral by Sir James Guthrie, 1883.
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KATE CHERRELL looks at five unusual Scottish death customs

Four Friends Go Ghost Hunting in Great Missenden

Great Missenden
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SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS goes for a paranormal ramble with some pals in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire