Tag: London

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

Highgate’s haunted Gatehouse Pub

JON KANEKO-JAMES probes the haunted past of the Gatehouse Pub in Highgate, North London

The Bones of St Bride’s Church

ANTHONY LEWIS recently visited St Brides Church in London where he discovered haunted tales and the remains of Londoners long forgotten

What is the London Stone?

London Stone
JON KANEKO-JAMES tells us why The London Stone is so crucial to our nation's health and prosperty!

Haunting Beauty of Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery
Highgate Cemetery in North London is world-famous for its monuments to the dead and its lush, haunting atmosphere

London’s Knights of the Living Dead

The Knights of St Lazarus were an ancient order of fighting lepers, who had the reputation as being "the undead". JON KANEKO-JAMES reports.

Viaduct Tavern’s haunted cells chill the blood

Viaduct Tavern
Viaduct Tavern is one of London's most haunted pubs, ALLISON TOPP visits and discovers the creepiness of the Holborn-based pub!

Is St Barts in London, Britain’s most haunted church?

St Barts Church
Guest writer RICHARD HOLLAND researches haunted London for a new project and discovers the spooky past of St Bartholomew the Great Church in Smithfield

The Macnaghten Memoranda and Jack the Ripper Suspects

Jack the Ripper Suspects
Ripperologist JON REES explores the Jack the Ripper suspects named in the McNaughten Memoranda in 1894.

Spring Heeled Jack and other phantom attackers

Spring Heeled Jack
Guest JON KANEKO-JAMES looks at the legend of Spring-Heeled Jack...

Who was Jack the Ripper?

Who was Jack the Ripper? Ripperologist JON REES gives us some of his thoughts...

Doing time in The Clink, a guide to the original London...

The Clink
The Clink in London is so old, the medieval gaol is now another word for prison.

Why does Jack the Ripper still haunt Whitechapel?

JON REES how Jack The Ripper still fascinates us almost 125 years since the Whitechapel murders

‘Above Ground’ Ghost of Golders Green

Did crafty tenants take advantage of a poorly-worded legal document lead to a ghost being trapped in Golders Green?

Guy Lyon Playfair talks on Enfield Poltergeist

Guy Lyon Playfair
GUY LYON PLAYFAIR investigated The Enfield Poltergeist first-hand in the 1970s. He takes a look back at the spectacular case for The Spooky Isles.

Where is Bedlam Asylum, London’s original madhouse?

bedlam hospital, bedlam asylum
Bedlam Asylum in London - the world's most famous mental hospital - had four different locations over the years. AMY CONNOLLY tell us where they were...

Is 50 Berkeley Square, London’s most haunted house?

50 Berkeley Square has a reputation of being the most haunted house in London.
50 Berkeley Square, known since the early 1900s as 'The Most Haunted House in London', says GAVINPAUL FOX MARRINER

Boris Karloff London Location Guide

STEPHEN JACOBS lists Boris Karloff London locations significant in the horror legend's life

Secrets of a Highgate Cemetery Tour Guide

A former Highgate Cemetery tour guide tells what it's like working at the world's most famous graveyard

An American Werewolf in London 1981 REVIEW

Horror and comedy are mixed to perfection in An American Werewolf in London 1981, says DAVID SAUNDERSON.

Grenadier Pub London and its Ghostly Gambler

The Grenadier Pub London
The Grenadier pub London is one of the world's most haunted places. Discover the haunting tale of its ghostly gambler


15 Things You Didn’t Know About Brigid, Irish Goddess and Saint

St Brigid
ANN MASSEY explores the legend of the Ireland’s Saint Brigid and the strong ties to the Pagan Goddess of the same name and the festival of Imbolc.

Eight Disturbing True Tales of Welsh Changelings

Welsh Changeling
CLAIRE BARRAND picks out eight historical changelig cases in Wales, with shocking eyewitness accounts of Welsh changelings...

Ghostwatch, the birth of paranormal reality TV

Ghostwatch terrified 10-year-old MJ STEEL COLLINS back in 1992. She now looks back on the groundbreaking paranormal TV special.

The Haunted Ruins of Minster Lovell

Minster Lovell Hall
Minster Lovell Hall in Oxfordshire lies in ruins, but the ghost of Francis Lovell remains. MATTHEW ROBINSON from Ghost Britannia Podcast tell us more...

Isle of Wight’s 13 Haunted Places to Visit

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...