Tag: Norfolk

Norfolk is a ceremonial county in the East of England.

It includes Norwich, King’s Lynn and Great Yarmouth.

Norfolk articles on Spooky Isles

Thetford: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Thetford in Norfolk has a long, dark and spooky history. RICK HALE looks at some of its most haunted sites.

The Ghosts of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk AUTHOR INTERVIEW

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Ghosts of King's Lynn and West Norfolk Paul Lee
Paranormal researcher Dr Paul Lee discusses his new book The Ghosts of King Lynn and West Norfolk with DAVID SAUNDERSON

The Original King’s Lynn Ghost Tour INTERVIEW

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The Original King’s Lynn Ghost Tour is the latest spooky attraction in a very haunted West Norfolk town. DAVID SAUNDERSON talks to tour guide Nicky Proctor about the ghostly streets of King’s Lynn...

Britain’s 5 Most Haunted Battlefields

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EDDIE BRAZIL dons his breastplate and tassets and goes in search of the phantom armies, which are still slugging it out on Britain's Haunted Battlefields.

Great Yarmouth: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

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Great Yarmouth: SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS hunts out the ghosts and most haunted places in this Norfolk coastal town...

Maids Head Hotel, Norwich’s most haunted

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Maids Head Hotel Norwich
Maids Head Hotel lies in the ominously-named Tombland in the heart of Norwich, England, writes RICK HALE

The Glowing Ghost of Tivetshall St Mary, Norfolk

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Tivetshall St Mary Church
PATSY SORENTI describes the glowing spectre she saw on a ghost hunt in Tivetshall St Mary, a tiny village in Norfolk

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

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

Where to Visit Black Shuck Sightings in East Anglia

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Black Shuck
Guest writer PIERS WARREN goes on the trail of Black Shuck to reveals where to find the beast's haunts in East Anglia

Ghostly encounter at St Mary's, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk

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Old Hunstanton
JONATHAN MOOR reveals his ghostly encounter at a Norfolk church in 2002

Where To Find The Ghosts of King Henry VIII’s wives

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Guest writer TAYLA McRAE lists the haunts of the ghostly former wives of King Henry VIII

Witchfinder General 1968: 20 shocking facts you never knew!

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Vincent Price in Witchfinder General 1968
Here are PETER FULLER's 20 things you need to know about Witchfinder General aka The Conqueror Worm, starring Vincent Price

England’s obsession with Black Dogs and other demon hounds of hell…

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BARRY McCANN looks at England's history of terrifying Black Dogs, from Black Shuck to Baskerville...

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...

The Shuttered Room 1967 REVIEW

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The Shuttered Room 1967
H.P. Lovecraft gets the Brit-horror treatment with The Shuttered Room 1967. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES takes a look.

The Reeds 2010 REVIEW

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The Reeds 2010
The Reeds 2010 is a Norfolk-set tale of terror, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Mummy’s Curse, Howard Carter and one scared Norfolk copper

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The Mummy 1959
EDDIE BRAZIL unravels the so-called 'Curse of the Pharaohs' aka The Mummy's Curse!

Spectres of the Fens – the terror of East of England

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The Fens
JOSIE PALMER says the vast marshlands of the east of England are haunted with many supernatural tales

Who was the real Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins?

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Matthew Hopkins
BARRY McCANN goes behind the legend to discover the real Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins

The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall, a hoax or a haunting?

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Raynham Hall
The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall is the subject of one of England's most iconic 'ghost' photos, Josie Palmer takes a look...

Thomas Vaughan: Great Yarmouth’s Greatest Grave Robber

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JOSIE PALMER reveals Great Yarmouth has a dark history of body snatchers, the most famous being Thomas Vaughan

The Children of the Wailing Woods: A Visit to Watton

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Babes in the Woods
DAVID SENIOR tells us the real life Norfolk origins of the horrifying folktale of the Babes in the Woods

Don’t disturb our ancient dead at Fornham Henge

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East Anglia's oldest burial ground is in danger from a road and housing development. We look at why these graves must be saved.

Ghostly Dunwich and Coastal Horrors

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Guest writer DAVID SENIOR takes a look at Suffolk's eerie village of Dunwich

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