Tag: North-West England

Macclesfield: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Gawsworth Hall Macclesfield
Macclesfield, in the eastern part of Cheshire, is home to more than its fair share of ghosts. Here are some of the haunted attractions in this historic market town.

Ghostly Memories of Haunted Hale

Hale Postcard
ROBIN WHEELER recalls some haunted memories of growing up in spooky Hale, now part of Greater Manchester

Angels and The Ghost of My Mother

ROBIN WHEELER recalls the spooky experiences before and after the death of his mother in 1995...

A Final Farewell from Abigail Whalley

DEBORAH CONTESSA looks at the disturbing murder of a eccentric Blackpool widow Abigail Whalley in 1931

Haunted Furness Abbey, Tales of Treasure and Ghostly Horror

Furness Abbey in England's North East was once central to Cumbria's religious community but now it is a shell haunted by ghosts of the past, says RICK HALE

5 Haunted Manchester Pubs to Visit for Halloween

Manchester pub
A haunted pub with plenty of beer and spirits is the best place to celebrate Halloween. Check out some of these spooky Greater Manchester pubs on 31 October and see if their creepy claims are true!

Cheshire: 10 Haunted Places to Visit

Capesthorne Hall Cheshire
The English county of Cheshire has many eerie haunted landmarks. Check out some of them here...

Charles Jevington’s Mysterious Journey to the Stars

Charles Jevington
Did a Cumbrian pensioner really travel to other planets in the 1950s? LES HEWITT looks at the mystery surrounding Charles Jevington's disappearance

Fairies and Spectres Curse Haunted Bramall Hall

Bramall Hall Courtyard
Bramall Hall in Greater Manchester has a long history of ghosts and legends that haunt the Tudor mansion to this day, says RICK HALE

The Pied Bull: Guide to Chester’s Spookiest Pub

The Pied Bull in Cheshire
Chester's Pied Bull pub echos with ghostly phenomena from times long past, says RICK HALE

The Time Slips of Bold Street, Liverpool

Bold Street in Liverpool is place well-known for time slips. CHRISTINE MILLER investigates this strange paranormal phenomenon.

Accrington: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

Accrington Conservative Club
CRAIG BRYANT, from the Paranormal Pendle Podcast, tells us his five favourite haunted Accrington locations, including some of his own experiences!

The Possession Of Richard Dugdale, The Surey Demoniac

Richard Dugdale was at the centre of an infamous 17th century possession case in rural northern England, says RICK HALE
Richard Dugdale was at the centre of an infamous 17th century possession case in rural northern England, says RICK HALE

Devil dog and ghost child haunt The Lion and Swan Hotel

Lion and Swan Hotel
Don’t let the cries of a ghost child and other spectres scare you from visiting The Lion and Swan Hotel in Cheshire, says RICK HALE

The Screaming Skull of Wardley Hall

Wardley Hall is a beautiful manor house that is home to s a screaming skull, says Matthew from Ghoul Britannia Podcast

Pardon the Pendle Witches: Sign The Petition

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

Muncaster Castle, a haunted fortress of terror

Muncaster Castle
Muncaster Castle has a long and dark history. No wonder paranormal researchers have long been fascinated by the ghosts and hauntings of this Cumbria castle...

Wycoller Hall’s Ghosts and Legends

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

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!

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!

The South Shields Poltergeist – 15 Years On

Paranormal investigator and author DARREN W. RITSON looks back on his involvement in one of England's most shocking paranormal cases, The South Shields Poltergeist...

Martin Mere’s strange tales of mermaids

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

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

Moresby Hall: Most Haunted REVIEW

Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Moresby Hall


5 Most Haunted Milton Keynes Pubs

Black Horse Great Linford - Milton Keynes Pubs
Guest writer CLAIRE EVANS looks at the most haunted Milton Keynes pubs and reveals her extraordinary paranormal investigations she has conducted within their spooky walls.

Dave Allen: Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good (Ghost) Story

Dave Allen tells a ghost story
Guest writer STEVIE MILLER takes us back to the days Irish comedian Dave Allen got us hooked on his hilarious ghost stories...

5 Unexplained UFO sightings in London

RICK HALE delves through the archives to discover 5 Unexplained UFO sightings in London

Son of Dracula 1974 REVIEW

Son of Dracula 1974 is a film 'worse than you could possibly imagine, says reviewer JIM IVERS

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer’s Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...