Tag: Staffordshire

Staffordshire is a ceremonial county in the West Midands of England.

It includes Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Burton-upon-Trent, Stafford, Lichfield, Cannock, Burntwood and Kidsgrove.

Staffordshire articles on Spooky Isles

Tutbury Castle Most Haunted REVIEW

Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Tutbury Castle

Why Haunted Himley Hall is my favourite spooky place: Andrew Homer

Haunted Himley with Andrew Homer
ANDREW HOMER tells us about his favourite spooky place, haunted Himley Hall and Park near Dudley in Staffordshire

Who are the Black Eyed Children?

NIA JONES tells us about the frightening and debated urban myth concerning the black eyed children

Dracula at the New Vic REVIEW

Dracula New Vic
ANDREW GARVEY reviews the latest production of Dracula at Staffordshire's New Vic Theatre

Stoke-on-Trent: 5 Haunted Places to Visit

ANDREW GARVEY checks out five of Stoke-on-Trent's spookiest places

Most Haunted: Alton Towers REVIEW

Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
ANDREW HOMER looks back on Most Haunted: Alton Towers

Staffordshire’s Spookiest Ghost Sightings of the Victorian Times

Staffordshire-based ANDREW GARVEY picks some of his county's spookiest ghost tales from the Victorian era

Vampire of the Villas Victim Choked on Garlic

Demetrious Mykicura's fear of vampires lead to his death in the infamous "Vampire of the Villas" case, says PAUL ADAMS

Richard Moody, Paranormal Investigator Interview

Richard Moody from Tamworth Ghost Hunters
Spooky Isles interviews Richard Moody from Tamworth Ghost Hunters.

The Pig-Man Roams Cannock Chase

Cannock Chase in Staffordshire has a paranormal portal and is the home of the mysterious Pig-Man, says LEE BRICKLEY!

Tressa Yeomans, Paranormal Investigator Q&A

The first in our new Paranormal Investigator Q&A series, Spooky Isles interviews Tressa Yeomans.

William Palmer, The Rugeley Poisoner

Rugeley's least favourite sons, William Palmer was one of the 19th century's most infamous murderers, says TRESSA YEOMANS

Molly Leigh, the Burslem witch, or was she?

The grave of Molly Leight
NICKI HOWELLS writes about Molly Leigh, an alleged 18th Century witch in Staffordshire

Ford Green Hall, Stoke-on-Trent’s oldest haunted house

Ford Green Hall Stoke on Trent
ANDREW GARVEY looks at the haunted goings-on at Ford Green Hall - the oldest house in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire

Haunted Pub leads to Tamworth Ghost Hunters: Richard Moody

Tamworth Ghost Hunters
RICHARD MOODY tells how buying a haunted pub released childhood memories of the paranormal and inspired him to start The Tamworth Ghost Hunters


Learn the natural and supernatural powers and benefits of Garlic

Garlic is not just for vampire hunters, JAMES WILLIS discovers its natural and supernatural powers

The Trapped Souls of Haunted Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle has a haunted history unrivalled throughout Scotland, says CALLUM CAMPBELL

W.B. Yeats, poet and paranormalist

W.B. Yeats was fascinated by the paranormal. PAUL MOYNIHAN takes a look at the legendary Irish poet’s dabblings in the darker side...

What is a Kelpie? Scotland’s Horses of Hell!

Kelpies are ferocious creatures, native to the waterways of Scotland, and aim to kill and eat as many humans as possible. CALLUM CAMPBELL tells us more about these blood-thirsty monsters!

Who was the real Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins?

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