Tag: Wales

Wales is a country part of the United Kingdom.

Haunted Beaumaris Castle: A Ghostly Guide

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Beaumaris Castle Postcard
Heavy footsteps and ghostly apparitions haunt Beaumaris Castle in north Wales, says RICK HALE

Gwydir Castle Hotel Phantoms: A Haunted Guide

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Gwydir Castle
Gwydir Castle Hotel’s reputation as one of Wales’ most haunted places is well deserved, says RICK HALE

Carew Castle: Horrors Lurk Within Its Haunted Walls

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Ancient horrors, including lost love and a ghost ape, haunt the ruins of Carew Castle in Pembrokeshire, says RICK HALE

St David, Wales’ patron saint: 10 Facts You Need To Know

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St David's Day
It's St David's Day - here are 10 fascinating facts about the patron saint of Wales, from CALLUM CAMPBELL

5 Haunted Wales Pubs That’ll Give You The Shivers

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The Llindir Inn in Denbigh is one of the oldest pubs in Wales (and spookiest!)
RICK HALE reveals five very haunted Wales pubs, where the spirits aren’t only in the glasses….

Chilling Caerphilly Castle’s Ghosts and Hauntings

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Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly Castle has a reputation for being one of the most haunted places to visit in South Wales. CALLUM CAMPBELL takes a look…

The Two-Headed Phantom of Abersychan, Wales

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Two heads are scarier than one when this gruesome Welsh phantom stalks the streets of Abersychan, says guest writer MARK REES

Ray Milland, Welsh Horror Star who won an Oscar

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Ray Milland
Welshman Ray Milland had a stunning Hollywood career, including many of the best horrors of the 1960s and 1970s. PETER FULLER looks back on his life.

Scares at Sker House: Wales’ Terrifying Mansion of Horrors

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Sker House, Porthcawl, Wales
Visitors to haunted Sker House should be wary of the pain-wracked mansion's tortured past, says CALLUM CAMPBELL

The Lonely Shepherd and the power of the Welsh folktale

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CLAIRE BARRAND recalls local folktales and legends from her youth growing up in Powys, South Wales...

In Search of the Paranormal TV REVIEW

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In Search of the Paranormal
ANN MASSEY gives us an overview of the latest paranormal web series, In Search of the Paranormal and reviews Season 2, The Skirrid Inn.

Haunted Gwrych Castle: There’s A Ghost… Get Me Out Of Here!

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Gwrych Castle
RICK HALE looks at the paranormal residents of Gwrych Castle, near Abergele in Conwy, Wales, which will soon play host to "I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here"

Llancaiach Fawr Manor: Most Haunted REVIEW

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Most Haunted - Mary King's Close
CHRISTINE MILLER looks back on Most Haunted: Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Shocking dark history of 19th Century Cardiff prostitution

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Life was hard for women in Cardiff during the Victorian era
CLAIRE BARRAND reveals the lack of sympathy shown to impoverished women forced into crime and prostitution in Victorian Wales

Did Welsh Giants Once Roam the Valleys?

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CLAIRE BARRAND goes searching for Welsh Giants!

6 Welsh Places with Gates to Annwn, ‘The Otherworld’

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CLAIRE BARRAND tells us where to find gateways to The Welsh Otherworld of Annwn….

Old Prophet Edmund Jones, The Fairy Minister of Wales who saved...

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CLAIRE BARRAND tells us about Edmund Jones aka The Old Prophet Jones, a crucial collector of Welsh folklore

Do real-life monsters stalk our moors, lakes and mountains?

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The Loch Ness Monster isn't the only beast on the minds of monster hunters and cryptozoologists in the UK and Ireland. RICK HALE looks at the possibility that Nessie might have some friends...

Pete the Cardiff Poltergeist plays havoc with repair shop

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Pete the Cardiff Poltergeist threatened the sanity of small business owners in Wales, says RICK HALE

5 scariest Grey Lady ghosts that’ll give you the shivers!

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Grey Lady Ghosts
Grey lady ghosts are known throughout the British Isles. RICK HALE presents five of the most intriguing ones...

Berwyn Mountains UFO Crash, Britain’s Area 51

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Berwyn Mountains UFO crash in Wales was covered up, similar to the Area 51 conspiracy, says RICK HALE

Where have Alien Big Cat been seen in Wales?

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South Wales has never been short of Alien Big Cat sightings, says CLAIRE BARRAND

Beltane in Wales: How to Celebrate Welsh May Day

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May Day Rituals
CLAIRE BARRAND explains the superstitions and customs of Beltane in Wales, the Gaelic May Day festival...

Lancashire’s 10 Most Haunted Pubs

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BARRY McCann picks his top 10 haunted pubs from Lancashire, England

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The Horror Film Hiatus of 1936-1938

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Brentford: 6 Haunted Places to Visit

Haunted Brentford Postcard
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PATSY SORENTI tells us about the creepiest and most haunted places to visit in Brentford, west London