Repton School Ghosts and Folklore

Despite their macabre associations, churchyards are not normally more liable to ghosts than anywhere else, for in normal circumstances churchyards are simply resting places...
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Yorkshire Ghost Charm

On the moors just south of Bradford stands High Fernley Hall. Built in 1678, the hall was once far grander, a large mansion that...

Shakespeare’s Ghost at Kirkstall Abbey

In this second article about the weirdness surrounding Kirkstall Abbey (see The Kirkstall Abbey Ghost Hunt) I uncover the claims of a Biggleswade medium...
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Hunting for Britain’s Haunted Villages

We all know Halloween is a silly season in the media where it is common to read about the 'top 10 Britain’s most haunted...
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St Mark’s Vigil

In North Yorkshire and the North West there has been a tradition for countless years surrounding the night of April 24th, also known as...
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All Saint’s Bristol – A very English ghost story

While promoting my book “50 Real Ghost Stories” I have been interviewed by many regional radio stations, one of which was BBC Bristol. Before...

The Ghosts and Spirits of North-East Pubs

In the North-East of England there are hundreds of public houses, but only a minority claim to be haunted, I explore the drinking houses...
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A Braybrooke Ghost Story

A tiny village near Market Harborough was the focus of many ghost hunters in 1933 after a series of sightings hit the local and...
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Spring Heeled Jack in Victorian Sheffield

Most people have heard of Spring Heeled Jack, apparently a ghost like entity with the ability to jump tremendous distances in height and length....

Ghosts of Reculver Towers

“Sinister hooded figures approached the towers that night. It was a stormy night and every time the lightning flashed you could see the hooded...