The Hellfire Caves of Buckinghamshire are a familiar haunt for many modern ghost hunters and have a sinister history to match.
The Ghost Clown of Flaybrick Cemetery
‘There’s a clown in my graveyard, what am-ah-gonna-do?’ the people of Birkenhead once yelled in the early 1990s. Or at least they would have done if they were particularly big UB40 fans.
Ghosts on Film: Hampton Court Palace
See them walking hand in hand across the bridge at midnight...
The World’s First Ghost Train
The first Ghost Train on record was not a glitzy Disney invention, but a far more humble, home-grown affair.
The Most Haunted House in England: Borley Rectory
In 1940, psychical investigator and ghost hunter Harry Price produced an account of his stays and studies at Borley Rectory. The book was called ‘The Most Haunted House in England.’ And for a time, the Price was right.
The Smithfield Ghost
Not all ghosts are veiled ladies, shrieks in the night or headless horsemen. Some are undead lawyers, tormenting butcher’s stalls in the 17th century.
The Tulip Staircase Ghost
There had been no one near him when the photograph was taken, the staircase was also inaccessible. But on the print and the negative, was the figure of a person clawing themselves up the staircase.
The Spectre of Newby Church
Newby Hall, an 18thcentury house near Ripon in Yorkshire, is both a family tourist attraction and the scene of one of the most captivating (supposed) paranormal images of the 1960s.
Helen Peters Nosworthy: The Medium Behind ‘Ouija’
Without thinking, we attribute Ouija’s creation and branding to a huge faceless company, peddling plastic ponies in one hand and sprit communication devices in the other...
Francis Bacon’s Ghost Chicken
While spirit snowmen are a thing of horror fiction, it would seem that ghostly chickens have their claws firmly lodged in the niche echelons of British folklore...