The Hardy Tree is a centuries-old ash tree surrounded by a radiating circle of densely-packed headstones. But why was it created?
London’s Secret Victorian Pet Cemetery
Hyde Park's hidden pet cemetery's once described as 'the most horrible spectacle in Britain.'
Ghosts on Film: Hampton Court Palace
See them walking hand in hand across the bridge at midnight...
A Trip to Brompton Cemetery
Brompton Cemetery is a sprawling necropolis, nestled in the busy – and terribly posh – London Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Stanisława Tomczyk, Medium – Running with Scissors
Tomczyk’s main draw as a medium was her claim that she could levitate objects with the power of her mind, stop clocks and ‘influence the turn of a roulette wheel...
Death By Coffin!
"Killed by a Coffin at Kensal Green Cemetery..."
‘Scratching Fanny’, The Ghost of Cock Lane
In 1762, the haunting of Cock Lane gripped a nation and sent the capital wild with fear and excitement
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.
More Adventures in Highgate East!
Between pianos, dogs, and enormous mausoleums, cemeteries such as Highgate hold thousands of stories and works of art around every corner.
Jay’s Mourning Warehouse
Due to the superstition of not holding mourning clothing in the household for longer than necessary, when a death occurred, you needed to act fast – places like Jay's catered to this on a massive scale.