A collection of the haunted ghost stories, urban legends, folktales and the paranormal of the United Kingdom.

The Story that Inspired The Hound of the Baskervilles

Did you know that the famous Arthur Conan Doyle book about Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles was based on a true legend? The legend about the evil Squire Richard Cabell and his hounds are still haunting the moors in Devon.

The Pirate Haunting Burgh Island

Treasures hidden in the caves, a restless ghost of a pirate and an endless murder mystery location: The Burgh Island is continuing to serve as a place of mystery to the visitors.

The Ghost on the Moor

In a time when suicide was a sin, a man took his own life when he couldn’t have the woman he loved. His tormented soul is said to haunt the moors in Dartmoor in Devon, England were he was buried. 

Georgiana Houghton and her Spirit Drawings in Watercolor

From beyond the veil, some mediums claimed that ghosts and spirits guided them to paint and draw. One of them was Georgiana Houghton and her spirit drawings.

The Lost City of Dode

In the heart of the British countryside, the past of the plague, death and history haunts the desecrated church. But amid the mystery of the paranormal and pagan ley lines, the once cursed site has found back to being sacred. 

Fatima’s Harp — A Christmas Haunting

Through the halls of Stubley Hall, a Saracen love song haunts the place with the sound of the harp.

The Mistletoe Bough – The Bride in the Chest

The Legend of the Mistletoe Bough or the Mistletoe Bride is a ghost tale that many big houses claim as their own. Bramshill House is one of them, and the story of the dead bride haunts the already haunted place. 

The Highwayman Robbed of his Life

Now a peaceful place for a road trip, it was once a hot spot for highwaymen and a dangerous place to travel. Sometimes, it was also dangerous for the robbers. 

The Black Cat of War

In 1941 a fighter plane crashed in a field in the English countryside. The pilots died, but a mysterious black cat lingered. 

The Running Lady of Beeford

A ghost haunts the roads of small English village. She is known as the Running Lady and according to legend, known for causing accidents.

Whitby – A Gothic Haunting

The gothic haunting of the small town of Whitby is said to be by the old abbey as well as Bram Stoker used it for a setting of Dracula.

5 Haunted Attractions to Visit

A list of five haunted attraction you can visit as a tourist.

The Red Barn Murder

A murder mystery that was allegedly solved by the appearance of the ghost of the victim.

The Mysterious Meaning of the Ballad: Maiden in the Moor Lay

A beautiful haunting poem of a girl, submerged in the moor for days and days.

How the TV-series Penny Dreadful is Influenced by Old Literature

Penny Dreadful is an old term used during the nineteenth century to refer to cheap popular serial literature. Sort of like pulp fiction. It was also called penny blood, penny awful, or penny horrible. It means a story published in weekly parts, with the cost of one (old) penny. The main plot of these stories…

Songs About Ghosts and Hauntings

There are countless, countless, COUNTLESS ballads, songs, poems and plays about ghosts and hauntings throughout histories. But to find stories about songs about specific ghosts and hauntings is a bit more tricky. These are the selection we could find, but if you know about more, give notice as we are collecting!

Brown Lady of Raynham Hall

The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall is probably one of the most iconic ghost pictures out there. But what is the story behind it? And who is that ghostly figure?

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