From Betchworth Castle to Box Hill, Stephen Roberts offers his definitive guide to the county’s spookiest places Polesden Lacey’s West façade. Image Matt Ellery (Image: Archant) Reigate Caves Reigate’s caves were staked out by ghosthunters seeking the paranormal in 2013. A table balanced on one leg before spinning itself around unaided, hats were blown off, individual’s hands were ‘moved’ involuntarily and people...
Lee Martin / Alamy Stock Photo For the last hundred years, Americans have kept ghosts in their place, letting them out only in October, in the run-up to our only real haunted holiday, Halloween. But it wasn’t always this way, and it’s no coincidence that the most famous ghost story is a Christmas story—or, put another way, that the most...
TWO ghost hunters from Bournemouth and a former member of S Club 7 are to search for paranormal activity in one of the most haunted woods in the country this weekend – during a full moon.  Ghost hunter Amir Jardan and psychic Madonna Viviani will join “very good friend” pop star Paul Cattermole in Grovely Wood, south Wiltshire, tonight as...
Hundreds of ghost sightings and other supernatural apparitions have been recorded in Nottinghamshire. As Halloween approaches, PsychicWorld.com collated a list of 11,700 paranormal sightings across the UK to find the nation’s spookiest places. That included 265 sightings across Nottinghamshire, which equates to around three supernatural encounters for every 10,000 people living in our area. The figures, collated from paranormal databases tracking...
WATCH: The Haunted History of Halloween You may think that being haunted would be a bad thing, but for many places in the United States, it can be a tourist draw. Ghost stories attract both believers and skeptics all year-round, and especially during Halloween. Often, these ghost stories are based on people who died under unfortunate circumstances, like an old man...
VANCOUVER: With Halloween days away, new research from BC Hydro finds almost half of British Columbians believe in ghosts and the supernatural with many seeking a paranormal experience. The survey shows of those who believe in supernatural beings, 34 per cent believe in spirits and 26 per cent believe in ghosts. Over one third have encountered a supernatural being like...
Are you brave enough to visit the island of dolls? The eerie Xochimilco island - better known as Isla de las Muñecas, or the Island of Dolls - is just south of Mexico City. But no humans live here anymore - only dolls. Thousands of mutilated toys hang from ceilings, trees, and boats moored on the shore. Some are huge, others are...
Legend has it that an angry ghoul shouts and swears at visitors to Dead Woman’s Ditch, a beauty spot on Somerset’s Quantock Hills, UK. Ghost hunters have in fact been to the location where a potty-mouthed ghost, said to be a ‘woman in white’, apparently tells people to ‘f*** off’. The rude apparition is said to haunt the spot near Over Stowey....
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - It’s Halloween and WBRC got into the spirit with a paranormal investigation right here on Red Mountain thanks to the Southern Ghost Girls. The girls investigate activity at historic buildings, old houses, so for Halloween, they’re checking out WBRC. “People may say that 3 am is the witching hour,” Paranormal Investigator with Southern Ghost Girls, Lesley Ann,...
A terrified mum has revealed that she now believes her house is haunted after capturing footage of what she claims is a ghost pushing her baby over on CCTV. Ashley Scott, 34, has claimed that the home she resides in is riddled with ghosts and she now fears for her tot's safety. Recalling the moment she saw the eerie footage, Ashley...