What’s your story?
Here at Uncanny UK, we are always pleased to receive genuine accounts of encounters with the supernatural.
Perhaps you have seen a ghost, glimpsed a fairy or caught sight of a strange creature prowling through the countryside.
If you have had a weird experience, or can report one had by a relative, we’ll be very interested to hear about it. Uncanny UK is the place to record previously undocumented supernatural encounters.
Please send your story to: email@example.com
Category Archives: Weird Creatures
As a Christmas treat, here is a fascinating account of an Essex haunted house that may have been affected by the close proximity of a ruined abbey. The reader who kindly recounted her experiences wishes to remain anonymous and has … Continue reading
MARK DAVIES treats us to another investigation of monstrous goings-on in Sussex, this time focusing on the dragons of St Leonard’s Forest. Whilst researching the Dragons of the South of England, one particular location immediately stood out for me – … Continue reading
British folklore is full of the belief in omens, mysterious or recurring incidents that warn of imminent death or some other misfortune. The form these portents take date back to antiquity, perhaps into our Celtic past and often feature both natural … Continue reading
Uncanny UK is delighted to welcome MARK DAVIES as a new contributor, with this interesting article about the Knucker of Lyminster, a notable beastie from his newly adopted home of Sussex in southern England. Having moved to Sussex in late … Continue reading
RICHARD FREEMAN describes another strange and menacing critter from his files. This time, a possible encounter with a pooka or phouka – an animal-like entity found in Irish folklore. In 1997 in the Grayfield-Greencastle district four miles from Kilkeen in … Continue reading
RICHARD FREEMAN highlights three terrifying encounters with strange animal-like apparitions that seemed to emanate pure evil. In the 1950s writer Joan Forman was working in the village school in Goodhurst, Kent. During the first few days of the summer holidays, … Continue reading
I have just started reading – rather belatedly in life – ‘Ring of Bright Water’, Gavin Maxwell’s classic account of his life, in the company of various pet otters, at Sandaig, a remote bay in the western Highlands of Scotland. About a … Continue reading
We recently uploaded a story about a phantom pussycat. Now it’s time for one of the weirdest critters in the annals of spook-lore, a blood-lapping vampire cat! Lord Halifax’s famous Ghost Book of 1936 is a repository of classic true … Continue reading