Tag Archives: Welsh ghosts

The Demon Husband of Gower

One of my favourite ghost stories from Wales is also one of the oldest on record. The action takes place in an ancient house at Llanrhidian on the Gower. It’s a truly bizarre and rather disturbing account of a, so … Continue reading

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Haunted pools where tragic female phantoms roam

As a follow-up to his article on the spirits of wicked men haunting bodies of water, Uncanny UK editor Richard Holland presents a selection of haunted pools from Wales and the Welsh Border where unhappy maidens came to grief. A … Continue reading

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Watery graves – a few haunted pools

In the Bible, spirits were described as being banished to the Red Sea and this is probably the reason there are so many haunted pools and lakes – they were chosen as the places to bind troublesome spirits. The spirits … Continue reading

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Top 50 Most Haunted Places in Britain – 29

Uncanny UK editor Richard Holland stays within his own neighbourhood of North Wales as he continues his countdown of the Top 50 most haunted places in Britain.     29. GWIDYR CASTLE: Llanrwst, Conwy One of the best-preserved Tudor mansions … Continue reading

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Top 50 Most Haunted Places in Britain – 32

Another entry in Uncanny UK editor Richard Holland’s suggested chart of the most haunted places in Britain. 32. LLANCAIACH FAWR: Nelson, Cardiff This lovely old house is a popular venue for ghost hunts and has become known as one of … Continue reading

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Top 50 Most Haunted Places in Britain – 46

Continuing the roster of the Top 50 most haunted places in Britain by Uncanny UK editor Richard Holland 46. ATLANTIC COLLEGE, St Donat’s, Vale of Glamorgan The tranquil atmosphere of this international ‘experiment in education’ belies the fact that Atlantic … Continue reading

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The ghost of Plas yn Rhiw, North Wales

Plas yn Rhiw is a National Trust property in Gwynedd, North Wales. The ghost of Plas yn Rhiw is not well-known, indeed the guide books don’t mention it. It’s an intriguing example of a ghost echoing a past life, but … Continue reading

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Haunted crossroads

Spooky stories from Suffolk, Sussex and Anglesey. Continue reading

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Unrecorded ghosts from Sussex and Scotland

One that got away and a few unpublished ghosts from the archives Continue reading

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More from the Beast of Brymbo

An animal-like spectre which may have been an earlier sighting of ‘The Beast of Brymbo’ Continue reading

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