Adelaide Haunted Horizons

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Cousin Jack’s – Haunted Moonta

Cousin Jack’s – Haunted Moonta Cousin Jacks Ghosts - Haunted Moonta

Cousin Jack’s B&B – A Brief History Cousin Jack’s B&B has to be one of the most charming cottages in Moonta. On arriving, the first thing we noticed about this 1860s cottage, was the chimney which was doing its best impersonation of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.  As our eyes travelled down the external wall, […]

Haunted Dolls

Haunted Dolls creepy doll

  Haunted Dolls – The Rise of Have you noticed the rise in the number of ‘haunted’ dolls lately?  There are a plethora of ‘haunted’ dolls up for sale online, most at an inflated price. Although to be fair, there are some stories of owners being so frightened of their dolls, that they have literally […]

National Railway Museum Ghosts – Haunted Port Adelaide

National Railway Museum Ghosts – Haunted Port Adelaide Ghosts of a Railway Museum

    National Railway Museum Ghosts – Why Would the Museum be Haunted? National Railway Museum Ghosts, do they exist and if so, why would the Museum be haunted?  We first heard the rumours many years ago, when a couple of volunteers passed on their stories and experiences. So, we went in to find out […]

Heritage and Nautical Museum Ghosts – Haunted Wallaroo

Heritage and Nautical Museum Ghosts – Haunted Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum Ghosts - Haunted Wallaroo

    Heritage and Nautical Museum Ghosts – What is the History and is it Haunted? The Heritage & Nautical Museum Ghosts, do they exist and if so why would the Museum be haunted?  Kag Allwood and myself were invited for the evening to see if we could capture any sort of paranormal activity.  This […]

Glenbarr Homestead Ghosts – Haunted Strathalbyn

Glenbarr Homestead Ghosts – Haunted Strathalbyn Glenbarr Homestead Ghosts - Haunted Strathalbyn

Glenbarr Homestead Ghosts – What is the History and why Would it be Haunted? Glenbarr Homestead Ghosts, do they exist and why would they still be there?  We were originally invited several years ago by one of the volunteers who wanted us to check it all out, as they were having a few strange occurrences […]

Newcastle Castle Keep Ghosts, Haunted Newcastle

Newcastle Castle Keep Ghosts, Haunted Newcastle Newcastle Castle Keep Ghosts

Newcastle Castle Keep Ghosts – What is the History and why Would it be Haunted? Newcastle Castle Keep Ghosts – who are they and is it really Haunted? While we were in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, we couldn’t resist a visit to find out! The River Tyne, and especially the bridge in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was always an important strategic […]

The Haunted Grand Hotel Ghosts

The Haunted Grand Hotel Ghosts Haunted Grand Hotel - Millicent Ghosts

The Haunted Grand Hotel, Millicent – A Brief History The Grand Hotel ghosts have been spoken about for many years both at the bar and in many news stories so we were naturally excited to be invited to check it out.  We would like to thank Leandra Worrall for allowing Kag Allwood and me this […]

Haunted Sydney Quarantine Station Ghosts

Haunted Sydney Quarantine Station Ghosts Sydney Quarantine Station Ghosts

The Haunted Sydney Quarantine Station – A Brief History Sydney Quarantine Station ghosts, it has always been on my bucket list to investigate them, and now it was Kag’s and my opportunity to do so, as we had been staying in Sydney for a paranormal convention that weekend. Sydney Quarantine Station, also known as the […]

British Hotel Ghosts – Haunted North Adelaide

British Hotel Ghosts – Haunted North Adelaide The British Hotel Ghosts Haunted pubs

The British Hotel, North Adelaide – A Brief History The British Hotel ghosts have been whispered about for many years and taking into consideration how old this hotel is, it wouldn’t be surprising if some of her past residents remain to this day. This wonderful part of history is one of the oldest hotels in […]

Vernon Gate Prison Ghosts, Derby

Vernon Gate Prison Ghosts, Derby Vernon Gate Prison Ghosts - Derby

Haunted Vernon Gate Prison – A Brief History Vernon Gate Prison ghosts have been investigated for many years now, and we were given the opportunity to visit this historic prison for ourselves.  But what was the history behind what’s left of this historic Gaol? After finally being granted permission to have their own Gaol, the […]

Customs House Ghosts, Port MacDonnell

Customs House Ghosts, Port MacDonnell Customs House Port MacDonnell

Customs House, Port MacDonnell – A Brief History Customs House Ghosts, in Port MacDonnell, are there any?  It certainly has that look about it, but just because the building is historic and looks like it could be haunted doesn’t always mean that it has ghosts.  We were given the unique opportunity of being the first […]

Charleville Castle Ghosts, Ireland

Charleville Castle Ghosts, Ireland Charleville Castle Ghosts - Ireland

Haunted Charleville Castle – Brief History Charleville Castle Ghosts, are they real?  Who are they and why are they still there?  Kag and I were kindly given permission to visit and see if we could communicate with whoever remains in this beautiful castle. Charleville Castle is located in County Offaly in Ireland and sits in […]

Caledonian Inn Ghosts

Caledonian Inn Ghosts Caledonian Inn Ghosts - Robe

Caledonian Inn Robe – History The Caledonian Inn Ghosts have been whispered about for many years and Kag and I were invited there, to check those stories out. The Caledonian Inn, affectionally known as the ‘Callie’, sits in the lovely Limestone Coast town of Robe, which is one of the older towns in South Australia.  […]

Adelaide Gaol Ghosts

Adelaide Gaol Ghosts Adelaide Gaol Ghosts

Adelaide Gaol Ghosts – Is this Prison Haunted? Adelaide Gaol ghosts have long been rumoured, even back when it was a working prison.  But what of its history?  Why would the Old Adelaide Gaol be haunted? South Australia was different to other States in Australia as it was a free colony, it was to be […]

Old Mount Gambier Gaol Ghosts

Old Mount Gambier Gaol Ghosts Mount Gambier Gaol Ghosts - Haunted Horizons

Old Mount Gambier Gaol Ghosts, History & Executions Old Mount Gambier Gaol ghosts have long been rumoured and whispered about, but is the Old Mount Gambier Gaol truly haunted?  Mel and James, who presently run the Gaol as accommodation, kindly invited us to come in and find out. The beautiful town of Mount Gambier is […]

Gawler Spontaneous Human Combustion?

Gawler Spontaneous Human Combustion? Fire - spontaneous human combustion Gawler

Gawler Spontaneous Human Combustion Gawler Spontaneous Human Combustion case, was this the first to occur in South Australia and what is it?  While researching stories for my Gawler Dark History Tour back in 2010, I uncovered one of the most intriguing stories of my tour.  At first, it seemed like the usual case of accidental […]

Old Derby Gaol Ghosts

Old Derby Gaol Ghosts Derby Gaol Ghosts

Old Derby Gaol Ghosts & History Old Derby Gaol Ghosts have been talked about for many years and we finally got our chance to explore these stories ourselves.  Old Derby Gaol sits in the heart of the town of Derby, Derbyshire in the U.K.  Originally anybody committing a crime in Derbyshire was taken to Nottingham […]

Prince Albert Hotel Ghost – Gawler

Prince Albert Hotel Ghost – Gawler Prince Albert Ghosts Gawler

Prince Albert Hotel, Gawler – History The Prince Albert Hotel Ghost… does it exist?  We were kindly invited to find out by the Hotel owners, as they have had a few strange occurrences that have made them wonder. Originally known as the Prince Albert Inn, it was opened in 1859 and belonged to John McEwen […]

Do Dogs See Ghosts?

Do Dogs See Ghosts? Do dogs see ghosts?

Do Dogs See Ghosts? Do dogs see ghosts?  It is a question we are often asked ‘do you think pets and other animals see/sense ghosts?’  The honest answer …. we really don’t know!  Yes, our fur-covered friends are often seen staring into the abyss, seemingly looking at nothing, yet staring intently into nonetheless. They have […]

Golden Fleece Hotel Ghost, Gawler

Golden Fleece Hotel Ghost, Gawler Golden Fleece Hotel Gawler

Golden Fleece Hotel Ghost – History The Golden Fleece Hotel ghost is one of the most intriguing pub ghost stories in South Australia.  Many would remember the Golden Fleece Hotel in Gawler by its previous name, The Old Spot Hotel.  I remember it well due to a current affair show in the late 1980s running […]

Mount Torrens Hotel Ghosts

Mount Torrens Hotel Ghosts Mount Torrens Hotel Ghost

Mount Torrens Hotel Ghost – History The Mount Torrens Hotel ghost has been talked about for many years so we went in to explore the stories and the history of this wonderful old hotel. The town of Mount Torrens is approximately a 50min drive from Adelaide and was originally known as Barton Springs after Geroge […]

HAUNTED ADELAIDE ZOO

HAUNTED ADELAIDE ZOO Haunted Adelaide Zoo

ADELAIDE ZOO – IS IT REALLY HAUNTED? Adelaide Zoo – A Brief History The Adelaide Zoo was officially opened on 23rd May 1883, after much debate and concerns of animals being so near the city.  The first Director was an Irish gentleman called Richard Minchin who had no zoo training, but what he did have […]

Gungellan Hotel – is it Haunted?

Gungellan Hotel – is it Haunted? Gungellan Hotel Ghosts

GUNGELLAN HOTEL – IS IT HAUNTED? Gungellan Hotel, Freeling – Ghosts & Hauntings! By Alison Oborn GUNGELLAN HOTEL HISTORY     The Gungellan Hotel, as it is now known, was originally the Railway Hotel and is still registered under this name.  It sits in the country town of Freeling, North of Adelaide.  This small town […]

HAUNTED SCHNEIDER’S ALLEY – THE TRUTH

HAUNTED SCHNEIDER’S ALLEY – THE TRUTH Schneider's Alley Andersons Walk

IS SCHNEIDER’S ALLEY REALLY HAUNTED? An Injustice of the worst kind! (Please note, I have written this Schneider’s Alley blog slightly different to the others I have done.  I really want the information to stand out and be easy to read.  I don’t think that one story has angered me more than this one has.  […]

JEDBURGH CASTLE JAIL GHOSTS

JEDBURGH CASTLE JAIL GHOSTS Jedburgh Castle Jail - Haunted Prison

JEDBURGH CASTLE JAIL Jedburgh Castle Jail – Ghosts & Hauntings! By Alison Oborn History of Jedburgh Castle Jail Jedburgh Castle Jail is a title that is a little misleading as this facility was never a true castle.  So just how did this Georgian prison get the term ‘castle’ in its name? Jedburgh Castle Jail was […]

MARGAM CASTLE GHOSTS

MARGAM CASTLE GHOSTS Margam Castle Ghosts

MARGAM CASTLE Margam Castle – Murder & Ghosts! By Alison Oborn History of Margam Castle Margam Castle sits nestled on an 850-acre country estate roughly 2 miles from Port Talbot, South Wales.  It is, in fact, a large Victorian-era country home, built to look like a gothic-style castle.  Built between 1830-1840 Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot […]

Friday 13th Superstitions

Friday 13th Superstitions Friday 13th - Superstitions

FRIDAY 13th SUPERSTITION Friday 13th superstition… do you stay in bed and pull the covers over your head and refuse to face the world?  Have you changed your travel itinerary because your flight coincided with this dreaded date?  Are you convinced that something bad is going to happen to you or your family?  If the […]