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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

THE GREY NURSE PHENOMENA – HOSPITAL GHOSTS

THE GREY NURSE PHENOMENA – HOSPITAL GHOSTS The Grey Nurse Hospital Ghost

THE GREY NURSE PHENOMENA – HOSPITAL GHOSTS In Sickness and in Death – the Grey Nurse Phenomena by Kag Allwood The Grey Nurse hospital ghost – she is said to attend to your needs with a smile whilst she empties the bedpan or changes your drip.  If you need extra care, she will press the […]

THE DARK HEDGES GHOSTS

THE DARK HEDGES GHOSTS The Dark Hedges Ghosts in Ireland

The Dark Hedges Ghosts The Dark Hedges Gives us a Suprise – By Kag Allwood History of the Dark Hedges The Dark Hedges was made famous by the hit HBO TV show ‘Game of Thrones’.  It was portrayed as part of Kings Road used by Arya Stark as she escaped from Kings Landing on the […]

Haunted Shepton Mallet Prison

Haunted Shepton Mallet Prison Haunted Shepton Mallet Prison - Paranormal and ghosts

HAUNTED SHEPTON MALLET PRISON SHEPTON MALLET PRISON PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION – By Alison Oborn HMP Shepton Mallet Prison, nestled in a small Somerset town in England, was originally built in 1610-1625 after King James I decreed that all counties should have their own jails. It is also said to be one of the oldest working jails […]

Will I See a Ghost

Will I See a Ghost Will I see a Ghost - Haunted Horizons

WILL I SEE A GHOST? One Guide’s Thoughts on the Subject from the Other Side – By Kag Allwood “Will I see a Ghost?” is the one question I am frequently asked at the beginning of my tour.  Either that or “Can you guarantee me a ghost?”  I also have had the occasional review that […]

Haunted West Virginia Penitentiary

Haunted West Virginia Penitentiary West Virginia Penitentiary Moundsville ghosts

HAUNTED WEST VIRGINIA PENITENTIARY, MOUNDSVILLE In September 2018 we were lucky enough to be able to investigate at the reputably haunted West Virginia Penitentiary.  Joined by our hosts for the night, Paranormal Quest, we had no idea how exciting the night would be. It certainly made us very fond of the West Virginia Penitentiary and […]

Old Licking County Jail

Old Licking County Jail Haunted Old Licking Jail - Newark, Ohio

HAUNTED OLD LICKING JAIL In September 2019 we were lucky enough to be able to investigate at the reputably haunted Old Licking Jail.  Joined by Paranormal Quest, I think we had the best nights investigation that I have experienced in a long time. The following is an account of the night. Brief History of the […]

Haunted Leap Castle – Ghost Hunt

Haunted Leap Castle – Ghost Hunt Haunted Leap Castle, Ireland

HAUNTED LEAP CASTLE LEAP CASTLE: BRIEF HISTORY Leap Castle, said to be one of the longest continually inhabited Castles in Ireland is located in Coolderry, County Offaly. Some report it to have been built around 1250 CE.  Other reports state it possibly was built in the 15th Century by the O’Bannon Clan, the original name […]

Haunted Ragged School Museum, London – Ghost Hunt

Haunted Ragged School Museum, London – Ghost Hunt Haunted Ragged School Museum in London

THE HAUNTED RAGGED SCHOOL THE RAGGED SCHOOL MUSEUM BRIEF HISTORY The haunted Ragged School Museum sits in the heart of the East End of London.  Ragged Schools, or Free Schools, were charitable institutions that gave children of poverty-stricken families the opportunity for basic education.  This particular ragged school was the largest in London and was […]

Haunted Adelaide Arcade – Murder, Tragedy & Ghosts!

Haunted Adelaide Arcade – Murder, Tragedy & Ghosts! Adelaide Arcade Ghost Tours - Haunted Horizons

HAUNTED ADELAIDE ARCADE INVESTIGATION BY HAUNTED HORIZONS “I am sorry, I don’t believe in such things.  But I can tell you now the Adelaide Arcade is haunted…” ~ Paul, who worked in the Adelaide Arcade at night At Haunted Horizons we are very lucky to be able to carry out tours at some of the […]

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle Haunted Chillingham Castle Ghosts

HAUNTED CHILLINGHAM CASTLE GHOSTS Paranormal Investigation in search of the Chillingham Castle Ghosts In 2016 we were lucky enough to travel to Chillingham Castle.  Having seen it on numerous documentaries and TV Ghost Hunting Shows we were intrigued to see what it was all about.  And so it was we booked a room to sleep […]

An Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story

An Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story

My Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story – By Nicolas Bishop “Real History. Real Frights – Our guide, Alison Oborn gave us an experience that I have not encountered on any other tour!  This is my Adelaide Gaol Ghost Story. The tour starts with a walk around the entire gaol. Straight away you get a feeling that […]

Z Ward Asylum and its History

Z Ward Asylum and its History Z Ward Asylum History -Criminal Insane Ward

  Being asked to service the night tours and investigations at Z Ward asylum by the National Trust, was a huge honour and one that we were excited to undertake.   It also meant that my passion for history and heritage and my desire to help preserve it for future generations was given an opening where […]