Ghosts of the Galleries of Justice: Haunted Nottingham

Nottingham, England

Originally called the Shire Hall and County Gaol, the Galleries of Justice (now named the National Justice Museum) has sat in place for hundreds of years. The first documented use of this site as a court of law dates back to 1375, when Edward III was in rule. This historic location also contains a prison dating to the 1400s and a cave system, which is likely much older than the site’s first documented use and […]

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Ghosts of the Edinburgh Vaults: Haunted Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland is claimed to be one of the most haunted cities in the United Kingdom. A beautiful place, lined with busy streets, but lying just beneath this glorious façade is a series of dark chambers with a brutal history dating back hundreds of years, known as the vaults. The Edinburgh Vaults were constructed in the late 1700s underneath the city’s South Bridge, which was built to connect different areas and increase accessibility within Edinburgh. […]

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Paranormal Investigation at the Haunted Shrewsbury Prison

England

In the unsuspecting town of Shrewsbury, England lies the remnants of a prison that is said to be one of the most haunted places in the United Kingdom. Her Majesty’s Shrewsbury Prison sits upon endless tunnels and corridors of what remains of the former Georgian era prison that once stood in its place.   The original Georgian era prison was built in 1793, though it wouldn’t stick around long, following severe overcrowding and declining conditions […]

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Ghosts of the Haunted Oxford Prison

Oxford, England

The Oxford Castle is a foreboding fortress nestled in the heart of England’s Oxfordshire, that not only once served as a stronghold, but also as one of the most notorious prisons in medieval England. Harsh conditions faced by inmates, royal rivalries and executions have left an imprint in time that has led many to consider Oxford Castle to be one of the most haunted places in the United Kingdom. The castle itself is over 1000 […]

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The Haunted Steelhouse Lane Lockup, Birmingham

Birmingham, England

Birmingham’s Steelhouse Lane Lock-up is an old prison dating to the 1890s. The facility closed in 2016 and today holds the West Midland’s Police Museum. During its operational years the prison acted more as a remand center, holding prisoners for short time periods while they were processed through the court system, which was conveniently adjoined to the prison via an underground tunnel. It is rumored to have seen over one million prisoners pass through its […]

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Haunted Hellfire Caves – The REAL Hellfire Club

West Wycombe, England

Many fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things may not realize that the Hellfire Club was actually a real secret society that existed during the 18th century. Possibly an inspiration for the writers, the actual Hellfire Club has a much darker and sinister place in history than the innocent Dungeons and Dragons fan club depicted on the show – The real Hellfire Club is shrouded in darkness, mystery, superstition and rumors of cult-like rituals, satanic worship and […]

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The Horrors of Ungarisches Haus and the Blood Countess

Vienna, Austria

Vienna’s Ungarisches Haus, which translates to Hungarian House, is a typical city dwelling that does little to draw attention to itself. The building has, however, forged quite a nasty, little reputation by association. It is said that the infamous Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory, once occupied this space. As you can imagine, dark deeds are said to have taken place within the belly of the building and thus resulted in a number of rumors that the […]

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The Eiffel Tower is Haunted: Ghosts of Paris, France

Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. It is a beacon of light within Paris and a sight many find irresistible to visit and photograph. While the tower may not be the first location in Paris people think of when ghosts come to mind, being a place where large cemeteries like Pere Lachaise and even the notorious catacombs exist, it is claimed to be haunted. The most prevalent ghost […]

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