The following article by Nick Wakefield entitled ‘New sighting of ‘pure white, Alsatian-sized’ cat in Nailsworth’ appeared in the Stroud News & Journal on 12th January 2012.
The following article by Charlie Cooper entitled ‘Will DNA tests solve the mystery of Gloucestershire big cat sightings?’ appeared in The Independent on 12 January 2012.
‘It began with dark mutterings in the local pub, that a strange beast might be stalking the woods around the little village of Woodchester, savaging the local wildlife and frightening local dog walkers.
The Museum is based in Chantry House, Berkeley, where Edward Anthony Jenner (born 17 May 1749 – died 26 January 1823), the pioneer of the smallpox (variola) vaccine lived for thirty eight years between 1785 and his eventual death.
The hotel is said to be haunted by several apparitions including a cavalier and a monk. A secret tunnel is said to have once led to the nearby abbey cellars.
There has been an inn at this location since the 13th century. The Inn has been the scene of various paranormal events, including various apparitions, strange amorphous shapes caught on photographs, poltergeist activity, disembodied voices, footsteps and severe temperature anomalies.
The ghost of a young girl has been seen in the garden of this 300 year old country manor house hotel. Although very close to Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury House is also said to be haunted by the sound of horse’s hooves.
Dating from 1153, Berkeley Castle is still home to the Berkeley family after 850 years and is the only castle to have been passed down continuously for such a long period of time. A castle of the March it was built to defend the Severn estuary and Welsh border. The castle is said to be haunted by King Edward II.