Mysterious Britain & Ireland

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A47 Acle Straight

The A47 Acle Straight is a nine mile stretch of road which was opened in 1831 over marshland, which appears to have a reputation of being haunted.  The following article by Stacia Briggs and...

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Breydon Water

The following article by Stacia Briggs and Siofra Connor entitled ‘Have you seen a whistling ghost off the Acle Straight?’, was published in the Eastern Daily Express (26 May 2022) and describes a strange...

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Ferry of Carnoët

‘About a league below Quimperle is the ferry of Carnoet. Some portions of the old chateau of Carnoet still remain, and tradition says that this building was one of the many residences of the...

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Baba Yaga

Somewhere, I cannot tell you exactly where, but certainly in vast Russia, there lived a peasant with his wife and they had twins—son and daughter. One day the wife died and the husband mourned...

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St Pancras, Arlington

There is a thought to be a bell legend associated with Arlington parish Church, where the bell has been lost in a deep pool somewhere in the Cuckmere River.  As with the Slinfold Bell...

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St. Leonards Forest Dragon (1614)

A pamphlet was printed in 1614 warning of a serpent in St. Leonards Forest.  The text can be found below: True and Wonderful A Discourse relating a strange and monstrous Serpent (or Dragon) lately...

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M6 Puma (2021)

The following is extracted from a Gloucestershire Live article by Daisy Herman and Kim Horton, entitled ‘Big cat seen ‘waiting to pounce’ on side of motorway’ was published on 4 December 2021. ‘Out of...