Ongar Station

Reading Time: < 1 minute Where is Ongar Station Do Scorpions live at Ongar Station? For years rumours have spread about a colony of scorpions who live at Ongar Station. We did a deep dive into the legend of the Ongar scorpions and uncovered some surprising details. The truth is even stranger than you might have heard…. Click here to … Read more

Secrets of the Underground

London Underground Sign on the side of a building

Reading Time: 5 minutes London Underground Secrets of the Underground – An Introduction The London Underground, also known as the “Tube”, is a rapid transit system serving the Greater London area and some parts of the surrounding counties in England. It is one of the oldest metro systems in the world, having first opened in 1863 although it was … Read more

Stonehenge

Stonehenge at Sunset

Reading Time: 10 minutes Where is Stonehenge? Introduction to Stonehenge Stonehenge is an ancient site and prehistoric monument located in Wiltshire, England and is considered one of the most famous and mysterious landmarks in the world. It is comprised of a ring of standing stones, each weighing several tons and standing up to 4 meters tall. The word “henge” … Read more

Weighing the Mayor of High Wycombe

The Mayor of High Wycombe sits in the town's 'weighing chair'.

Reading Time: 7 minutes Where is High Wycombe? Weighing the Mayor There is a tradition in High Wycombe known as “weighing the mayor,” which dates back several centuries. The tradition involves weighing the newly elected Mayor on a scale, using a weighing machine known as a “weighing chair.” The weighing ceremony takes place in public, usually in the town’s … Read more

Ghosts in Bournemouth – The Royal Bath Hotel

Front of the Royal Bath Hotel Bournemouth

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is the Royal Bath Hotel? About the Royal Bath Hotel The Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth is a historic hotel that dates back to the 19th century. The hotel has a long and storied history, and there have been many reported sightings of ghosts and supernatural activity on the premises. There have also been … Read more

The Grey Lady of Bournemouth Pavilion

Bournemouth Pavilion

Reading Time: 5 minutes Where is the tale of the Grey Lady from? The Haunting of the Grey Lady The Grey Lady of Bournemouth Pavilion is a legendary ghost associated with the Bournemouth Pavilion, a historic theatre and entertainment venue in the town. According to local folklore, the Grey Lady is believed to be the spectral manifestation of a … Read more

Bournemouth

Bournemouth Beach and Pier at Dawn

Reading Time: 4 minutes Where is Bournemouth? History of Bournemouth Bournemouth is a seaside town located on the south coast of Dorset. Bournemouth was originally a small, quiet town known for its fishing and agriculture. In the early 19th century, it began to gain popularity as a seaside resort, thanks in part to the visits of prominent figures such … Read more