Halloween mini break: Haunted places in the UK to stay overnight

If you’re looking for a more unusual weekend break, try a getaway in one of these ‘haunted’ hotels, castles and […] So haunted that a priest was called in to perform an exorcism: Borthwick Castle near Edinburgh (Photo: TSPL)

By Finlay GreigOctober 18, 2016 5:42 pm(Updated July 15, 2020 2:47 pm)

If you’re looking for a more unusual weekend break, try a getaway in one of these ‘haunted’ hotels, castles and guesthouses which you can stay in around Halloween – or any time of year.

Disclaimer: no guarantee of a good night’s sleep.

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This charming inn is apparently home to a number of supernatural apparitions, from a grey lady who sits next to a fireplace to a mysterious man who walks through one of the suites’ bathroom walls.

The hotel’s two rosette restaurant will …

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Prisoners, executions and graveyard ghouls: how Cathedral House became Glasgow’s most haunted hotel

Cathedral House Hotel is thought to be one of the most haunted buildings in Glasgow. There have been many ghostly […] Many people have reported paranormal sightings and experiences in the hotel (Photo: Cathedral House Hotel / Facebook)

By Gillian McDonaldOctober 9, 2017 11:18 am(Updated September 24, 2020 2:10 pm)

Cathedral House Hotel is thought to be one of the most haunted buildings in Glasgow.

There have been many ghostly sightings and paranormal experiences reported there over the years, and many attribute this to the hotel’s historical connection to the notorious Duke Street Prison.

A halfway house for prisoners

Cathedral House Hotel is now a boutique hotel and restaurant, which often hosts weddings and parties – but the building’s intended purpose was very different.

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When Cathedral House was built in 1877, it was used to hold prisone…

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William Shatner On Looking For Ancient Aliens

William Shatner discusses The UnXplained's major crossover event with Ancient Aliens, and what Gene Rodenberry knew about extraterrestrial life.

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Crossovers are all the rage in the superhero genre, but Friday, Feb. 12 will be the crossover event of the year for the paranormal field. 

Willam Shatner’s The UnXlplained and Ancient Aliens are combining forces to figure out the mysteries of the universe. Typically, Friday nights on the History Channel include Ancient Aliens, then an episode of The UnXplained. This Friday, however, History will join the shows together in a two-hour special. Shatner is joining Giorgio Tsoukalos and the Ancient Aliens crew for a special called “William Shatner Meets Ancient Aliens.”

Den of Geek was able to catch up with Shatner and get some insight into what to expect on Friday’s crossover event and his thoughts on UFOs and extraterrestrial life. T…

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