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Haunted Britain: over 100 of the UK's scariest places to visit

Haunted Britain: over 100 of the UK's scariest places to visit

Acorah, Derek

An extensive guide covering 100 haunted sites throughout the British Isles. It features stories of Derek Acorah's ghostly encounters, and a guide to what you can expect to find at each location, as well as detailed information on opening hours and access

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: HarperElement, 2006
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Statement of responsibility: Derek Acorah
ISBN: 0007220677, 9780007220670
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: xvi, 255 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subject: Haunted places Great Britain Guidebooks.; Ghosts Great Britain.; Great Britain Guidebooks.

Author note

Following a career as a footballer with Liverpool FC and USC Lion in Australia, Derek Acorah began to tap into the psychic skills he first noticed as a child. He has since become one of the country's most famous mediums, and is the star of Derek Acorah's Ghost Towns on Living TV, having previously appeard on Most Haunted and Celebrity Most Haunted. He makes appearances on various other TV and radio shows, both in the UK and the US, and has toured internationally.

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Take a spooky journey round the British Isles with the UK's best known psychic Derek Acorah. Derek presents a fascinating guide to 100 `haunted' sites throughout Britain, including his incredible ghostly encounters, what you can expect to find at each location, as well as detailed information on opening hours and access.

Find out just how haunted Britain is in Derek Acorah's fascinating guide to over 100 spooky sites all over the country. Derek shares fantasic strories of epic battles, lost lovers, murder, suicide and other ghostly goings-on at locations far and wide.

Discover why the ghost of a Victorian actor haunts the Adelphi Theatre in London, what many tragedies haunt the Snickleway Inn of York, and why a mysterious ghostly monk has been sighted in the Tyneside Cinema.

This ghostly guide has a map with each section and spooky sites helpfully ordered by county or geographical area. Entries range from haunted castles and manors to shopping centres, hotels, beaches and even bowling alleys. An ideal travelling companion, each section offers helpful information on opening hours and access.

Perfect for a family holiday, it includes not only famous sites but also ones off the beaten track. You can design your Easter break to take in pubs with poltergeists, eerie stately homes or haunted abbeys!

Reviews

'Derek is the model of the modern medium.' Guardian Weekend

'Acorah is regarded by some as the most inspirational living medium in the UK.' Independent

'Derek [is] now the country's best-known ghost hunter.' The Sun

'Britain's best-known medium - Acorah is a thoroughly modern medium.' The Express