The Girt Dog of Ennerdale

Responsible for killing up to 400 sheep, debate has raged since over the true species of an animal sometimes called the ‘vampire dog’

Amy Johnson

One of the world’s leading aviators, Amy Johnson disappeared in strange circumstances after flying off-course in 1941

Redcaps

Unique to the Scottish Borders region, redcaps are said to be violent, murderous goblins that lurk in the ruins of deserted castles

The Arthur’s Seat Coffins

In 1836 17 mysterious wooden figurines in miniature coffins were found on Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh. Debate has raged since over who put them there and for what purpose

Gnomes

The idea of gnomes began with a type of earth elemental that appeared in 16th century alchemical theory, but modern sightings and even video footage have also emerged

An Exorcism in Colne

The ghost of a young woman murdered by her lover was eventually exorcised by a Catholic priest