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

The Dobhar-chú

Said to resemble a massive otter, a young woman apparently killed by the Dobhar-Chú is buried in a graveyard in County Leitrim

The Hairy Hands of Dartmoor

Motorists driving over Dartmoor report that a pair of disembodied hands are responsible for their losing control in a notorious accident blackspot

The Devil’s Bridge

Dating back to 1370, this gritstone bridge is said to have been constructed by the Devil himself