The Paranormal - General paranormal links
Ghost Clubs and Societies - A list of the paranormal
investigation teams covering UK and Ireland, America and Australia
Cryptozoology - strange
and out-of-place animals spotted in the UK and Ireland (including
Media - radio, video and magazine links for programmes
with an esoteric edge
Ghost Walks & Paranormal Events - Walks, visits, holidays and short breaks
in haunted locations
Places - a list of other paranormally charged
places where one can visit
Search Engines - help in searching for supernatural
Photographic and Images - Photographic and graphic
resources, many of which are used in the Paranormal Database
Books - Reading material recommended by the
Research - Tried and tested
websites to help begin your own research into the supernatural
Other Websites - interesting areas of cyberspace
which do not fall into the previous headings
- www.spr.ac.uk - the Society for Psychical Research was the first organisation established to examine allegedly paranormal phenomena using scientific principles.
- www.ghost-mysteries.com -
providing first hand accounts, images, information
and discussion into the paranormal world.
- www.hayleyisaghost.co.uk - the blog of Hayley Stevens, former believer turned skeptical activist, and writer of some pretty honest words...
- www.strangenorth-eastderbyshire.uk - This site aims to catalogue all the known strange phenomena and traditions of Chesterfield, Bolsover and North-East Derbyshire that have occurred down the years and forms one part of ASSAP's Project Albion.
- http://www.paranormap.net - Like the Paranormal Database, only based in Greece and in Greek!
- http://ghostsofredditch.weebly.com - 'From legless monks, ghostly horses and old secret tunnels, Redditch seems to have a lot more to it than meets the eye!'
- www.paraspear.com - A place to read and share Paranormal Experiences, to explore research on Parapsycholoical phenomena and to continue the debate that surrounds the study of Psi.
- https://freakyfolktales.wordpress.com - Freaky Folk Tales (a haunting we will go...) documents legends and hauntings across southern Britain.
- http://newsfromthespiritworld.com - Reporting on weird and strange news from around the world.
- http://alien-ufo-research.com - UFO news and case studies from the world over.
An overview of 'this fascinating and all important branch of paranormal research'.
- www.cornwall-ufo.co.uk - the Cornwall UFO Research Group (CUFORG) was formed October 1995 following an experienced from founder member Dave Gillham.
- www.theparanormal.ca/index.html - a roundup of news, talk, lists films and special features from the world of the paranormal.
- http://psychicrevolution.com - sharing paranormal experiences both via an anonymous paranormal phenomena survey and on the website
- www.legendsofkent.co.uk - Fascinating myths, legends, ghosts & mysteries from Kent, ordered chronologically for ease of use.
- www.rosegarnett.com - short stories of the supernatural set in Edinburgh
- http://paranthropology.weebly.com - Jack Hunter's Transpersonal Anthropology
website, taking a subjective look at the paranormal.
- www.andrewcollins.com - Author Andrew Collin's website, featuring many great articles on the Cygnus mystery, angels, earth mysteries and details of Andrew's works and appearances.
- http://eppingforestghosts.webs.com - working towards a definitive collection of ghost stories about Epping Forest and the areas around it.
- http://www.aformerskeptic.com - a former skeptics view of ghosts, hauntings and the paranormal..
- www.ghostsstory.com - a collection of true ghost stories and paranormal photographs.
- www.evp-voices.com - Dutch site dealing with Electronic Voice Phenomena.
- http://gothic-portal.awardspace.com - dark life of the gothic subculture, gothic fashion, gothic poems and goths culture.
- www.ghosthuntingaustralia.blogspot.com - a site mainly dedicated to Australian folklore, whether old or not yet discovered.
- www.paradoxelectronics.com - a paranormal investigator who designs and builds his own equipment.
- www.mysterial.co.uk - a free facility for the community of people and organisations with shared interests in the unexplained
- http://www.anomalousexperience.com - set up to share real anomalous experiences and read about the experiences of others.
- www.yourparanormal.co.uk - online community of Ghosts, Monsters, UFO's, the Occult and the otherwise Unexplained.
- www.sceptictel.co.uk - views of a sceptic believer...
- www.ufoencounters.co.uk - UFOEncounters.co.uk was formed in late 2005 to offer a unique reference point on ufo sightings, facts and myths.
- www.studiesoftheparanormal.com - a selection of essays concerning the paranormal
- www.yourghoststories.com - a site for publishing, sharing and reading real ghosts stories from real people
- www.ghost-story.co.uk - Firsthand ghost stories and other paranormal accounts, covering the UK and beyond.
- www.spookystuff.co.uk - formed in late 2005 to offer a unique reference point on everything about the paranormal.
- www.sightingseekers.com - Ghosts stories, pictures, videos, EVP, and haunting community
- www.harryprice.co.uk -
dedicated to the life & work of pioneering psychical researcher & ghost-hunter
- ghostly reports and stories from the Isle of Wight
- 'The A to Z of Paranormal, Supernatural, Weird & Unusual
- a huge collection of paranormal links
- a round up of stories and legends from across the UK
- online version of the classic magazine
- a roundup of paranormal news, spanning the globe
- Irish ghost stories
- www.trueghoststories.co.uk -
Real life ghost stories and hauntings from around the world
- www.conspiracycity.com -
Conspiracies, cryptozoology, and a very large number of paranormal
- www.hauntedhovel.com - dedicated to providing the reader with as much information about ghosts and everything related.
- www.ghostsandstories.com - A home for ghosts and ghost stories.
- www.freewebs.com/faeden - The UK Paranormal Tavern covers all aspects of the paranormal and supernatural.
- www.everythingaberystwyth.co.uk/ghosts-of-aberystwyth - a large collection of Aberystwyth ghosts and local hauntings.
- www.syfy.co.uk - As well as covering a wealth of old and new SF and paranormal shows and news, the site has a growing paranormal community.
- http://penrhynghosts.blogspot.com - Blogger researching and documenting the ghosts of Penrhyn Castle, Bangor.
- https://themosthauntedtowninengland.wordpress.com - A blog following paranormal activities in Lethmachen, England.
- http://everythingghost.co.uk - a group of friends who share an interest in all things ghost, from a love of hearing traditional ghost stories, to conducting serious investigations into supposed haunted locations...
Clubs and Societies
The Paranormal Database does not endorse any of the following groups. Please ensure that you carry out your own research to discover whether engagement of an investigation team is right for you.
UK & Ireland:
- www.ghostclub.org.uk - founded in 1862, The Ghost Club is the oldest organisation in the world associated with psychical research.
- www.gghuk.co.uk - Gloucester Ghost Hunters is a group from Gloucester UK made up of enthusiasts within the field of the paranormal.
- http://parasceptic.doodlekit.com - Andy (Para-Sceptic) is a Paranormal Researcher operating Critical Thinking with his investigations, with methods and theories which do not copy 'Ghost Hunting' reality TV...
- http://nspr.weebly.com - Nottingham Scientific Paranormal Research is a team of enthusiasts who investigate reports of paranormal activity, providing a free, discrete, confidential service in homes and workplaces.
- www.leicester-ghost-hunters.co.uk - a small team based in the heart of Leicester, aiming to gather as much evidence of the paranormal as possible.
- www.7paranormal.org - A paranormal team formed 2010 and based in Sunderland.
- http://twilightparanormal.co.uk - a team of honest and like-minded investigators, sensitives & mediums, aiming to offer an honest account of the paranormal.
- www.irishghosthunters.com - an Irish based team of paranormal investigators founded by Irish national radio Today FM DJ Tim Kelly
- www.infinityparanormal.co.uk - a paranormal group comprised of dedicated paranormal Investigators with many years of experience at private residences, commercial and historic locations.
- www.ppurs.webeden.co.uk - formed in 2010 and are dedicated and committed to investigating, documenting and sometimes removal of paranormal phenomena across South Wales.
- www.ghost-science.co.uk - a small team dedicated to scientific only paranormal research in the Milton Keynes area.
- www.phxi.co.uk - Established in 1996 for the investigation, detection and removal of paranormal phenomena in the UK.
- www.the-spi.co.uk - Sussex Paranormal Investigators has been formed to study and investigate paranormal activity, with the sole aim to give a balanced view on evidence gathered and to present this to the public domain.
- http://midlothianparanormalinvestigations.synthasite.com - formed in 2008, Midlothian Paranormal Investigations are a non profit making group using various equipment in their investigations.
- http://praofi.org - an Irish Paranormal Research Group dedicated to researching all things Paranormal through exclusively scientific means.
- http://teamspiritz.webs.com - Team Spiritz are a non-profit Paranormal Investigation Team based in the Dudley area of the West Midlands.
- www.supernaturalinvestigations.org.uk - an experienced team of serious paranormal researchers comprised of those with both scientific and psychic approaches.
- www.spiritteamuk.com - a group of professionally trained individuals, set up in 2004 to investigate and promote research into the paranormal.
- www.spookythings.iofw.co.uk - All the latest Spooky Stories, and Ghostly Encounters from the Worlds Most Haunted Island.
- www.moonslipper.com - a small group that investigates and solves paranormal situations, based in Co. Wexford, Ireland
- www.avonparanormalteam.co.uk - a newly formed paranormal group from Bristol who like to investigate alleged hauntings anywhere within the UK.
- www.birminghamghosts.webeden.co.uk - dedicated to Birmingham and the surrounding areas, investigating free of charge for the importance of paranormal research.
- www.ghostfinder.co.uk - Ghostfinder Paranormal Society is a investigation team that was set up with the intention of helping more people understand and find answers to the paranormal.
- www.shadowseekers.co.uk - a non-profit making group based in the North West region of the UK organising Overnight Investigations in our quest to find evidence of the paranormal.
- www.northantshaunted.co.uk - an established group of individuals interested in the paranormal and haunted locations around Northamptonshire.
- http://bpitparanormal.webs.com - established in November 2011, BPIT use a variety of tools to seek out aspects of the paranormal.
- www.leinsterparanormal.com - an Irish (Carlow) based group of people with an interest in the phenomena commonly referred to as 'ghosts'.
- www.ghostconnections.com - Investigations carried out in a professional manner by a small core team all over the UK.
- www.freewebs.com/hauntedyorkshire - Specialising in private houses, and other haunted locations. All investigations are free of charge.
- www.hampshireghostclub.net -
a large, diverse website and forum dealing with hauntings and
- www.swpr.co.uk -
Home of the South Wales Paranormal Team,
investigating reports of apparitions, hauntings and other spontaneous
- www.lutonparanormal.com -The
Luton Paranormal Society web page, covering the Bedfordshire region.
- a Northern ghost investigation unit.
- www.nepsuk.org - based in northeast England, NEPS is a group of family and friends set on the investigation and research of paranormal phenomenon.
- www.midlandparanormal.co.uk -
Midland Paranormal Investigations are a group which take the study of
ghosts and hauntings seriously, covering the whole of the Midlands.
- www.parasearch.org.uk -
West Midlands group which investigates the paranormal in a scientific
and objective manner whilst maintaining the view that human beings
have a transcendent essence that may reveal
other realms of reality.
- www.upia.co.uk -
The Unknown Phenomena Investigation Association (UPIA ) was
formed in 1998 to actively research and investigate the majority
of paranormal events.
- www.northern-ghost-investigations.com -
The Northern Ghost Investigations Team are a group of
investigators from Teesside and Sunderland areas.
- www.itsbehindyou.co.uk - a Telford based group researching the paranormal and anything to do with ghosts.
- www.project-reveal.moonfruit.com - ghost hunting group based in Rotherham.
- http://dorsetghostinvestigators.tv/ - Two ordinary men that have set out to discover whether ghosts and spirits exist, searching all over the UK..
- http://nlpi.co.uk - North London Paranormal Investigations was created from a like-minded group of professional individuals who go about their normal lives from day to day but who also shared a common interest - the paranormal.
- http://findthetruth.jimdo.com/ - an organisation seeking to locate and document apparent paranormal phenomenon through the application of historical research, scientific methodology and a knowledge of ancient spiritual beliefs.
- http://www.rsvpuk.org.uk/ - RSVP UK are a team of experienced professionals who research and investigate the paranormal for free, having formed in 2012 after many years doing paranormal events.
- http://lanarkshireparanormal.co.uk - Lanarkshire Paranormal are a dedicated team of paranormal researchers based in Scotland.
- www.paranormalunited.co.uk - Paranormal United, based in Bridgnorth Shropshire are a team of paranormal enthusiasts and ghost hunters who have a simple mission statement. To provide the information needed for like minded people to explore the paranormal and decide, with an open mind 'do you believe'?
- http://oxfordshireandberkshireparanormal.co.uk - a non profit group based in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, with a team made up of believers, sceptics, sceptical believers, mediums and sensitives.
- www.clubzeroparanormal.co.uk - Based in Stockport, just outside Manchester in the United Kingdom, ClubZero and its team adhere to a professional approach, using rational and scientific methods.
America & Canada
- www.albertaparanormal.com - At the date of its Incorporation - TAPIS was the only legalized Paranormal team in Alberta - and legalized Paranormal Society in Western Canada.
- www.fireandiceparanormal.com - Fire and ICE Paranormal Investigators of Florida is a nonprofit organization and does not charge for investigative services.
- www.iprgc.com - a team of investigators in Idaho and Oregon, are TAPS family members, and conduct investigations free of charge.
- www.midstateparanormal.embarqspace.com - a small non profit investigation group located in Flora, Indiana.
- www.eidolonproject.org - Eidolon Project Canada's main area of focus is the investigation and documentation of ghosts, spirits and hauntings.
- www.californiahaunts.org - An investigation team in Sacramento California, dedicated to the investigation of alleged paranormal activity.
- www.cfz.org.uk -
The Centre for Fortean Zoology - 'the only professional, scientific
and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to the study
of unknown animals'. Also a great introduction to national and
- http://karlshuker.blogspot.com - Zoologist, media consultant, and science writer, Dr Karl Shuker is also one of the best known cryptozoologists in the world.
- http://manbeastuk.blogspot.com - Are creatures that broadly fit the description of the North American Bigfoot, the Yeti of the Himalayas, and the Yowie of Australia really roaming the woods, mountains and forests of Britain? Nick Redfern investigates...
- http://mythicalcreatureslist.com - From A Bao A Qu to Zyphoeus, this site documents hundreds of mythical creatures from around the world.
- Beat 102-103 videos - A week dedicated to the paranormal with visits to the scariest places in South East Ireland!
- http://paranthropologyjournal.weebly.com - Established in 2010, “Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal" is a free on-line journal devoted to the promotion of social-scientific approaches to the study of paranormal experiences, beliefs and phenomena in all of their varied guises.
- www.scaryvideoz.com - large selection of unnerving videos, including the paranormal
- http://www.nostredame.info - free historical novel about the life of Nostradamus, the famous seer from the 16th century
- www.ghostpod.co.uk - podcasts of true paranormal stories submitted by members of the public.
Ghost Walks & Paranormal
- www.ghostwalkbrighton.co.uk - The Ghost Walk of the Lanes, Brighton’s most celebrated quarter (and most haunted area).
- http://historypoints.org - A community-based project in North Wales which places QR barcodes on or by places of interest, including some haunted sites.
- www.canterburyghosttour.com - a must see night-time attraction for visitors to the city of Canterbury.
- www.aloneinthedarkentertainment.com - This team run Newcastle ghost walks, haunted pub tours, overnight ghost hunts and full investigations.
- www.letsbespooked.co.uk -
established by experienced people to investigate and research
the paranormal world with today’s latest technology.
- www.ghosttoursuk.co.uk - Ghost Tours UK organise paranormal investigations throughout the UK, including many charity events
- www.sussexguidedwalks.co.uk - Ghost walks through some of Sussex's haunted places
- www.ukparanormalevents.com -
specialising in arranging paranormal events held at some of the most reputably haunted locations around the UK.
- http://thebloodybourtontour.jimdo.com - Tales of ghosts, murder most foul, bloody battle, religious persecution, mythical creatures, witchcraft, from this Bourton on the Water village walk.
- www.theghosthuntingco.co.uk - Phil Whyman’s Ghost Hunting Company specialises in overnight ghost hunts, ghost hunting events & haunted nights.
- Ghosts seen on the roads of Kent and other counties.
- www.hauntedrooms.co.uk - Whether you’re the most open skeptic or true believer, hauntedrooms.co.uk offers you the chance to stay in some of the most haunted hotels, castles, or inns the Britain and Ireland have to offer.
- www.hauntedrooms.com - The largest and most comprehensive directory of haunted hotels in North America.
- www.hiddenea.com -
Legends of the East Anglian Landscape, a must visit site for
anyone interested in Suffolk or Norfolk folklore.
- www.quirkytravel.com - a great website whose aim is to provide information to visitors and residents of London of an "off the beaten path" variety.
- strange tales from the grave of the folk hero.
- www.isleofwighttouristguide.com - Isle of Wight tourist guide caters for all the tourist needs on the Isle of Wight. It is an extensive guide for all tourism and leisure activities.
- www.craigynoscastle.com - haunted hotel with viewable ghost cams and downloadable guide sheet.
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