The 10 darkest urban myths and creepiest unexplained events from history in and around Blackpool

The 10 darkest urban myths and creepiest unexplained events from history in and around Blackpool

Every town and city across the country has its fair share of creepy stories and myths, and Blackpool is no exception.

From lost villages swallowed by the sea, to spirits that haunt the town's buildings - how many of these stories have you been told over the years?

A green faced ghost is said to haunt the area. The apparition was spotted near the gates of Carleton Crematorium by Harry Hodges, a taxi driver back in 1936.

1. Carleton Crematorium

A green faced ghost is said to haunt the area. The apparition was spotted near the gates of Carleton Crematorium by Harry Hodges, a taxi driver back in 1936.
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The village of Kilgrimol is said to have been swallowed by the sea off the Blackpool coast during the Dark Ages. Ghostly lights have been reported shimmering on the horizon whilst bells can be heard ringing on stormy nights.

2. Kilgrimol, Blackpool

The village of Kilgrimol is said to have been swallowed by the sea off the Blackpool coast during the Dark Ages. Ghostly lights have been reported shimmering on the horizon whilst bells can be heard ringing on stormy nights.
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Cloggy, a former maintenance worker known for his clogs who died in 1970, is said to haunt the Ghost Train. People on the ride have complained of being grabbed only to be told by staff that this was not part of the attraction.

3. Cloggy, Blackpool

Cloggy, a former maintenance worker known for his clogs who died in 1970, is said to haunt the Ghost Train. People on the ride have complained of being grabbed only to be told by staff that this was not part of the attraction.
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A former highwayman known as Murph, who fled from London, is reported to haunt the Eagle and Child in Weeton and can sometimes be heard mumbling and moaning at the bar after midnight.

4. Highwayman Murph

A former highwayman known as Murph, who fled from London, is reported to haunt the Eagle and Child in Weeton and can sometimes be heard mumbling and moaning at the bar after midnight.
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