Weird Bristol: Unexplained & Paranormal Occurrences In Bristol, UK

Leigh Woods, Bristol
Unexplained, paranormal, supernatural and just downright weird news from the city of Bristol in the West of England. A city famed for its historic docks, innovation and culture. From UFO and sightings on the Stoke Park estate, to mysterious flashes in the sky and mythical creatures scattered all over the city. There's plenty always plenty of quirky news to come out of this great city.
  • Bristol's Iconic Haunted Pub Set To Re-Open

    June 05, 2020

    The historic and allegedly very haunted Llandoger Trow pub on King Street, Bristol, has been saved following its closure last year and will soon re-open to the city's drinkers.

  • Urban Explorers Uncover Amazing Secret Bunker In Bristol

    April 25, 2020

    Urban explorer and self-styled bunker buster, Matthew Williams, has stumbled upon his best find yet, an amazing time capsule in the form of a secret bunker under Bristol.

  • The ParaPod Movie Review

    March 10, 2020

    Ian Boldsworth and Barry Dodds were in Bristol to start their nationwide tour of selected cinemas giving listeners of their podcast the chance to see their new comedy paranormal movie.

  • Ghost Hunting At The SS Great Britain

    January 28, 2020

    I joined Karl Beattie and Stuart Torevell from Most Haunted and their guests for a paranormal investigation of the historic SS Great Britain in Bristol.

  • Bristol Lost Underground Waterways

    December 29, 2019

    Matthew Williams from Secret Vault got himself a boat in order to explore some of those hard to get to places. He thought a good place to start would be Bristol's underground tunnel network of waterways and lost rivers which are now covered up by the city streets.

  • Bristol Central Library

    The library stands in College Green next to Bristol Cathedral, one of England's most famous medieval churches that dates back to 1140 when it was founded as an Augustinian abbey.

  • Vassals Park

    The Grade II listed parkland, known locally as Vassals Park, has a gruesome past.

  • The Llandoger Trow

    The Llandoger Trow is without a doubt the most haunted location in Bristol, boasting 15 ghosts, most famously the ghost of a young boy.

  • Clifton Suspension Bridge & Leigh Woods

    On the south-west side of the Avon Gorge, overlooking the Clifton Suspension Bridge, one of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks, is Leigh Woods.

  • Bristol Cathedral

    Bristol Cathedral is one of England's most famous medieval churches, it dates back to 1140 when it was founded as an Augustinian abbey and as you’d expect of a building which has seen so much, it has a ghost.

  • Odeon Cinema

    The Odeon cinema on Union Steet is one of the cities oldest cinemas but for the last 70 years screen three has been haunted by a former manager of the cinema.

  • SS Great Britain

    When the SS Great Britain first set sail in 1845, she was the most most advanced and longest steamship in the world, a testament to Bristol's naval engineering past.

  • The A38

    Ghostly hitchhikers have been well documented over the years and Bristol too has its own spooky roadside ghost.

  • Dower House & Stoke Park

    Stod overlooking Stke Park is Dower House, one of Bristol's more prominent landmarks, set on a hill above the M32, one of the main approaches into the city.

  • Fire Brigade Headquarters & Knights Templar

    The headquarters of the Bristol fire brigade is located on Temple Back and is the site of many reports of a haunting.

  • The Old Vic Theatre

    The Theatre Royal, home of the Bristol Old Vic since 1946, is one the oldest continually-operating theatres in the world.

  • Arnos Vale Cemetery

    The first burial took place at Arnos Vale Cemetery in 1839, it's a Grade II listed site of special historic interest.

  • Bristol Uni Backs Down On Claims Scholar Decoded Mysterious Voynich Manuscript

    May 30, 2019

    Claims that a Bristol University academic has deciphered a century-old code in an ancient manuscript have been retracted by the university.

  • Bristol's Most Haunted Pub Closes Its Doors For The Final Time

    April 24, 2019

    The historic Llandoger Trow pub on King Street, Bristol's most haunted pub, closed its doors for the final time over the Easter weekend after 350 years.

  • Purdown Percy: Secret Nuclear Bunker Microwave Transmitter & Anti-Aircraft Site

    March 15, 2019

    Purdown Percy was a mythical supergun at the Bristol HAA (Heavy Anti-Aicraft) site. Purdown Percy was the name given to a legendary supergun supposedly placed here during the war. There was no such weapon. What there was was a battery of 3.7-inch guns and the occasional 40mm Bofors gun(s).

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