Weird Bristol: Unexplained & Paranormal Occurrences In Bristol, UK

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.
  • Former Airport In Bristol Haunted By Air Ministry Officer

    November 17, 2015 6:44 PM

    The ghost of an officer is often seen at Hengrove Park, the site of a former airport in Whitchurch, Bristol where there was reportedly a crash during the Second World War.

  • Arno's Manor, Haunted Hotel In Bristol

    October 20, 2015 6:36 PM

    Apparently a pregnant nun took her own life in the building and now haunts the hotel, her sisters supposedly bricked her body up in an alcove.

  • All Saints' Church, Bristol's Haunted Church

    July 22, 2015 6:34 PM

    In the 1840s local newspapers in Bristol reported the story of a haunting at a house adjoining All Saints Church in Clifton.

  • Bristol's Haunted Parkland, Oldbury Court Estate

    June 15, 2015 6:54 PM

    Oldbury Court Estate in Stapleton, Bristol has a gruesome past, a monk who secretly held mass at a time when it was illegal to do so was hidden in a "priest hole" and forgotten about and starved to death.

  • Bristol's Alien Squid Mystery

    December 04, 2013 5:17 PM

    Last night Bristol became the location of a strange alien sighting. A strange, glowing squid swimming through the murky waters of Bristol docks was caught on camera by multiple on lookers.

  • Bristol Brewery

    April 05, 2013 11:28 PM

    A Brewery in the centre of Bristol, now close and currently being redeveloped. The brewery produced George's and then Courage's beer from 1702.

  • Hallen ROC Post

    January 09, 2012 5:46 PM

    On top of a hill over looking the Severn off of Hallen Road to the East, North of the M5.

  • Christine Grant, Bristol Clairvoyant: You've Been Barnumed

    May 02, 2010 11:33 AM

    A few years back I went to visit Christine Grant, a clairvoyant based out of St Nicholas Market in Bristol... see, I am open minded!

  • Parcel Force Bristol

    March 05, 2009 10:02 PM

    Ex-Royal Mail/Parcel Force sorting depot with connection to Bristol's Temple Meads station.

  • Redcliffe Caves

    August 19, 2008 11:39 PM

    A complex of man made caves under Bristol carved out of red sandstone. The caves are open to the public for one or two weekends a year, more details can be found on the Axbridge Caving Club website.

  • Hortham Hospital

    August 19, 2008 8:26 AM

    A vast and disused hospital and later mental hospital. The site is in bad condition now-a-days after closing in the 80s. The hospital is known to be haunted by ex-patients, staff and people who have visited the hospital since it's closed.

  • Hallen Fuel Depot

    August 18, 2008 5:28 PM

    A cluster of huge underground fuel tanks, built to store fuel stocks in WW2 serving the Avonmouth to London pipeline with aviation fuel, an HAA site was set up to protect the fuel reserve.

  • Clifton Rocks Railway

    August 18, 2008 12:12 AM

    A funicular railway constructed inside the cliffs of the Avon Gorge, it closed before WWII and became a secret transmission base for the BBC.

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