Are you a keen traveller with a desire for scary movies? Then these places might be your next trip!
1. Island of the Dolls, Mexico
Situated in Xochimilco, Mexico City, this island was once home to Julian Santana Barrera. Barrera found the body of someone in the canal and in a bid to ward off evil spirits he hung old and discarded dolls off the trees. They are still there today.
2. Charles Fort, Kinsale, Cork
Charles Fort is said to be haunted by The White Lady who was reportedly a new wife who lost her husband the day after their wedding.
3. Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Edinburgh Castle has a 900 year history and many, many hauntings to its name. The entire city has an underground system in which people suffering from the Black Plague were kept so if you like a scare, this is the town for you.
4. Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, USA
This was the world’s first real penitentiary and was opened in 1829. It was the first place to test the results of solitary confinement.
5. Leap Castle, Offaly
This castle has many reported hauntings to its name including The Red Lady and the Elemental (sounds terrifying!). It is now privately owned.
6. Bethnel Green Underground, London
Tragically, during WWII, 173 people were crushed to death in the Bethnel Green Underground while taking shelter during an air raid risk. Staff of the underground station have reportedly heard screams of women and children over the years.