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Every community has them: those weird little stories of ghosts, bogymen, things that go bump in the night and just plain strange happenings and humans. Share your stories with the world through this Waymark category!
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Image for Strange tale of the Marden Bell - St Mary - Marden, Herefordshireview gallery

NWNW50.1 km

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Weird Story LocationsStrange tale of the Marden Bell - St Mary - Marden, Herefordshire

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A legend involving St Mary's church at Marden, about a Mermaid and a lost bell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2018

last visited: never

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SWSW61 km

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Weird Story LocationsPenhow Castle - Paranormal - Wales. Great Britain.

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Penhow Castle - the site of many ghostly manifestations, psychic, and paranormal activities, has been investigated. This investigation has been shown on British Television channels, BBC 1, BBC Wales and BBC 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: 9/28/2013

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NENE79.3 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Pailton Miser - Pailton, Warwickshire

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This is the curious case of a gentleman who had seemingly chosen to live a life of squalor, despite having the wherewithal to do otherwise. The occasion of his death in 1891 was sufficient to draw the attention of the Rugby Advertiser.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for The Man Who Never Was - Aberbargoed - Wales.view gallery

WW82.1 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Man Who Never Was - Aberbargoed - Wales.

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"Major William Martin, Royal Marines" better known in his hometown as Glyndwr Michael, a homeless scavenger, now part of British Intelligence history as "the man who never was"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: 9/10/2017

Image for The Red Church  - St Mary Jackfield  - Broseley, Shropshireview gallery

NN84.7 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Red Church - St Mary Jackfield - Broseley, Shropshire

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If churches can be cursed, then maybe that is an explanation for the misfortunes which befell Jackfield's old church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2019

last visited: never

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WW86.9 km

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Weird Story LocationsLlancaiach Fawr, Gelligaer, Wales.

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Strange things have been experienced by Staff & visitors, in almost every room, along corridors and stairs. Things seen, heard or felt, or sometimes odours in the air at Llancaiach Fawr Manor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2012

last visited: 4/10/2012

Image for Tomb of King Arthur - Glastonbury, England, UKview gallery

SWSW94.5 km

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Weird Story LocationsTomb of King Arthur - Glastonbury, England, UK

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Glastonbury Abbey marks the site of King Arthur's Tomb.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 9/13/2016

Image for The Sleeping Night - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW98.3 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Sleeping Night - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The tomb has collected a number of folk tales over the years. The best known of these legends is that anyone who spends a night at this site on the evenings preceding May Day, St John's Day (23rd June), or Midwinter Day would die, go raving mad, or become a poet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Stone Dancing Lady's - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UKview gallery

SWSW98.3 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Stone Dancing Lady's - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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A collection of stones at the Tinkinswood are, according to folklore, the bodies of dancing women, turned to stone. The stones albeit aren't terribly body like in appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for A Witch story - St Michael and All Angels - Edmondthorpe, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE131.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsA Witch story - St Michael and All Angels - Edmondthorpe, Leicestershire

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Local superstition surrounds the Smith monument. The alabaster tomb of Sir Roger Smith, lord of the manor, with effigies of his two wives. Lady Ann Smith has a red stain on the wrist. She was considered to be a witch who could turn herself into a cat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Cursed Galleon - Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem - Nottingham, Nottinghamshireview gallery

NENE132.6 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Cursed Galleon - Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Legend has it that this nameless model of a galleon may have been presented to the Inn by a parting sailor but the motive for him having done so is unknown. Whatever it may have been, this model galleon truly is possessed of a hideous curse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Bloodied Hand, Chirk, Denbighshire, Walesview gallery

NWNW132.8 km

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Weird Story LocationsThe Bloodied Hand, Chirk, Denbighshire, Wales

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A blood red hand features on the coat of arms of the Myddleton family who lived at Chirk Castle for 500 years, a dark tale of what a son would do to beat his brother is believed to lay as the heart of the bloodlied hand

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2011

last visited: never

Image for Gogmagog the Giant, Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Walesview gallery

NWNW140.8 km

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Weird Story LocationsGogmagog the Giant, Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales

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Castell Dinas Brân is a medieval castle standing high on a hill above the town of Llangollen in Denbighshire, Wales. There was a giant who defended the hill top called Gogmagog, the legend says that the castle was built to hold the top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: 8/5/2016

Image for UFO Encounter, Llandrillo, Denbighshire, Wales, UKview gallery

NWNW145.5 km

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Weird Story LocationsUFO Encounter, Llandrillo, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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The Berwyn Mountain Incident was an alleged UFO crash in Britain. It took place on 23 January 1974 on the Berwyn Mountains in Llandrillo, Merionethshire, North Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: never

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