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Ghost Clubs and Societies - A list of the paranormal investigation teams covering UK and Ireland, America and Australia

Cryptozoology - strange and out-of-place animals spotted in the UK and Ireland (including shucks)

Media - radio, video and magazine links for programmes with an esoteric edge

Ghost Walks & Paranormal Events - Walks, visits, holidays and short breaks in haunted locations

Places - a list of other paranormally charged places where one can visit

Forums and Social Networks - forums with a paranormal edge can be found here

Search Engines - help in searching for supernatural topics online

Photographic and Images - Photographic and graphic resources, many of which are used in the Paranormal Database

Books - Reading material recommended by the Paranormal Database

Research - Tried and tested websites to help begin your own research into the supernatural

Other Websites - interesting areas of cyberspace which do not fall into the previous headings


The Paranormal

Ghost Clubs and Societies

The Paranormal Database does not endorse any of the following groups. Please ensure that you carry out your own research to discover whether engagement of an investigation team is right for you.

UK & Ireland:

  • - founded in 1862, The Ghost Club is the oldest organisation in the world associated with psychical research.
  • - formed in 2006, the CPI are a non-profit research organisation looking for evidence to prove an afterlife.
  • - founded in Smethwick over 15 years ago and investigating all over the country.
  • - Gloucester Ghost Hunters is a group from Gloucester UK made up of enthusiasts within the field of the paranormal.
  • - Nottingham Scientific Paranormal Research is a team of enthusiasts who investigate reports of paranormal activity, providing a free, discrete, confidential service in homes and workplaces.
  • - a team who aim to find substantial evidence of paranormal and supernatural activity.
  • - the South Lakes Paranormal Society - hunting ghosts in Cumbria.
  • - a small team based in the heart of Leicester, aiming to gather as much evidence of the paranormal as possible.
  • - A paranormal team formed 2010 and based in Sunderland.
  • - a group of volunteer amateur paranormal investigators, who strive to gain knowledge and experience in the field of paranormal research and investigation.
  • - a team of honest and like-minded investigators, sensitives & mediums, aiming to offer an honest account of the paranormal.
  • - an Irish based team of paranormal investigators founded by Irish national radio Today FM DJ Tim Kelly
  • - a paranormal group comprised of dedicated paranormal Investigators with many years of experience at private residences, commercial and historic locations.
  • - independent professional team of 6 based in both Devon and Cornwall, investigating all types of paranormal activity or unexplained happenings throughout the Southwest.
  • - Great Yarmouth Paranormal Investigations are an experienced paranormal team, respecting client confidentiality and free of charge.
  • - formed in 2010 and are dedicated and committed to investigating, documenting and sometimes removal of paranormal phenomena across South Wales.
  • - Based in Beverley, a team of enthusiasts who employ a professional approach, utilizing a variety equipment and techniques to scientifically investigate alleged paranormal activity.
  • - a small team dedicated to scientific only paranormal research in the Milton Keynes area.
  • - A team of ghosthunters working from their base in Manchester, aiming to discover the truth about the spiritual world.
  • - Gateway Paranormal Society is a very small group of experienced Paranormal Investigators, and researchers from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
  • - Established in 1996 for the investigation, detection and removal of paranormal phenomena in the UK.
  • - Sussex Paranormal Investigators has been formed to study and investigate paranormal activity, with the sole aim to give a balanced view on evidence gathered and to present this to the public domain.
  • - formed in 2008, Midlothian Paranormal Investigations are a non profit making group using various equipment in their investigations.
  • - an Irish Paranormal Research Group dedicated to researching all things Paranormal through exclusively scientific means.
  • - Team Spiritz are a non-profit Paranormal Investigation Team based in the Dudley area of the West Midlands.
  • - an experienced team of serious paranormal researchers comprised of those with both scientific and psychic approaches.
  • - a group of professionally trained individuals, set up in 2004 to investigate and promote research into the paranormal.
  • - All the latest Spooky Stories, and Ghostly Encounters from the Worlds Most Haunted Island.
  • - a small group that investigates and solves paranormal situations, based in Co. Wexford, Ireland
  • - a newly formed paranormal group from Bristol who like to investigate alleged hauntings anywhere within the UK.
  • - dedicated to Birmingham and the surrounding areas, investigating free of charge for the importance of paranormal research.
  • - Ghostfinder Paranormal Society is a investigation team that was set up with the intention of helping more people understand and find answers to the paranormal.
  • - a non-profit making group based in the North West region of the UK organising Overnight Investigations in our quest to find evidence of the paranormal.
  • - connect 2 paranormal Ulster (psychic investigator Mike Hirons) aims to provide evidence by psychic & spiritual means that life after life does exist.
  • - an established group of individuals interested in the paranormal and haunted locations around Northamptonshire.
  • - established in November 2011, BPIT use a variety of tools to seek out aspects of the paranormal.
  • - an Irish (Carlow) based group of people with an interest in the phenomena commonly referred to as 'ghosts'.
  • - a non-profit making organisation investigating alleged haunted locations in and around Dundee and further afield in other parts of Scotland and England.
  • - Investigations carried out in a professional manner by a small core team all over the UK.
  • - Specialising in private houses, and other haunted locations. All investigations are free of charge.
  • - the Myers Paranormal Society, based in Cheltenham and field researching throughout the West of England and beyond.
  • - a large, diverse website and forum dealing with hauntings and ghost hunting
  • - Home of the South Wales Paranormal Team, investigating reports of apparitions, hauntings and other spontaneous paranormal phenomena.
  • - Established in 1991, to study and investigate (alleged) Paranormal Activity within the West Midlands, South Staffordshire and immediate surrounding area.
  • -The Luton Paranormal Society web page, covering the Bedfordshire region.
  • - a Northern ghost investigation unit.
  • - based in northeast England, NEPS is a group of family and friends set on the investigation and research of paranormal phenomenon.
  • - Midland Paranormal Investigations are a group which take the study of ghosts and hauntings seriously, covering the whole of the Midlands.
  • - West Midlands group which investigates the paranormal in a scientific and objective manner whilst maintaining the view that human beings have a transcendent essence that may reveal other realms of reality.
  • - The Unknown Phenomena Investigation Association (UPIA ) was formed in 1998 to actively research and investigate the majority of paranormal events.
  • - The Ghost Search UK Paranormal Investigation Team provide haunted venues for the general public in Kent & Sussex.
  • - The Northern Ghost Investigations Team are a group of investigators from Teesside and Sunderland areas.
  • - a Telford based group researching the paranormal and anything to do with ghosts.
  • - ghost hunting group based in Rotherham.
  • - a team of paranormal investigators, mediums and sceptics covering the UK, all keen on investigating the world of the paranormal.
  • - Newport Spooks are a small team of paranormal investigators based in Newport, South Wales.
  • - If you’ve experienced something that you think could be paranormal in nature then the WPR team would be really interested to hear from you.
  • - Two ordinary men that have set out to discover whether ghosts and spirits exist, searching all over the UK..
  • - North London Paranormal Investigations was created from a like-minded group of professional individuals who go about their normal lives from day to day but who also shared a common interest - the paranormal.
  • - an organisation seeking to locate and document apparent paranormal phenomenon through the application of historical research, scientific methodology and a knowledge of ancient spiritual beliefs.
  • - RSVP UK are a team of experienced professionals who research and investigate the paranormal for free, having formed in 2012 after many years doing paranormal events.
  • - Lanarkshire Paranormal are a dedicated team of paranormal researchers based in Scotland.
  • - Paranormal United, based in Bridgnorth Shropshire are a team of paranormal enthusiasts and ghost hunters who have a simple mission statement. To provide the information needed for like minded people to explore the paranormal and decide, with an open mind 'do you believe'?
  • - a non profit group based in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, with a team made up of believers, sceptics, sceptical believers, mediums and sensitives.
  • - Based in Stockport, just outside Manchester in the United Kingdom, ClubZero and its team adhere to a professional approach, using rational and scientific methods.

America & Canada

  • - At the date of its Incorporation - TAPIS was the only legalized Paranormal team in Alberta - and legalized Paranormal Society in Western Canada.
  • - Fire and ICE Paranormal Investigators of Florida is a nonprofit organization and does not charge for investigative services.
  • - based out of Virginia Beach, Virginia and investigatiing free of charge, dedicated to helping those understand paranormal and any other type of unexplainable activity that they may be experiencing.
  • - a team of investigators in Idaho and Oregon, are TAPS family members, and conduct investigations free of charge.
  • - passionate about seeking proof of life after death, PORT takes their mission seriously and intends to exhibit their passion for this field and their integrity on every case.
  • - based in Texas, investigating using standard and digital photography, digital video, tape and digital recording devices.
  • - located in Eastern Kentucky (US), Dravenstar Paranormal Research Team's goal is research & development in the field of the paranormal.
  • - American based PPRI is a non-profit organisation that continually works to educate the general public in all areas of parapsychology and the unexplained.
  • - a small non profit investigation group located in Flora, Indiana.
  • - the site of Supernatural Truth Paranormal Investigations based in Northwest Arkansas.
  • - Eidolon Project Canada's main area of focus is the investigation and documentation of ghosts, spirits and hauntings.
  • - An investigation team in Sacramento California, dedicated to the investigation of alleged paranormal activity.




  • - The Centre for Fortean Zoology - 'the only professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to the study of unknown animals'. Also a great introduction to national and international cryptozoology
  • - a collection of shuck stories and resource
  • - The Dorset Big Cats Register documents sightings of any panther or puma-like big cat in the wild in the Dorset area.
  • - Zoologist, media consultant, and science writer, Dr Karl Shuker is also one of the best known cryptozoologists in the world.
  • - Are creatures that broadly fit the description of the North American Bigfoot, the Yeti of the Himalayas, and the Yowie of Australia really roaming the woods, mountains and forests of Britain? Nick Redfern investigates...
  • - From A Bao A Qu to Zyphoeus, this site documents hundreds of mythical creatures from around the world.


  • - home of WSH, a weekly paranormal radio show discussing ghosts, UFOs and general weirdness
  • - a new genus of music, rooted in dark illusions, shadows & reality, facilitating avant garde & experimental shades
  • - music for magika
  • Beat 102-103 videos - A week dedicated to the paranormal with visits to the scariest places in South East Ireland!
  • - Established in 2010, “Paranthropology: Journal of Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal" is a free on-line journal devoted to the promotion of social-scientific approaches to the study of paranormal experiences, beliefs and phenomena in all of their varied guises.
  • - Ghost Voices Magazine gives readers a no-nonsense look at all things haunted.
  • - the Haunted Tube site is dedicated to broadcasting paranormal videos
  • - the internet radio show focusing on the paranormal, the spiritual and the unexplained
  • - large selection of unnerving videos, including the paranormal
  • - a collection of documentaries and short videos concerning ghosts
  • - Paranormally Active, a new website, will be the first stop for Hauntings, Ghosts, EVP, and the Paranormal online. Based in Dorset (UK), the site will feature investigations filmed, and edited into 'Cutting Edge' documentaries.
  • - free historical novel about the life of Nostradamus, the famous seer from the 16th century
  • - Photographer Anthony Bliss's visions of haunted London.
  • - the one stop place for paranormal themed videos on the Internet
  • - a not for profit corporation focusing on the research and study of Electronic Voice Phenomena.
  • - A collection of UFO and ghost stories told by regular people on video.
  • - podcasts of true paranormal stories submitted by members of the public.

Ghost Walks & Paranormal Events


  • - Ghosts seen on the roads of Kent and other counties.
  • - A central hub of ghosts, paranormal activity and supernatural events within the village of West Malling and surrounding area.
  • - Whether you’re the most open skeptic or true believer, offers you the chance to stay in some of the most haunted hotels, castles, or inns the Britain and Ireland have to offer.
  • - The largest and most comprehensive directory of haunted hotels in North America.
  • - Legends of the East Anglian Landscape, a must visit site for anyone interested in Suffolk or Norfolk folklore.
  • - a great website whose aim is to provide information to visitors and residents of London of an "off the beaten path" variety.
  • - strange tales from the grave of the folk hero.
  • - a guide to the English Counties.
  • - Isle of Wight tourist guide caters for all the tourist needs on the Isle of Wight. It is an extensive guide for all tourism and leisure activities.
  • - haunted hotel with viewable ghost cams and downloadable guide sheet.

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