Some Facts About Britain
The skeletal horse ridden by Old Crockern at Crockern's Tor, Dartmoor; phantoms of the Theatre Royal in York, including a Grey Lady and an actor who was killed in a duel; the screams of Katherine Howard, begging for her life, still heard in Hampton Court Palace; the ghost of the pirate Tom Crocker, seen in August on Burgh Island, Devon; the ugly phantom of the Duchess of Lauderdale, scratching at the walls of Ham House, London; a phantom miner, demons and the damned Jan Tregeagle (hiding from Satan) in St Michael's Chapel, Roche Rocks, Cornwall; the sound of bells, from a sunken ship, heard near Forrabury, Cornwall; Joan o' the Wad (Joan the Wad), a female piskey (Cornish pixie), sometimes helpful and sometimes mischievious, around Polperro in Cornwall; the spectral car, seen on the B3212 near Moretonhampstead, Devon; and the ghostly old woman, in a red headscarf, haunting Kitty Steps, by a pool in Lydford Gorge, Dartmoor, are among the ghosts, haunted places, folklore, myths and legends of Britain.
J W Wells wishes you a comfortable stay in your Barvas Scotland UK hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune). are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.