Tag Archive for Cumbria

Beast of Cumbria still reported


24 sightings in 5 years of a “big cat” is really not that much. Most can be chalked up to misidentifications. The livestock attacks may also have alternative causes. Records reveal growing number of sightings of ‘beast of Cumbria’. The mystery surrounding the controversial ‘beast of Cumbria’ continues as police records reveal a rise in…

Suspected lynx seen in Cumbria


Report of an unusually large cat. News & Star | News | ‘Big cat’ spotted on the prowl in Carlisle. Shelley McNeill, 33, of Merith Avenue, Botcherby, was walking her two daughters to school yesterday morning when they spotted the mysterious creature. She said: “We were coming from Botcherby and walking towards the section known…

Ghostly figure photographed in window of Cumbria guesthouse


Demolition workers photograph ‘ghost of former guesthouse worker’ Demolition workers were given a fright after photographing a ghostly figure peering through the window of a derelict Victorian guesthouse. David Grimshaw, a former resident at the property, said he was convinced the figure is the ghost of his mother, who died nearly a year ago aged…