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Cornwall is one of the most mysterious places in the UK and nothing captures the imagination quite like its its legendary moorland and historic buildings.
Reports of paranormal events and spooky creatures reach Devon and Cornwall Police more regularly than you might think.
But the response from the police said that all but two of the incidents, including those in Cornwall at Redruth and Truro, involved individuals with mental health issues and were therefore not indicative of extra-terrestrial sightings.
Another FoI Act request showed that between 2013 and 2017, a total of 38 ‘paranormal’ incidents were received by the police.
Officers were called to reports of ghosts, zombies, vampires, UFOs and ghouls a dozen times in Cornwall – including ghosts trying to steal a man’s chips.
The prevalence of reported ghost sightings by callers in Cornwall was in west Cornwall, with a minority of incidents being reported in east Cornwall.
We went through our archives and have compiled a list of Cornwall’s most intriguing paranormal activities.
Ghosts and apparitions of Cornwall
Alien or demon at Kennall Vale
A ghost hunter from Cornwall has spoken out about his encounter with a mysterious creature which he described as an ‘alien’ or a ‘demon’.
Mark Davies, of Falmouth, investigates evidence of paranormal phenomena in different places in the county. He and three friends visited eerie wood Kennall Vale, at Ponsanooth, at about 9.30pm on Saturday, January 5, 2019, when they made the incredible discovery.
A video which he shared on YouTube showed a very strange silhouette appearing across a small bridge which leads to one of the derelict mills which stand on the site. It then seemed to move and stand in different places.
Mark and his friends were trying to measure paranormal activity in the area and communicate with supernatural beings. They brought several instruments with them including a ghost box, which is claimed to be used by spirits to communicate through electronic voice.
In the video, Mark says: “I always knew they existed, I have felt them, smelt them, heard them and now I have seen them.
“Some call them aliens, some call them demons, the Watchers and many other names. This is my best evidence visual up to date of a non-human being caught on my video camera.
“Some might think this is a hoax, that I manipulated the photo evidence provided. Well, the smoking gun is the end clip.
“You decide and thanks for the support. I am only interested in bringing real evidence to the paranormal table like other genuine people.”
Mark later explained to Cornwall Live that, although the group could feel a presence, the creature could not be seen in person.
He said: “I haven’t actually seen it on camera, but spotted it when I watched the video back.”
When asked what kind of being it was, Mark said: “I haven’t got any idea.
“The face is not right, it’s not human. But it’s definitely there, it was a solid form, with the light you can see the shadow behind it.”
The 47-year-old said that he did some research online and that he found reports of “a strange creature in bushes and trees” between Swanpool and Maenporth.
The ‘Gunwalloe Ghoul’
A retail manager wasspooked after unearthing a photograph in which his family appears to have been ‘photo-bombed’ by a ‘bowler hat wearing ghost.’
The snap was taken in the desolate grave-yard at Gunwalloe Church Cove, a well-known shooting spot for TV-series Poldark.
Warren Smith, 35, who lives in Somerset, claims the photograph taken on holiday ‘cannot be explained’ – and that the shoreline is mysteriously visible through the unexpected stranger.
He is certain there was nobody else at the remote spot with himself, his brother, Dale Smith or his father, Stephen Smith.
The mystery man appears to be walking between Dale and Stephen in the photo, taken by Warren – and is shrouded by plants in the foreground.
It was taken on his Samsung mobile phone in around 2005, and when he stumbled on it last week he felt he had no choice but to share his chilling discovery.
“I am 100 per cent sure it was only us there at the time – it was freezing cold and we had been hanging around spot for what must have been half an hour.
He explains: “I had it looked at by someone who knows what they are doing with photography, they looked at it and said ‘you’d have to be extremely advanced in Photoshop at the time’ to do it – which wasn’t as hi-tech.
“This is in broad daylight, and ‘ghost’ photography is usually distorted but this is crystal clear – this figure is a lot taller than my dad and brother and appears to have a bowler hat on.
“To get to Gunwalloe you have to park your car up and walk there – it is really remote and for people not mobile it’s very hard to get to.”
Read the full story here: Man’s terror as ‘ghost with bowler hat’ photobombs family
Cornwall’s most haunted pub
Made famous by Daphne du Maurier’s classic tale of smugglers, rogues and pirates which was also recently adapted into a BBC drama, Jamaica Inn, located in the middle of Bodmin Moor, is more than just a place between the pages of a book.
For years there have been stories of paranormal activity. This is arguably the most infamous and haunted place in Cornwall.
One of its creepiest spirits, the mirror ghost, is staying in room 5, according to Urban Ghosts.
“Located in room 5 of the building, the ghost is said to be that of a small child trapped behind the glass,” the blog reads. “Sometimes, the spectre appears with its anguished young mother.”
In January 2007, ghost-hunters said they believed sightings of a mysterious figure walking along the A30 at night may be the first glimpses recorded in Cornwall of a phantom hitch-hiker.
Two taxi drivers returning to South Wales from Cornwall Airport Newquay separately reported such a sighting on the dual carriageway between Bodmin and Launceston not far from the inn.
In 2017, a poltergeist was thought to have been caught on CCTV dropping a wall phone in the Inn.
Eight days before Halloween, at 10.50pm, the eerie entity manifested itself.
Colin Symonds, from the Jamaica Inn Ghost Hunting Investigation group, said: “We’ve had a poltergeist at Jamaica Inn.
“It picked up and dropped the wall phone in one room and no one was there.
“We caught it on HD camera, the CCTV is crystal clear.”
He explained that tests and an investigation have since been carried out and that there is no rational explanation to this.
He added: “It is quite remarkable. We are not saying it is paranormal, but it is of interest.
“It hasn’t happened since and didn’t happen before.”
Popular TV programme ‘Most Haunted’ featured Jamaica Inn in what they said was one of the spookiest episodes they had ever recorded.
On a moonlit night, when all is still, the sound of horses’ hooves and the metal rims of wheels turning on the rough cobbles can be heard in the courtyard. Yet there is nothing to be seen.
The lager thrower of Penzance
In September 2003, a four-pack of lager mysteriously flew across an aisle in Penzance‘s Co-op in Queen’s Square and was captured on a security film.
‘George’ the ghost, as he was called by staff, had inexpensive tastes – a four-pack of Stella Artois had been captured on video inexplicably flying off the shelf and into the aisle.
General assistant Roger Smith had just closed the store at 10pm when the spooky incident happened.
“It’s very strange,” he told The Cornishman at the time.
“This place has always had a spooky reputation, especially with paperwork being moved around, but this is the first time anything’s been caught on camera.
“I don’t personally believe in ghosts but I was very confused by it. At the time it happened everybody was in the cash room.”
Roger initially thought it might have been a colleague messing around, so he reviewed the store’s security view and found what he saw strange to say the least.
“The four-pack come straight out – they didn’t just fall straight down on the floor, but ended up a good 18 inches to two foot out of the aisle. They weren’t on the edge of the shelf either, but quite a way back. It’s not trickery, or any of the staff doing it – you’ll just have to take my word for it.”
Overnight, the mystery deepened when the store’s security company rang to say the alarm system had deactivated itself, although equipment recorded nobody doing so.
Since the ‘visit’, a medium – a friend of a member of staff – was invited to the store.
They revealed that there was a ‘presence’ on the shop floor, that it was ‘just having a bit’ of fun – and they could next expect trouble with the power supply, tills and office computer.
Lo and behold, on the next day, the power in the Co-op went down for 30 minutes, while SWEB and Western Power reported no problems or repairs in the area. And shortly after the electricity comes back on, a till ‘went nuts’ before sorting itself out.
Added Roger: “The staff here are convinced we are not alone – we’re just waiting for the office computer to go off now. Agents Molder and Scully should probably be called.”
Willy Wilcox, the ghost of Polperro
In June 2015 the Cornish Guardian reported how holidaymaker John Dyer Junior captured a snap in Polperro appearing to show a shadowy figure at the back of a cave where, legend has it, notorious smuggler Willy Wilcox is said to have died.
Mr Dyer said at the time: “The first (image) is the original picture I took of the cave, straight from my phone. The ‘ghostly’ image is quite clear without it even being zoomed.
“The second is a picture my father took at the same spot just after.
“We’ve visited Polperro for a week (sometimes more) every year since I was born in 1981 through to 2002. It was great to see the old sights again and even more so seeing possibly the pirate ghost of Willy Wilcox, a story which as a child equally fascinated me as it did scare me.”
Folklore says that Willy disappeared while hiding in the area’s labyrinthine caves and now his spirit walks among them.
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Milking a cow in The Three Pilchards, Polperro
Another haunted place in the coastal village is The Three Pilchards. One of its hauntings is believed to be of a family who lived there in the 1800s. One pub regular claimed to have seen the shape of a woman in the back yard milking a cow.
Footsteps in the King’s Head
In November 2011 Paranormal Investigation came up with some remarkable evidence as to how Bodmin Moor was a major place as far as supernatural phenomena were concerned.
A night investigation made by a team of just four at the King’s Head, the old coaching inn at Five Lanes, produced a remarkable sound recording.
The team had gone to bed around 3am, but the tape recorder at 3.20am picked up the sound of heavy footsteps moving across the carpeted floor of bedroom number three, an unoccupied double bedroom with a haunted reputation.
There was also a strange clicking noise, like an old-fashioned latch being lifted. Moreover, the footsteps did not sound like someone walking on carpet.
A visitor reportedly heard repeated tapping on the window but when she went to the window there was nobody there.
On an earlier investigation, their medium made contact with the spirit of a young woman, Peggy Bray, whose family ran the inn during the 1700s.
She apparently still frequents the King’s Head as an apparition strolling in the hall on the first floor.
They also learned that Sir Bevil Grenville, a Royalist commander in the Civil War, dined here and stayed overnight.
Dorcas in St Agnes’ mines
There is a well-known story in St Agnes of the ghost of ‘Dorcas’, a woman who committed suicide by throwing herself down one of the shafts of Polbreen Mine.
The ghost was said to haunt the workings not only of Polbreen Mine but other neighbouring mines where she apparently tormented the miners.
This is how the story is told by Maurice Bizley in his 1955 book about St Agnes called Friendly Retreat: “One mine, at least, in the St Agnes district is said to be haunted.
“Polbreen is situated at the foot of St Agnes Beacon, near the village, and in a nearby cottage once lived a woman called Dorcas.
“One night the poor creature lost her reason and threw herself down a deep shaft of the mine.
“Although her broken body was recovered and removed for burial, her spirit still remained in the mine, where it took a malicious delight in tormenting the industrious miner, calling him by name and alluring him from his work.
“Although no one is credited with having seen the ghost of Dorcas, her voice has caused much trouble and, indeed, more than one miner is reputed to have had his clothes torn from his back by the spirit.
“On one occasion, Dorcas saved the life of a miner by calling his name so persistently that he left his ‘end’ to find out who was calling him. Immediately he had moved the roof of the level fell on the spot where he had been working.
“The lucky miner ever afterwards declared that he had been saved by Dorcas. Although the spirit has not been heard for many years, even today there are those who have ‘felt her presence’ when near the mine.”
Bodmin Jail has also featured on TV’s ‘Most Haunted’. The jail offers Ghost Walks and one ghost, Selina Wadge, was hanged for the murder of her child. Her ghost still haunts the prison and tries to reach out to small children and instil feelings of guilt and remorse on pregnant women.
In November, 32-year-old ghost hunter, Tony Ferguson, a man who claims he can “communicate with the other side”, decided to put the creepy jail’s haunting activities to a test.
The man from Southampton and his wife Bev brought their camera and other ghost hunting devices to Cornwall’s prison where notorious criminals used to be executed.
While the couple made sure they were the only visitors in the famous attraction, they captured many supernatural incidents including faint voices, strange electronic voice phenomena and light orbs flying around the rooms.
They also caught the full figure of William Hampton, a jealous man who strangled to death his young lover after she dumped him.
The spirit of Fowey
In April 2010 ghostly goings-on were brewing at a newly opened tearooms in Fowey and increased after building work.
Owner Lesley McCartney, 60, noticed the spirit, which she believed occupied Well House in Fore Street, was disturbed after building work before the business opened for Easter of that year.
“I hear creaks on the stairs and the television and lights come on by themselves,” she told the Cornish Guardian.
“The spirit definitely became noisier after I had a bit of drilling done – but it is their house after all.
“I’m never too bothered by it. I don’t think it has a problem with me being there, but it lets me know it is there.”
Well House has a history which can be traced back to medieval times. When it opened as a museum more than 30 years ago a plaque belonging to the house was displayed, which dates the building back to 1430.
The house is believed to have been built the year before Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.
Maude of Pendennis
In the kitchen of Pendennis Castle, the spirit of head cook Maude is said to wait. The sound of horses’ hooves, thought to belong to ill-fated horses eaten by their desperate owners during the civil war siege, are sometimes heard.
The monk of Pengersick Castle, Praa Sands
A spectral monk has been seen many times, especially around the small forest at the end of the medieval garden.
Three ghosts of Boscastle
Staff and guests at the hotel have reported seeing three different ghosts – a coachman walking through the halls of the hotel, with the ghost of a little girl, as well as an old lady who has been seen walking through walls and closed doors.
The ghost of St Neot’s Church
The church is haunted by the ghost of clerk William Penfound, who was murdered in December 1356. His ghost has been seen in the graveyard and standing at the church altar.
The site is linked to the story of Jan Tregeagle, who thrust his head through the East window in order to gain sanctuary from the hell hounds on his trail.
The White Lady of Godolphin
The White Lady apparition is said to walk along the path leading from the house to the Chapel. Thought to be the figure of Lady Margaret Godolphin, wife of the first Earl, who died in child birth.
Ghosts are not the only weird apparitions that people in Cornwall have spotted.
A couple of times a year, someone in the county claims to have seen an unidentified flying object (UFO) in the sky.
However, figures for reports of UFO seem to be much higher as it is believed that more than 60 UFOs are reported in Cornwall in a year, compared to a national average of 40 sightings for comparable areas.
North Cornwall is thought to be a prime area for UFO sightings.
Here are the sightings of the last ten years that have been in the media.
In January last year a local man said he believes Cornwall was visited by aliens after he spotted a UFO hovering in the sky above Bodmin Moor.
The man was on his way home from work in the early hours of the morning when he saw the giant black triangle floating soundlessly in the sky.
He said he was in no doubt about what he saw – and it wasn’t of this earth.
“It was really weird,” he said. “It was like something out of Star Trek.
“I think it was something from somewhere else in space and time. I have never seen anything like it before. It wasn’t from this planet.”
He said he was driving back home from a night shift and as he drove up the hill gained a clear and far-reaching view of Bodmin Moor.
However, he suddenly saw a black triangular object in the sky and his first thought was that it was a cloud.
“Then I thought, clouds don’t have straight lines like that,” he said.
“It was very big, the size of a few football pitches.
“It was a clear morning and I had a very clear view. I would say it was a few miles away when I saw it.
“I kept my eye on it while I was driving and it just hung there.
“There was no noise. It was moving like it was gradually turning.
“It seemed to have a tail fin on top and underneath there were two other things that were attached, but I don’t know what they were.
“Then it suddenly sped off.”
The man, who was in his 40s when he spotted the phenomenon in summer 2009, told his wife as soon as he got home.
However, he has never spoken of it publicly for fear of being ridiculed and has asked for his identity to be withheld.
“I got home and told the wife and she was surprised but accepted what I said,” he said.
“But I didn’t mention it to anyone else because I thought people would think I was mad or something.
“They would probably say it was just because I was tired after working a night shift or that I had had a drink.
“But I know what I saw.”
He has recently reported it to the Cornwall UFO Research Group (Cuforg), which documents sightings and whose member, Lionel Fanthorpe, has identified a triangle of UFO activity which runs from Land’s End to Falmouth Bay to St Ives Bay.
He found figures which revealed more than 60 reported sightings of UFOs in Cornwall, compared to a national average of 40 sightings for comparable areas.
The month before, many newly-revealed sightings of flying saucers in the skies above Cornwall which have a remarkable similarity to the one at Bodmin Moor were reported.
The sightings include two of a giant black floating triangle, with one man seeing the object emerge from the depths of St Ives Bay and another describing how it traced the journey of their car on the Lizard.
In February 2015 the mystery of an unidentified flying object seen in the sky above Bude haunted Cornish residents.
UFO enthusiasts issued an appeal at the time to try to help identify the mystery object photographed flying above Summerleaze Beach.
Many tried to identify the object with some speculating it was a seagull and others claiming it was a drone. However, it was later revealed that it was in fact a radio-controlled seagull which had been fitted with a camera.
An e-mail from Van Johnive was sent to the Cornish Guardian giving details and apologising to anyone who had been caught out by the craft.
It read: “I can confirm that the ‘UFO’ in the photo was my great uncle’s seagull RC plane with a camera. The photos are of before and during flight of the seagull, before we crashed it upon landing on the cliff. Please apologise for the confusion for us. Thanks.”
In October 2010 a possible UFO sighting was made over Newquay.
Holidaymaker Guy Lucas was staying in a Pentire inn when he made the surprising discovery.
He said at the time: ‘We have just spent a couple of nights in Newquay where we stayed in the Lewinnick Lodge.
“I have just been looking through some photos I took and have spotted some UFO-type image above Fistral beach. I am sure there is a logical reason, but it does look good in this picture.”
In January 2013, a UFO spotter from Par said a spooky object photographed over Penzance could be the one she saw over her home.
Sue, who did not wish to reveal her surname, had described seeing something like a “jellyfish, Christmas decoration” in the winter skies above Par.
But in January, mysterious footage uploaded to YouTube showed two white lights in the night sky near Sennen.
“I looked at the footage carefully and it’s quite different to the UFO I saw in lots of ways, but it has the same resonance and feeling about it,” said Sue, who is in her fifties.
“I think it was mainly in the way it moved – the fluidity.
“Obviously it’s a different angle and a different place in the atmosphere, so it may look different.
“Mine was a pattern of lights, a dot-to-dot in the sky which didn’t have any body to it. The one in Penzance has got a little bit more form.”
“I’m totally and absolutely sure of what I saw. It was something totally out of this world. I’m now a convinced, confirmed believer.”
In September 2017, a Cornish man accidentally caught on film two suspected UFOs that left experts intrigued.
Alan Kingwell, from Liskeard, was not expecting to find two strange flying objects in the sky when he looked at the timelapse video he shot from his garden.
The self-employed artist was having dinner outside when he saw how dramatic the sky was and decided to do a timelapse film of the clouds.
It is only when the 62-year-old decided to edit the film that he noticed something odd.
“It was filmed accidentally and I never saw the objects until I edited the timelapse film,” Alan said. “I immediately tried lots of things to dismiss camera error or any other natural things that may have caused this.”
He said that he assumed at first that it was something on the lens or a fault with a camera.
“I spend many hours looking at the tiny clip and I am convinced now that there really was something totally motionless high in the sky,” he added.
The video shows two dark shapes “flying” motionlessly in the blue sky and sometimes being covered by clouds.
Alan said: “There is a part of the clip where you can see the two objects being covered by cloud and peeping through again to be covered once more before they are revealed again when the cloud disperses.”
After the discovery, the artist went back out armed with binoculars and a better camera but the clouds had become thicker.
“I spotted something through the binoculars for a few seconds before the clouds covered it,” he said.
“I immediately phoned my good lady to come out and see but the cloud covered the sky completely and it was like that all evening.
“Such a shame because I think these two objects were still there at that time which by then would have been around 6.15pm but the cloud cover was too much.”
Alan went back out at dawn the next morning to study the sky with binoculars but there was nothing there.
“I have been looking at the sky ever since,” he said. “I have always had an open mind and been fascinated with things like this and was so pleased to have captured these two objects, whatever they are.
“I have also sent the clip in to various societies who were studying this kind of thing and they are very intrigued.”
Newquay – part II
In November 2011 government “X-files” revealed that unidentified flying objects were spotted in Newquay airspace at the same time over two consecutive days.
The Cornish Guardian saw both handwritten reports, which were submitted to defence experts for analysis by personnel at RAF St Mawgan – the MoD’s “focal point” for local UFO correspondence.
On December 7, 2001, at around 6pm, a witness and his or her daughter observed an aircraft shaped like an “elongated arrowhead” hanging silently, and motionless, in the sky close to the air force base.
It was described as “quite large, very bright with no identifying colour” and bizarrely refused to come into focus when observed through binoculars by the witness.
In his comments to the MoD’s UFO desk, the duty officer at the base wrote: “The informant was very sure of the details.”
The following day, at the same time, a woman, her husband and a next door neighbour spotted a series of bright objects in the sky above Fraddon. In a report, again sent from RAF St Mawgan to the MoD in London, she described seeing “very bright lights” with “no noise at all”.
Following an investigation into both sightings, defence chiefs responded to the witnesses in typed letters that are also available to view in the UK’s National Archives.
The letters state: “The MoD examines any reports of UFOs it receives solely to establish whether what was seen might have some defence significance; namely whether there is any evidence that the United Kingdom’s airspace might have been compromised by hostile or unauthorised air activity.
“Unless there is evidence of a potential threat, and to date no UFO report has revealed such evidence, the MoD does not attempt to identify the precise nature of each reported sighting.
“We believe it is possible that rational explanations, such as aircraft lights or natural phenomena, could be found for them, but it’s not the function of the MoD to provide this kind of aerial identification service.”
In both letters, which are partially blacked-out for security reasons, the author reached the same conclusion, saying: “We are satisfied that there is no corroborating evidence to suggest that the UK’s airspace was breached by unauthorised air activity.”
UFO expert Mark Bennett reckons sightings should be taken seriously.
He said at the time: “I’ve heard that the south west is quite a lively spot for seeing UFOs so sightings don’t come as a surprise.”
Stay in the know
One year earlier, an unidentified flying object crash-landed in the playing field of Cubert School, prompting urgent responses from the emergency services.
Pupils and teachers from the school were asked by police to stay inside the school building while they inspected the object to ensure it was safe.
Luckily, this wasn’t a real UFO crash – and was part of a mock-up designed to give young students a day of drama.
Describing the incident in role play was head teacher of the school Karen Brown, who said: “I was doing a welcome back assembly for the children when I heard about the crash.
“I instructed the children to stay inside the school building, but of course they were looking outside at the field through the windows.”
Members of the fire brigade wore protective suits to ensure no one was infected from the crash site.
“Police said, due to the ash cloud which had stopped all flights at the time, they were treating it as a UFO landing,” said Mrs Brown.
“Children will spend the next four to five weeks interviewing the police and fire service to discover more about the incident.”
In October 2011 UFO conference organiser Dave Gillham reported a UFO sighting over St Austell Bay.
He said: “(A holidaymaker) was down at St Austell beach taking a picture of the dark storm clouds that were coming over the sea.”
“He went home and downloaded the photo and there was a disc-shaped object in it.”
Mr Gillham denied it could be a bird: “If you look closely at it you can see two plumes of water. Gulls don’t make water stand up.”
He concluded: “I have always maintained that if a craft landed at the back of my house and I took a good picture of it people would say it was faked.”
“I am not out to prove to anyone that UFOs are there, that’s up to them. I know what I’ve seen and I’ve come across loads and loads of people who have also seen UFOs and they can’t all be lying.”
Two months earlier strange lights were spotted in the skies by a St Austell woman.
Angie Savage posted on an online blog website on August 11, describing a “sighting” on June 27 at about 12.30am.
“I was playing poker when an orange orb passed my window,” she wrote.
“I thought it was just a plane but then three more appeared, shaped like a long triangle. Bright orange orbs again.”
She said she stood outside watching until they disappeared over her roof.
“The weird thing is I thought my neighbour had left her garden gate open and I was looking at her solar light but, after the fifth one went up in front of me, I saw her gate was shut.”
Ms Savage also stated a friend saw an orange orb following his car at about 4.30am a few weeks previously.
“Neither of us heard a sound and it was dead quiet. They were definitely not Chinese lanterns because they were way too bright,” she added.
David Gillham, from the Cornwall UFO Research Group (CUFORG), said: “We do get a lot of reports that turn out to be Chinese lanterns. People let them off this time of year at barbecues and weddings.
“They appear bright orange because they have a flame in them and they do go in bunches.
“I’m not saying that’s what this is, though, because I’ve had photos sent to me, taken in Cornwall, with large orange lights in.
“They look too big to be lanterns and some were blurred because of the high speed they were travelling.
“I often wonder what’s going on. UFOs could even be disguising themselves as Chinese lanterns.”
In July 2007, a local group believed that a large dust cloud that swept over the village, near Looe, could have been caused by aliens.
The idea was put forward by the Cornwall UFO Research Group after a family from Duloe contacted them after claiming to have seen seven disc-shaped objects hovering in the sky on the same day as the mini whirlwind.
The swirling dust plume caused debris to shoot up into the air as it swept up the Looe Valley, sucking leaves from trees.
Three witnesses observed seven disc-shaped objects which were illuminating a very bright yellowish white light, and were interacting with each other.
They said they were going around in circles and criss-crossing each other in the sky and making a clicking sound.
Just below the discs was allegedly a circle of seven standing stones and after about 20 minutes, all the discs suddenly disappeared.
On the same day as the sighting, there was a report of a mini tornado in the same village and the two incidents might have been connected.
Now you probably know how major Bodmin Moor is in terms of paranormal activity.
Well, have you heard of the Brown Willy Effect? It is a meteorological phenomenon which produces very heavy localised rainfall, and made Cornwall’s highest point in Cornwall a sacred spot for members of the Aetherius Society, a UFO religion founded in 1954, who gather on the summit on November 23 each year.
Article originally published in April, 2019.
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