Colby at base checking equipment

Colby and Dean


Tonbridge Castle - Tonbridge

Kim, Dean, Paddy, Colin, Mick Guests - Liz, Lindsay, Ian, Keighly

To investigate paranormal activity.


Kent's best example of a Motte-and-Bailey Gatehouse, one of the finest in England.

When William the Conqueror came to England in 1066 he brought with his the concept of the castle. He and his men, of which were 12'000 at most, needed rapidly to make themselves secure amongst a potentially hostile population of one and a half million, and simply the easily- built fortresses was the answer. Norman lords were put in charge of the construction of castles: Tonbridge was entrusted to Richard de Clare. Read Tonbridge Castles history here.

The Investigation:

The time arrived at the castle at 18.00, installed equipment and undertook the initial walkround and baseline tests. At 19.00 the team were joined by Liz and guests who were to remain with the team for a few hours.

At 19.30 clairvoyant information was received through Mick. This information has not been validated to date. The christian name given to us is connected to the castle, however the surname had no connection.

The whole team conducted some spiritual experiments in the Great Hall. These proved inconclusive.

At 20.00 each team member undertook a lone vigil using a cam corder. To view lone vigils please click here.

The team make their way back to the Great Hall and then onto the stores under the castle. 23.00 a final walkround of the castle, and at 00.00 the investigation ended.



There have been several audible sounds captured on cam corder and several light anomalies captured on CCTV.

We were unaware of these anomalies at the time they were filmed and recorded.

With regards to the names given to us through Mick, we have been undertaking research and at this time have been unable to verify them. Our research will continue.

Colin saw flames in the stores area, before the castle was rebuilt in stone it was a timber structure. This was burnt to the ground. This could be a coincidence.

There were a large number of orbs captured on CCTV and as investigators in the paranormal field, and having undertaken extensive research into these light anomalies, it would be remiss of us to state 100% that these were of a paranormal origin. We conclude that through our experiments that 99% of orbs captured on film are dust or some other particulate matter. However we are undecided as to the light anomaly that was filmed in the Great Hall.

The CCTV flickering intermittently is very unusual, we do know that our equipment is not faulty as we test all our equipment prior to each investigation. It had been reported that paranormal activity does have an effect on the electrical field and electrical appliances.


We would like to thanks Liz Roberts for giving us the opportunity of investigating the castle.
We would also like to thank the security staff who were a great help to us on the evening.


Ghost Connections revisited the castle in November 2005. Please view personal reports.


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