Haunted Places in Amersham, Buckinghamshire



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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    A 17th century woman is said to remain here as is the ghost of another figure, yet to be identified. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Hellfire Caves

    West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

    8.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A man named Paul Whitehead was once the secretary to the Hellfire Club. After his death in 1774, he wanted his heart to be placed in an urn which was on display until it was stolen. He seen wandering around, supposedly looking for his heart. A ghost of a teenager ...


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    The George and Dragon Hotel

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    8.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A spirit who has since become known as "The White Lady" has been seen here. She is believed to have killed by a former lover and her footsteps can heard throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ickenham tube station

    Ickenham, Greater London

    10.4 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A woman wearing a red scarf fell onto the track and was electrocuted to death in the 1950's. People have reported seeing her here, recognizing her by her scarf. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Windsor Castle

    Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

    12.6 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The ghosts of Henry VIII (seen wandering in the halls), Anne Boleyn (seen in the Dean's Cloister looking out the window), Queen Elizabeth I (usually wearing all black), King George III (usually seen throughout, looking out of the windows), and Queen Victoria (seen throughout) have all been reported here. (Submitted by ...


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    The Ostrich

    Slough, Slough

    13.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The murders in this inn was the basis for Sweeney Todd; wealthy travelers were stripped of all useful items, then a level would open up a trapdoor where the victim would fall into a boiling pot of fat where they would die. Most of the activity is upstairs where the ...


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    Heathrow Airport

    Longford, Greater London

    15.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A plane accident in 1948 killed almost all of the 22 on board; one passenger who died will approach people asking if they have seen his briefcase before vanishing. He is also said to walk the runways. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Preston Manor

    Wembley, Greater London

    15.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A wrongly excommunicated nun, nicknamed "The White Lady", haunted here from the 16th century until the late 19th century demanding a Christian burial. a skeleton was uncovered while doing work on the house and was thought to belong to her; since the discovery, the apparitions of her ceased. A woman ...


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    Three Legged Cross

    Warfield, England

    17 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Now closed, a gypsy was said to have cursed the pub; not long after, the owner fell ill and died. The gypsy herself is seen wandering around nearby. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Avenue House

    London, Greater London

    18.7 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The spirits said to remain here are a woman who wanders around the premise (believed to be the former governess), a bitter man who can be found in the Turret Room, and a child who was locked in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brocket Arms

    Amersham, Hertfordshire

    19.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    South Hill Park

    Bracknell, England

    19.7 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A fire in the 19th century took the lives of two children. They are reported throughout the property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St Nicholas Chiswick

    London, England

    20.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Mary Fauconburg and Frances Rich, the daughter of Oliver Cromwell, are said to haunt this location. After Cromwell's death, his body was disinterred and beheaded publicly. The daughters are said to have bribed a guard to have his remains placed here, but his body is currently in an unmarked grave. ...


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    Watlington House

    Reading, England

    20.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Former occupant, Captain Edward Purvis is said to remain here. Sometimes he is seen throughout here; an investigation or two won't hurt to find out if he's alone or not. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    21 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    This housing estate was built in the 1940's, but the land it was built on was the site of a former asylum. Residents have reported sighting the apparition of a shadowy figure with an evil face gliding through rooms and corridors of the estates, as well as seeing the figure ...


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    The Gate House

    London, Greater London

    21 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A woman named Mother Marnes was murdered here; she is said to be seen wearing all black. Other people have been pushed, heard unusual noises, or felt very unwelcomed, particularly in the ballroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. John's Wood tube station

    London, Greater London

    21.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Between here and the Baker Street Station, workers have reported the sounds and sights of someone invisible walking on the track. Five staff members have died working on this line and it is likely to be one of them. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Flask

    London, Greater London

    21.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    An unidentified woman has been seen here. She likes to swing the lights and move glasses, but if the temperature makes a sudden drop, she could be about to make a full-bodied appearance. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Barnes Common

    London, Greater London

    21.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    This cemetery is overrun by foliage and has been a victim of vandalism. If you come here at night, take caution; if you don't run into a hooligan, you might encounter the spirit of a nun that hovers around. Another legend involved an imp that would attack people in the ...


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    Highgate Cemetery

    London, Greater London

    21.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The two most commonly seen ghosts are that of a woman in grey often searching around frantically (the common belief is that she's looking for her children whom she killed) and a robed man who can be viewed from afar, but disappears when viewed too close. Another figure is said ...


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    Kensington Palace

    London, Greater London

    21.5 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The ghost of King George II is said to stand on the roof, although some people have heard his voice throughout the building. A man wearing white period clothing is reported in the courtyard and an elderly woman believed to be Queen Victoria's aunt is also seen here. Submitted by Chris ...


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    Edgware Road Station

    London, Greater London

    21.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Here, as well as along the Bakeroo line, travelers will report seeing the reflection of someone sitting next to them despite how the seat is actually empty. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Hampton Court

    East Molesey, Greater London

    21.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The ghost of Catherine Howard is reported here, sometimes heard screaming, and a woman in grey, believed to be Sybil Penn has also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    21.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    This former gothic mansion was recently refurbished as a block of apartments, but resident still report instances of paranormal activity. Strange flickering flights have been seen moving around the upper floors, and loud footsteps and other disembodied noises have been heard. Chanting can be heard in some parts of the ...


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    Woburn Abbey

    Amersham, England

    21.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The Abbot of Woburn denounced the king and was hanged for his opinion; he was seen standing beside the old tree from which he hanged, yet, is no longer thought to be there. In the Butler's Pantry, a strange brown blur is seen (said to resemble a monk). Duchess Mary ...


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    22.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The former owner of the hotel, Angelina, was pushed down the stairs by her lover when he learned she was pregnant. She is still here, as are two other spirits that can't seem to cross over. The first is the spirit of a little girl looking for her family, the ...


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    Madame Tussauds

    London, Greater London

    22.2 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    While the Chamber of Horrors might be enough to scare some people, faces behind people in photographs. A disturbing energy is felt here and was even featured on an episode of Most Haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    22.2 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    This old terrace house is reportedly haunted by a violent poltergeist, who forced a family to leave after throwing objects around and making mysterious banging noises. It has been dubbed the 'Hornsey Coal Ghost' and is believed to be one of those buried in the garden which was a former ...


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    Minsden Chapel

    Amersham, Hertfordshire

    22.5 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    22.6 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The sounds of a former murder from the beginning of the 20th century have been heard here. Generally, it's described as the sound of someone being chased, then choking to death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Handel and Hendrix in London

    London, Greater London

    22.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A taller woman is seen here and sometimes, people can smell her perfume. She could possibly be an opera performer who would visit Handel when he still occupied this house. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Grenadier

    London, Greater London

    22.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The ghost of a murdered officer is said to remain here. Other people say that there's an evil energy here who throws objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wimbledon Common

    London, England

    22.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed "The Laughing Highwayman", was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hyde Park Corner tube station

    London, Greater London

    22.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A disembodied face has been seen here and might be the same ghost that gives people the feeling of being watched. Electrical breakers have been turned off and on by unknown forces and the temperature has suddenly dropped at times. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    50 Berkeley Square

    London, Greater London

    23 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A woman jumped to her death to end the abuse from her uncle in the early 19th century. Her ghost is said to scare people to death, including a maid who went insane and a sailor who died trying to flee from here. The ghost is said to appear as ...


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    King's Cross Station

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A fire in 1987 resulted in 31 deaths. Since 1998, a woman in distress has been seen, but disappears when people reach her. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The British Museum

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Legend has it that a cursed mummy was brought here and brought death and misfortune to those who came in contact with it. A tube station below also was said to have the mummy's ghost present and was possibily responsible for the disappearance of two women. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Children can be heard running up and down the street at unusual hours, despite the road being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Buckingham Palace

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Major John Gwynne was secretary to King Edward VII, but shot himself after a bitter divorce. His presence is felt in the first floor room in which he ended his life, sometimes being seen or heard. A monk is also reported here said to have died in a cell that ...


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    St James's Palace

    London, England

    23.4 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    An attempted murder on Ernest Augustus, former Duke of Cumberland, failed. Joseph Sellis, the valet of the Duke, was summoned, but found dead with his throat slit. It turned out that Sellis had attempted to assassinate the Duke, but failed. Sellis is sometimes seen with blood gushing down his neck ...


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    Grosvenor Hotel

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A hooded monk is seen in the cellar, usually within one's peripheral vision; he is said to vanish when guests turn their heads to get a look at him. A woman named the 'Grey Lady' is also seen in the corridors; she is believed to have been a nun who ...


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    St. James's Park

    London, England

    23.6 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    In the 18th century, a woman was murdered and then beheaded somewhere around here, but her murdered attempted to dispose of her here. While he was caught, she has been seen ever since, always covered in blood. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Covent Garden tube station

    London, Greater London

    23.7 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    19th century actor William Terriss was murdered nearby and is said to haunt this tube. He is usually dressed quite formally (light gloves, grey jacket, and top hat). Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    23.7 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A lady who supposedly committed suicide is said to remain here. People said that they have seen her apparition or heard her screams. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    London, Greater London

    23.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    A man in grey period-clothing is seen limping across the room before fading through the walls. It is also said that the ghosts of Joseph Grimaldi and Dan Leno have returned here in the afterlife and are very mischevious in their actions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Churchill War Rooms

    London, Greater London

    23.8 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Employees have found the hands of Churchill's wax dummy in different positions throughout the day; this catches the employees off guard because the dummy is behind glass. After closing hours, bootprints appear, doors are heard slamming shut, and the air feels colder. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Aldwych Underground Station

    London, Greater London

    23.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    It is said that the ghost of an actress walks along the tracks here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Embankment tube station

    London, Greater London

    23.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Doors open and close for no reason. Cold spots are also felt around Pages Walk, accompanied by a very eerie and unwelcoming feeling. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ministry of Defence

    London, Greater London

    23.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    The Ministry of Defence was built over the site of the Whitehall Palace, dating back to the 12th century. In the Tudor Wine Cellar, patrol guards have seen a man walking through the corridors; when confronted, the man had vanished, or sometimes would walk through walls. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Lincoln Inn Site - Ghost Bird

    London, Greater London

    23.9 miles from Amersham, UK-B9

    Somewhere around this area once stood Lincoln's Inn. The offices of here were terrified of a presence that was thought to be a ghost bird; a young man had apparently been murdered in here for explanation while another hung himself inside of the same room. What they both had in ...


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