Haunted Places in breconshire, Powys



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    Baskerville Hall

    breconshire, Powys

    12.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A figure known as "The White Lady" is seen in the rose garden and an unidentified man is spotted on the main staircase. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    12.8 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman is seen in Room 2; she is believed to Mary Anne Vaughan, still waiting for her husband, Roger, to come home. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    breconshire, Powys

    16.6 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The former owner, Adelina Patti, is commonly reported here, as are her second husband, Nicolini, and the composer, Rossini. The Top Children's Ward is the most active; it was once a recovery center for children with tuberculosis, however, many never recovered. Children are seen and heard giggling, and objects are ...


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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    breconshire, Monmouthshire

    20.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The Skirrid Mountain Inn is the oldest Welsh pub (built over 900 years ago). Once a court where people were condemned, the judge himself (referred to as 'The Hanging Judge') is believed to be on the upper floors wandering; the hangman who worked alongside the judge is believed to still ...


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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    24.1 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The most commonly encountered occupant here is "Mattie", a former housekeeper from the 19th century, said to still be in the room in which she died. A Little boy is also said to be here, tugging on visitor's clothing. The ghosts here also make a common appearance on video or ...


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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    breconshire, Carmarthenshire

    27 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The 'White Lady' is seen here; she is believed to be the ghost of Lady Elinor Cavendish, a woman forced into a marriage which she attempted to escape from. It is said that her suitor caught up to her here and murdered her where she has been seen ever since. ...


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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    28.6 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Aberglasney Garden

    breconshire, Carmarthenshire

    28.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The most active room is the Blue Room; inside, five maids were asphyxiated by a stove that was left on to assist with the drying of plaster. Visitors have been touched by invisible hands and sometimes see the faces of the women thought to have died in here. A fugitive ...


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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    30.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    32.8 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Margam Castle

    breconshire, Neath Port Talbot

    33 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Miskin Manor

    breconshire, Wales

    33.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Abbey Works

    breconshire, Wales

    34.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    breconshire, Powys

    35.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    An ancient, nearby Roman road was said to be the site of a ghostly army marching by. An Elizabethan housekeeper has been seen and strange light anomalies are also common. The current owner has reported strange banging noises and unexplained voices. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    35.9 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    36.9 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    37.2 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    37.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    King John's bedroom was once used as a courtroom where many were sentenced to death; visitors have described an odd and unexplainable atmosphere in here. In this room, a baby is also heard crying. Guests who visit the Hanging Room have described the sensation of being choked, like the prisoners ...


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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    37.9 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    In the nearby forest, listen for a harp player; this said to come from the ghost of a man named Gruffydd Evans. A man seen near the lake (believed to be David Rowland, having drowned here in 1899); he waves his arms as if he is herding animals. Inside, many ...


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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    38.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A nurse and a soldier have been seen and heard here. Another reported being is that of a man who hid in the chimney to avoid being caught with a maid; he died inside and is thought to still be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    38.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    38.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost of a guest named Colin may be responsible for manipulating objects. CCTV actually caught a misty figure in one of the waiting rooms. Other than that, the cellar gives off a vicious feeling, and Room 6 has a reputation for giving off the feeling that you aren't alone ...


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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    38.6 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A ghostly horse-drawn carriage is said to start out its route here before disappearing as it drives away. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    38.6 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman is reportedly seen here; it is also said that some people will hear her playing an organ. A former maid is also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    38.8 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman named Marion La Bruyere would lower a rope for her lover; one night, her lover betrayed her. He and his army used this rope to storm the castle, but La Bruyere slit his throat, then killed herself by jumping from the tower. she is screaming as if she ...


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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    39 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A runner who was hit by a car is said to still be here, dressed in old-timey clothes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stradey Castle

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    39.1 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A multitude of ghost stories emerge from here including that of a female ghost with origins from the 19th century, to a mother who went mad after learning that children were killed in the Crimean War. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Feathers Hotel

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    39.1 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    One guests in room 211 was dragged out of bed and later found herself drenched in water. In rooms 232 and 233, a man and his dog are seen. One rumored ghost involved a naked woman walking the streets who only appears to men. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    39.2 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost of a sea captain has been spotted here for quite some time. He is believed to be a malevolent spirit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hellens Manor

    breconshire, Herefordshire

    39.2 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    39.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    This estate has been present since the twelfth century, but the building, as it is today, was built in the 1840s. While it is a popular tourist site, many guests and employees have seen a woman on the top floor; she is believed to have been a nurse in the ...


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    Littledean Jail

    breconshire, Gloucestershire

    42 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    It's common to hear children crying in the lower sections. A man in a green uniform is seen in the courtroom and the former jailer is said to throw people around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kidwelly Castle

    Kidwelly, Wales

    42 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, who was the former wife of Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, was beheaded and is seen wandering the grounds. Threatening voices are also heard in the prison. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    44 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A group of robbers called "hatchet men" would lure locals and sailors into the woods before slaughtering them and emptying their pockets. The ghosts of the hatchet men as well as some officers from the local RAF base are seen in this forest, usually as shadows. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    46.2 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    46.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    Dylan Thomas Boathouse

    Laugharne, Wales

    47 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost said to be here isn't that of famous poet, Dylan Thomas, but rather his mother-in-law, Florence. Florence died here in 1958 and has been reported upstairs. The sounds of chairs being moved around are common, pictures swap around, and lights turn themselves on and off. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    50.2 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    This street used to be used as a gallows. Two of the reported ghosts include that of a phantom dwarf and a beggar named Jenkins Protheroe. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    50.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A monk is said to wander around here and a very vicious elderly has been known to cause fear in those who visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ashton Court

    breconshire, North Somerset

    50.9 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Reports of a headless horseman on the court's grounds, other reports of poltergeist activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Bristol - Tyndall Avenue

    Bristol, England

    51.1 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Students commonly report a headless horseman while walking along Tyndall Avenue. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    51.1 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost of Lady Elizabeth Somerset is reported to knock three times at her memorial if she is present (she died after falling from her horse). Some people report seeing her and other report the sound of horse hooves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.3 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Supposedly, the ghost of a drummer boy is reported to be here. Locals will sometimes hear his drumming at night. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    51.4 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost of a highwayman is said to be here. Most of the phenomena is in the cellar or older portions of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.4 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    Former captain, John Gray is heard dragging his boots around the deck, going up and down the stairs. A Victorian woman has also been sensed on deck and sometimes, the energy on here has made people sick to their stomachs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman in white supposedly haunts here, as does a man whose eyes are black holes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    51.5 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A former manager, Robert Parrington Jackson, was murdered here back in 1946. Cold spots, unnerving feelings, and sometimes, his apparition are all reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.6 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The ghost of a girl in a nightgown has been reported here. She is said to have died of pneumonia during the Elizabethan era. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    A woman from the 18th Century (believed to be actress Sarah Siddons or Sarah Macready) haunts here. She is said to haunt the theatre, particularly backstage. Other reports detail a phantom stagehand who will move objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    51.7 miles from breconshire, UK-Y8

    The 1664 Llandoger Trow pub building is rumored to have been the inspiration for the Admiral Benbow in Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Treasure Island" and the place where Daniel Defoe met Alexander Selkirk, his inspirition for "Robinson Crusoe." Some believe the pub may even have been visited a time or two ...


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