Haunted Places in darrington, Wakefield



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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    3 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    After 5pm, a monk is seen walking from what was the kitchen towards the Queen's tower. A little, raggedly girl is also thought to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    9.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The ghost of a woman in a Victorian dress has been seen wandering the area between Platform 1 and 2. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    11.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The reports here include am Edwardian-era figure who walks through walls, a child that can be seen and heard upstairs, and various shadows seen throughout the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    12.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The White Lady is seen near the ledge in which she fell to her death; a phantom monk has also been seen wandering about. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Saltmarshe Hall

    Saltmarshe, East Riding of Yorkshire

    17.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    From the early 19th century to mid-1970s, one family owned this estate, but all died off (some were known for their eccentric behaviours). The cellar and servant's quarters are where most ghost hunters hear noises, pick up EMF readings, or witness full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    21.3 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The ancient City of York is famed for being one of (if not the) most haunted cities in Europe . York Guild Hall is one of York’s most historic and haunted locations, with its tales of ghostly black monks, dis-incarnate voices and shadowy figures. The York Guild Hall was built ...


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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    21.4 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Upstairs, a child will cling onto people; another spirit named Brian is heard in this area and a black fog is sometimes seen. A vicious spirit named Cain used to occupy a cell here; he is said to choke visitor, cause the temperature to drop, and smell of disinfectant. Another ...


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    21.4 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    It is said that the ghost of an elderly woman appeared to a sleeping Earl who had plans of massacring the town of Bradford; her presence convinced him to call off the mass killing. People report drastic emotional changes throughout the hall, coins fall from the ceiling, people feel breathing ...


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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    21.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A white figure has been seen here since the 1980's. He is described as wearing "wearing gaiters and a plumed hat" by the owner's daughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    25.3 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    One of the first floor bedrooms is the site of a 'Phantom Kisser', or a man who will awaken sleeping women by kissing them. An older woman in blue has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    29.5 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The Grey Lady occupies a chamber named after her; another spirit named the Blue Lady is thought to have drowned in the pond. Shadows are a commonly witnessed phenomenon, objects vanish and reappear, and people never feel alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    30.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The ghost of a lady in grey has been seen. Nothing is known about her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    30.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A Victorian girl has been seen and heard running up and down the stairs. She is said to frequent the pool room which is why some people avoid it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    31 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A poltergeist has a reputation to throw glasses around. Two people in period clothing are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Winnats Pass

    darrington, England

    31.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A soon-to-be-married couple made a stop around, but were robbed and killed by a group of miners. The couple have been reported along the pass seeking help. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    32.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A former landlady's presence is reported here. She is said to have been an avid lover of the wild cats, ringing a bell to let them know that food was ready. The ringing of the bell is still heard to some. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    33.7 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Once used to make silk, the mills have since been replaced with an office. In the dye room, people reported the ghost of an abusive supervisor who is said to have murdered a woman who would often appear in Mill 1's top floor. Mood swings, nausea, and disorientation are reported ...


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    Lady Le Gros

    Beverley, England

    36 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A Victorian gentleman, said to be the former landlord, was playful and had a habit of appearing and disappearing. Since a new landlady took over the pub, it is said that a psychic was brought here and laid his spirit (as well as others) to rest. Sadly, it was bulldozed in ...


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    36.2 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    In 1947, actor Harold Norman was accidentally stabbed to death during a performance of Macbeth; he is said to have returned here in the afterlife. After the death of worker Carl Paulsen, a ghost resembling him started appearing, as well. Objects are known to move or fall down. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    38.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Many workers have died here as a result of falling into the vats and drowning. The most commonly seen ghosts include a woman who sits at a table in the boardroom, a woman in a brown dress in the kitchen, and a figure in a brown cloak. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    38.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    An apparition has been photographed here numerous times and is believed to be a woman named Norah; another woman named Kitty is also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    darrington, North Yorkshire

    38.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Thomas Busby was hanged for his crimes, but always loved his seat at this location. After his death, anyone who sits in this chair meets an untimely and always tragic death; the chair has been hung on the wall to prevent anyone from accidentally sitting in it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nunnington Hall

    darrington, North Yorkshire

    39 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A very strict mother loved her son, but locked her stepson in the attic. The stepson eventually disappeared (either escaping or being murdered), and soon the other child fell to his death. The heartbroken mother soon lost her sanity and long after her death, she and the two children are ...


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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    39.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The wide variety of activity ranges from children who are seen or heard running down the halls, a woman seen peering out of the upper windows, a man walking his dog, two workers who were killed in the creation of this building, and various poltergeist phenomenon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Annesley Hall

    darrington, Nottinghamshire

    41.5 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Two ghosts named Elizabeth and William are said to be here. A ghostly fog has also appeared in photographs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    41.7 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Now permanently closed, this building once used to be a hospital. One ghost that has shown up in photograph is that of a doctor with a mask over his face. Many other ghosts are reported including a woman who was either a nurse or a nun, and some darker energy ...


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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    darrington, Cheshire East

    42.1 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    An apparition is seen walking into the bathroom. In the middle of the night, guests here banging and other strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    42.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Actor / director James Manxwell is reportedly still here since his death in 1995; he had a close association with being involved with shows put on since the mid-1970's. A Victorian woman is also seen here and is said to have "a passion to drink". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    43.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The house here was owned by a descendant of Alice Nutter, executed in the 1612 witch trials. Phantom monks are reported here as well as that of a servant girl who travels between here and Lower Wellhead farm. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lower Well Head Farm

    darrington, Lancashire

    43.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    This was the site of a series of witch trials in 1612. 10 mysterious murders resulted in the conviction and torture of around a dozen people who still remain here. Dark figures are seen outside; inside, people have reported hearing the sounds of something being dragged. A little girl is ...


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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    44.3 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The most well-known ghost is that of the White Lady; while her identity is often disputed, it is agreed that she died in a tragic and heartbroken manner. The ghost cams here, as well pictures from visitors, capture many full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pendle Hill

    darrington, England

    45 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    46 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A woman named Wilhemina caught on fire and died in Room 4. Guests have awaken to see her shadow at the foot of the bed, usually describing her as very unwelcoming. Her presence is accompanied by humming and a lavender scent. A male presence is also thought to be in ...


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    Bradley Wood

    darrington, North East Lincolnshire

    46.9 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Supposedly, a solemn looking woman (known as "The Black Lady") is seen here. She is reported to sometimes show up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    48.1 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A man in green and a man in black are the primary ghosts people have witnessed. A woman has been seen in the kitchen, and one of the former owners, Mary, is thought to be here, too, and another ghost, named Betty, targets children and yells at them. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    48.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Having a reputation for being one of the oldest pubs in Britain (built in 1251), it also gained attention when a ghost was caught on security camera here. It is widely believed that James Stanley still remains here and might have been the figure in the footage. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    49.6 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Numerous ghosts are seen or felt here: an invisible hand that likes to pinch the bottoms of staff and visitors, a young boy and a young girl, Royalist soldiers from the Civil War, a lady in grey at the church, a tall man with white hair often seen in the ...


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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    49.7 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    In the Entrance Hall, the spirits of a soldier, a lady, and a Victorian gentleman are seen. In the court, knocking is heard and shadows are seen. In the Cell Corridor, odd noises such as footsteps, keys rattling, and doors slamming are heard. The laundry room is known for random ...


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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    49.7 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Claiming to be England's oldest pub, glasses have been smashed by themselves, the scent of perfume fills the air (when no one is around), and a variety of ghosts have been reported here ranging from soldiers to evil entities. People who use the underground tunnels will sometimes report feeling violently ...


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    Kiplin Hall

    darrington, North Yorkshire

    50.5 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    It would seem as if every room here has some form of activity. In the library, an upset girl is seen; in the alcove, a vicar or priest likes to appear; in the tunnels, a nurse frequently shows up (said to be the most commonly seen ghost here). Temperature drops, ...


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    Tatton Old Hall

    darrington, Cheshire East

    51.5 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Females should beware the spirit of a poacher named Tom, said to have a nasty reputation as a drunk and cruel person; he usually will target female guests and employees. A woman named "The Matriarch" is seen accompanied by a young girl, and in the spinning room, crying is frequently ...


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    RAF Metheringham

    darrington, Lincolnshire

    52.2 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    A young woman is often reported on the side of the road trying to get help. She'll often get into the vehicle of the driver (if permitted), but vanish before she reaches her destination (as well as leave behind a foul odour). She is believed to be a young woman ...


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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    52.2 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    In case you want to see the most activity, visit between October and December for a peak in occurrences. Around this time, you might see full-bodied apparitions in the corridors, become mysterously sick within the cells, feel suffocated, uneasy, and watched, all while encountering a variety of sinister ghosts including ...


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    The Jorrocks

    Derby, Derby

    52.2 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    Once the George Inn and Lafferty's Pub, a woman's skull is still here and said to come with poltergeist activity (when the skull was sent to be examined, similar activity followed in that location). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Lion and Swan

    Congleton, Cheshire East

    52.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    In Room 20 and the rooms by it, guests have awoken to freezing conditions and hear scratching and banging. In the cellar, a child is heard crying. Some guests will experience a sense of dread out of nowhere. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alton Towers

    darrington, Staffordshire

    53.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The most active spot is in the area of 'Hex' where a woman in a Victorian dress is seen and where objects are tossed at guests. The music room is said to have a larger man in it whose footsteps can be heard and the corridors of the building are ...


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    Elvaston Castle

    darrington, Derbyshire

    53.8 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The ghost the Grey Lady is said to be here. A maid who killed herself is also sometimes seen, as well as that of a gardener or gamekeeper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    54.4 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The ghost of Dorothy Southworth, nicknamed The White Lady, roams this location and is said to slap visitors on the back of the head. Many photographs have also captured disembodied faces. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Samlesbury Hall

    darrington, Lancashire

    54.4 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The main spirit here is that of Dorothy Southworth, referred to as the White Lady, seen in the corridors and halls. The bloodstains of an executed priest also reappear in the same place even though he died in the 16th century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Scarborough Castle

    darrington, England

    55.4 miles from darrington, UK-O7

    The beheaded ghost of Piers Gaveston is reported here. He is said to lunge at visitors and has a very malicious behavior. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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