Haunted Places in datchworth, Hertford



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    Brocket Arms

    datchworth, Hertfordshire

    5 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    5.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A little girl who was run over by a stagecoach is seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Minsden Chapel

    datchworth, Hertfordshire

    6.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Avenue House

    London, Greater London

    17.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    17.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    18.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    19 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    19 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    The Gate House

    London, Greater London

    19.2 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    The Flask

    London, Greater London

    19.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Highgate Cemetery

    London, Greater London

    19.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    19.7 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    19.7 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Preston Manor

    Wembley, Greater London

    20.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    20.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A ghostly woman believed to be Oliver Cromwell's mistress has been seen here. The apparition of a ghostly soldier is more commonly seen and heard in the corridors of the hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Woburn Abbey

    datchworth, England

    21.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    21.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A woman (thought to be wife of John Machell the younger) has been seen here in a white (or sometimes) blue dress. Guests have been awakened from their slumber in the Exhibition Room by a woman standing beside them. Dogs are heard barking despite no animals being inside of here, ...


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    21.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    St. John's Wood tube station

    London, Greater London

    21.8 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    King's Cross Station

    London, Greater London

    22 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Clerkenwell House

    London, Greater London

    22.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Once a prison, the site was closed and demolished in the 1890's, however the underground tunnels still exist. A child is known to be heard crying far in the distance, believed to be lost in the darkness. Shadows wander ahead and behind of people, and one grim spirit is said ...


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    Madame Tussauds

    London, Greater London

    22.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Bethnal Green Tube Station

    London, Greater London

    22.7 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    On March 1st, 1943, the sound of an anti-aircraft battery went off, but was mistaken for an attack by the Luftwaffe. Many Londoners fled down this tube, but the stampede resulted in the deaths of 173 people. The screams of many are still heard, as well as crying and sobbing. Submitted ...


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    Edgware Road Station

    London, Greater London

    22.8 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    The British Museum

    London, Greater London

    22.8 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Farringdon station

    London, Greater London

    22.9 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    The ghost of an orphan named Anne Naylor was supposedly murdered and disposed of around here somewhere in the 18th or 19th century. Many passer-bys report the sound of her shriek and have since given her the nickname of "the Screaming Spectre of Farringdon". Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    22.9 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A spirit is said to occupy the washroom. It flushes toilets (while in use), plays with the doors, and has manifested as fog that oozes from the ground. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Rising Sun

    London, Greater London

    23 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A perverted ghost has tried to undress women who sleep here and has been reported when people have showered. Workers have also reported the sounds of footsteps running across the empty rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St Bartholomew the Great

    London, England

    23 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A jester named Rahere founded this church after having a vision of St. Batholomew; buried inside of here, the ghost of Rahere (who became a monk later in life) is seen by the altar and by the Lady Chapel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Truman Brewery Site

    London, Greater London

    23 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    The second victim of Jack the Ripper, Anne Chapman, was discovered here. Her apparition was said to be seen standing up against the wall of the boardroom, usually accompanied by a chill. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ten Bells Pub

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Mary Kelly, Jack the Ripper's final victim, was last seen here before she was discovered the next day having been brutally mutilated. Kelly herself is not the ghost here, but rather, a Victorian gentlemen believed to be former owner, George Roberts. George is seen on the upper floors and would ...


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    Liverpool Street Station

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Back in 2000, CCTV footage caught a blur emerging and vanishing here. A man in overalls is seen here; legend has it that the tube was built over a burial site. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Lincoln Inn Site - Ghost Bird

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Viaduct Tavern

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    An irate poltergeist is known its tantrums. In the cellar, it likes to knock things about and touch people. One owner had the doors slam behind him and an invisible force held the door shut from the other side. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Bailey

    London, Greater London

    23.2 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    The site of many public executions, many say those executed still remain in the building, usually in the 'Dead Man's Walk' (where they were led to be hung). Other people say that plague victims are reported in this location (as thousands of them were buried nearby). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wysing Arts Centre

    datchworth, Cambridgeshire

    23.2 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Once a home to another family before being turned into an art museum, one of the former homeowners is said to reside here. The original house is said to have burned down and killed the entire family. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Handel and Hendrix in London

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Covent Garden tube station

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    The George

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Guests and workers report a cavalier of 17th century origin in the cellar. He is said to be quite harmless and usually will just stare at people. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    Temple Church

    London, England

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Judge Henry Hawkins manifests in the gardens and is said to stay visible for an extended period. Cavaliers, knights, and those who once occupied this area are also said to haunt this location, sometimes being caught on photo. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St Paul's Cathedral

    London, Greater London

    23.3 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    In All Souls' Chapel, an old clergyman (apparently accompanied by a mysterious, high-pitched whistling noise) is seen. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Aldwych Underground Station

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

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


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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Since the 19th century, a dark and foul apparition has been seen here, nicknamed "The Black Nun". It is said that she remains here because she is awaiting the return of her brother who had long since been executed. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    The station was built over a plague pit supposedly containing 1,000 bodies. The ghosts here are said to be protective; one story involves an electrician who was shocked with 20,000 volts after a mistake during a normal repair. A transparent figure of an elderly woman was seen beside him and ...


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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    23.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph's is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    23.4 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper was discovered here in 1888. Some people say that as the anniversary of her death approaches (September 30th), her figure is seen nearby the spot in which she was murdered. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ickenham tube station

    Ickenham, Greater London

    23.5 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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    St James's Church

    London, England

    23.5 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    A mummified teenaged boy was discovered here in 1839. He is nicknamed 'Jimmy Garlick' and may be responsible for the objects that move themselves and the strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    50 Berkeley Square

    London, Greater London

    23.6 miles from datchworth, UK-F8

    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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