Haunted Places in derbyshire, Derbyshire



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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    3.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    8.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

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


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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    9.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    13.9 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Winnats Pass

    derbyshire, England

    15 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    15.1 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Annesley Hall

    derbyshire, Nottinghamshire

    15.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    15.6 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    15.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    17.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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

    17.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Alton Towers

    derbyshire, Staffordshire

    17.7 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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

    derbyshire, Derbyshire

    20.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Tutbury Castle

    Tutbury, Staffordshire

    21.7 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned here; staff have seen her on many occasions, usually between 10:15 and 11:00 at night. A knight is also said to be seen by John of Gaunt's Gateway and harasses employees and visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    derbyshire, Cheshire East

    23.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    23.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    23.6 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    25.9 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    When visiting here, be sure to go to the Colour Room where poltergeist activity is a common occurence; those who rearrange the pots will encounter a barrage of objects being thrown. An elderly man believed to have died here still roams the grounds and footsteps are common in desolate areas ...


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    The Lion and Swan

    Congleton, Cheshire East

    26.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    26.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    29 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    The Old Hall Hotel

    Sandbach, Cheshire East

    32.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    The site of this building was once a manor that was destroyed in fire; numerous guests awaken early in the morning because they have a sensation that the hotel is burning down. Two preteen prostitutes have been heard giggling and move objects around. In the Bar and Lounge, keep an ...


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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    33.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    William Marson, a former worker here from the mid-nineteenth century, is seen in the shop room of the museum. He is said to wear an apron and a bowler cap. A man is seen walking up the stairs and EMF detectors will usually spike when his spirit is present. In ...


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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    33.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    Similar to the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a jilted bride took her own life and now haunts here. She's reportedly seen in her white gown and has a reputation for even scaring employees away. Poltergeist activity is also reported and could very well be related to the burial site that ...


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    Cannock Chase

    derbyshire, England

    33.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    In the 1980's, there was an unusually high number of sightings related to 'black-eyed children', or children with eyes as black as coal. Recently, a girl with this description is being reported here. Some believe the children to be demonic. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    33.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Tatton Old Hall

    derbyshire, Cheshire East

    34.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    34.9 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    35.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    35.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    35.6 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Tamworth Castle

    derbyshire,

    37.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    The ghost of nun (called The Black Lady) has commonly been photographed in full apparition form. Another ghost, called The White Lady, is said to haunt the battlements which she threw herself from. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    38.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Four Crosses Inn

    Four Crosses, Staffordshire

    39.1 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    Ghosts of children are seen and heard. In the washrooms, a woman and a soldier are seen. Objects move by themselves (even if they are too heavy for a human to carry). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    39.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    Before being converted into a hotel, it was a nunnery. Either here or at a local abbey was the site in which a nun was bricked behind a wall; she's here and terrifies the visitors. One guest reported seeing a smoke-like figure holding a Bible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    39.9 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    A team of investigators claim that multiple spirits reside here including a Victorian woman usually seen on the staircase or by the garden, a man in one of the upstairs rooms (who is apparently a very negative force), a child and a chef that both died of Tuberculosis, and a ...


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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    derbyshire, Cheshire East

    40.5 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    Several apparitions are seen here, primarily, people who thought to be current workers, but disappear in an instant. Old phones are known to ring, but the phone's service has been disconnected entirely! In the theater, forces touch and grab visitors; overwhelming energy is known to make people sick or cause ...


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    The Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    41.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    The library is known for the White Lady (who is also said to move furniture around). In the courtyard, a ghostly cat and dog are seen, a cavalier is reported, and the spirit of a policeman has made his presence known. Burglar alarms are also known to go off for ...


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    42.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    43 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    44.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    In 1891, one of the most famous ghost photos was captured in the library. It is believed that the ghost of Lord Combermere was captured sitting in his chair (while skeptics believe it might've been the exposure capturing someone who sat in the chair). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    44.7 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    45 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    45.2 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    This home has a history of tragedy ranging from a lovers' suicide pact, to a man who died of heartbreak when he found out about his wife's affair; the woman in the pact and the heartbroken man are both reported here. One strange report involves a man in a black ...


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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    45.7 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    46.9 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    47.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    A woman who was locked upstairs (either by a jealous who caught her having an affair or by her father who caught her trying to elope) where she spent the rest of her days. Guests have reported her as well a young man who hung himself on the property. The ...


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    48.3 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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

    48.4 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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    Saltmarshe Hall

    Saltmarshe, East Riding of Yorkshire

    48.8 miles from derbyshire, UK-D3

    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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