Haunted Places in detchant, Northumberland



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    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    6.1 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Don't be surprised if you take a photograph and a mysterious figure or form shows up; it's quite common here. People commonly report a woman in a pink (or green) dress said to be a princess who leapt to her death after she found out her lover had married someone ...


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    Bamburgh Beach

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    6.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Witches used to live in the dunes and would sacrifice people for Satanic rituals. Other people have died violently here through other means, and a burial site was even uncovered. While Roman Polanski was filming Macbeth here, many extras were shocked to see hands coming out of the sand... And ...


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    Chillingham Castle

    Chillingham, Northumberland

    6.4 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Shadows have been seen in the courtyard, one ghost in the chamber is unseen, but gives off an eerie feeling, a conversation between two unseen men carries on in the chapel, and in the 'Inner Pantry', a woman in white approaches people begging for water, but vanishes soon after. (Submitted by ...


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    The Schooner Hotel

    Alnmouth, Northumberland

    18.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Unexplained noises are heard in room 28; this includes screams, whispers, and conversations. In room 17, a ghostly child is said to ride a tricycle. It is believed that there are at least 60 ghosts here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brinkburn Priory

    detchant, Northumberland

    23.4 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Former monks are seen in groups or heard chanting. In the cellar, a dark and violent entity has shoved people around. Other apparitions of a young girl and a woman in grey have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    28.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The ghost of former prisoner Edwin McArthur is said to threaten visitors and invokes a sense of dread. Other former prisoners may be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    28.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The jail is known to have a high level of paranormal activity where former prisoners still cry out and make contact with visitors. A piper can also be seen or heard playing outside of the castle on the battlefield. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    30.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A woman who drowned herself in the nearby river is said to haunt here. In the ruins of the nearby abbey, monks can also be heard chanting. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    34.9 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    One of the Dukes who occupied here is still reported to haunt the location. It is believed to be John Maitland. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Willington Mill

    Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

    45.4 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A woman named Kitty supposedly got caught in one of the machines and died. She is seen and felt throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Newcastle Castle Keep

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    45.9 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    "The Poppy Girl" is the nickname for a woman who was thrown in the castle prison, before suffering a horrific death. Visitor become aware of her presence because they will pick up the smell of flowers passing by. Another woman is seen in the chamber, monks are heard chanting, disembodied ...


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    Marsden Grotto

    South Shields, England

    48.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A former gang member and smuggler named John the Jibber was actually an informer. His gang locked John in a barrel and hoisted him up, waiting for him to die slowly. John is still heard groaning throughout, and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Souter Lighthouse

    detchant, Tyne and Wear

    48.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A couple ghosts have been reported here including Isobella Darling (a former occupant, now known for her activity in the kitchen) and a former lighthouse keeper named John. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel View Inn

    Low Eighton, Tyne and Wear

    49.9 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Activity here is common, but no one knows the source. One team of ghost hunters encountered poltergeist activity, balls of light, and drastic cold spots. Messages also come up on spirit boxes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    detchant, Midlothian

    50.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The two main ghosts are that of Lady Catherine (The Grey Lady), and Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie. Ramsay was imprisoned here and left to starve; some say he survived two weeks merely by eating bits of grain that fell through the cracks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The North East Aircraft Museum

    detchant, Tyne and Wear

    50.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    In the first Hangar, a man is seen hiding behind an aeroplane, poltergeist activity is reported, and strange sounds such as banging and laughing are heard. In Hangar 2, the ghost of a man thought to have been murdered by a jealous husband is said to remain here. In Hangar ...


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    Hylton Castle

    Sunderland, England

    50.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Robert (or Roger) Skelton was a stableboy who was murdered and disposed of in a well. After his death, messes that were left overnight became tidied by the morning, the imprint of a body appeared in ash, and a cook say a naked boy saying he was cold (leading to ...


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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    51 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Lilias Drummond, nicknamed "The Green Lady", is seen on the spiral staircase. It is believed that her appearance represents bad luck. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

    detchant, Northumberland

    53.6 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The spirit of Dorothy Forster is said to be here, whose brother, Tom Forster, was part of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lumley Castle

    detchant, County Durham

    54.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard ...


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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    55.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    David Rizzio was said to be the lover of Mary, Queen of Scots. He was murdered in the dining room and his bloodstains sometimes reappear. Lord Darnley, whom Mary is said to have blamed for Rizzio's murder, met his fate in an explosion and is reportedly seen here as well. ...


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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    56.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Quite possibly one of the most haunted places in the world, many spirits, many quite negative, remain here. Voices are heard coming out of the darkness, cold spots are picked up, shadows are seen, and mist is picked up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    56.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Sir George MacKenzie's tomb can be found here. Ever since it was broken into, visitors have been attacked by unknown forces leaving them scratched, scarred, and bruised. It is believed that an overwhelming presence of evil entities are responsible for the attacks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    56.4 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    An outbreak of the bubonic plague in 1645 claimed many lives around here. Some of the victims are said to be "walled-up" which is why they have been seen here since they died. In "Annie's Room", a young girl named Annie was abandoned by her family after she became infected. ...


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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    56.5 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Edinburgh's oldest pub, dating back to 1516, the ghost of a woman in red has shown up in a photos and is often reported by the staff. According to legend, William Burke and William Hare, a murderous pair, would lure victims from him and kill them in the surrounding buildings. ...


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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    56.6 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Many ghosts are reported here including a phantom piper and a phantom drummer, plague victims in the underground vaults, and other apparitions that have appeared on camera. People have been touched, felt cold spots, and have had the sensation of being watched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    68 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    In 1988, a bomb went off on Pan Am Flight 103 and resulted in the deaths of 270 people. Some of victims still remain at the site, usually seen in peripheral vision and a sad presence is felt. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    68.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The ghosts here include a young boy found in Room 6; he is said to cry out looking for his mother. Meanwhile, a female spirit, nicknamed Betty, is also said to wander around looking for her son. In Room Seven, a large man is reported. Also, a medium has picked ...


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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    68.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A fog-like being with long fingernails is reported in the cellar; while not harmful, he is known for scaring people. Also in the cellar is a handyman; he's not a mean person, but very well built. In room 4, a sad woman, named Emily, can be seen looking out the ...


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    Raby Castle

    detchant, England

    70.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Charles Nevill, who plotted the Rising of the North in the Baron's Hall is reported in that room. Henry Vane the Younger is seen in the library without his head and the first Lady Barnard is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    detchant, Darlington

    72.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A nun was said to have been bricked up alive here. Most activity stems from Room 2; usually the faucets will turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brougham Hall

    Brougham, Cumbria

    75.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The hall and grounds are reportedly haunted by sounds of soldiers battling in the middle night, world war soldiers marching and various people who were employed at the property including a woman called Emily and a boy who died there. Henry Brougham who lived there in the nineteenth century was ...


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    The Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    76 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Activity is common in the cellar; staff feels as if they are not alone and sometimes report being touched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    76.1 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain. This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England. Parts ...


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    76.2 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    76.5 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Ghosts ranging from stagehands, former managers, and crying children have been reported here all throughout the theatre. Recently, a photograph captured two ghosts sitting in the distance lending to the belief that there's more ghosts here than previously thought! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fishtown of Usan

    detchant, Scotland

    77 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    I went to the ruins of Fishtown of Usan to get some photos of the buildings which are now mostly fallen. The buildings are extremely old, but the location itself is much, much older and dates back to ancient times. It was late evening and just beginning to turn dark when ...


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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    77.1 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A painting was acquired of a woman in a tartan outfit. The woman in the painting is said to have been attached to the painting and now haunts this building as revenge for husband's slaughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    77.6 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The ghost of a highwayman, a woman walking her dog, and most commonly, a grey lady have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    77.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The ghost of an airman is said to be here; some of the electrical equipment acts up by itself as if someone is controlling it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    79 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Staff and visitors say that a friendly ghost is here, but not much is known about it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    RAF Montrose

    Montrose, Angus

    80.1 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Many pilots in training have crashed here and met an untimely fate. The most famous of those is that of Lt. Desmond Arthur who has been seen as a full-bodied apparition throughout the base. Other pilots who have perished are witnessed still in full uniform or caught in the form ...


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    Tan Hill Inn

    detchant, North Yorkshire

    81.1 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Glamis Castle

    Glamis, Angus

    82 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    What's a haunted castle without a Grey Lady? Here, it's said to be Lady Janet Douglas, a 16th century woman burned at the stake after (possibly fabricated) claims of witchcraft emerged. She is most often reported in the clock tower or chapel. A severely mistreated black servant is said to ...


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    Kiplin Hall

    detchant, North Yorkshire

    86.8 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    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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    Busby Stoop Inn

    detchant, North Yorkshire

    98 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    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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    Levens Hall

    detchant, Cumbria

    100.5 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Crathes Castle

    detchant, Aberdeenshire

    102.3 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    Someone known as the Green Lady in the Queen Anne Wing. She is seen with a green mist surrounding her. Another woman who died here is usually seen on the anniversary of her murder. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nunnington Hall

    detchant, North Yorkshire

    103.7 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    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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    Scarborough Castle

    detchant, England

    109 miles from detchant, UK-J6

    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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