Haunted Places in devizes, Wiltshire



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    Wiltshire Museum

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    This museum was formerly the mansion owned by the Cunningham family, and the matriarch of the family reportedly appears in the museum after hours and wanders around the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Upstairs and Downstairs Antiques

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    Paranormal occurrences reported by staff working here include disembodied footsteps and the inexplicable smell of smoke. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Black Swan Hotel

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    A woman in a white dress is seen throughout the hotel, usually floating in and out of walls. In the cellar, visitors report faces showing up in photos (coming out of the walls). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Palace Cinema

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    The cinema is haunted by the apparitions of two men in period clothing, who have been seen in the lounge and on the staircase. The projectionist booth is also haunted, with reports of cold spots and the sensation of an unseen presence. During closing hours, staff reportedly hear loud footsteps ...


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    Porch House

    Potterne, Wiltshire

    This historic house dates back to the fifteenth century. During the late twentieth century, a lot of archaeological work was carried out on the building, and many workers reported sighting a shadowy apparition sitting in a rocking chair in the upstairs bedroom. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Old Rectory

    All Cannings, Wiltshire

    3.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The rectory is haunted by a Grey Lady, who has been seen standing at the foot of people's beds. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    White Rose Cottage

    devizes, England

    3.7 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The apparition of a lady in a black dress has been moving around the house at night as if she is protecting something. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Manor Farm House

    devizes, Wiltshire

    5.1 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Reportedly haunted by an elderly woman who was decapitated after her burial by a corrupt man. She haunts the manor house where she passed away and is reportedly covered in blood. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Avebury Church

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    7.7 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A local riding past the churchyard on a bicycle reported seeing a tall white apparition standing there. I myself have visited this church, and have seen a shadowy figure sitting at a pew near the front. After mentioning this comment to a local, he reported having seen strange lights and ...


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    The Lodge

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    7.7 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    This historic bed and breakfast is haunted by at least three apparitions. Guests have seen the apparition of a young woman, a man in Georgian clothing and a phantom coach drawn by four jet black horses. Staff have heard a voice which speaks to them in French. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Red Lion

    devizes, Wiltshire

    7.8 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A woman named Florie was thrown down a well after being caught having an affair. She is known to throw things, haunt the ladies' washroom, and has been seen walking about. A bearded man has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Avebury Stone Circle

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    7.9 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A certain energy is given off by the stones here; one man was crushed to death in the 14th century by one of these monoliths and other legends give the idea that these stones are protected by guardians. Shadowy figures are seen among them and voices are heard singing at ...


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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    9.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    This store is located in a former tavern, and is believed to be haunted by three apparitions. The first is that of a man in a Trilby hat, who has been seen by staff and customers on the ground floor. The other apparitions are of a middle-aged woman and her ...


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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    10 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The public house is rumoured to be haunted by an old woman, a former tenant of the inn. People have reported furniture moving around by itself and lights that turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tourist Information Centre - Arnold House

    Corsham, Wiltshire

    10.4 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    This historic house, currently serving as the town information centre, is haunted by the apparitions of two men in period clothing. The turn lights on and off and have been known to cause power failures. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    11.1 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Reports of the apparition of a young woman appearing in various rooms. (Believed to currently be closed). (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crown Inn

    devizes, Wiltshire

    11.1 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Guests hear have been harassed by an unseen presence, which blows on their necks, pushes them, brushes against them and even twists their ears. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    11.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    There are reports of the piano in the dining room playing by itself, but when staff investigate, there is no one there. An unseen presence moves around cutlery and opens and closes doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chapel Cottage

    devizes, England

    11.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Townspeople believe a witch used to live on this old cottage on Forest Road, and people driving past the cottage have reported seeing her peering out from the upper floor of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Rectory

    Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

    12.9 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A local guide on haunted buildings referred to the rectory as one of the most haunted buildings in town, but the origin of the haunting is unknown. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Stonehenge

    devizes, Wiltshire

    13.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    One of the most iconic monuments in the world, Stonehenge is believed to have been a cemetery and sacrificial site back in 3000 BC. Video has emerged of a white figure walking through here which gives more idea to the speculation that this place is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Check Inn

    devizes, Swindon

    15.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Staff and customers at this old pub have reported seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering through the bar area that vanish suddenly when approached. Various visitors have reported experiencing the vision of a man in a powdered wig writing poetry. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Chiseldon House Hotel

    Chiseldon, Swindon

    15.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    There are reports of a poltergeist haunting this historic hotel, including pictures that move by themselves and the sound of a cannon being fired emanating from the downstairs kitchen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Avon Fire and Rescue Station

    Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

    16.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A ghost of a templar has been seen here. According to legend, he might have been involved with occult activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Clifton Hotel and Brewery

    Swindon, Swindon

    16.4 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    This hotel and brewery is haunted by a poltergeist who likes to throw glasses and break sherry bottles. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Planks Auction Rooms

    Swindon, Swindon

    16.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    These historic auction rooms have been converted to apartments, but alleged hauntings have been reported ever since there conversion. Tenants have reported loud crashes and bangs when there is no one around, and a pale face that peers from the upper floor windows before vanishing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

    17 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The Grey Lady is seen in the James Ody room; she was said to have an unhappy marriage and wound up here. In the Foe room, the door was jammed from the inside, but when workers went inside to investigate, found nothing wrong. Objects have been smashed and cold spots ...


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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    devizes, Wiltshire

    18.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A former resident of the early twentieth century vicarage reportedly saw a disembodied pair of legs dressed in grey flannel trousers wandering through the property before vanishing on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Harrow Inn

    Wanborough, Swindon

    18.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    People have reported hearing the sounds of a spectral horse and coaches crashing outside the inn, and seeing a worried man in period clothing rushing through the inn as if searching for something. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Littlecote House

    devizes, England

    19 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Will Darrell once occupied this home until death from a horseback accident. His ghost, as well as a woman in blue have been reported. Perhaps one of the more stranger sightings is that of a midwife carrying a baby; they are thought to have died in a fire started by ...


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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    20.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The two most well-known ghosts are that of Amelia (who died during childbirth) and is known for making the chandelier swing around, and that of a man who sits alone in the dining room appearing and disappearing spontaneously. Many others ghosts are thought to frequent here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St. Thomas and St. Edmund Church

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    21 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A distressed woman in grey has been reported. She is said to disappear when talked to. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Debenhams' Department Store

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    21 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The headless apparition of the Duke of Buckingham has been seen here. He was executed back in the fifteenth century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Haunch of Venison

    Wiltshire, Salisbury, Wiltshire

    21 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A woman in white has been spotted here. Objects are also reported to move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    21.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A man named Lord Stourton was hanged for murder and buried here. Occasionally, people claim to see the noose he was hung with over his grave. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    devizes, Swindon

    22.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Guests and staff alike have encountered the apparition of a tall man who haunts the establishment. Other strange activity reported hear includes ghostly laughter and strange noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brook House

    devizes, Wiltshire

    23.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    This beautiful historic cottage is reportedly haunted by a kind elderly woman and her faithful black dog. The two have been seen wandering around the property together. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Green Dragon Public House

    Alderbury, Wiltshire

    23.5 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    There are rumours of a secret passage connecting the public house to the church, and staff have reportedly seen the apparition of a cleric monk in the basement walking through walls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    25 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A man murdered his brother over a land dispute around here. He is said to remain here. Other reports are that of ghostly activity in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    25.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Supposedly the site of many pagan rituals when it was first built, this site is location to a woman who can be found in "The Witch's Room". She was accused of witchcraft in the early 16th century and later burned at the stake, but remains here. Another room, "The Bishop's ...


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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    25.7 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Once a Catholic school, a bombing during World War II revealed the skeleton of a nun who was bricked behind a wall. Spirits are seen going up and down the stairs, objects are tossed around, and guests get pushed around or touched. Active rooms include the bar (where a man ...


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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    25.9 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    The resting place of many soldiers from World War I and II, people will feel cold spots and sometimes see figures in their peripheral vision who aren't there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    26.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    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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    Owlpen Manor

    devizes, Gloucestershire

    26.6 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    Four ghosts have made their presence known here: the first if that of Queen Margaret of Anjou who returned here in death because of the joy it brought her in life. In the east wing, a monk in black; people are unsure whether or not he was fleeing from a ...


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    The Ostrich Inn

    Bristol, England

    27.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    I worked here about 30 years ago in the kitchen. I used to hear a little child running up and down the stairs. When I would look there was no-one there. I was told it was the ghost of a little girl who had died falling down the stairs. (Submitted by ...


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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    27.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    A man in Victorian garb is said to haunt the upstairs areas; he is believed to have fallen down a lift shaft. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    27.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    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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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    27.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    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

    27.2 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    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

    27.3 miles from devizes, UK-P8

    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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