Haunted Places in dinas powis, Vale of Glamorgan



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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    3.7 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    4 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    4.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    7.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Miskin Manor

    dinas powis, Wales

    8.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    9.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    16 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The most commonly encountered occupant here is "Mattie", a former housekeeper from the 19th century, said to still be in the room in which she died. A Little boy is also said to be here, tugging on visitor's clothing. The ghosts here also make a common appearance on video or ...


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    Margam Castle

    dinas powis, Neath Port Talbot

    23.6 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Abbey Works

    dinas powis, Wales

    23.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    Ashton Court

    dinas powis, North Somerset

    24.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Reports of a headless horseman on the court's grounds, other reports of poltergeist activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    25.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    This street used to be used as a gallows. Two of the reported ghosts include that of a phantom dwarf and a beggar named Jenkins Protheroe. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    25.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A monk is said to wander around here and a very vicious elderly has been known to cause fear in those who visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A woman in white supposedly haunts here, as does a man whose eyes are black holes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Former captain, John Gray is heard dragging his boots around the deck, going up and down the stairs. A Victorian woman has also been sensed on deck and sometimes, the energy on here has made people sick to their stomachs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Supposedly, the ghost of a drummer boy is reported to be here. Locals will sometimes hear his drumming at night. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Bristol - Tyndall Avenue

    Bristol, England

    26.5 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Students commonly report a headless horseman while walking along Tyndall Avenue. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    26.6 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The ghost of a highwayman is said to be here. Most of the phenomena is in the cellar or older portions of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The Ostrich Inn

    Bristol, England

    26.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    26.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    27 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    27.5 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    Both the caves and the nearby mill have had their share of tragedy. In the caves, a skeleton from the 11th century was uncovered and is thought to have belonged to a witch who still haunts the cave; a diver also lost life in here in 1949. In the mill, ...


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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    28.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    28.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    28.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    29.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    29.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    29.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    30.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    45 different ghosts are here. Outside of the property is a tree that was once used to hang witches; some people who walk near the tree begin to feel emotionally distraught without knowing the knowledge of it. Inside of the premises, monks, soldiers, dark, malevolent shadows, and other full-bodied apparitions ...


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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    31.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A woman is seen in Room 2; she is believed to Mary Anne Vaughan, still waiting for her husband, Roger, to come home. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    32.5 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    King John's bedroom was once used as a courtroom where many were sentenced to death; visitors have described an odd and unexplainable atmosphere in here. In this room, a baby is also heard crying. Guests who visit the Hanging Room have described the sensation of being choked, like the prisoners ...


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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    dinas powis, Monmouthshire

    32.5 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The Skirrid Mountain Inn is the oldest Welsh pub (built over 900 years ago). Once a court where people were condemned, the judge himself (referred to as 'The Hanging Judge') is believed to be on the upper floors wandering; the hangman who worked alongside the judge is believed to still ...


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    dinas powis, Powys

    33.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The former owner, Adelina Patti, is commonly reported here, as are her second husband, Nicolini, and the composer, Rossini. The Top Children's Ward is the most active; it was once a recovery center for children with tuberculosis, however, many never recovered. Children are seen and heard giggling, and objects are ...


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    35.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    37.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    37.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Avon Fire and Rescue Station

    Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

    37.3 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    39.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    40.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    40.2 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    An inscription by the fireplace has a reputation for being unphotographable using flash; anyone who attempts to will have the camera malfunction, photo show up blurry, or not even show up at all. Upstairs, a knight has been seen, by the fireplace, an evil-looking old man has been spotted, and ...


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    Littledean Jail

    dinas powis, Gloucestershire

    41.6 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    It's common to hear children crying in the lower sections. A man in a green uniform is seen in the courtroom and the former jailer is said to throw people around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Trout Inn

    dinas powis, Devon

    41.7 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    dinas powis, Devon

    41.8 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    42.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    42.6 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Owlpen Manor

    dinas powis, Gloucestershire

    43.4 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    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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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    43.9 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    This historic building is uses as both council offices and as a function hall. Staff have reported sighting two long dead council members wandering the premises after hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    44.1 miles from dinas powis, UK-Z3

    A ghostly horse-drawn carriage is said to start out its route here before disappearing as it drives away. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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