Haunted Places in ditchelling, East Sussex



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    Bramber Castle

    ditchelling, West Sussex

    9.7 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A former family that lived in this castle was said to have been overthrown, locked away in here, and then starved to death at the order of King John I. Ragged and skinny spirits are seen here ranging from children to adults. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Michelham Priory

    ditchelling, East Sussex

    14.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    It's common to catch something on film here. The Grey Lady is said to be by the moat where her child drowned. The former owner, Thomas Sackville, also has a reputation here; unfortunately, his reputation involves the torture of another ghost named Rosie (who is at the top of the ...


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    Ramada Crawley Gatwick

    Crawley, West Sussex

    14.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A night watchman was murdered by drinking poisoned wine; he is responsible for playing with lights or unlocking the broom closet by itself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hellingly Hospital

    ditchelling, England

    16.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Before it finally closed in the mid 1990's, Hellingly Hospital was a psychiatric center. More than 100 years later, the site is since abandoned and is a popular spot for exploration; however, some people find more than they wanted. Other than the overall eerie feeling given off, people report feeling ...


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    Pevensey Castle

    Pevensey, East Sussex

    20.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A Lady in Grey is thought to be Lady Joan Pelham who died while protecting the castle from invaders. She wanders the castle as does another woman, except wearing white. Monks, Roman soldiers, and a man with a dog have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Arundel Castle

    Arundel, England

    20.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Four main spirits are said to reside here: The first Earl of Arundel (who once oversaw this castle), a young woman who killed herself by jumping from one of the towers, The Blue Man who is usually located in the library (believed to be a Cavalier under the rule of ...


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    Amberley Castle

    Arundel, West Sussex

    20.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    This castle dates back to 1103. Over the centuries, it was close to falling into ruin, but was restored in 1893. In the Herstmonceux Room, a woman who became pregnant (and was shunned by her family) is reported. She is said to have leapt to her death from the battlements ...


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    Hever Castle

    ditchelling, Kent

    20.9 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Anne Boleyn is seen in the gardens and by the bridge crossing the River Eden. An angry spirit also lurks here banging on the walls and throwing objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oakhurst Grange School

    Caterham, Surrey

    24.6 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A private prep school for boys and girls ages 4-11 it seems unremarkable. however the building itself experienced several odd events after the late 1990's. The attic was renovated into a large art studio after years of neglect and there were several reports of students and faculty a like ...


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    The Verdley Woods

    ditchelling, West Sussex

    27.6 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    It is said that the last wild bear in England was killed here and now haunts the forest. Shadows are seen and guests sometimes feel like they are being watched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

    ditchelling, West Sussex

    28.6 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A medieval village used to occupy this site until the air museum was put here. The shadows of former residents are seen in the halls, and a woman is reported to walk building to building. Poltergeist activity in the hall house is also a very common occurrence. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Kings Arms and Royal Hotel Godalming

    Godalming, Surrey

    29 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The ghost of Peter the Great is said to kick his boots off early in the morning hours. Objects are also thrown around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hastings Castle

    Hastings, England

    30.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The ghost of a nun or cloaked woman has been seen on the West Hill and even photographed. Another woman carrying a child has also been seen; she is said to be a woman deserted by her lover so she opted to end her life as well as her child's. ...


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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    34.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A strange mist will appear in many photos despite no reason. Sounds of children and dogs barking also come from within. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hampton Court

    East Molesey, Greater London

    35.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The ghost of Catherine Howard is reported here, sometimes heard screaming, and a woman in grey, believed to be Sybil Penn has also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    ditchelling, Kent

    35.3 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A servant named Charlotte either died during a botched abortion or killed herself after she lost her baby. Either way, her ghost is still reported here. Numerous other ghosts have been picked up; this could possibly be attributed to the gallows that once stood on this property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Caesar's Nightclub

    London, Greater London

    36.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Now demolished (April 2015), the nightclub was once owned by a demonologist. The ghost of a woman named Ruth was commonly reported here, accompanied by the sound of footsteps and doors opening and closing by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Mermaid Inn

    Rye, East Sussex

    36.3 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A woman in either white or grey is said to sit by the fireplace in Room 1, a well-dressed, old-fashioned man has been seen in Room 19, objects are known to move or be thrown around, cold spots are noticed, and clothes that are left out in the night can ...


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    Wimbledon Common

    London, England

    36.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed "The Laughing Highwayman", was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Chequers Inn

    Smarden, Kent

    37.8 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Highwayman, Dick Turpin is reported here. He is said to sit at a table and write using a quill. A Napoleonic-era soldier has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Zurich Municipal

    Farnborough, Hampshire

    38 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Poltergeist activity is reported throughout. The location was once a monastery in the 14th century, but used to torture monks. Monks can be heard screaming and chanting in here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    38.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The White Lady of Tower was said to have seen her husband's murder and, soon after, died of grief. She is seen near the tower, sometimes looking out the window. A man known as the Black Prince also appears here; he is said to be a bad omen. Other shadows ...


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    Stockwell tube station

    London, Greater London

    38.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A very sociable workman is said to approach people, but disappear suddenly. He is thought to be the ghost of a man who died at this station in the 1950's. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Trooper Inn

    ditchelling, Hampshire

    38.6 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A soldier from the first World War died nearby. He is seen inside and outside of this building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Barnes Common

    London, Greater London

    38.7 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    This cemetery is overrun by foliage and has been a victim of vandalism. If you come here at night, take caution; if you don't run into a hooligan, you might encounter the spirit of a nun that hovers around. Another legend involved an imp that would attack people in the ...


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    Blue Bell Hill

    ditchelling, Kent

    38.8 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    According to local legend, a bride-to-be was killed along the A229. Her spirit still walks along the road and sometimes attempts to hitchhike, but vanishes. Another case involve a young girl who was hit by a car and wrapped in a blanket until help could arrive, but the girl had ...


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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    38.9 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Books are said to fall off of their shelves, employees are grabbed or have their clothing tugged, and people have the sense that someone is always watching them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    39.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The ghost of a black dog is seen here, being associated as a bad omen for the family who lived here. The Duchess of Gloucester, who was once imprisoned here, and a woman with long, flowing hair have also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    39.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    In 1966, a famous photograph captured spectres ascending the Tulip Staircase. Nothing is known about these figures, but guests have reported seeing figures in out-of-date clothing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Maltman's Hill

    Smarden, Kent

    39.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    People claim that along this road, a phantom carriage travels. Drivers will report the sounds of wooden wheels turning or hooves on cobblestone even though the road has been paved over. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Vauxhall station

    London, Greater London

    39.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A tall woman in brown clothing is seen in the tunnels. She is said to be seven feet tall. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Dering Wood - Screaming Woods

    Smarden, Kent

    39.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A colonel is said to be the most prominent haunter in this forest. He is reported to have hung himself and appears to be very lifelike. Other reports say that more than 50 people have died in this area and some of them still possibly remain. Often, ectoplasm or ghostly ...


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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    39.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    While the claustrophobic atmoshpere might be explained by the location of the tunnel, sometimes, people don't feel like they are alone when crossing here. A pair in Victorian clothes have been seen taking this path, disappearing as people approach. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennington tube station

    London, Greater London

    39.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The loop here is used for empty trains to reroute. Train drivers have reported an invisible guest walking through the carriages and opening doors to other compartments. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St Nicholas Chiswick

    London, England

    39.9 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Mary Fauconburg and Frances Rich, the daughter of Oliver Cromwell, are said to haunt this location. After Cromwell's death, his body was disinterred and beheaded publicly. The daughters are said to have bribed a guard to have his remains placed here, but his body is currently in an unmarked grave. ...


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    40 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Grosvenor Hotel

    London, Greater London

    40.1 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A hooded monk is seen in the cellar, usually within one's peripheral vision; he is said to vanish when guests turn their heads to get a look at him. A woman named the 'Grey Lady' is also seen in the corridors; she is believed to have been a nun who ...


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    Fright Corner

    ditchelling, Kent

    40.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Fright Corner was the location of a highwayman's execution (his name being given as Robert DuBois), supposedly. Long after having met his fate by a sword or spear, his shadow still lurks around his final spot. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinnock Bridge

    ditchelling, Kent

    40.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Locals here know the history of someone known as the Watercress Woman, a gypsy who burned to death after her clothing caught on fire. People claim to see her walking around the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Village Brickworks

    ditchelling, Kent

    40.2 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    A brickworker was supposedly crushed by a ton of bricks or fell to his death (depending on which variation is heard). His scream can be heard coming from where he died. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Westminster Abbey

    Deans Yd, Greater London

    40.3 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Father Benedictus is the name given to a monk who is said to appear quite solid and able to hold very long and polite conversations. Another ghost is that of a soldier is said to stand by his tomb in silence. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Palace of Westminster

    London, Greater London

    40.3 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Officers who use the basement room to stay overnight report as if someone is putting heavy pressure on their chests. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Dering Arms

    Pluckley, Kent

    40.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    An elderly Victorian era woman with a bonnet is reported to here, as well as the White Lady. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Westminster Bridge

    London, Greater London

    40.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Local lore states that on December 31st, just as the New Year bells chime, an apparition can be seen jumping from the bridge. Some claim that it is that of Jack the Ripper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Buckingham Palace

    London, Greater London

    40.4 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Major John Gwynne was secretary to King Edward VII, but shot himself after a bitter divorce. His presence is felt in the first floor room in which he ended his life, sometimes being seen or heard. A monk is also reported here said to have died in a cell that ...


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    The Grenadier

    London, Greater London

    40.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    The ghost of a murdered officer is said to remain here. Other people say that there's an evil energy here who throws objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Churchill War Rooms

    London, Greater London

    40.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Employees have found the hands of Churchill's wax dummy in different positions throughout the day; this catches the employees off guard because the dummy is behind glass. After closing hours, bootprints appear, doors are heard slamming shut, and the air feels colder. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The London Dungeon

    London, Greater London

    40.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    This building has it's share of history; ghosts ranging from the Plague to that of World War II are reported. Usually, people have reported shadowy figures, children playing ring-a-ring-o-roses, a naked man floating, and a dark figure believed to be that of Jack the Ripper. Doors open and close, the ...


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    St. James's Park

    London, England

    40.5 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    In the 18th century, a woman was murdered and then beheaded somewhere around here, but her murdered attempted to dispose of her here. While he was caught, she has been seen ever since, always covered in blood. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    40.6 miles from ditchelling, UK-E2

    Beside this building are the Wapping Old Stairs; George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, is seen by the Thames as if he is patrolling. Low tide is said to be the most common time for something or someone to manifest. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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