Haunted Places in down district, Down



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    Grand Opera House

    Belfast, Belfast

    21.1 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Two deceased stage hands named George and Harry are said to be here. Actors have reported disembodied faces staring at them and shadows all around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    21.9 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The original owner is said to remain here to greet guests. Lights flickers, glasses move by themselves, and bottles have opened by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Crumlin Road Jail

    Belfast, Belfast

    22 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Apparitions, faces, and shadows have been caught on camera. While only 17 people were hung here, many other prisoners are said to be here occupying every wing. The B-wing is where a famous photograph caught the face of a man in a coffin. A prison warden is also in this ...


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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    22 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A ghostly man has been seen walking around the C Wing of the building. Other ghosts have been caught on photograph or heard all about the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Carrickfergus Castle

    Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

    26.9 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A former soldier is seen here, nicknamed "Buttoncap", he is said to have murdered a man in a fit of jealousy, but was later executed; in his last breath, he vowed to haunt the castle. He is commonly reported by the old well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    down district, Carrickfergus

    27 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The ghost of a woman named Maud is reported here in various rooms. Other people report shadows here by the reception area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    39.9 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Lady Isobel Shaw, a former occupant, is said to knock on the doors within the building. Another woman seen in a silk dress is believed to be the ghost of Madame Nixon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    44.7 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A woman has been seen in the towers and empty spaces within this property. A child is sometimes seen as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Springhill House

    down district, Cookstown

    46.5 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A man shot himself in the Blue Room in 1816. Since then, his sorrow can felt in the room, as well as a colder temperature. His wife, who attempted to stop his suicide is also reportedly at the location. She can be heard running to the Blue Room or seen ...


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    Castle Leslie

    down district, Monaghan

    49.4 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Norman Leslie, who died during World War I, is seen in the Red Room. The basement is said to house a man with a scary expression on his face and Lady Constance, a former resident, can be found in the Mauve bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ardgillan Castle

    down district, Dublin

    55.4 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A woman is said to appear on the bridge every Halloween. She is believed to have disappeared while swimming that day. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Malahide Castle

    Malahide, Dublin

    64.6 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The ghost of a jester, named Puck, had a short-lived love affair with a woman responsible for provoking rebellion. Since his murder, Puck has been seen in his full outfit, sometimes appearing in photos. The son of Lord Galtrim died when a battle broke out on his wedding day; his ...


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    Glasnevin Cemetery

    Dublin, Dublin

    70.9 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A dog is reported at the grave of John McNeill Boyd; it is said that this dog was the Boyd's faithful companion who starved to death alongside Boyd's grave. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Roe Valley Hospital

    Limavady, Limavady

    70.9 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A photo was taken here showing what appeared to be a woman holding a baby. Crying is heard, doctors and nurses in outdated uniforms are seen, and some guests have been touched by people who weren't there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Belvedere Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    71.8 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The original owner's mother, Mary, is said to haunt here. It is said that she died somewhere inside. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Michan's Church

    Dublin, Dublin

    72.5 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The vaults below this church contained mummified bodies and human remains. Voices can be heard whispering down there, as well as reports of being grabbed by invisible hands. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Shelbourne Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    72.8 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A little girl likes to turn on faucets and move objects. One medium says that she's the ghost of Mary Masters, a child who became ill and died here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kilmainham Gaol

    Dublin, Dublin

    73.3 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Men, women, and children were all locked away here. Petty theft could get you locked away, and executions were common. Before it was closed, some inmate managed to escape. How? Unknown forces would literally open their cell doors! The prison was forced to shut down because of how haunted it ...


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    Culzean Castle

    down district, South Ayrshire

    78.7 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Many ghosts are reported here including a piper that can be heard playing outside, a woman in ball gown, a man who fell to his death near the cliffs, and screams coming from the Black Vaults. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Montpelier Hill

    down district, Dublin

    79.5 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Many occult practices happened here in the past. The most famous ghost here is that of a black cat seen at the Steward's House; it was supposedly sacrificed for a Satanic ritual. Women dressed as nuns and shadows are also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    South Stack Lighthouse

    down district, Isle of Anglesey

    81.2 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A former lighthouse keeper died after he sustained injuries from a storm. He is heard banging on the doors and windows, objects are said to move at his hand, some have seen him looking into the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    96.6 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The ghost of William Wallace is said to wander the grounds. Some of the people who died when the castle was attacked by Wallace's forces are said to be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas Newydd

    down district, Isle of Anglesey

    98.1 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The former Ladies of Llangollen, Eleanor and Sarah, now are said to frequent the library and master bedroom. An elderly woman, a young boy in the drawing room, and a former militant are also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llyn Peninsula

    down district, Wales

    110.1 miles from down district, UK-R9

    A vacationer filming the valleys caught the image of a woman in a traditional, yet out of date dress. There is no known explanation for she is or why she's there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    down district, East Renfrewshire

    111.4 miles from down district, UK-R9

    Lapwing Lodge started Life as a Sanatorium for Coats Mill workers in 1910. At this time the veranda was open to the elements for the patients to be wheeled out into the fresh air to recover. It remained in their ownership until 1955. Some of the former residents are said ...


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    Ducketts Grove

    down district, Carlow

    112.3 miles from down district, UK-R9

    The family that occupied these remains were said to have been cursed by a woman whose daughter had an affair with one of the relatives. The daughter, who died in a horse riding accident, is said to lurk here as a banshee. Her voice can be picked up on recording ...


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    Queen's Park, Glasgow

    Glasgow, Glasgow City

    117.3 miles from down district, UK-R9

    On May 13th, 1568, the Battle of Langside (which is said to have been the beginning of the Marian civil war) took place here. With about 10,000 soldiers fighting, the casualties ranged at about 300, but many soldiers are still seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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