Haunted Places in downton, Herefordshire



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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    4.7 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A woman named Marion La Bruyere would lower a rope for her lover; one night, her lover betrayed her. He and his army used this rope to storm the castle, but La Bruyere slit his throat, then killed herself by jumping from the tower. she is screaming as if she ...


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    Feathers Hotel

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    4.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    One guests in room 211 was dragged out of bed and later found herself drenched in water. In rooms 232 and 233, a man and his dog are seen. One rumored ghost involved a naked woman walking the streets who only appears to men. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Baskerville Hall

    downton, Powys

    24.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A figure known as "The White Lady" is seen in the rose garden and an unidentified man is spotted on the main staircase. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    24.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Once used for war, the tunnels became used as a nuclear bunker. Shadows with a dark mass are seen and ectoplasmic mist is shows up in pictures. Six deaths are said to have happened down here and they could possibly be the spirits people encounter. In the canteen area, a ...


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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    25.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    This estate has been present since the twelfth century, but the building, as it is today, was built in the 1840s. While it is a popular tourist site, many guests and employees have seen a woman on the top floor; she is believed to have been a nurse in the ...


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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    downton, Powys

    26.6 miles from downton, UK-F7

    An ancient, nearby Roman road was said to be the site of a ghostly army marching by. An Elizabethan housekeeper has been seen and strange light anomalies are also common. The current owner has reported strange banging noises and unexplained voices. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fitz Manor

    Fitz, England

    26.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A homosexual preist is said to have been crucified in the dining room and is now commonly seen after his death. A lady has been seen in the red room and the cemetery, and the smell of tobacco is picked up throughout (believed to come from the ghost of a ...


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    Hellens Manor

    downton, Herefordshire

    29.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    32.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A cavalier has been reported in the bar and lounge. Sometimes, objects are thrown around. Room 2 is said to be the most active site here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    33.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    The most famous ghost here is the Grey Lady. Dorothy Beaumont, thought to be the aforementioned phantom, died during childbirth and demanded to be buried next to her child and that her husband not attend the funeral. However, neither of her wishes were granted and she still wanders about, sometimes ...


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, England

    33.4 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A woman called 'The Grey Lady' died from grief after her daughter's death. She has been seen throughout and a photograph recently surfaced believing they had caught her image. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Station Hotel

    Dudley, West Midlands

    33.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A female servant named Elizabeth was murdered by the hotel manager; she is the most commonly seen ghost here. A writer who knew of Elizabeth's murder, two children, and a man sitting in Room 214 have also been picked up here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    downton, Monmouthshire

    34.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    34.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Screams are sometimes heard early in the morning. A crying boy has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    36.6 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Four Crosses Inn

    Four Crosses, Staffordshire

    38.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Ghosts of children are seen and heard. In the washrooms, a woman and a soldier are seen. Objects move by themselves (even if they are too heavy for a human to carry). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

    Birmingham, England

    39 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Security footage caught a grey phantom that staff and security believed was responsible for triggering a burglary alarm. Crying has also been heard and the ghost of a ward sister was also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Alexandra Theatre

    Birmingham, England

    40 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Leon Salberg, once a manager to this locale, died in this building and has been seen here ever since. A former head of the wardrobe department, a man in a top hat, a grey lady, a stage manager who jangles his keys, and entity who drains from electrical equipment have ...


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    Littledean Jail

    downton, Gloucestershire

    40.6 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    41.1 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A woman who was locked upstairs (either by a jealous who caught her having an affair or by her father who caught her trying to elope) where she spent the rest of her days. Guests have reported her as well a young man who hung himself on the property. The ...


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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    42.7 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Similar to the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a jilted bride took her own life and now haunts here. She's reportedly seen in her white gown and has a reputation for even scaring employees away. Poltergeist activity is also reported and could very well be related to the burial site that ...


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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    42.7 miles from downton, UK-F7

    William Marson, a former worker here from the mid-nineteenth century, is seen in the shop room of the museum. He is said to wear an apron and a bowler cap. A man is seen walking up the stairs and EMF detectors will usually spike when his spirit is present. In ...


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    Cannock Chase

    downton, England

    43.8 miles from downton, UK-F7

    In the 1980's, there was an unusually high number of sightings related to 'black-eyed children', or children with eyes as black as coal. Recently, a girl with this description is being reported here. Some believe the children to be demonic. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Hand Hotel

    Llangollen, Denbighshire

    44 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A woman wearing grey is said to be seen seated at the organ. A man has also been reported in the cellar and is often mistaken for being alive while the spirit of a woman who died during childbirth is also reported long after her death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    44.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    44.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    In 1891, one of the most famous ghost photos was captured in the library. It is believed that the ghost of Lord Combermere was captured sitting in his chair (while skeptics believe it might've been the exposure capturing someone who sat in the chair). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    44.6 miles from downton, UK-F7

    This home has a history of tragedy ranging from a lovers' suicide pact, to a man who died of heartbreak when he found out about his wife's affair; the woman in the pact and the heartbroken man are both reported here. One strange report involves a man in a black ...


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    Valle Crucis Abbey

    downton, Denbighshire

    45.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Built in the 13th century, not much remains except for the ruins of this abbey. However, faces and figures have been caught on photo or seen running about. Voices are heard chanting without any source; many monks are believed to still be here and there's even a held belief that ...


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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    45.7 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A headless horsemen is seen riding down this street. He was knocked off of his horse, interrogated for his political connections, then beheaded. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    downton, Cheshire East

    47.4 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Several apparitions are seen here, primarily, people who thought to be current workers, but disappear in an instant. Old phones are known to ring, but the phone's service has been disconnected entirely! In the theater, forces touch and grab visitors; overwhelming energy is known to make people sick or cause ...


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    49.4 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    49.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Woodchester Mansion

    downton, Gloucestershire

    51.1 miles from downton, UK-F7

    The chapel is said to have the most activity; it is said that Satanic rituals once took place in here and with it. A tall apparition as well as an element have settled in, possibly because of it. Other figures around the mansion include an elderly woman who grabs visitors, ...


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    Bodidris Hall

    Llandegla, Denbighshire

    51.1 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Five spirits are reported to haunt here. Among them, a monk, a soldier, a child, a woman, and a dog have been encountered throughout the premise. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    51.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    In the nearby forest, listen for a harp player; this said to come from the ghost of a man named Gruffydd Evans. A man seen near the lake (believed to be David Rowland, having drowned here in 1899); he waves his arms as if he is herding animals. Inside, many ...


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    Tamworth Castle

    downton,

    51.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    The ghost of nun (called The Black Lady) has commonly been photographed in full apparition form. Another ghost, called The White Lady, is said to haunt the battlements which she threw herself from. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    downton, Powys

    51.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    52 miles from downton, UK-F7

    When visiting here, be sure to go to the Colour Room where poltergeist activity is a common occurence; those who rearrange the pots will encounter a barrage of objects being thrown. An elderly man believed to have died here still roams the grounds and footsteps are common in desolate areas ...


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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    52.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Owlpen Manor

    downton, Gloucestershire

    52.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    53 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, playwright, and later, Commissioner of Treasury, restored this castle to the condition that it currently remains in, but was murdered by his servant after an argument ensued. Greville died here and has been seen in his former study room, sometimes standing in the shadows watching ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    downton, Warwickshire

    53.2 miles from downton, UK-F7

    This location was used as the set for the 1963 horror film The Haunting, but the location itself has more to offer. Reports of several Victorian-era ghosts are seen including that of a woman, a servant, and former occupants Edward Shirley, as well as two of the Shirley children who ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    53.3 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A woman named Lady Emma is seen in a white dress floating through walls. In the library, a man has been seen accompanied by a dog, and a Victorian woman has been seen throughout. A monk, an army officer, and two children who drowned are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Plas Teg

    downton, Flintshire

    53.6 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Many legends of death, murder, and suicide surround Plas Teg, but perhaps the most famous surrounds the Woman in White. While the identity of the ghost is often disputed between a woman who drowned or a woman who fell off of a horse, the figure (wearing white), is seen wandering ...


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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    54.4 miles from downton, UK-F7

    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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    Coundon Court

    downton, England

    54.5 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A nanny fell to her death here and had been seen by staff members on the staircase by the library. The founder of the academy, George Singer, has also been seen from time to time looking out the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ruthin Gaol

    Ruthin, Denbighshire

    55.4 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Only one inmate was executed here (William Hughes). Hughes is reported in the condemned man's cell and visitors (usually women) are touched by him. Heavy doors slam, sometimes one by one. A prison guard who vanished during his shift is also seen here. Visitors feel like they are being followed ...


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    Rowton Moor

    Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester

    55.8 miles from downton, UK-F7

    In 1645, the Battle of Rowton Heath claimed the lives of countless. Royalist leader, Lord Bernand Stewart, died in the conflict and has been seen on horseback ever since. William Lawes, a court musician who also died in the battle, is still said to play his music. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Kings Head

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    56.8 miles from downton, UK-F7

    Children are heard running around; it is said that they were murdered by their father who was caught in the middle of a love affair. Items are thrown at guests and employees, doors open and close by themselves, lights turn off and on by themselves; there's a reputation that at ...


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    Chester Walls

    Chester, England

    56.9 miles from downton, UK-F7

    A Roman soldier was murdered by the parents of his lover. Since his death, he has been reported between the ampitheatre and Newgate. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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