Haunted Places in downton, Wiltshire



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    Green Dragon Public House

    Alderbury, Wiltshire

    3.2 miles from downton, 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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    Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    5.3 miles from downton, 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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    Haunch of Venison

    Wiltshire, Salisbury, Wiltshire

    5.5 miles from downton, 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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    Debenhams' Department Store

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    5.5 miles from downton, 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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    St. Thomas and St. Edmund Church

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    5.5 miles from downton, 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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    Stonehenge

    downton, Wiltshire

    13 miles from downton, 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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    Drovers Inn

    Gussage All Saints, Dorset

    13.6 miles from downton, UK-P8

    This popular thatched inn is haunted by a highwayman, who frightens staff by appearing behind them in the cellar. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Catacombs

    Southampton, Southampton

    15.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    Below where the All Saints Church in Southampton used to stand, is a 'City of the Dead'. Hundreds of people were laid to rest here, but those who walk through here report feeling uneasy or as if they are being watched. Some people say that they actually walk on the ...


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    The Old Thatch

    downton, Dorset

    15.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    This quaint old public house is notorious for its ghost; the apparition of an old lady who has been sitting in a rocking chair on the ground floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ye Olde George Inn

    Christchurch, Dorset

    18.5 miles from downton, UK-P8

    During renovations at the oldest pub in the town, workers found the skeleton and clothing of a woman. Ever since, staff and diners alike have reported a grey lady haunting the main bar area and upper floor of the old public house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Angel and Blue Pig

    Lymington, Hampshire

    18.6 miles from downton, UK-P8

    One man said he awoke to see a girl covered in blood who disappeared soon after. A coach driver and tall, grey-haired figure in the bar are more commonly reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Old House

    Blandford Forum, England

    21.1 miles from downton, UK-P8

    Shortly after a former owner died, a neighbour reported seeing strange lights moving around the upper floor. When he and police officers went to investigate, they heard something that sounded like a body being dragged across the upper floor. They found nothing, but current residents still report hearing strange noises. (Submitted ...


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    Nelson's Ale House

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    21.2 miles from downton, UK-P8

    A female woman was imprisoned in a room on the ground floor where she passed away, and staff have reported her angry presence which is accompanied by wine bottles being thrown around. Staff members on the upper floor have reported hearing children crying, but have found nothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Blandford British Legion Club

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    21.2 miles from downton, UK-P8

    This historic house was formerly a private residence before conversion to a bar and legion club. Staff have reported objects moving around by themselves, and a variety of paranormal occurrences associated with the pool table. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crown Hotel

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    21.3 miles from downton, UK-P8

    This Georgian manor house is known as the oldest inn in Dorset, and is rumoured to be haunted by two apparitions. The first is a lady in a flowing black dress who has been seen in the hallway and in rooms on the first floor. The second apparition is a ...


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    Manor Farm House

    downton, Wiltshire

    25.3 miles from downton, 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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    Porch House

    Potterne, Wiltshire

    25.4 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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

    25.5 miles from downton, 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

    downton, England

    25.6 miles from downton, 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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    Chapel Cottage

    downton, England

    25.7 miles from downton, 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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    Wiltshire Museum

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    26.7 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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

    26.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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

    26.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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

    26.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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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    Brook House

    downton, Wiltshire

    27.1 miles from downton, 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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    Castle Lodge

    Newport, Isle of Wight

    28.3 miles from downton, UK-P8

    An often-spotted ghost here is a teenaged girl in the attic and nursery. Visitors will also experience a chill or the feeling of being watched in certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle, England

    28.6 miles from downton, UK-P8

    A headless woman has been reported here, last seen in 1976. Assassination, devastation, and tragedy was ripe here in the past; some other entities might be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Royal Oak

    Swanage, England

    29 miles from downton, UK-P8

    Photographs and EVPs have capture proof of someone not present (in human form at least). Sleeping guests have been awoken by the sensation of someone sitting at the edge of their beds. Doors close by themselves, some objects swing around, and other loose objects have moved around by themselves. (Submitted by ...


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    Portchester Castle

    Portchester, England

    29.2 miles from downton, UK-P8

    A monk in black has been reported outside of the walls, as well as a horseman galloping along. The ghost of the White Lady (believed to be that of Charlotte White) is also seen; Charlotte's child drowned in the surrounding moat, so her spirit is said to have a negative ...


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    The Lodge

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    30.1 miles from downton, 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

    downton, Wiltshire

    30.1 miles from downton, 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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    Avebury Church

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    30.1 miles from downton, 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 Avebury Stone Circle

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    30.1 miles from downton, 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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    Wymering Manor

    Portsmouth, Portsmouth

    30.4 miles from downton, UK-P8

    With the structure dating back many centuries, the building gives off an overall weird feeling. A lady in a violet dreess once appeared to the owner to deliver news of a relative's death; a choir of nuns can be heard singing throughout the house; the panelled room gives off a ...


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    Littlecote House

    downton, England

    30.7 miles from downton, 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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    Arreton Manor

    Arreton, Isle of Wight

    30.8 miles from downton, UK-P8

    The biggest haunting here is the family tragedy within this home. Two brothers were both killed from the duel, a father was smothered to death by his son, only to throw his sister to her death when she caught him in the act of the murder. These spirits and more ...


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    Athelhampton House

    Puddletown, Dorset

    31.3 miles from downton, UK-P8

    Built in 1485, the ghosts reported here are the Grey Lady (usually seen in the bedroom or corridors), a phantom monk, and the noises of a ghost named Cooper who taps on the walls, and a pet ape that was accidentally sealed behind the walls who will usually be heard ...


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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    32 miles from downton, 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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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    32.8 miles from downton, 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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    The Trooper Inn

    downton, Hampshire

    33.5 miles from downton, UK-P8

    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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    Crown Inn

    downton, Wiltshire

    34.1 miles from downton, 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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    Castle Inn

    downton, Dorset

    34.2 miles from downton, UK-P8

    The old inn and restaurant is haunted by two apparitions; a glowing ball of light that flies through the hallways and disappears through walls, and the apparition of an old lady who watches over the inn and keeps staff and guests in check. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Appuldurcombe House

    Wroxall, Isle of Wight

    34.3 miles from downton, UK-P8

    Dancing shadows are seen within the cellar, the room itself giving off a feeling of dread. Two boys are seen on this property and said to have been victims of a gunpowder explosion. Monks, a young woman, and a laughing boy are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Crown Hotel

    Alton, Hampshire

    34.6 miles from downton, UK-P8

    In the lounge bar is a painting of John Gould. People have reported seeing him throughout, as well as his sister in Room 3. In the cellar, a man named Patrick is said to be protective of his alcohol and scares staff who try to touch it. A dog is ...


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    Cerne Abbey

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    34.9 miles from downton, UK-P8

    There are many reported sightings of people seeing robed monks wandering the premises during dusk and dawn, even though the abbey hasn't been in use for centuries. Another witness has reported smelling frankincense while visiting the site. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    New Inn

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    35 miles from downton, UK-P8

    The apparitions of two young girls have been seen playing together in the garden of this old inn, while the apparition of a tall bearded man in riding gears has been seen in the main bar area. Witnesses have also reported hearing the whinnying and stamping of a house in ...


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    Chiseldon House Hotel

    Chiseldon, Swindon

    35.6 miles from downton, 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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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    35.6 miles from downton, 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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    Tourist Information Centre - Arnold House

    Corsham, Wiltshire

    35.7 miles from downton, 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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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    36.2 miles from downton, 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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