Haunted Places in doynton, South Gloucestershire



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    Avon Fire and Rescue Station

    Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

    5.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    6.4 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    6.5 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    6.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    7.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    8.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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

    8.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    8.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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 Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    8.5 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    University of Bristol - Tyndall Avenue

    Bristol, England

    8.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

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


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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    8.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

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


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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    9.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Rectory

    Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

    9.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    A local guide on haunted buildings referred to the rectory as one of the most haunted buildings in town, but the origin of the haunting is unknown. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    9.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Tourist Information Centre - Arnold House

    Corsham, Wiltshire

    9.7 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Ashton Court

    doynton, North Somerset

    10.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

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


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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    10.4 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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

    11.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    11.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    12.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    12.5 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

    15.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    The Grey Lady is seen in the James Ody room; she was said to have an unhappy marriage and wound up here. In the Foe room, the door was jammed from the inside, but when workers went inside to investigate, found nothing wrong. Objects have been smashed and cold spots ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    15.7 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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

    15.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Owlpen Manor

    doynton, Gloucestershire

    16 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Woodchester Mansion

    doynton, Gloucestershire

    17.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    doynton, Wiltshire

    18.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    A former resident of the early twentieth century vicarage reportedly saw a disembodied pair of legs dressed in grey flannel trousers wandering through the property before vanishing on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Palace Cinema

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    19.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Black Swan Hotel

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    19.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Upstairs and Downstairs Antiques

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    19.2 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    Paranormal occurrences reported by staff working here include disembodied footsteps and the inexplicable smell of smoke. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wiltshire Museum

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    19.4 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Porch House

    Potterne, Wiltshire

    19.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    20.1 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    21.5 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Old Rectory

    All Cannings, Wiltshire

    22.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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

    doynton, England

    23 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Avebury Church

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    23.7 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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 Lodge

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    23.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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

    doynton, Wiltshire

    23.8 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    The Avebury Stone Circle

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    23.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Crown Inn

    doynton, Wiltshire

    23.9 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Manor Farm House

    doynton, Wiltshire

    24.3 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Littledean Jail

    doynton, Gloucestershire

    25 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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    Brook House

    doynton, Wiltshire

    25.6 miles from doynton, UK-M6

    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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