Haunted Places in draycott, Somerset



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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    3.8 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Ashton Court

    draycott, North Somerset

    13.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

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


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    14.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

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


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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    14.7 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The Ostrich Inn

    Bristol, England

    14.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.1 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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 Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    15.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.3 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    University of Bristol - Tyndall Avenue

    Bristol, England

    15.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

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


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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    15.5 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    15.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    18.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Avon Fire and Rescue Station

    Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

    19.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Brook House

    draycott, Wiltshire

    20.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    22.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    22.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    22.7 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    24.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    24.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    26.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tourist Information Centre - Arnold House

    Corsham, Wiltshire

    27.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    28 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    An inscription by the fireplace has a reputation for being unphotographable using flash; anyone who attempts to will have the camera malfunction, photo show up blurry, or not even show up at all. Upstairs, a knight has been seen, by the fireplace, an evil-looking old man has been spotted, and ...


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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    28.8 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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 Rectory

    Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

    28.8 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    29.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Acorn Inn

    Evershot, Dorset

    29.4 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    This sixteenth century inn was a former coaching house, and is now home to the spectre of a murdered highwayman. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    30 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    30.1 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    30.8 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    St. Mary's Church

    Beaminster, Dorset

    30.8 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    The ghost of a murdered schoolboy named John Daniel has been seen here since the time of his death in 1728. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    31.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Miskin Manor

    draycott, Wales

    31.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Bettiscombe Manor

    draycott, England

    32 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    A businessman named Azariah Pinney had a slave who requested to be buried back in his homeland; after the death, Pinney didn't satisfy the demands and opted to have the slave buried at the local cemetery. Unfortunately, a terrible scream would roar through until the body was taken back to ...


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    Porch House

    Potterne, Wiltshire

    32.3 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    32.5 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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

    32.6 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Higher Filford Farmhouse

    draycott, Dorset

    32.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    This historic farmhouse is well known for its produce; and the entity that resides there. The apparition of an grey haired man in a red soldier's uniform allegedly haunts the cheese cellar underneath this house. If spoken to, he is known to disappear backwards into the cellar wall. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Cerne Abbey

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    32.9 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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

    33 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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    Palace Cinema

    Devizes, Wiltshire

    33.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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

    33.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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

    33.2 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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

    33.3 miles from draycott, UK-M3

    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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