Haunted Places in drayton, Somerset



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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    11 miles from drayton, 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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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    11.3 miles from drayton, 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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    St. Mary's Church

    Beaminster, Dorset

    15.3 miles from drayton, 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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    Bettiscombe Manor

    drayton, England

    15.4 miles from drayton, 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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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    16.3 miles from drayton, 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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    Acorn Inn

    Evershot, Dorset

    16.4 miles from drayton, 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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    Higher Filford Farmhouse

    drayton, Dorset

    16.7 miles from drayton, 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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    The Stables Bed and Breakfast

    Kilmington, Devon

    19.1 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    I stayed in this historic barn conversion which was a former stable back in the eighteenth century, and experienced a great deal of paranormal activity. Throughout the night, I thought I heard sounds similar to the whinnying of a horse, even though there were none present. I also heard disembodied ...


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    Clock House Inn

    drayton, Dorset

    19.9 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    There are reports of various people sighting the apparition of a friendly young woman standing on the car park of the sixteenth century inn. Witnesses say she appears to have no legs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bull Hotel

    Bridport, England

    20.2 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    The upper floor of the hotel is reputedly haunted by children, who screams and cries have been heard by staff and guests. The apparition of a lady in a tweed outfit has been seen seated in the downstairs lobby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Royal Lion Hotel

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    20.7 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    This historic inn dates back to the early seventeenth century, and is believed by many to be haunted. Witnesses have reported a ghostly most that materialises in the hotel hallways and the sounds of disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Cerne Abbey

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    21.8 miles from drayton, 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

    21.9 miles from drayton, 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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    Brook House

    drayton, Wiltshire

    22.9 miles from drayton, 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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    New Look Boutique Store

    Sidmouth, England

    26.2 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    This boutique store in this quaint seaside town is reportedly haunted by the apparition of a woman named Gladys, a former tenant of the building. Staff reportedly heard loud noises, disembodied footsteps and whispering noises. I myself visited this store after the local newspaper ran an article, and experienced the ...


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    Ilchester Arms Public House and Hotel

    drayton, Dorset

    26.7 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    This historic tavern and inn has always been a pet friendly establishment, which explains why the apparition of a large black dog has been seen bounding through the hallways of the public house. The other apparitions reported are a coin collector (who has been seen and heard in various parts ...


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    Wessex Royale Hotel

    Dorchester, Dorset

    27.6 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    A phantom woman in a bonnet has been seen gazing down into the street by passers-by before she suddenly vanishes. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sidholme Hotel

    Sidmouth, England

    28.6 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    A Victorian woman recently was caught on photograph. She is said to be the wife of the owner from 142 years ago. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Look

    Sidmouth, England

    28.9 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    A medium was called here after employees kept experiencing items falling off of their racks, noises were unaccounted for, and voices were heard. Some people reported seeing a Victorian granny inside of here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennaway House

    Sidmouth, England

    29 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    A young girl named Charlotte is reported here. Occurences became so frequent, one room is now called the Charlotte Room (where she is frequently seen). She is said to also move heavy objects and give guests the sense of not being alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Athelhampton House

    Puddletown, Dorset

    29.5 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    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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    Trout Inn

    drayton, Devon

    30.8 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Ashton Court

    drayton, North Somerset

    30.8 miles from drayton, 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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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    drayton, Devon

    30.8 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.4 miles from drayton, 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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    The White Hart

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.5 miles from drayton, 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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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.5 miles from drayton, 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

    31.7 miles from drayton, 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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    Arnos Vale Cemetery

    Bristol, England

    31.8 miles from drayton, 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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    Brandon Hill

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.8 miles from drayton, 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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    Arnos Manor Hotel

    Bristol, Avon

    31.8 miles from drayton, 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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    Crown Hotel

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    31.9 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    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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    The Granary

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.9 miles from drayton, 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

    31.9 miles from drayton, 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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    Llandoger Trow

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    31.9 miles from drayton, 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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    Nelson's Ale House

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    31.9 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    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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    The Hatchet

    Bristol, Avon

    31.9 miles from drayton, 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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    Blandford British Legion Club

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    32 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    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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    The Old House

    Blandford Forum, England

    32 miles from drayton, UK-M3

    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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    The Rummer

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    32.1 miles from drayton, 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

    32.2 miles from drayton, UK-M3

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


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    Odeon Cinema

    City Centre, City of Bristol

    32.3 miles from drayton, 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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    All Saints Church

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    32.3 miles from drayton, 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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    Pembroke Road, Clifton

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    32.5 miles from drayton, 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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    Avon Fire and Rescue Station

    Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

    33.4 miles from drayton, 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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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    34.4 miles from drayton, 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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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    34.5 miles from drayton, 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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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    35 miles from drayton, 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

    35.2 miles from drayton, 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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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    35.3 miles from drayton, 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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