Haunted Places in droylsden, Tameside



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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    3.9 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Actor / director James Manxwell is reportedly still here since his death in 1995; he had a close association with being involved with shows put on since the mid-1970's. A Victorian woman is also seen here and is said to have "a passion to drink". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    4.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Many workers have died here as a result of falling into the vats and drowning. The most commonly seen ghosts include a woman who sits at a table in the boardroom, a woman in a brown dress in the kitchen, and a figure in a brown cloak. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    4.4 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    In 1947, actor Harold Norman was accidentally stabbed to death during a performance of Macbeth; he is said to have returned here in the afterlife. After the death of worker Carl Paulsen, a ghost resembling him started appearing, as well. Objects are known to move or fall down. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    5.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The most well-known ghost is that of the White Lady; while her identity is often disputed, it is agreed that she died in a tragic and heartbroken manner. The ghost cams here, as well pictures from visitors, capture many full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    5.6 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Now permanently closed, this building once used to be a hospital. One ghost that has shown up in photograph is that of a doctor with a mask over his face. Many other ghosts are reported including a woman who was either a nurse or a nun, and some darker energy ...


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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    droylsden, Cheshire East

    11.9 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    An apparition is seen walking into the bathroom. In the middle of the night, guests here banging and other strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    13.2 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Having a reputation for being one of the oldest pubs in Britain (built in 1251), it also gained attention when a ghost was caught on security camera here. It is widely believed that James Stanley still remains here and might have been the figure in the footage. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    13.7 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A man in green and a man in black are the primary ghosts people have witnessed. A woman has been seen in the kitchen, and one of the former owners, Mary, is thought to be here, too, and another ghost, named Betty, targets children and yells at them. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Tatton Old Hall

    droylsden, Cheshire East

    14 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Females should beware the spirit of a poacher named Tom, said to have a nasty reputation as a drunk and cruel person; he usually will target female guests and employees. A woman named "The Matriarch" is seen accompanied by a young girl, and in the spinning room, crying is frequently ...


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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    15 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Numerous ghosts are seen or felt here: an invisible hand that likes to pinch the bottoms of staff and visitors, a young boy and a young girl, Royalist soldiers from the Civil War, a lady in grey at the church, a tall man with white hair often seen in the ...


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    15.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    An apparition has been photographed here numerous times and is believed to be a woman named Norah; another woman named Kitty is also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Winnats Pass

    droylsden, England

    17.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A soon-to-be-married couple made a stop around, but were robbed and killed by a group of miners. The couple have been reported along the pass seeking help. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Lion and Swan

    Congleton, Cheshire East

    22.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    In Room 20 and the rooms by it, guests have awoken to freezing conditions and hear scratching and banging. In the cellar, a child is heard crying. Some guests will experience a sense of dread out of nowhere. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    22.9 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A cavalier was murdered in the cellar and has been reported in the men's washroom. Guests report hearing his footsteps as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    23.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Before being converted into a hotel, it was a nunnery. Either here or at a local abbey was the site in which a nun was bricked behind a wall; she's here and terrifies the visitors. One guest reported seeing a smoke-like figure holding a Bible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    24.8 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A former landlady's presence is reported here. She is said to have been an avid lover of the wild cats, ringing a bell to let them know that food was ready. The ringing of the bell is still heard to some. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Old Hall Hotel

    Sandbach, Cheshire East

    25.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The site of this building was once a manor that was destroyed in fire; numerous guests awaken early in the morning because they have a sensation that the hotel is burning down. Two preteen prostitutes have been heard giggling and move objects around. In the Bar and Lounge, keep an ...


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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    25.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A poltergeist has a reputation to throw glasses around. Two people in period clothing are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    25.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The house here was owned by a descendant of Alice Nutter, executed in the 1612 witch trials. Phantom monks are reported here as well as that of a servant girl who travels between here and Lower Wellhead farm. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    25.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A Victorian girl has been seen and heard running up and down the stairs. She is said to frequent the pool room which is why some people avoid it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lower Well Head Farm

    droylsden, Lancashire

    25.7 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    This was the site of a series of witch trials in 1612. 10 mysterious murders resulted in the conviction and torture of around a dozen people who still remain here. Dark figures are seen outside; inside, people have reported hearing the sounds of something being dragged. A little girl is ...


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    26.2 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The ghost of Dorothy Southworth, nicknamed The White Lady, roams this location and is said to slap visitors on the back of the head. Many photographs have also captured disembodied faces. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Samlesbury Hall

    droylsden, Lancashire

    26.2 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The main spirit here is that of Dorothy Southworth, referred to as the White Lady, seen in the corridors and halls. The bloodstains of an executed priest also reappear in the same place even though he died in the 16th century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    26.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    It is said that the ghost of an elderly woman appeared to a sleeping Earl who had plans of massacring the town of Bradford; her presence convinced him to call off the mass killing. People report drastic emotional changes throughout the hall, coins fall from the ceiling, people feel breathing ...


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    Pendle Hill

    droylsden, England

    27.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    28.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Butlers dressed in Victorian clothing are said to be on the premises as well as phantom cars that are seen in the front. The most well-known ghost here is a woman with black eye sockets believed to a banshee. She is said to roam the grounds of the location early ...


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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    28.8 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Upstairs, a child will cling onto people; another spirit named Brian is heard in this area and a black fog is sometimes seen. A vicious spirit named Cain used to occupy a cell here; he is said to choke visitor, cause the temperature to drop, and smell of disinfectant. Another ...


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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    29.2 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The Grey Lady occupies a chamber named after her; another spirit named the Blue Lady is thought to have drowned in the pond. Shadows are a commonly witnessed phenomenon, objects vanish and reappear, and people never feel alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    30.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The ghost of a woman in a Victorian dress has been seen wandering the area between Platform 1 and 2. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    30.4 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A white figure has been seen here since the 1980's. He is described as wearing "wearing gaiters and a plumed hat" by the owner's daughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    30.6 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Recent security footage captured a figure in the bushes; the identity of it is said to either be Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton or William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton (both are said to haunt here). Inside the building, a child is seen in the ...


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    Chingle Hall

    droylsden, Lancashire

    31.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Speke Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    31.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    There are ghosts that reside here including the White Lady, a ghost gardener from the 19th century, a priest, and a cavalier known to interact with visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    32.6 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Newsham Park Hospital used to be an orphanage before it housed the sick. It now lays abandoned, but photographs and investigations have picked up the presence of a child upstairs. The building is said to have an oppressive atmosphere and visitors should expect the sounds of someone running or dragging ...


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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    33.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A woman named Wilhemina caught on fire and died in Room 4. Guests have awaken to see her shadow at the foot of the bed, usually describing her as very unwelcoming. Her presence is accompanied by humming and a lavender scent. A male presence is also thought to be in ...


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    The Gaumont Cinema

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    34 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A woman who died during a game of bingo is said to remain here hoping to claim her reward and a man who hanged himself behind the screen is also reported. Bizarre shadows and lights are a common sight here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    34.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    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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    Saint James Mount and Gardens

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    34.3 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The ghost of William Huskisson is reportedly seen limping around his mausoleum (he was the first man to be killed by a locomotive in 1830). Other ghosts are seen here in various portions of the cemetery. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    34.5 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The ghost of a lady in grey has been seen. Nothing is known about her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Liverpool, England

    34.6 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A caretaker named Les slipped on the icy roof and broke his leg, later dying of exposure to the cold. Whenever unaccountable events occur, figures show up in photographs, noises are heard, or something is seen, the saying is: "It must have been Les". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Epstein Theater

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    34.7 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    Numerous suicides are said to have happened here. One figure seen here is a man who broke his neck (more often seen in the dressing rooms); his appearance usually signifies bad luck or tragedy about to occur. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    34.9 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The wide variety of activity ranges from children who are seen or heard running down the halls, a woman seen peering out of the upper windows, a man walking his dog, two workers who were killed in the creation of this building, and various poltergeist phenomenon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    James Street Railway Station

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    35.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A ghostly soldier is seen at the station and even riding between stations at times. He is said to have a WWI outfit and thin moustache. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    35.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The reports here include am Edwardian-era figure who walks through walls, a child that can be seen and heard upstairs, and various shadows seen throughout the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Rowton Moor

    Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester

    35.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    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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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    droylsden, Cheshire East

    35.2 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    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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    Mersey Tunnel

    droylsden, Merseyside

    35.6 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A series of accidents have occurred along this stretch resulting in numerous deaths. Since the 1960's, a female hitch-hiker has been reported standing on the side of the road, sometimes even manifesting in the middle of the road causing other accidents. About a dozen people died during the construction of ...


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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    35.7 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    One of the first floor bedrooms is the site of a 'Phantom Kisser', or a man who will awaken sleeping women by kissing them. An older woman in blue has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alton Towers

    droylsden, Staffordshire

    35.9 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    The most active spot is in the area of 'Hex' where a woman in a Victorian dress is seen and where objects are tossed at guests. The music room is said to have a larger man in it whose footsteps can be heard and the corridors of the building are ...


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    Cammell Laird

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    36.1 miles from droylsden, UK-O1

    A flat-capped man in blue overalls is seen in the Construction Hall and an elderly woman has been reported near the kitchen. Other shadowy figures have been seen all over the premises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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