Haunted Places in durridge, Solihull



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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    9.2 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, playwright, and later, Commissioner of Treasury, restored this castle to the condition that it currently remains in, but was murdered by his servant after an argument ensued. Greville died here and has been seen in his former study room, sometimes standing in the shadows watching ...


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    Coundon Court

    durridge, England

    9.7 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A nanny fell to her death here and had been seen by staff members on the staircase by the library. The founder of the academy, George Singer, has also been seen from time to time looking out the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Alexandra Theatre

    Birmingham, England

    9.9 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Leon Salberg, once a manager to this locale, died in this building and has been seen here ever since. A former head of the wardrobe department, a man in a top hat, a grey lady, a stage manager who jangles his keys, and entity who drains from electrical equipment have ...


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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    11.2 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A woman who was locked upstairs (either by a jealous who caught her having an affair or by her father who caught her trying to elope) where she spent the rest of her days. Guests have reported her as well a young man who hung himself on the property. The ...


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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    11.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Screams are sometimes heard early in the morning. A crying boy has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    11.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    This home has a history of tragedy ranging from a lovers' suicide pact, to a man who died of heartbreak when he found out about his wife's affair; the woman in the pact and the heartbroken man are both reported here. One strange report involves a man in a black ...


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    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

    Birmingham, England

    11.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Security footage caught a grey phantom that staff and security believed was responsible for triggering a burglary alarm. Crying has also been heard and the ghost of a ward sister was also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    13.5 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A cavalier has been reported in the bar and lounge. Sometimes, objects are thrown around. Room 2 is said to be the most active site here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    durridge, Warwickshire

    14.8 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A hooded monk is seen, thought to be Abbott Geoffrey; Geoffrey was murdered in 1345 (perhaps he's the poltergeist also reported in the kitchen). A young woman named Matilda also has a history with this house. She had become pregnant by the master of the house, yet he refused to ...


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    The Station Hotel

    Dudley, West Midlands

    17 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A female servant named Elizabeth was murdered by the hotel manager; she is the most commonly seen ghost here. A writer who knew of Elizabeth's murder, two children, and a man sitting in Room 214 have also been picked up here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, England

    17.2 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A woman called 'The Grey Lady' died from grief after her daughter's death. She has been seen throughout and a photograph recently surfaced believing they had caught her image. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    17.2 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    The most famous ghost here is the Grey Lady. Dorothy Beaumont, thought to be the aforementioned phantom, died during childbirth and demanded to be buried next to her child and that her husband not attend the funeral. However, neither of her wishes were granted and she still wanders about, sometimes ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    17.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A woman named Lady Emma is seen in a white dress floating through walls. In the library, a man has been seen accompanied by a dog, and a Victorian woman has been seen throughout. A monk, an army officer, and two children who drowned are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    durridge, Warwickshire

    17.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    This location was used as the set for the 1963 horror film The Haunting, but the location itself has more to offer. Reports of several Victorian-era ghosts are seen including that of a woman, a servant, and former occupants Edward Shirley, as well as two of the Shirley children who ...


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    Tamworth Castle

    durridge,

    18.5 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    The ghost of nun (called The Black Lady) has commonly been photographed in full apparition form. Another ghost, called The White Lady, is said to haunt the battlements which she threw herself from. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    20.9 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A rather cruel man nicknamed 'One-Handed Boughton’ continued his reign of terror even after his death. His ghost was so vicious, a team of clergymen attempted to exorcise his spirit, but he only returned later on. Footsteps, groaning, growling, and other unusual noises are still heard. Mysterious figures have also ...


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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    22.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Once used for war, the tunnels became used as a nuclear bunker. Shadows with a dark mass are seen and ectoplasmic mist is shows up in pictures. Six deaths are said to have happened down here and they could possibly be the spirits people encounter. In the canteen area, a ...


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    Four Crosses Inn

    Four Crosses, Staffordshire

    25.7 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Ghosts of children are seen and heard. In the washrooms, a woman and a soldier are seen. Objects move by themselves (even if they are too heavy for a human to carry). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cannock Chase

    durridge, England

    28.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    In the 1980's, there was an unusually high number of sightings related to 'black-eyed children', or children with eyes as black as coal. Recently, a girl with this description is being reported here. Some believe the children to be demonic. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    31.7 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    The library is known for the White Lady (who is also said to move furniture around). In the courtyard, a ghostly cat and dog are seen, a cavalier is reported, and the spirit of a policeman has made his presence known. Burglar alarms are also known to go off for ...


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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    33.2 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A team of investigators claim that multiple spirits reside here including a Victorian woman usually seen on the staircase or by the garden, a man in one of the upstairs rooms (who is apparently a very negative force), a child and a chef that both died of Tuberculosis, and a ...


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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    33.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A headless horsemen is seen riding down this street. He was knocked off of his horse, interrogated for his political connections, then beheaded. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    34 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Similar to the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a jilted bride took her own life and now haunts here. She's reportedly seen in her white gown and has a reputation for even scaring employees away. Poltergeist activity is also reported and could very well be related to the burial site that ...


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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    34.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    William Marson, a former worker here from the mid-nineteenth century, is seen in the shop room of the museum. He is said to wear an apron and a bowler cap. A man is seen walking up the stairs and EMF detectors will usually spike when his spirit is present. In ...


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    Tutbury Castle

    Tutbury, Staffordshire

    34.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned here; staff have seen her on many occasions, usually between 10:15 and 11:00 at night. A knight is also said to be seen by John of Gaunt's Gateway and harasses employees and visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Holt Hotel

    durridge, Oxfordshire

    35.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A highwayman named Claude Duval occupied this building and killed the former landlord. In Room 3, guests feel as if they are being watched and beds shake by themselves. Sometimes, heavy footsteps are heard walking down the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    37.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    In the fifteenth century, the Battle of Northampton took place here. Along with the ghosts of deceased soldiers, nuns are also reported here. In the cellar, objects move and voices are heard. The enery responsible for it isn't said to be a good one. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elvaston Castle

    durridge, Derbyshire

    39.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    The ghost the Grey Lady is said to be here. A maid who killed herself is also sometimes seen, as well as that of a gardener or gamekeeper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    39.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A mother named Elizabeth, and her son, Christopher, are seen here; Christopher is quite playful with the guests. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    40.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    In case you want to see the most activity, visit between October and December for a peak in occurrences. Around this time, you might see full-bodied apparitions in the corridors, become mysterously sick within the cells, feel suffocated, uneasy, and watched, all while encountering a variety of sinister ghosts including ...


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    The Jorrocks

    Derby, Derby

    40.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Once the George Inn and Lafferty's Pub, a woman's skull is still here and said to come with poltergeist activity (when the skull was sent to be examined, similar activity followed in that location). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hellens Manor

    durridge, Herefordshire

    40.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Feathers Hotel

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    40.8 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    One guests in room 211 was dragged out of bed and later found herself drenched in water. In rooms 232 and 233, a man and his dog are seen. One rumored ghost involved a naked woman walking the streets who only appears to men. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    41 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A woman named Marion La Bruyere would lower a rope for her lover; one night, her lover betrayed her. He and his army used this rope to storm the castle, but La Bruyere slit his throat, then killed herself by jumping from the tower. she is screaming as if she ...


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    Alton Towers

    durridge, Staffordshire

    43.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    45.7 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    47.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    The former owner of the hotel, Angelina, was pushed down the stairs by her lover when he learned she was pregnant. She is still here, as are two other spirits that can't seem to cross over. The first is the spirit of a little girl looking for her family, the ...


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    University of Oxford

    Oxford, England

    47.1 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Oxford is the second-oldest surviving university in the world, dating back to 1096. The most commonly reported ghost is that of a former master named Obadiah Walker, seen in the front quad. King Charles I, beheaded in his prime, is seen at Christ Church College, as has one of his ...


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    Oxford Castle

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    47.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Full-bodied shadows and faces have appeared on camera here. A woman is seen at the castle mound, white mist is seen by the stairs, and footsteps are commonly heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    47.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Claiming to be England's oldest pub, glasses have been smashed by themselves, the scent of perfume fills the air (when no one is around), and a variety of ghosts have been reported here ranging from soldiers to evil entities. People who use the underground tunnels will sometimes report feeling violently ...


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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    47.7 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    In the Entrance Hall, the spirits of a soldier, a lady, and a Victorian gentleman are seen. In the court, knocking is heard and shadows are seen. In the Cell Corridor, odd noises such as footsteps, keys rattling, and doors slamming are heard. The laundry room is known for random ...


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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    48.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    Littledean Jail

    durridge, Gloucestershire

    48.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    durridge, Swindon

    50.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Guests and staff alike have encountered the apparition of a tall man who haunts the establishment. Other strange activity reported hear includes ghostly laughter and strange noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Woodchester Mansion

    durridge, Gloucestershire

    50.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    Fitz Manor

    Fitz, England

    52.3 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    A homosexual preist is said to have been crucified in the dining room and is now commonly seen after his death. A lady has been seen in the red room and the cemetery, and the smell of tobacco is picked up throughout (believed to come from the ghost of a ...


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    Owlpen Manor

    durridge, Gloucestershire

    52.5 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    52.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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    Annesley Hall

    durridge, Nottinghamshire

    52.6 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    Two ghosts named Elizabeth and William are said to be here. A ghostly fog has also appeared in photographs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    durridge, Wiltshire

    53.4 miles from durridge, UK-M2

    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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