Haunted Places in east and west ridings, York



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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    2.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The ancient City of York is famed for being one of (if not the) most haunted cities in Europe . York Guild Hall is one of York’s most historic and haunted locations, with its tales of ghostly black monks, dis-incarnate voices and shadowy figures. The York Guild Hall was built ...


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    Nunnington Hall

    east and west ridings, North Yorkshire

    14.8 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    A very strict mother loved her son, but locked her stepson in the attic. The stepson eventually disappeared (either escaping or being murdered), and soon the other child fell to his death. The heartbroken mother soon lost her sanity and long after her death, she and the two children are ...


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    east and west ridings, North Yorkshire

    20.8 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Thomas Busby was hanged for his crimes, but always loved his seat at this location. After his death, anyone who sits in this chair meets an untimely and always tragic death; the chair has been hung on the wall to prevent anyone from accidentally sitting in it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    21.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Saltmarshe Hall

    Saltmarshe, East Riding of Yorkshire

    22.7 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    From the early 19th century to mid-1970s, one family owned this estate, but all died off (some were known for their eccentric behaviours). The cellar and servant's quarters are where most ghost hunters hear noises, pick up EMF readings, or witness full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    23.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    After 5pm, a monk is seen walking from what was the kitchen towards the Queen's tower. A little, raggedly girl is also thought to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    28.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Lady Le Gros

    Beverley, England

    28.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    A Victorian gentleman, said to be the former landlord, was playful and had a habit of appearing and disappearing. Since a new landlady took over the pub, it is said that a psychic was brought here and laid his spirit (as well as others) to rest. Sadly, it was bulldozed in ...


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    31.4 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Kiplin Hall

    east and west ridings, North Yorkshire

    33 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    It would seem as if every room here has some form of activity. In the library, an upset girl is seen; in the alcove, a vicar or priest likes to appear; in the tunnels, a nurse frequently shows up (said to be the most commonly seen ghost here). Temperature drops, ...


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    Scarborough Castle

    east and west ridings, England

    33.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The beheaded ghost of Piers Gaveston is reported here. He is said to lunge at visitors and has a very malicious behavior. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    34.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    36.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The White Lady is seen near the ledge in which she fell to her death; a phantom monk has also been seen wandering about. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    37.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Staff and visitors say that a friendly ghost is here, but not much is known about it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    37.8 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    38 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    38.5 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The ghost of an airman is said to be here; some of the electrical equipment acts up by itself as if someone is controlling it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    38.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The ghost of a highwayman, a woman walking her dog, and most commonly, a grey lady have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    39.7 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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 Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    40.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Activity is common in the cellar; staff feels as if they are not alone and sometimes report being touched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    40.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    A painting was acquired of a woman in a tartan outfit. The woman in the painting is said to have been attached to the painting and now haunts this building as revenge for husband's slaughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    41.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Ghosts ranging from stagehands, former managers, and crying children have been reported here all throughout the theatre. Recently, a photograph captured two ghosts sitting in the distance lending to the belief that there's more ghosts here than previously thought! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    east and west ridings, Darlington

    44.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    A nun was said to have been bricked up alive here. Most activity stems from Room 2; usually the faucets will turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    45.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    45.8 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    49.4 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Bradley Wood

    east and west ridings, North East Lincolnshire

    50 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Supposedly, a solemn looking woman (known as "The Black Lady") is seen here. She is reported to sometimes show up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    50.4 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Lower Well Head Farm

    east and west ridings, Lancashire

    50.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    50.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Raby Castle

    east and west ridings, England

    50.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Charles Nevill, who plotted the Rising of the North in the Baron's Hall is reported in that room. Henry Vane the Younger is seen in the library without his head and the first Lady Barnard is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pendle Hill

    east and west ridings, England

    50.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    51.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The ghosts here include a young boy found in Room 6; he is said to cry out looking for his mother. Meanwhile, a female spirit, nicknamed Betty, is also said to wander around looking for her son. In Room Seven, a large man is reported. Also, a medium has picked ...


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    52.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    53 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Tan Hill Inn

    east and west ridings, North Yorkshire

    54.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Winnats Pass

    east and west ridings, England

    54.5 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    54.7 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

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


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    55.2 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    57.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    Once used to make silk, the mills have since been replaced with an office. In the dye room, people reported the ghost of an abusive supervisor who is said to have murdered a woman who would often appear in Mill 1's top floor. Mood swings, nausea, and disorientation are reported ...


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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    60 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    60.9 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    61.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    61.7 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Lumley Castle

    east and west ridings, County Durham

    62.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard ...


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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    62.6 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    63 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    east and west ridings, Cheshire East

    63.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    64.1 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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

    east and west ridings, Nottinghamshire

    65 miles from east and west ridings, UK-Q5

    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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