Haunted Places in east preston, West Sussex



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    Amberley Castle

    Arundel, West Sussex

    6.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    This castle dates back to 1103. Over the centuries, it was close to falling into ruin, but was restored in 1893. In the Herstmonceux Room, a woman who became pregnant (and was shunned by her family) is reported. She is said to have leapt to her death from the battlements ...


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    Arundel Castle

    Arundel, England

    6.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Four main spirits are said to reside here: The first Earl of Arundel (who once oversaw this castle), a young woman who killed herself by jumping from one of the towers, The Blue Man who is usually located in the library (believed to be a Cavalier under the rule of ...


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    Bramber Castle

    east preston, West Sussex

    9.5 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A former family that lived in this castle was said to have been overthrown, locked away in here, and then starved to death at the order of King John I. Ragged and skinny spirits are seen here ranging from children to adults. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Weald and Downland Open Air Museum

    east preston, West Sussex

    15.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A medieval village used to occupy this site until the air museum was put here. The shadows of former residents are seen in the halls, and a woman is reported to walk building to building. Poltergeist activity in the hall house is also a very common occurrence. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Verdley Woods

    east preston, West Sussex

    19.7 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    It is said that the last wild bear in England was killed here and now haunts the forest. Shadows are seen and guests sometimes feel like they are being watched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ramada Crawley Gatwick

    Crawley, West Sussex

    25.9 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A night watchman was murdered by drinking poisoned wine; he is responsible for playing with lights or unlocking the broom closet by itself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wymering Manor

    Portsmouth, Portsmouth

    27 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    With the structure dating back many centuries, the building gives off an overall weird feeling. A lady in a violet dreess once appeared to the owner to deliver news of a relative's death; a choir of nuns can be heard singing throughout the house; the panelled room gives off a ...


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    The Trooper Inn

    east preston, Hampshire

    28 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A soldier from the first World War died nearby. He is seen inside and outside of this building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Portchester Castle

    Portchester, England

    28.5 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A monk in black has been reported outside of the walls, as well as a horseman galloping along. The ghost of the White Lady (believed to be that of Charlotte White) is also seen; Charlotte's child drowned in the surrounding moat, so her spirit is said to have a negative ...


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    The Kings Arms and Royal Hotel Godalming

    Godalming, Surrey

    28.5 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghost of Peter the Great is said to kick his boots off early in the morning hours. Objects are also thrown around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Michelham Priory

    east preston, East Sussex

    30.1 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    It's common to catch something on film here. The Grey Lady is said to be by the moat where her child drowned. The former owner, Thomas Sackville, also has a reputation here; unfortunately, his reputation involves the torture of another ghost named Rosie (who is at the top of the ...


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    Hellingly Hospital

    east preston, England

    32.9 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Before it finally closed in the mid 1990's, Hellingly Hospital was a psychiatric center. More than 100 years later, the site is since abandoned and is a popular spot for exploration; however, some people find more than they wanted. Other than the overall eerie feeling given off, people report feeling ...


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    The Crown Hotel

    Alton, Hampshire

    33.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    In the lounge bar is a painting of John Gould. People have reported seeing him throughout, as well as his sister in Room 3. In the cellar, a man named Patrick is said to be protective of his alcohol and scares staff who try to touch it. A dog is ...


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    Arreton Manor

    Arreton, Isle of Wight

    34.9 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The biggest haunting here is the family tragedy within this home. Two brothers were both killed from the duel, a father was smothered to death by his son, only to throw his sister to her death when she caught him in the act of the murder. These spirits and more ...


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    Pevensey Castle

    Pevensey, East Sussex

    35.1 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A Lady in Grey is thought to be Lady Joan Pelham who died while protecting the castle from invaders. She wanders the castle as does another woman, except wearing white. Monks, Roman soldiers, and a man with a dog have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Appuldurcombe House

    Wroxall, Isle of Wight

    35.5 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Dancing shadows are seen within the cellar, the room itself giving off a feeling of dread. Two boys are seen on this property and said to have been victims of a gunpowder explosion. Monks, a young woman, and a laughing boy are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Zurich Municipal

    Farnborough, Hampshire

    36.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Poltergeist activity is reported throughout. The location was once a monastery in the 14th century, but used to torture monks. Monks can be heard screaming and chanting in here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Lodge

    Newport, Isle of Wight

    37.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    An often-spotted ghost here is a teenaged girl in the attic and nursery. Visitors will also experience a chill or the feeling of being watched in certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oakhurst Grange School

    Caterham, Surrey

    37.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A private prep school for boys and girls ages 4-11 it seems unremarkable. however the building itself experienced several odd events after the late 1990's. The attic was renovated into a large art studio after years of neglect and there were several reports of students and faculty a like ...


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    Hever Castle

    east preston, Kent

    37.8 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Anne Boleyn is seen in the gardens and by the bridge crossing the River Eden. An angry spirit also lurks here banging on the walls and throwing objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Salisbury A30

    Hook, Hampshire

    40.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A highwayman named William Boulter was hung for crimes. He is said to be seen along portions of the road. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Catacombs

    Southampton, Southampton

    41.7 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Below where the All Saints Church in Southampton used to stand, is a 'City of the Dead'. Hundreds of people were laid to rest here, but those who walk through here report feeling uneasy or as if they are being watched. Some people say that they actually walk on the ...


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    Hampton Court

    East Molesey, Greater London

    43.2 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghost of Catherine Howard is reported here, sometimes heard screaming, and a woman in grey, believed to be Sybil Penn has also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    South Hill Park

    Bracknell, England

    43.9 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A fire in the 19th century took the lives of two children. They are reported throughout the property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hastings Castle

    Hastings, England

    46.2 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghost of a nun or cloaked woman has been seen on the West Hill and even photographed. Another woman carrying a child has also been seen; she is said to be a woman deserted by her lover so she opted to end her life as well as her child's. ...


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    Wimbledon Common

    London, England

    46.3 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed "The Laughing Highwayman", was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Legged Cross

    Warfield, England

    46.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Now closed, a gypsy was said to have cursed the pub; not long after, the owner fell ill and died. The gypsy herself is seen wandering around nearby. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel and Blue Pig

    Lymington, Hampshire

    47 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    One man said he awoke to see a girl covered in blood who disappeared soon after. A coach driver and tall, grey-haired figure in the bar are more commonly reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Heathrow Airport

    Longford, Greater London

    47.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A plane accident in 1948 killed almost all of the 22 on board; one passenger who died will approach people asking if they have seen his briefcase before vanishing. He is also said to walk the runways. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Caesar's Nightclub

    London, Greater London

    47.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Now demolished (April 2015), the nightclub was once owned by a demonologist. The ghost of a woman named Ruth was commonly reported here, accompanied by the sound of footsteps and doors opening and closing by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Ostrich

    Slough, Slough

    48.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The murders in this inn was the basis for Sweeney Todd; wealthy travelers were stripped of all useful items, then a level would open up a trapdoor where the victim would fall into a boiling pot of fat where they would die. Most of the activity is upstairs where the ...


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    Barnes Common

    London, Greater London

    48.5 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    This cemetery is overrun by foliage and has been a victim of vandalism. If you come here at night, take caution; if you don't run into a hooligan, you might encounter the spirit of a nun that hovers around. Another legend involved an imp that would attack people in the ...


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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    48.7 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A strange mist will appear in many photos despite no reason. Sounds of children and dogs barking also come from within. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Windsor Castle

    Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

    48.8 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghosts of Henry VIII (seen wandering in the halls), Anne Boleyn (seen in the Dean's Cloister looking out the window), Queen Elizabeth I (usually wearing all black), King George III (usually seen throughout, looking out of the windows), and Queen Victoria (seen throughout) have all been reported here. (Submitted by ...


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    St Nicholas Chiswick

    London, England

    49.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Mary Fauconburg and Frances Rich, the daughter of Oliver Cromwell, are said to haunt this location. After Cromwell's death, his body was disinterred and beheaded publicly. The daughters are said to have bribed a guard to have his remains placed here, but his body is currently in an unmarked grave. ...


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    Stockwell tube station

    London, Greater London

    49.9 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A very sociable workman is said to approach people, but disappear suddenly. He is thought to be the ghost of a man who died at this station in the 1950's. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Vauxhall station

    London, Greater London

    50.8 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A tall woman in brown clothing is seen in the tunnels. She is said to be seven feet tall. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Watlington House

    Reading, England

    51 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Former occupant, Captain Edward Purvis is said to remain here. Sometimes he is seen throughout here; an investigation or two won't hurt to find out if he's alone or not. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennington tube station

    London, Greater London

    51.2 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The loop here is used for empty trains to reroute. Train drivers have reported an invisible guest walking through the carriages and opening doors to other compartments. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Grosvenor Hotel

    London, Greater London

    51.2 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A hooded monk is seen in the cellar, usually within one's peripheral vision; he is said to vanish when guests turn their heads to get a look at him. A woman named the 'Grey Lady' is also seen in the corridors; she is believed to have been a nun who ...


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    Kensington Palace

    London, Greater London

    51.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghost of King George II is said to stand on the roof, although some people have heard his voice throughout the building. A man wearing white period clothing is reported in the courtyard and an elderly woman believed to be Queen Victoria's aunt is also seen here. Submitted by Chris ...


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    The Grenadier

    London, Greater London

    51.4 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    The ghost of a murdered officer is said to remain here. Other people say that there's an evil energy here who throws objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hyde Park Corner tube station

    London, Greater London

    51.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    A disembodied face has been seen here and might be the same ghost that gives people the feeling of being watched. Electrical breakers have been turned off and on by unknown forces and the temperature has suddenly dropped at times. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Buckingham Palace

    London, Greater London

    51.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Major John Gwynne was secretary to King Edward VII, but shot himself after a bitter divorce. His presence is felt in the first floor room in which he ended his life, sometimes being seen or heard. A monk is also reported here said to have died in a cell that ...


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    Westminster Abbey

    Deans Yd, Greater London

    51.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Father Benedictus is the name given to a monk who is said to appear quite solid and able to hold very long and polite conversations. Another ghost is that of a soldier is said to stand by his tomb in silence. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Palace of Westminster

    London, Greater London

    51.6 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Officers who use the basement room to stay overnight report as if someone is putting heavy pressure on their chests. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    51.7 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St. James's Park

    London, England

    51.7 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    In the 18th century, a woman was murdered and then beheaded somewhere around here, but her murdered attempted to dispose of her here. While he was caught, she has been seen ever since, always covered in blood. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Westminster Bridge

    London, Greater London

    51.8 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Local lore states that on December 31st, just as the New Year bells chime, an apparition can be seen jumping from the bridge. Some claim that it is that of Jack the Ripper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Churchill War Rooms

    London, Greater London

    51.8 miles from east preston, UK-P6

    Employees have found the hands of Churchill's wax dummy in different positions throughout the day; this catches the employees off guard because the dummy is behind glass. After closing hours, bootprints appear, doors are heard slamming shut, and the air feels colder. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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