Haunted Places in Edale, Derbyshire



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    Winnats Pass

    Edale, England

    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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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    Edale, Cheshire East

    11.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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 National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    14.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    14.5 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    15.8 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    17.1 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    18.6 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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

    19 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    19.4 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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 Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    20.1 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    20.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    20.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    20.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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 Lion and Swan

    Congleton, Cheshire East

    21.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Tatton Old Hall

    Edale, Cheshire East

    22.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    25.4 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    25.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Alton Towers

    Edale, Staffordshire

    26.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    The Old Hall Hotel

    Sandbach, Cheshire East

    27.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    27.8 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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 Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    27.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    28.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    29.1 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    29.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    29.6 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    30.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    30.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    31 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Annesley Hall

    Edale, Nottinghamshire

    31.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    32.4 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    32.5 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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

    32.6 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    32.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    33.4 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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

    33.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    35.2 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Tutbury Castle

    Tutbury, Staffordshire

    35.4 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Elvaston Castle

    Edale, Derbyshire

    37.1 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    Edale, Cheshire East

    37.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    The Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    37.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    37.8 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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

    Edale, Lancashire

    38.3 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    39.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Pendle Hill

    Edale, England

    39.9 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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 Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    40 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    40.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    40.7 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    41.6 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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

    Edale, Lancashire

    41.6 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    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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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    41.8 miles from Edale, UK-D3

    In 1891, one of the most famous ghost photos was captured in the library. It is believed that the ghost of Lord Combermere was captured sitting in his chair (while skeptics believe it might've been the exposure capturing someone who sat in the chair). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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