Haunted Places in Ford, Kent



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    Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

    Reculver, England

    3.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Roman soldiers who once patrolled fort are still seen patrolling it. The skeletons of children that were uncovered could explain the sounds of crying that emulates from here. Dark, hooded figures have also been seen; odds are that a bulk of the activity that goes on here hasn't even been ...


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    Ellington Park

    Ramsgate, Kent

    10.4 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The site of the rookery was once a manor where the wife of the owner stabbed her husband to death. It is said that she is seen running away from someone. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Woolpack Inn

    Chilham, Kent

    10.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The ghost is that of the Grey Lady; she roams the building, but is known for being quite friendly. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dover Castle

    Dover, Kent

    15.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    CCTV footage recently caught a blurred figure by the castle's gate. This could possibly be the ghost of a drummer boy who was murdered and decapitated while running an errand; sometimes he is heard drumming. A woman in red and a cavalier have been seen in the old keep, and ...


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    Boys Hall

    Willesborough, Kent

    18 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A woman who lost her lover in a duel is seen wandering around. A stable master, named Thomas, and a ghost called "John the Drunk" are also here. Be warned before you come here: some people have been grabbed by unseen hands or hear scratching noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Charing

    Charing, England

    18.2 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Pluckley, a small village in the county of Kent in England, is well known as the most haunted place in the UK. However, just a couple of miles down the road and sitting in a valley is the historic village of Charing. My family lived there for many years and ...


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    The Walnut Tree

    Aldington, Kent

    19.3 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    George Ransley, a criminal, is said to haunt here. Another haunting involves a group of smugglers who killed one of their members and hid the body in a well; the sound of the body being dragged and dropped can be heard. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Goodwin Sands - Lady Lovibond

    Kingsdown, Kent

    19.3 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    According to legend, a ship named the Lady Lovibond was wrecked along this sandbank (6 miles off the coast of Deal) in 1748. Every fifty years after its wreck, it was reported to be seen, even having an eerie glow to it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parish Church of St Nicholas

    Ford, Kent

    20.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    One of the members of the Dering Family gave birth to a stillborn child placed in an unmarked grave. Now, there are reports that she can be seen wandering the graveyard, often referred to as the Red Lady. Another spirit, known simply as The White Lady is also seen around ...


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    Black Horse

    Ford, Kent

    20.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Inside of this pub, claims of poltergeist activity draw in curious people. Items usually disappear and reappear when guests aren't looking. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Schoolmaster's Hanging Site

    Ford, Kent

    21 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A schoolmaster hung himself around this area wearing a coat and striped pants. People who see his ghost say that is still wearing the same outfit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elvey Farm

    Ford, Kent

    21.3 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The ghost of Edward Brett (a man who killed himself) and a man in a military uniform are spotted here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blacksmith Arms

    Ford, Kent

    21.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Reports say that there is a cavalier who is still seen here, generally in the upstairs rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Arms

    Pluckley, Kent

    21.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    An elderly Victorian era woman with a bonnet is reported to here, as well as the White Lady. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinnock Bridge

    Ford, Kent

    21.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Locals here know the history of someone known as the Watercress Woman, a gypsy who burned to death after her clothing caught on fire. People claim to see her walking around the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fright Corner

    Ford, Kent

    21.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Fright Corner was the location of a highwayman's execution (his name being given as Robert DuBois), supposedly. Long after having met his fate by a sword or spear, his shadow still lurks around his final spot. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Village Brickworks

    Ford, Kent

    22 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A brickworker was supposedly crushed by a ton of bricks or fell to his death (depending on which variation is heard). His scream can be heard coming from where he died. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Wood - Screaming Woods

    Smarden, Kent

    22.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A colonel is said to be the most prominent haunter in this forest. He is reported to have hung himself and appears to be very lifelike. Other reports say that more than 50 people have died in this area and some of them still possibly remain. Often, ectoplasm or ghostly ...


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    Maltman's Hill

    Smarden, Kent

    22.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    People claim that along this road, a phantom carriage travels. Drivers will report the sounds of wooden wheels turning or hooves on cobblestone even though the road has been paved over. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    23.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The ghost of a black dog is seen here, being associated as a bad omen for the family who lived here. The Duchess of Gloucester, who was once imprisoned here, and a woman with long, flowing hair have also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Chequers Inn

    Smarden, Kent

    24.3 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Highwayman, Dick Turpin is reported here. He is said to sit at a table and write using a quill. A Napoleonic-era soldier has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea

    Southend-on-Sea, England

    25.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The former manager, George, hung himself after he found out he was in dire straits financially. He is reported here as is the smell of tobacco and the feeling of someone your shoulder. A woman in white has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Anchor

    Canewdon, Essex

    26.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Objects are reported to fly around and the scent of perfume is picked up. The activity is thought to be caused by a ghost named Sarah who was murdered after being caught in a marital affair. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fort Amherst

    Chatham, Medway

    27.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    It's very common to capture heavy fog in photographs. People have seen shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and heard strange voices. People who walk through the tunnel will sometimes wind up with a child's handprint on them. A ghost soldier is also seen, but usually more often to the regulars here. (Submitted by ...


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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    27.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A teenaged girl is commonly seen in the windows staring at the sea, believed to be waiting for her lover to return. The spirits of a woman and an angry man are possibly responsible for doors slamming and the feeling of being watched. A female supervisor who died here in ...


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    Blue Bell Hill

    Ford, Kent

    28.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    According to local legend, a bride-to-be was killed along the A229. Her spirit still walks along the road and sometimes attempts to hitchhike, but vanishes. Another case involve a young girl who was hit by a car and wrapped in a blanket until help could arrive, but the girl had ...


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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    29 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Lady Blanche de Warenne was killed during a siege in 1264. An arrow intended to kill her husband bounced off his breastplate and struck her instead; she then fell from the keep. Some say that they see the fall repeating itself, others hear disembodied footsteps within the castle. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    Ford, Kent

    31.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A servant named Charlotte either died during a botched abortion or killed herself after she lost her baby. Either way, her ghost is still reported here. Numerous other ghosts have been picked up; this could possibly be attributed to the gallows that once stood on this property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart

    West Mersea, Essex

    32.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A woman crossing a frozen river is said to have fallen through the ice and drowned. She is said to be looking for her husband here. Another spirit that is said to be here is that of a labrador retriever. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Mermaid Inn

    Rye, East Sussex

    32.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A woman in either white or grey is said to sit by the fireplace in Room 1, a well-dressed, old-fashioned man has been seen in Room 19, objects are known to move or be thrown around, cold spots are noticed, and clothes that are left out in the night can ...


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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    32.9 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The history of this location dates back to ancient times; some of those who oversaw this building are very well said to remain. In the tunnels, many report shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and mist showing up in photographs. Some people have been grabbed or had objects thrown at them. In the ...


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    Treasure Holt Garden Centre

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

    33.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Smugglers and murders once used this place as a hide-out. It is also said that the innkeeper at the time used to murder many people and then dump their bodies by a trapdoor into a well beneath it. The most commonly seen ghost here is that of a monk who ...


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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    37.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Former owner, Lord Marney is said to be displeased with how his home has turned out to be so he chooses to remain here to haunt it; he is seen going up and down the spiral staircase or by his former bedroom. A Victorian woman in grey clothing is seen ...


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    The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    40 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Soldiers from the English Civil War are said to still make this building their home. Cavaliers have vanished before stunned guests and some of the ghosts give off an overwhelmingly negative energy that staff try to avoid certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Fox and Fiddler

    Colchester, England

    40 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    40.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Guests have reported the presence of a woman in white; it is believed to Miss Anne Lisle due to many people feeling as if someone is standing behind them in the same room as her portrait. A lady in grey is also reported in the East Lodge; her presence is ...


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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    40.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A little girl named Alice was murdered here and has remained here since her death in 1638. She's usually seen in rooms 5, 6, and 10; some believe she also appears as a woman. A monk is seen in the halls and a little boy is seen in the Parliament ...


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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    40.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A man named James Parnell was imprisoned here until his death. Part of his punishment involved having to climb a rope in order to obtain his food, but never recovered after a fall. James is reported throughout the building since his unfortunate passing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    41 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    A bell ringer was supposedly murdered on the stairwell of this pub. Sometimes people will hear his screaming from the area of where he died. Other people say that the man who murdered him, a farmer, is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hastings Castle

    Hastings, England

    41.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    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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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    41.6 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Books are said to fall off of their shelves, employees are grabbed or have their clothing tugged, and people have the sense that someone is always watching them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    42.4 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Three of the ghosts here are said to include Matthew Hopkins (better known as the Witchfinder General) who died of tuberculosis in 1647. Other spirits include that of a serving girl usually seen walking along the corridors and a young boy who was thrown under a moving cart and trampled ...


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    44.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The White Lady of Tower was said to have seen her husband's murder and, soon after, died of grief. She is seen near the tower, sometimes looking out the window. A man known as the Black Prince also appears here; he is said to be a bad omen. Other shadows ...


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    Brookside Theatre

    Romford, Greater London

    45.5 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The theatre itself was only opened in 2012, but the building has existed since the 1950's. Security footage of poltergeist activity has brought to light the possibility that this place is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    45.6 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    Hever Castle

    Ford, Kent

    46.3 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    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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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    47 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    Workers here feel as if they are being followed around or watched. One worker reported seeing a blonde woman in a white dress; however, she had no face, but rather a blank area instead. This might be related to an accident that claimed 10 lives in 1958. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    48.1 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    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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    Hellingly Hospital

    Ford, England

    49.6 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    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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    Pevensey Castle

    Pevensey, East Sussex

    50.7 miles from Ford, UK-G5

    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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