Haunted Places in Ickornshaw, North Yorkshire



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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    3.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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 Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    4.6 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    4.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    6.9 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    9.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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

    Ickornshaw, Lancashire

    9.5 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Pendle Hill

    Ickornshaw, England

    10.1 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    13 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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

    14.1 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    22.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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

    Ickornshaw, Lancashire

    22.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    22.5 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    23 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    23.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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

    24.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    24.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    25.1 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Chingle Hall

    Ickornshaw, Lancashire

    25.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    26.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    27.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    29 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    32.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Thurnham Hall

    Ickornshaw, England

    32.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    A lady in green is seen inside and in the garden; this is said to be the former homeowner, Elizabeth Dalton. A cavalier and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    32.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Grand Theatre, Lancaster

    Lancaster, England

    32.9 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    A lady in grey, believed to be Sarag Siddons, is seen here. In her lifetime, Siddons played Lady Macbeth here, but after death she might be the one that is reportedly seen throughout. A male spirit named Harald is also believed to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    33.2 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    A female spirit is said to occupy the ladies' toilets; a man murdered somewhere in the 16th or 17th century is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lancaster Castle

    Lancaster, England

    33.2 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    Lancaster Castle was used as a prison for accused witches and heretics before meeting their fate by execution. On the premise, the ghosts of an elderly lady, a middle-aged woman, a monk, and child running about have all been reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    Ickornshaw, North Yorkshire

    35.6 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    36.3 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    In the main auditorium, people have been pushed, slapped, and harrassed by someone who isn't there. In the dressing romo, a failed actress is heard muttering and commonly is said to have a moody energy. The cellar has the highest amount of psychic energy here; people have had sudden mood ...


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    The Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    36.9 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    37.1 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    In Room 10, the ghost of a large man is seen and accompanied by the sense of depression. A tall woman is also seen around the beds, and sometimes feel as if someone is sitting on the bed with them. A little girl and a woman are also reported. Submitted by ...


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    Winnats Pass

    Ickornshaw, England

    37.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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

    Ickornshaw, Cheshire East

    38.1 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Lytham Hall

    Ickornshaw, England

    38.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    The former owner, Cuthbert Clifton, is seen and heard stamping around his old grounds. A horse named Witch is also reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tatton Old Hall

    Ickornshaw, Cheshire East

    39.4 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    39.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Kiplin Hall

    Ickornshaw, North Yorkshire

    39.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Levens Hall

    Ickornshaw, Cumbria

    40 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    40.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Tan Hill Inn

    Ickornshaw, North Yorkshire

    40.9 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

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


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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool, Blackpool

    41.2 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    A ghost named "Cloggy" (named because of the sound his clogs make) haunts the ghost train. The ice rink is known to have the sounds of people ice skating on it despite being empty, a little girl is seen in Sir Hiram Maxim’s Gift Shop who moves objects, and the ...


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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    42.4 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    42.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    43.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    Butlers dressed in Victorian clothing are said to be on the premises as well as phantom cars that are seen in the front. The most well-known ghost here is a woman with black eye sockets believed to a banshee. She is said to roam the grounds of the location early ...


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    45 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    45.2 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    Recent security footage captured a figure in the bushes; the identity of it is said to either be Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton or William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton (both are said to haunt here). Inside the building, a child is seen in the ...


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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    47.5 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    Newsham Park Hospital used to be an orphanage before it housed the sick. It now lays abandoned, but photographs and investigations have picked up the presence of a child upstairs. The building is said to have an oppressive atmosphere and visitors should expect the sounds of someone running or dragging ...


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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    47.6 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    48.7 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    48.8 miles from Ickornshaw, UK-J7

    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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