Hatley Castle

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Built in the early 1900s by former British Columbian lieutenant governor James Dunsmuir, Hatley Castle is said to be haunted by a Dunsmuir son who died at war. When the castle became a military academy, another ghost is said to have joined him: that of his mother, who would drag surprised military students out of bed at all hours of the night. The site was featured on Creepy Canada.

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2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2

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48.43463970533684, -123.47282195089065
Nearest Towns:
Langford Station, BC (1.6 mi.)
Esquimalt, BC (2.6 mi.)
Goldstream, BC (3.0 mi.)
Goldstream Station, BC (3.0 mi.)
Metchosin, BC (5.5 mi.)
Victoria, BC (5.6 mi.)
Oak Bay, BC (7.2 mi.)
Malahat, BC (7.7 mi.)
Rocky Point, BC (8.9 mi.)
Brentwood Bay, BC (10.3 mi.)

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