Haunted Places in Johnston, Pembrokeshire



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    A4076

    Johnston, Wales

    Motorists have been forced to slam their brakes when shadowy figures dart across the raod. Shadows have also been seen standing on the side of the road; many accidents have occurred on this stretch so its history has reason for these sighting. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dylan Thomas Boathouse

    Laugharne, Wales

    23.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The ghost said to be here isn't that of famous poet, Dylan Thomas, but rather his mother-in-law, Florence. Florence died here in 1958 and has been reported upstairs. The sounds of chairs being moved around are common, pictures swap around, and lights turn themselves on and off. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    29.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A group of robbers called "hatchet men" would lure locals and sailors into the woods before slaughtering them and emptying their pockets. The ghosts of the hatchet men as well as some officers from the local RAF base are seen in this forest, usually as shadows. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kidwelly Castle

    Kidwelly, Wales

    29.6 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, who was the former wife of Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, was beheaded and is seen wandering the grounds. Threatening voices are also heard in the prison. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stradey Castle

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A multitude of ghost stories emerge from here including that of a female ghost with origins from the 19th century, to a mother who went mad after learning that children were killed in the Crimean War. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35.2 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A runner who was hit by a car is said to still be here, dressed in old-timey clothes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35.9 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The ghost of a sea captain has been spotted here for quite some time. He is believed to be a malevolent spirit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    36.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The ghost of a guest named Colin may be responsible for manipulating objects. CCTV actually caught a misty figure in one of the waiting rooms. Other than that, the cellar gives off a vicious feeling, and Room 6 has a reputation for giving off the feeling that you aren't alone ...


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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    36.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A woman is reportedly seen here; it is also said that some people will hear her playing an organ. A former maid is also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    36.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A nurse and a soldier have been seen and heard here. Another reported being is that of a man who hid in the chimney to avoid being caught with a maid; he died inside and is thought to still be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    36.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A ghostly horse-drawn carriage is said to start out its route here before disappearing as it drives away. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Aberglasney Garden

    Johnston, Carmarthenshire

    40.8 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The most active room is the Blue Room; inside, five maids were asphyxiated by a stove that was left on to assist with the drying of plaster. Visitors have been touched by invisible hands and sometimes see the faces of the women thought to have died in here. A fugitive ...


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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    Johnston, Carmarthenshire

    42.6 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The 'White Lady' is seen here; she is believed to be the ghost of Lady Elinor Cavendish, a woman forced into a marriage which she attempted to escape from. It is said that her suitor caught up to her here and murdered her where she has been seen ever since. ...


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    44.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    51.4 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Abbey Works

    Johnston, Wales

    55.8 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    Margam Castle

    Johnston, Neath Port Talbot

    56.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    Johnston, Powys

    56.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The former owner, Adelina Patti, is commonly reported here, as are her second husband, Nicolini, and the composer, Rossini. The Top Children's Ward is the most active; it was once a recovery center for children with tuberculosis, however, many never recovered. Children are seen and heard giggling, and objects are ...


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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    59.1 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The spirit of a man named Barnard remains here. Not much is known about him. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    59.5 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    In the nearby forest, listen for a harp player; this said to come from the ghost of a man named Gruffydd Evans. A man seen near the lake (believed to be David Rowland, having drowned here in 1899); he waves his arms as if he is herding animals. Inside, many ...


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    Thatched Inn

    Johnston, Devon

    60.4 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    During the evening at this restaurant and pub, staff and customers have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and the clinking of glasses when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    61.7 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This historic building is uses as both council offices and as a function hall. Staff have reported sighting two long dead council members wandering the premises after hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    61.9 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    45 different ghosts are here. Outside of the property is a tree that was once used to hang witches; some people who walk near the tree begin to feel emotionally distraught without knowing the knowledge of it. Inside of the premises, monks, soldiers, dark, malevolent shadows, and other full-bodied apparitions ...


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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    70.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A playful girl, around aged 7, and a man with a grey beard have both been seen here. A coachman is also reported to wander around the restaurant area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Wellington Hotel

    Boscastle, Cornwall

    74.8 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Guests have reported seeing a coachman, a little girl, and an elderly woman in the hotel; Room 9 is said to have the most activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas yn Rhiw

    Rhiw, Gwynedd

    75.6 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Footsteps are heard and attributed to an alcoholic servant who used to work here. Another ghost is that of the White Lady who is heard sobbing after her lover and family abandoned her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llyn Peninsula

    Johnston, Wales

    81.5 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A vacationer filming the valleys caught the image of a woman in a traditional, yet out of date dress. There is no known explanation for she is or why she's there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    82.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The voice of a child name Peter can be heard at times. He is said to play with other children who come and visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Okehampton Castle

    Johnston, Devon

    82.7 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A famous legend here surrounds a woman named Mary Howard. While Mary was a well-to-do woman, in the afterlife, she has been confused with a woman named Lady Frances Howard, who murdered four of her husbands. It is said that Mary is carried in a carriage made of bone and ...


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    The Highwayman Inn

    Johnston, Devon

    83.4 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The ghost of a man named Sam has been reported wearing green and a feathered cap. He is said to have died in a battle somewhere around it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Prideaux Place

    Padstow, Cornwall

    83.8 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The most common activity here is said to be that of a boy who is said to run around in the kitchen and pantry. Several women of various colour outfit are seen on the staircase and the morning room. The upstairs landing is said to be home of the Green ...


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    Tors Hotel

    Johnston, Devon

    84.2 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This family run hotel is haunted by an angry poltergeist that slams doors on the upper floors of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Jamaica Inn

    Johnston, Cornwall

    84.5 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A man who was murdered here is thought to still remain by the bar; some people have seen him sitting outside on one of the walls while others have heard his footsteps. Other ghosts, including that of an excecuted smuggler named Jack Travellis, the disembodied conversation of two people speaking ...


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    85.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Two figures are reported here: a monk and a lady. Footsteps and a dragging noise are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Molesworth Arms Hotel

    Wadebridge, Cornwall

    85.9 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    According to legend, every New Year's Eve, a phantom coachman pulls up to this hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Trout Inn

    Johnston, Devon

    89.2 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    Johnston, Devon

    89.2 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bodmin Jail

    Bodmin, Cornwall

    89.2 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The ghost of Selina Wadge is seen here holding the handkerchief which she held onto even after she was hanged. It is said that on the third floor, pregnant women become very emotional; this is thought to be Selina's presence. Other prisoners who have died here are reported and felt, ...


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    The Golden Fleece Inn

    Tremadog, Gwynedd

    89.4 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Supposedly the most haunted pub in York, guests have seen the spirit of Lady Alice Peckett (wife of the owner), wandering the halls and staircase, as well as moving furniture. Four other ghosts are thought to remain here, including that of Geoff Monroe, a Canadian airman who either jumped or ...


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    90 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    The spirit of Sidney Godolphin is allegedly here. He is said to wander the premise and even manifest right in front of people, then retreats by walking through a wall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Roche Rock

    Roche, Cornwall

    93.8 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    According to legend, a crook named Jan Tregeagle was murdered and came back from the dead to avenge his lost property (which he still failed to secure). Eventually he was banished and it is claimed that he resides here in the abandoned church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Weary Friar

    Johnston, Cornwall

    94.7 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A phantom is said to appear on the stairs. Chandeliers swing and other objects move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    B3212

    Johnston, Devon

    95 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    After a motorcyclist died near this patch of road in the 1920's it is said that he will sometimes prevent accidents from occurring by taking control of the car or motorcycle (usually, the driver will see his pair of hands steering). There is also a belief that the hands are ...


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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    95.3 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    This site used to be a prison; the last execution was of three witches, hanged in the 1680s. Some of those executed here are said to be restless in the afterlife and have been reported to disturb guests' hospitality here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Well House

    Exeter, Devon

    95.4 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    People claim to spot women in black gowns who suddenly vanish. The odor of perfume, lights flickering, and alarms going off are also common activity here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Exeter Cathedral

    Exeter, Devon

    95.5 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A monk and a nun are thought to have fallen in love and then chose to commit suicide to remain together. Both spirits are seen here, long after their deaths in circa 1400. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Well House Tavern

    Exeter, Devon

    95.5 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    It is said that a monk and a nun engaging in a love affair killed themselves at this location. Robed figures are seen, perfume scents are picked up, and alarms are known to go off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    95.7 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A friendly monk is reported here, but the guests don't mind him. Another figure dressed as a Royalist soldier has been seen in different bedrooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Ley Arms

    Johnston, Devon

    98.9 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    A negative presence is usually felt in the restaurant area and by the toilets. Doors will sometimes open and slam by themselves and the scent of cigarette smoke can also be picked up. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wheal Coates

    Johnston, Cornwall

    100.6 miles from Johnston, UK-Y7

    Wheal Coates was once a tin mine, but now the area is long abandoned and falling apart. The mine shaft is said to be haunted by former miners who died there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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