Haunted Places in Kenley, Croydon



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    Oakhurst Grange School

    Caterham, Surrey

    3.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A private prep school for boys and girls ages 4-11 it seems unremarkable. however the building itself experienced several odd events after the late 1990's. The attic was renovated into a large art studio after years of neglect and there were several reports of students and faculty a like ...


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    Caesar's Nightclub

    London, Greater London

    8.5 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Now demolished (April 2015), the nightclub was once owned by a demonologist. The ghost of a woman named Ruth was commonly reported here, accompanied by the sound of footsteps and doors opening and closing by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    9.2 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    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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    Wimbledon Common

    London, England

    10.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed "The Laughing Highwayman", was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stockwell tube station

    London, Greater London

    10.8 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A very sociable workman is said to approach people, but disappear suddenly. He is thought to be the ghost of a man who died at this station in the 1950's. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Vauxhall station

    London, Greater London

    11.8 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A tall woman in brown clothing is seen in the tunnels. She is said to be seven feet tall. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Kennington tube station

    London, Greater London

    11.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The loop here is used for empty trains to reroute. Train drivers have reported an invisible guest walking through the carriages and opening doors to other compartments. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Hampton Court

    East Molesey, Greater London

    11.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The ghost of Catherine Howard is reported here, sometimes heard screaming, and a woman in grey, believed to be Sybil Penn has also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    12.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    In 1966, a famous photograph captured spectres ascending the Tulip Staircase. Nothing is known about these figures, but guests have reported seeing figures in out-of-date clothing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Barnes Common

    London, Greater London

    12.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    This cemetery is overrun by foliage and has been a victim of vandalism. If you come here at night, take caution; if you don't run into a hooligan, you might encounter the spirit of a nun that hovers around. Another legend involved an imp that would attack people in the ...


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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    12.3 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    While the claustrophobic atmoshpere might be explained by the location of the tunnel, sometimes, people don't feel like they are alone when crossing here. A pair in Victorian clothes have been seen taking this path, disappearing as people approach. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    12.4 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Grosvenor Hotel

    London, Greater London

    12.5 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A hooded monk is seen in the cellar, usually within one's peripheral vision; he is said to vanish when guests turn their heads to get a look at him. A woman named the 'Grey Lady' is also seen in the corridors; she is believed to have been a nun who ...


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    Palace of Westminster

    London, Greater London

    12.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Officers who use the basement room to stay overnight report as if someone is putting heavy pressure on their chests. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Westminster Abbey

    Deans Yd, Greater London

    12.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Father Benedictus is the name given to a monk who is said to appear quite solid and able to hold very long and polite conversations. Another ghost is that of a soldier is said to stand by his tomb in silence. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Westminster Bridge

    London, Greater London

    12.8 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Local lore states that on December 31st, just as the New Year bells chime, an apparition can be seen jumping from the bridge. Some claim that it is that of Jack the Ripper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The London Dungeon

    London, Greater London

    12.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    This building has it's share of history; ghosts ranging from the Plague to that of World War II are reported. Usually, people have reported shadowy figures, children playing ring-a-ring-o-roses, a naked man floating, and a dark figure believed to be that of Jack the Ripper. Doors open and close, the ...


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    Churchill War Rooms

    London, Greater London

    12.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Employees have found the hands of Churchill's wax dummy in different positions throughout the day; this catches the employees off guard because the dummy is behind glass. After closing hours, bootprints appear, doors are heard slamming shut, and the air feels colder. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Buckingham Palace

    London, Greater London

    12.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Major John Gwynne was secretary to King Edward VII, but shot himself after a bitter divorce. His presence is felt in the first floor room in which he ended his life, sometimes being seen or heard. A monk is also reported here said to have died in a cell that ...


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    St. James's Park

    London, England

    12.9 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    In the 18th century, a woman was murdered and then beheaded somewhere around here, but her murdered attempted to dispose of her here. While he was caught, she has been seen ever since, always covered in blood. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Grenadier

    London, Greater London

    13 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The ghost of a murdered officer is said to remain here. Other people say that there's an evil energy here who throws objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ministry of Defence

    London, Greater London

    13 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The Ministry of Defence was built over the site of the Whitehall Palace, dating back to the 12th century. In the Tudor Wine Cellar, patrol guards have seen a man walking through the corridors; when confronted, the man had vanished, or sometimes would walk through walls. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    13 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Beside this building are the Wapping Old Stairs; George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, is seen by the Thames as if he is patrolling. Low tide is said to be the most common time for something or someone to manifest. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hyde Park Corner tube station

    London, Greater London

    13.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A disembodied face has been seen here and might be the same ghost that gives people the feeling of being watched. Electrical breakers have been turned off and on by unknown forces and the temperature has suddenly dropped at times. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St James's Palace

    London, England

    13.1 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    An attempted murder on Ernest Augustus, former Duke of Cumberland, failed. Joseph Sellis, the valet of the Duke, was summoned, but found dead with his throat slit. It turned out that Sellis had attempted to assassinate the Duke, but failed. Sellis is sometimes seen with blood gushing down his neck ...


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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    13.2 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The Clink is one of the oldest prisons in London and a site for grizzly torture and interrogation methods. Most people will hear the noise of glass breaking and chains rattling, but poltergeist activity is also normal. Some shadows are reported and give a very gloomy and dreadful feeling. Submitted by ...


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    Hever Castle

    Kenley, Kent

    13.2 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    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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    Embankment tube station

    London, Greater London

    13.2 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Doors open and close for no reason. Cold spots are also felt around Pages Walk, accompanied by a very eerie and unwelcoming feeling. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    13.3 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Quite possibly London's most haunted spot, the activity includes the ghost of Thomas Becket (who was murdered on these grounds in 1170), Arbella Stuart (who can be found in her room), and Anne Boleyn, usually seen walking while carrying her head. Other spirits include two children supposedly murdered by ...


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    Chapel Royal of Saint Peter Ad Vincula - The Tower of London

    London, England

    13.3 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The body of Anne Boleyn was discovered underneath the floor. She is one of the most commonly reported ghosts in the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St Magnus-the-Martyr

    London, England

    13.3 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A monk has been seen in various locations throughout the church. A solemn feeling is also reported near the tomb of Miles Coverdale. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    13.3 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    As the oldest church in London, it should be no surprise that this one has a haunted reputation. A boy's choir practicing in the 1920's were surprised to see an elderly woman stop by and watch them. The choirmaster had thought he locked the doors... and was even more surprised ...


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    St Nicholas Chiswick

    London, England

    13.4 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Mary Fauconburg and Frances Rich, the daughter of Oliver Cromwell, are said to haunt this location. After Cromwell's death, his body was disinterred and beheaded publicly. The daughters are said to have bribed a guard to have his remains placed here, but his body is currently in an unmarked grave. ...


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    King William Street Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    13.4 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    This tunnel has been closed since 1900; however, a photographer in the 1980's managed to capture an apparition on camera. A ghostly fog also appears from time to time. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    50 Berkeley Square

    London, Greater London

    13.4 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A woman jumped to her death to end the abuse from her uncle in the early 19th century. Her ghost is said to scare people to death, including a maid who went insane and a sailor who died trying to flee from here. The ghost is said to appear as ...


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    St James's Church

    London, England

    13.4 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A mummified teenaged boy was discovered here in 1839. He is nicknamed 'Jimmy Garlick' and may be responsible for the objects that move themselves and the strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Aldwych Underground Station

    London, Greater London

    13.5 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    It is said that the ghost of an actress walks along the tracks here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwall Tunnel

    Kenley, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    People have reported a case of a phantom hitchhiker; he asks for a ride to visit his girlfriend, but vanishes before reaching the other end. It's believed to be the spirit of a motorcyclist who died in 1960. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A man in grey period-clothing is seen limping across the room before fading through the walls. It is also said that the ghosts of Joseph Grimaldi and Dan Leno have returned here in the afterlife and are very mischevious in their actions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The George

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Guests and workers report a cavalier of 17th century origin in the cellar. He is said to be quite harmless and usually will just stare at people. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Temple Church

    London, England

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Judge Henry Hawkins manifests in the gardens and is said to stay visible for an extended period. Cavaliers, knights, and those who once occupied this area are also said to haunt this location, sometimes being caught on photo. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kensington Palace

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The ghost of King George II is said to stand on the roof, although some people have heard his voice throughout the building. A man wearing white period clothing is reported in the courtyard and an elderly woman believed to be Queen Victoria's aunt is also seen here. Submitted by Chris ...


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    Bank and Monument stations

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Since the 19th century, a dark and foul apparition has been seen here, nicknamed "The Black Nun". It is said that she remains here because she is awaiting the return of her brother who had long since been executed. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Covent Garden tube station

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    19th century actor William Terriss was murdered nearby and is said to haunt this tube. He is usually dressed quite formally (light gloves, grey jacket, and top hat). Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St Paul's Cathedral

    London, Greater London

    13.6 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    In All Souls' Chapel, an old clergyman (apparently accompanied by a mysterious, high-pitched whistling noise) is seen. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    13.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper was discovered here in 1888. Some people say that as the anniversary of her death approaches (September 30th), her figure is seen nearby the spot in which she was murdered. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    13.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph's is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    13.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The station was built over a plague pit supposedly containing 1,000 bodies. The ghosts here are said to be protective; one story involves an electrician who was shocked with 20,000 volts after a mistake during a normal repair. A transparent figure of an elderly woman was seen beside him and ...


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    Handel and Hendrix in London

    London, Greater London

    13.7 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    A taller woman is seen here and sometimes, people can smell her perfume. She could possibly be an opera performer who would visit Handel when he still occupied this house. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Bailey

    London, Greater London

    13.8 miles from Kenley, UK-C8

    The site of many public executions, many say those executed still remain in the building, usually in the 'Dead Man's Walk' (where they were led to be hung). Other people say that plague victims are reported in this location (as thousands of them were buried nearby). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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