Haunted Places in Llandawke, Carmarthenshire



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    Dylan Thomas Boathouse

    Laugharne, Wales

    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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    Kidwelly Castle

    Kidwelly, Wales

    8.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    8.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Stradey Castle

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    14.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    14.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    15.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    15.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    15.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    15.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    15.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    Llandawke, Carmarthenshire

    19.8 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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)

    Llandawke, Carmarthenshire

    21.5 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    A4076

    Johnston, Wales

    21.6 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    24.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    30.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    Llandawke, Powys

    34.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Abbey Works

    Llandawke, Wales

    35.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    Llandawke, Neath Port Talbot

    35.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    46.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    47.1 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    49.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

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


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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    51.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Miskin Manor

    Llandawke, Wales

    51.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    52.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    The most commonly encountered occupant here is "Mattie", a former housekeeper from the 19th century, said to still be in the room in which she died. A Little boy is also said to be here, tugging on visitor's clothing. The ghosts here also make a common appearance on video or ...


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    Thatched Inn

    Llandawke, Devon

    53.2 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    55.5 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    56.2 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    56.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    A woman is seen in Room 2; she is believed to Mary Anne Vaughan, still waiting for her husband, Roger, to come home. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    57.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    59.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    59.8 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Baskerville Hall

    Llandawke, Powys

    60.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    A figure known as "The White Lady" is seen in the rose garden and an unidentified man is spotted on the main staircase. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    64 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    Llandawke, Powys

    68.8 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    An ancient, nearby Roman road was said to be the site of a ghostly army marching by. An Elizabethan housekeeper has been seen and strange light anomalies are also common. The current owner has reported strange banging noises and unexplained voices. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas yn Rhiw

    Rhiw, Gwynedd

    73 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    73.2 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    This estate has been present since the twelfth century, but the building, as it is today, was built in the 1840s. While it is a popular tourist site, many guests and employees have seen a woman on the top floor; she is believed to have been a nurse in the ...


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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    74.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    Llandawke, Devon

    74.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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 Wellington Hotel

    Boscastle, Cornwall

    75.3 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Tors Hotel

    Llandawke, Devon

    75.9 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Trout Inn

    Llandawke, Devon

    76 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    Llandawke, Devon

    76 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    76.6 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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 Highwayman Inn

    Llandawke, Devon

    76.6 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Llyn Peninsula

    Llandawke, Wales

    77.7 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    79.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    81 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    The Golden Fleece Inn

    Tremadog, Gwynedd

    82 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    83.4 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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

    83.5 miles from Llandawke, UK-X7

    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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