Haunted Places in Scalby, North Yorkshire



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    Scarborough Castle

    Scalby, England

    The beheaded ghost of Piers Gaveston is reported here. He is said to lunge at visitors and has a very malicious behavior. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nunnington Hall

    Scalby, North Yorkshire

    22.5 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A very strict mother loved her son, but locked her stepson in the attic. The stepson eventually disappeared (either escaping or being murdered), and soon the other child fell to his death. The heartbroken mother soon lost her sanity and long after her death, she and the two children are ...


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    Lady Le Gros

    Beverley, England

    30 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A Victorian gentleman, said to be the former landlord, was playful and had a habit of appearing and disappearing. Since a new landlady took over the pub, it is said that a psychic was brought here and laid his spirit (as well as others) to rest. Sadly, it was bulldozed in ...


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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    34.6 miles from Scalby, 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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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    39.1 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The ghost of an airman is said to be here; some of the electrical equipment acts up by itself as if someone is controlling it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    Scalby, North Yorkshire

    39.8 miles from Scalby, 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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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    40.1 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Staff and visitors say that a friendly ghost is here, but not much is known about it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    40.3 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Activity is common in the cellar; staff feels as if they are not alone and sometimes report being touched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    40.3 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The ghost of a highwayman, a woman walking her dog, and most commonly, a grey lady have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Saltmarshe Hall

    Saltmarshe, East Riding of Yorkshire

    42.8 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    From the early 19th century to mid-1970s, one family owned this estate, but all died off (some were known for their eccentric behaviours). The cellar and servant's quarters are where most ghost hunters hear noises, pick up EMF readings, or witness full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kiplin Hall

    Scalby, North Yorkshire

    46.6 miles from Scalby, 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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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    47.9 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Ghosts ranging from stagehands, former managers, and crying children have been reported here all throughout the theatre. Recently, a photograph captured two ghosts sitting in the distance lending to the belief that there's more ghosts here than previously thought! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    48.3 miles from Scalby, 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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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    Scalby, Darlington

    49.4 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A nun was said to have been bricked up alive here. Most activity stems from Room 2; usually the faucets will turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bradley Wood

    Scalby, North East Lincolnshire

    53.2 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Supposedly, a solemn looking woman (known as "The Black Lady") is seen here. She is reported to sometimes show up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    53.9 miles from Scalby, 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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    54.1 miles from Scalby, 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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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    57.2 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The ghosts here include a young boy found in Room 6; he is said to cry out looking for his mother. Meanwhile, a female spirit, nicknamed Betty, is also said to wander around looking for her son. In Room Seven, a large man is reported. Also, a medium has picked ...


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    Raby Castle

    Scalby, England

    59 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Charles Nevill, who plotted the Rising of the North in the Baron's Hall is reported in that room. Henry Vane the Younger is seen in the library without his head and the first Lady Barnard is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lumley Castle

    Scalby, County Durham

    59.7 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard ...


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    Hylton Castle

    Sunderland, England

    59.9 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Robert (or Roger) Skelton was a stableboy who was murdered and disposed of in a well. After his death, messes that were left overnight became tidied by the morning, the imprint of a body appeared in ash, and a cook say a naked boy saying he was cold (leading to ...


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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    59.9 miles from Scalby, 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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    Souter Lighthouse

    Scalby, Tyne and Wear

    60.3 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A couple ghosts have been reported here including Isobella Darling (a former occupant, now known for her activity in the kitchen) and a former lighthouse keeper named John. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The North East Aircraft Museum

    Scalby, Tyne and Wear

    60.7 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    In the first Hangar, a man is seen hiding behind an aeroplane, poltergeist activity is reported, and strange sounds such as banging and laughing are heard. In Hangar 2, the ghost of a man thought to have been murdered by a jealous husband is said to remain here. In Hangar ...


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    Marsden Grotto

    South Shields, England

    61 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A former gang member and smuggler named John the Jibber was actually an informer. His gang locked John in a barrel and hoisted him up, waiting for him to die slowly. John is still heard groaning throughout, and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel View Inn

    Low Eighton, Tyne and Wear

    63.4 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Activity here is common, but no one knows the source. One team of ghost hunters encountered poltergeist activity, balls of light, and drastic cold spots. Messages also come up on spirit boxes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    63.4 miles from Scalby, 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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    63.9 miles from Scalby, 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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    Willington Mill

    Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

    65.1 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A woman named Kitty supposedly got caught in one of the machines and died. She is seen and felt throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    65.1 miles from Scalby, 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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    Newcastle Castle Keep

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    66.8 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    "The Poppy Girl" is the nickname for a woman who was thrown in the castle prison, before suffering a horrific death. Visitor become aware of her presence because they will pick up the smell of flowers passing by. Another woman is seen in the chamber, monks are heard chanting, disembodied ...


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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    74.9 miles from Scalby, 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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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    75.1 miles from Scalby, 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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    77.1 miles from Scalby, 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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    RAF Metheringham

    Scalby, Lincolnshire

    79.2 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A young woman is often reported on the side of the road trying to get help. She'll often get into the vehicle of the driver (if permitted), but vanish before she reaches her destination (as well as leave behind a foul odour). She is believed to be a young woman ...


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    RAF East Kirby

    East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

    80.9 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The control tower has the most activity; people report hearing footsteps and feeling like they aren't alone. Numerous accidents have taken place here and those victims might be the ones responsible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    82.8 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Once used to make silk, the mills have since been replaced with an office. In the dye room, people reported the ghost of an abusive supervisor who is said to have murdered a woman who would often appear in Mill 1's top floor. Mood swings, nausea, and disorientation are reported ...


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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    82.9 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The ghost of a lady in grey has been seen. Nothing is known about her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Winnats Pass

    Scalby, England

    85.7 miles from Scalby, 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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    Brinkburn Priory

    Scalby, Northumberland

    88.2 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Former monks are seen in groups or heard chanting. In the cellar, a dark and violent entity has shoved people around. Other apparitions of a young girl and a woman in grey have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Schooner Hotel

    Alnmouth, Northumberland

    89.5 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Unexplained noises are heard in room 28; this includes screams, whispers, and conversations. In room 17, a ghostly child is said to ride a tricycle. It is believed that there are at least 60 ghosts here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Annesley Hall

    Scalby, Nottinghamshire

    90.5 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Two ghosts named Elizabeth and William are said to be here. A ghostly fog has also appeared in photographs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    92.7 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The wide variety of activity ranges from children who are seen or heard running down the halls, a woman seen peering out of the upper windows, a man walking his dog, two workers who were killed in the creation of this building, and various poltergeist phenomenon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    96.6 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    In the Entrance Hall, the spirits of a soldier, a lady, and a Victorian gentleman are seen. In the court, knocking is heard and shadows are seen. In the Cell Corridor, odd noises such as footsteps, keys rattling, and doors slamming are heard. The laundry room is known for random ...


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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    96.8 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Claiming to be England's oldest pub, glasses have been smashed by themselves, the scent of perfume fills the air (when no one is around), and a variety of ghosts have been reported here ranging from soldiers to evil entities. People who use the underground tunnels will sometimes report feeling violently ...


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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    99.6 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    A woman named Wilhemina caught on fire and died in Room 4. Guests have awaken to see her shadow at the foot of the bed, usually describing her as very unwelcoming. Her presence is accompanied by humming and a lavender scent. A male presence is also thought to be in ...


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    The Jorrocks

    Derby, Derby

    103.2 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Once the George Inn and Lafferty's Pub, a woman's skull is still here and said to come with poltergeist activity (when the skull was sent to be examined, similar activity followed in that location). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    103.3 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    In case you want to see the most activity, visit between October and December for a peak in occurrences. Around this time, you might see full-bodied apparitions in the corridors, become mysterously sick within the cells, feel suffocated, uneasy, and watched, all while encountering a variety of sinister ghosts including ...


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    Chillingham Castle

    Chillingham, Northumberland

    103.8 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    Shadows have been seen in the courtyard, one ghost in the chamber is unseen, but gives off an eerie feeling, a conversation between two unseen men carries on in the chapel, and in the 'Inner Pantry', a woman in white approaches people begging for water, but vanishes soon after. (Submitted by ...


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    Elvaston Castle

    Scalby, Derbyshire

    103.9 miles from Scalby, UK-J7

    The ghost the Grey Lady is said to be here. A maid who killed herself is also sometimes seen, as well as that of a gardener or gamekeeper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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