Haunted Places in abbots ripton, Cambridgeshire



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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    abbots ripton, England

    7.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A woman named Juliet Tewsley hung herself on March 17th, 1050 after suffering from a case of a bad broken heart. She is said to return every March 17th on the eve of her suicide. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kimbolton School

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    10.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The ghost of Catherine of Aragon is seen here, having it once been her home. She is usually seen walking in the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Peterborough Museum

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    13.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    With a trip here, you might find yourself face to face with Thomas Hunter, who died during World War I. A sword in the gallery is to have a Roman soldier attached to it; another dark presence is on the first floor by recreation or period shops. Objects are thrown, ...


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    Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    13.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Before it was a museum, this was a World War I hospital. An Australian named Thomas Hunter has been seen here since hours after his passing in 1916; he is usually on the staircase. In the cellar, a hooded figure slams doors and throws objects. Some five other ghosts are ...


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    The Talbot Hotel

    Oundle, Northamptonshire

    13.8 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A lady in black is known to appear and vanish by the staircase. She is rumored to be Mary, Queen of Scots. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wysing Arts Centre

    abbots ripton, Cambridgeshire

    14.7 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Once a home to another family before being turned into an art museum, one of the former homeowners is said to reside here. The original house is said to have burned down and killed the entire family. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    17.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The University of Cambridge dates back to 1209 and has been ranked as one of the best universities in the world. With quite a history, it should be no surprise that Cambridge has had its share of paranormal reports. In the Old Master's Lodge, Henry Butts took his own life ...


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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    30.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A ghostly woman believed to be Oliver Cromwell's mistress has been seen here. The apparition of a ghostly soldier is more commonly seen and heard in the corridors of the hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    31.8 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    In the fifteenth century, the Battle of Northampton took place here. Along with the ghosts of deceased soldiers, nuns are also reported here. In the cellar, objects move and voices are heard. The enery responsible for it isn't said to be a good one. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Woburn Abbey

    abbots ripton, England

    32.7 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The Abbot of Woburn denounced the king and was hanged for his opinion; he was seen standing beside the old tree from which he hanged, yet, is no longer thought to be there. In the Butler's Pantry, a strange brown blur is seen (said to resemble a monk). Duchess Mary ...


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    Minsden Chapel

    abbots ripton, Hertfordshire

    33.1 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brocket Arms

    abbots ripton, Hertfordshire

    37.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    38.1 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A little girl who was run over by a stagecoach is seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    39.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Guests feel watched, smell perfume or grow cold here. They have reported seeing a monk in the main bedroom suite and have seen the former landlady, Elizabeth, in the drawing room. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    39.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Former keeper, Elizabeth Radcliffe still haunts her old property, as does a hooded monk seen in the main suite bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rising

    abbots ripton, Norfolk

    39.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Former French royalty, Queen Isabella, was thought to be responsible for the death of King Edward II (see: Berkeley Castle). After his death, she lived the rest of her life here and was said to have gone mad. People have heard screaming and maniacal laughter. Apparitions and mist have also ...


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    Sandringham House

    abbots ripton, Norfolk

    42.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Poltergeist activity is reported here; books fly off of shelves, blankets are pulled, footsteps are heard, cold blasts of air are felt, lights turn off and on, and a wheezing noise is heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    42.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The former owner of the hotel, Angelina, was pushed down the stairs by her lover when he learned she was pregnant. She is still here, as are two other spirits that can't seem to cross over. The first is the spirit of a little girl looking for her family, the ...


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    Borley Rectory

    abbots ripton, Essex

    43.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Supposedly one of the most haunted locations in the United Kingdom, apparitions have appeared in photographs, objects have moved on their own, and out-of-place-looking figures have been witnessed all over the grounds of this house. Supposedly, a monk and nun tried to elope around here, but were caught and killed ...


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    The Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    43.7 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The library is known for the White Lady (who is also said to move furniture around). In the courtyard, a ghostly cat and dog are seen, a cavalier is reported, and the spirit of a policeman has made his presence known. Burglar alarms are also known to go off for ...


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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    43.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A team of investigators claim that multiple spirits reside here including a Victorian woman usually seen on the staircase or by the garden, a man in one of the upstairs rooms (who is apparently a very negative force), a child and a chef that both died of Tuberculosis, and a ...


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    45.2 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A rather cruel man nicknamed 'One-Handed Boughton’ continued his reign of terror even after his death. His ghost was so vicious, a team of clergymen attempted to exorcise his spirit, but he only returned later on. Footsteps, groaning, growling, and other unusual noises are still heard. Mysterious figures have also ...


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    The Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    45.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A marriage was going to take place out of wedlock, but the groom left the altar and the bride took her own life. She is most commonly seen in Room 15; it is here where she hung herself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Raynham Hall

    abbots ripton, Norfolk

    49.8 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Quite possibly the most famous ghost photo was taken at this location. The ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole (referred to as 'The Brown Lady') has been seen here since the 1830's. She has been throughout the building wearing a brown dress. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    abbots ripton, Warwickshire

    51.7 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A hooded monk is seen, thought to be Abbott Geoffrey; Geoffrey was murdered in 1345 (perhaps he's the poltergeist also reported in the kitchen). A young woman named Matilda also has a history with this house. She had become pregnant by the master of the house, yet he refused to ...


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    52.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A bell ringer was supposedly murdered on the stairwell of this pub. Sometimes people will hear his screaming from the area of where he died. Other people say that the man who murdered him, a farmer, is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    RAF Metheringham

    abbots ripton, Lincolnshire

    52.5 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    52.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    RAF East Kirby

    East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

    52.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    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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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    52.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A 17th century woman is said to remain here as is the ghost of another figure, yet to be identified. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Avenue House

    London, Greater London

    54.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The spirits said to remain here are a woman who wanders around the premise (believed to be the former governess), a bitter man who can be found in the Turret Room, and a child who was locked in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    54.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A lady who supposedly committed suicide is said to remain here. People said that they have seen her apparition or heard her screams. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    55.1 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    This old terrace house is reportedly haunted by a violent poltergeist, who forced a family to leave after throwing objects around and making mysterious banging noises. It has been dubbed the 'Hornsey Coal Ghost' and is believed to be one of those buried in the garden which was a former ...


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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    55.8 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    This housing estate was built in the 1940's, but the land it was built on was the site of a former asylum. Residents have reported sighting the apparition of a shadowy figure with an evil face gliding through rooms and corridors of the estates, as well as seeing the figure ...


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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    55.9 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    This former gothic mansion was recently refurbished as a block of apartments, but resident still report instances of paranormal activity. Strange flickering flights have been seen moving around the upper floors, and loud footsteps and other disembodied noises have been heard. Chanting can be heard in some parts of the ...


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    The Gate House

    London, Greater London

    56.1 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A woman named Mother Marnes was murdered here; she is said to be seen wearing all black. Other people have been pushed, heard unusual noises, or felt very unwelcomed, particularly in the ballroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    56.2 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    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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    The Flask

    London, Greater London

    56.2 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    An unidentified woman has been seen here. She likes to swing the lights and move glasses, but if the temperature makes a sudden drop, she could be about to make a full-bodied appearance. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    56.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    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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    Preston Manor

    Wembley, Greater London

    56.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A wrongly excommunicated nun, nicknamed "The White Lady", haunted here from the 16th century until the late 19th century demanding a Christian burial. a skeleton was uncovered while doing work on the house and was thought to belong to her; since the discovery, the apparitions of her ceased. A woman ...


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    Highgate Cemetery

    London, Greater London

    56.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The two most commonly seen ghosts are that of a woman in grey often searching around frantically (the common belief is that she's looking for her children whom she killed) and a robed man who can be viewed from afar, but disappears when viewed too close. Another figure is said ...


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    56.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    The sounds of a former murder from the beginning of the 20th century have been heard here. Generally, it's described as the sound of someone being chased, then choking to death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    56.6 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Children can be heard running up and down the street at unusual hours, despite the road being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    56.7 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Former owner, Lord Marney is said to be displeased with how his home has turned out to be so he chooses to remain here to haunt it; he is seen going up and down the spiral staircase or by his former bedroom. A Victorian woman in grey clothing is seen ...


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    The Fox and Fiddler

    Colchester, England

    57.2 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    57.2 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A little girl named Alice was murdered here and has remained here since her death in 1638. She's usually seen in rooms 5, 6, and 10; some believe she also appears as a woman. A monk is seen in the halls and a little boy is seen in the Parliament ...


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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    57.3 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A man named James Parnell was imprisoned here until his death. Part of his punishment involved having to climb a rope in order to obtain his food, but never recovered after a fall. James is reported throughout the building since his unfortunate passing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    57.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    Guests have reported the presence of a woman in white; it is believed to Miss Anne Lisle due to many people feeling as if someone is standing behind them in the same room as her portrait. A lady in grey is also reported in the East Lodge; her presence is ...


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    The Hellfire Caves

    West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

    57.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A man named Paul Whitehead was once the secretary to the Hellfire Club. After his death in 1774, he wanted his heart to be placed in an urn which was on display until it was stolen. He seen wandering around, supposedly looking for his heart. A ghost of a teenager ...


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    The George and Dragon Hotel

    abbots ripton, Buckinghamshire

    57.4 miles from abbots ripton, UK-C3

    A spirit who has since become known as "The White Lady" has been seen here. She is believed to have killed by a former lover and her footsteps can heard throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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