Haunted Places in Aintree, Liverpool



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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    Recent security footage captured a figure in the bushes; the identity of it is said to either be Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton or William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton (both are said to haunt here). Inside the building, a child is seen in the ...


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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    3.1 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Newsham Park Hospital used to be an orphanage before it housed the sick. It now lays abandoned, but photographs and investigations have picked up the presence of a child upstairs. The building is said to have an oppressive atmosphere and visitors should expect the sounds of someone running or dragging ...


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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    4.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Butlers dressed in Victorian clothing are said to be on the premises as well as phantom cars that are seen in the front. The most well-known ghost here is a woman with black eye sockets believed to a banshee. She is said to roam the grounds of the location early ...


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Liverpool, England

    4.5 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A caretaker named Les slipped on the icy roof and broke his leg, later dying of exposure to the cold. Whenever unaccountable events occur, figures show up in photographs, noises are heard, or something is seen, the saying is: "It must have been Les". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Epstein Theater

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    4.8 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Numerous suicides are said to have happened here. One figure seen here is a man who broke his neck (more often seen in the dressing rooms); his appearance usually signifies bad luck or tragedy about to occur. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    James Street Railway Station

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    4.9 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A ghostly soldier is seen at the station and even riding between stations at times. He is said to have a WWI outfit and thin moustache. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Saint James Mount and Gardens

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    5.1 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The ghost of William Huskisson is reportedly seen limping around his mausoleum (he was the first man to be killed by a locomotive in 1830). Other ghosts are seen here in various portions of the cemetery. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mersey Tunnel

    Aintree, Merseyside

    5.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A series of accidents have occurred along this stretch resulting in numerous deaths. Since the 1960's, a female hitch-hiker has been reported standing on the side of the road, sometimes even manifesting in the middle of the road causing other accidents. About a dozen people died during the construction of ...


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    The Gaumont Cinema

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A woman who died during a game of bingo is said to remain here hoping to claim her reward and a man who hanged himself behind the screen is also reported. Bizarre shadows and lights are a common sight here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cammell Laird

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    6.5 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A flat-capped man in blue overalls is seen in the Construction Hall and an elderly woman has been reported near the kitchen. Other shadowy figures have been seen all over the premises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bidston Windmill

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    7.5 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Multiple ghosts are reported in this windmill. Among the ghosts that are seen here include a man who is seen usually as a vapor and a Satanist named Richard Tilly who supposedly attacks younger women. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leasowe Castle

    Aintree, England

    7.9 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A man and his son were locked away in here; to face an easier death than starvation, the man killed his son, then himself. The pair are seen together in the room in which they perished. Another ghost is said to be someone who started to appear after a fire ...


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    Speke Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    9.3 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    There are ghosts that reside here including the White Lady, a ghost gardener from the 19th century, a priest, and a cavalier known to interact with visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    9.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A cavalier was murdered in the cellar and has been reported in the men's washroom. Guests report hearing his footsteps as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    George and Dragon

    Chester, England

    18.7 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    It is said that the ghost of a Roman soldier wanders around here, as the building was supposedly built on a Roman burial ground. Footsteps can be heard as if a group of people are marching, even late at night. Most of the activity is believed to come from Room ...


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    Chez Jules

    Chester, Cheshire

    19 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Formerly the Old Fire Station, tales of a figure named 'Fireman Jack' reported a man dressed as a firefighter with a mustache, often smiling at the other firefighters. The site is now that of a French restaurant. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pied Bull

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    19 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The cellar is haunted by a man who stumbled down a staircase while holding a knife. Staff members refuse to go down alone because they feel his presence. Ghostly chambermaids are also seen here, still attending to their work. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thorntons PLC

    Chester, England

    19.1 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A jilted bride named Sarah hung herself in this building. She would throw objects around and give guests and staff the sense of being watched. However, activity here might have stopped after one psychic has claimed to have crossed Sarah into the afterlife to be reunited with her lover. (Submitted by ...


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    Stanley Palace

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    19.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The ghost of a woman named Elizabeth is said to manifest in old-fashion clothes. Other spirits include a man dressed in a World War II uniform, a lady with grey hair who is usually found around the piano, and a little girl who is thought to have died on the ...


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    Lytham Hall

    Aintree, England

    19.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The former owner, Cuthbert Clifton, is seen and heard stamping around his old grounds. A horse named Witch is also reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chester Walls

    Chester, England

    19.3 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A Roman soldier was murdered by the parents of his lover. Since his death, he has been reported between the ampitheatre and Newgate. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Kings Head

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    19.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Children are heard running around; it is said that they were murdered by their father who was caught in the middle of a love affair. Items are thrown at guests and employees, doors open and close by themselves, lights turn off and on by themselves; there's a reputation that at ...


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    Rowton Moor

    Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester

    20.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    In 1645, the Battle of Rowton Heath claimed the lives of countless. Royalist leader, Lord Bernand Stewart, died in the conflict and has been seen on horseback ever since. William Lawes, a court musician who also died in the battle, is still said to play his music. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    21.7 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Numerous ghosts are seen or felt here: an invisible hand that likes to pinch the bottoms of staff and visitors, a young boy and a young girl, Royalist soldiers from the Civil War, a lady in grey at the church, a tall man with white hair often seen in the ...


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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    22.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Having a reputation for being one of the oldest pubs in Britain (built in 1251), it also gained attention when a ghost was caught on security camera here. It is widely believed that James Stanley still remains here and might have been the figure in the footage. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    22.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Before being converted into a hotel, it was a nunnery. Either here or at a local abbey was the site in which a nun was bricked behind a wall; she's here and terrifies the visitors. One guest reported seeing a smoke-like figure holding a Bible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool, Blackpool

    23 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A ghost named "Cloggy" (named because of the sound his clogs make) haunts the ghost train. The ice rink is known to have the sounds of people ice skating on it despite being empty, a little girl is seen in Sir Hiram Maxim’s Gift Shop who moves objects, and the ...


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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    23.1 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A man in green and a man in black are the primary ghosts people have witnessed. A woman has been seen in the kitchen, and one of the former owners, Mary, is thought to be here, too, and another ghost, named Betty, targets children and yells at them. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Plas Teg

    Aintree, Flintshire

    23.9 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Many legends of death, murder, and suicide surround Plas Teg, but perhaps the most famous surrounds the Woman in White. While the identity of the ghost is often disputed between a woman who drowned or a woman who fell off of a horse, the figure (wearing white), is seen wandering ...


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    Tatton Old Hall

    Aintree, Cheshire East

    25.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Females should beware the spirit of a poacher named Tom, said to have a nasty reputation as a drunk and cruel person; he usually will target female guests and employees. A woman named "The Matriarch" is seen accompanied by a young girl, and in the spinning room, crying is frequently ...


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    25.7 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The ghost of Dorothy Southworth, nicknamed The White Lady, roams this location and is said to slap visitors on the back of the head. Many photographs have also captured disembodied faces. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Aintree, Lancashire

    25.7 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The main spirit here is that of Dorothy Southworth, referred to as the White Lady, seen in the corridors and halls. The bloodstains of an executed priest also reappear in the same place even though he died in the 16th century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chingle Hall

    Aintree, Lancashire

    26.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    26.9 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    In Room 10, the ghost of a large man is seen and accompanied by the sense of depression. A tall woman is also seen around the beds, and sometimes feel as if someone is sitting on the bed with them. A little girl and a woman are also reported. Submitted by ...


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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    27 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The most well-known ghost is that of the White Lady; while her identity is often disputed, it is agreed that she died in a tragic and heartbroken manner. The ghost cams here, as well pictures from visitors, capture many full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    27.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The most famous ghost here is that of the Blue Lady (she likes to rattle dishes and pans). Guests feel as if they are being followed, shadows, soldiers, a Victorian woman are seen, EVPs pick up voices, guests have been touched despite being alone, and EMF reading fluctuate fast. (Submitted by ...


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    Bodelwyddan Castle

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    27.4 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A Victorian woman is reported in the sculpture gallery, shadows are reported in the corridors, and soldier is known to also wander around. It is common to pick up orbs or light activity on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Denbigh Castle

    Denbigh, Wales

    28.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    In the eastern section, shadows are seen running about, and a boy's face looking out a window have been seen. Most commonly seen is the White Lady on the pathway to the Goblin tower. She is surrounded by a white mist. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    28.3 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Actor / director James Manxwell is reportedly still here since his death in 1995; he had a close association with being involved with shows put on since the mid-1970's. A Victorian woman is also seen here and is said to have "a passion to drink". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Llindir Inn

    Aintree, Denbighshire

    28.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    According to legend, a woman named Sylvia was strangled to death here. Things often go missing for a day, objects are moved around, and faucets turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ruthin Gaol

    Ruthin, Denbighshire

    29 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Only one inmate was executed here (William Hughes). Hughes is reported in the condemned man's cell and visitors (usually women) are touched by him. Heavy doors slam, sometimes one by one. A prison guard who vanished during his shift is also seen here. Visitors feel like they are being followed ...


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    Bodidris Hall

    Llandegla, Denbighshire

    29.1 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Five spirits are reported to haunt here. Among them, a monk, a soldier, a child, a woman, and a dog have been encountered throughout the premise. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pensarn Coast

    Aintree, Conwy

    29.5 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A ghost ship is reported to still sail along the Abergele coastline. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bull Hotel

    Abergele, Conwy

    29.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    A young man dressed in leather supposedly died in a motorcycle accident not too far from here; he is seen throughout. A monk believed to have slipped and died from his injuries also is reported, as is a woman. Unusual smells, cold spots, shadows, and unexplained noises are normal here. (Submitted ...


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    Gwrych Castle

    Aintree, Wales

    30.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Shadows and light anomalies are seen; a vortex is also here and has been photographed. EVP's and off EMF readings are also common. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    31.7 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Many workers have died here as a result of falling into the vats and drowning. The most commonly seen ghosts include a woman who sits at a table in the boardroom, a woman in a brown dress in the kitchen, and a figure in a brown cloak. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    32 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    Now permanently closed, this building once used to be a hospital. One ghost that has shown up in photograph is that of a doctor with a mask over his face. Many other ghosts are reported including a woman who was either a nurse or a nun, and some darker energy ...


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    The Old Hall Hotel

    Sandbach, Cheshire East

    32.6 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    The site of this building was once a manor that was destroyed in fire; numerous guests awaken early in the morning because they have a sensation that the hotel is burning down. Two preteen prostitutes have been heard giggling and move objects around. In the Bar and Lounge, keep an ...


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    34.2 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    An apparition has been photographed here numerous times and is believed to be a woman named Norah; another woman named Kitty is also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    34.3 miles from Aintree, UK-H8

    In 1947, actor Harold Norman was accidentally stabbed to death during a performance of Macbeth; he is said to have returned here in the afterlife. After the death of worker Carl Paulsen, a ghost resembling him started appearing, as well. Objects are known to move or fall down. (Submitted by Chris ...


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