Haunted Places in ampleforth, North Yorkshire



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    Nunnington Hall

    ampleforth, North Yorkshire

    5.8 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Busby Stoop Inn

    ampleforth, North Yorkshire

    12.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    16.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Kiplin Hall

    ampleforth, North Yorkshire

    22.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    23.5 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    24.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    24.8 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    26.3 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    28.3 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    28.4 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Scarborough Castle

    ampleforth, England

    30 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    ampleforth, Darlington

    31.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    31.9 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    35.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Saltmarshe Hall

    Saltmarshe, East Riding of Yorkshire

    36.2 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Lady Le Gros

    Beverley, England

    37.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    38.3 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    38.5 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    38.6 miles from ampleforth, 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

    ampleforth, England

    38.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    39.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    42.1 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    42.4 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    A Victorian girl has been seen and heard running up and down the stairs. She is said to frequent the pool room which is why some people avoid it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    42.5 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    A poltergeist has a reputation to throw glasses around. Two people in period clothing are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    43.9 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    A former landlady's presence is reported here. She is said to have been an avid lover of the wild cats, ringing a bell to let them know that food was ready. The ringing of the bell is still heard to some. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tan Hill Inn

    ampleforth, North Yorkshire

    45.6 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lumley Castle

    ampleforth, County Durham

    48.4 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Conisborough Castle

    Conisbrough, England

    49.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Hylton Castle

    Sunderland, England

    51.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The North East Aircraft Museum

    ampleforth, Tyne and Wear

    52 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The Angel View Inn

    Low Eighton, Tyne and Wear

    52.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    53.1 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    The house here was owned by a descendant of Alice Nutter, executed in the 1612 witch trials. Phantom monks are reported here as well as that of a servant girl who travels between here and Lower Wellhead farm. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pendle Hill

    ampleforth, England

    53.1 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Lower Well Head Farm

    ampleforth, Lancashire

    53.2 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    This was the site of a series of witch trials in 1612. 10 mysterious murders resulted in the conviction and torture of around a dozen people who still remain here. Dark figures are seen outside; inside, people have reported hearing the sounds of something being dragged. A little girl is ...


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    Souter Lighthouse

    ampleforth, Tyne and Wear

    54.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Marsden Grotto

    South Shields, England

    54.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    55.9 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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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    Newcastle Castle Keep

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    56.7 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Willington Mill

    Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

    56.9 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    58.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

    ampleforth, Northumberland

    58.5 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    The spirit of Dorothy Forster is said to be here, whose brother, Tom Forster, was part of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    58.5 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    60.8 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    61 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain. This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England. Parts ...


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    Bradley Wood

    ampleforth, North East Lincolnshire

    61.1 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    62.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    62.6 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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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    Winnats Pass

    ampleforth, England

    65.6 miles from ampleforth, 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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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    66.1 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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

    ampleforth, Lancashire

    66.1 miles from ampleforth, UK-J7

    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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