Haunted Places in barnoldswick, Lancashire



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    Pendle Hill

    barnoldswick, England

    5.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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

    barnoldswick, Lancashire

    6.3 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    6.4 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    9.6 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    11 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    11.2 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    East Riddlesden Hall

    Riddlesden, West Yorkshire

    12.6 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    15 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    18.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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

    barnoldswick, Lancashire

    18.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Bolling Hall

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

    20.5 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Chingle Hall

    barnoldswick, Lancashire

    21.2 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    23.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    24.4 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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

    25.3 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    25.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    26 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Thurnham Hall

    barnoldswick, England

    26.3 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    A lady in green is seen inside and in the garden; this is said to be the former homeowner, Elizabeth Dalton. A cavalier and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grand Theatre, Lancaster

    Lancaster, England

    26.6 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    A lady in grey, believed to be Sarag Siddons, is seen here. In her lifetime, Siddons played Lady Macbeth here, but after death she might be the one that is reportedly seen throughout. A male spirit named Harald is also believed to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    26.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    A female spirit is said to occupy the ladies' toilets; a man murdered somewhere in the 16th or 17th century is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lancaster Castle

    Lancaster, England

    26.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    Lancaster Castle was used as a prison for accused witches and heretics before meeting their fate by execution. On the premise, the ghosts of an elderly lady, a middle-aged woman, a monk, and child running about have all been reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    29.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    In the main auditorium, people have been pushed, slapped, and harrassed by someone who isn't there. In the dressing romo, a failed actress is heard muttering and commonly is said to have a moody energy. The cellar has the highest amount of psychic energy here; people have had sudden mood ...


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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    30.1 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Temple Newsam

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

    30.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    31.1 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    31.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

    32.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Levens Hall

    barnoldswick, Cumbria

    33.7 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Lytham Hall

    barnoldswick, England

    34.5 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    35.5 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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 Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    35.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool, Blackpool

    36.5 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Tan Hill Inn

    barnoldswick, North Yorkshire

    37.2 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

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


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    Busby Stoop Inn

    barnoldswick, North Yorkshire

    37.6 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Pontefract Castle

    Pontefract, England

    39 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Kiplin Hall

    barnoldswick, North Yorkshire

    39.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Tatton Old Hall

    barnoldswick, Cheshire East

    41.4 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    barnoldswick, Cheshire East

    41.7 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    An apparition is seen walking into the bathroom. In the middle of the night, guests here banging and other strange noises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    42.1 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    42.5 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Winnats Pass

    barnoldswick, England

    42.8 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    43.7 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    York Guild Hall

    York, York

    44.7 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    46 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    46.9 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    47.1 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Liverpool, England

    48 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    48.1 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Epstein Theater

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    48.2 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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    Saint James Mount and Gardens

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    48.3 miles from barnoldswick, UK-H2

    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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