Haunted Places in bourton, Gloucestershire



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    Ettington Park Hotel

    bourton, Warwickshire

    10.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    This location was used as the set for the 1963 horror film The Haunting, but the location itself has more to offer. Reports of several Victorian-era ghosts are seen including that of a woman, a servant, and former occupants Edward Shirley, as well as two of the Shirley children who ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    10.6 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A woman named Lady Emma is seen in a white dress floating through walls. In the library, a man has been seen accompanied by a dog, and a Victorian woman has been seen throughout. A monk, an army officer, and two children who drowned are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    14.1 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A headless horsemen is seen riding down this street. He was knocked off of his horse, interrogated for his political connections, then beheaded. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Holt Hotel

    bourton, Oxfordshire

    17.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A highwayman named Claude Duval occupied this building and killed the former landlord. In Room 3, guests feel as if they are being watched and beds shake by themselves. Sometimes, heavy footsteps are heard walking down the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    18.6 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A mother named Elizabeth, and her son, Christopher, are seen here; Christopher is quite playful with the guests. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    21.4 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, playwright, and later, Commissioner of Treasury, restored this castle to the condition that it currently remains in, but was murdered by his servant after an argument ensued. Greville died here and has been seen in his former study room, sometimes standing in the shadows watching ...


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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    bourton, Swindon

    23.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Guests and staff alike have encountered the apparition of a tall man who haunts the establishment. Other strange activity reported hear includes ghostly laughter and strange noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Oxford Castle

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    25.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Full-bodied shadows and faces have appeared on camera here. A woman is seen at the castle mound, white mist is seen by the stairs, and footsteps are commonly heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Oxford

    Oxford, England

    25.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Oxford is the second-oldest surviving university in the world, dating back to 1096. The most commonly reported ghost is that of a former master named Obadiah Walker, seen in the front quad. King Charles I, beheaded in his prime, is seen at Christ Church College, as has one of his ...


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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    27.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A cavalier has been reported in the bar and lounge. Sometimes, objects are thrown around. Room 2 is said to be the most active site here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    bourton, Wiltshire

    28.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A former resident of the early twentieth century vicarage reportedly saw a disembodied pair of legs dressed in grey flannel trousers wandering through the property before vanishing on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Clifton Hotel and Brewery

    Swindon, Swindon

    29.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    This hotel and brewery is haunted by a poltergeist who likes to throw glasses and break sherry bottles. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Planks Auction Rooms

    Swindon, Swindon

    29.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    These historic auction rooms have been converted to apartments, but alleged hauntings have been reported ever since there conversion. Tenants have reported loud crashes and bangs when there is no one around, and a pale face that peers from the upper floor windows before vanishing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Woodchester Mansion

    bourton, Gloucestershire

    29.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The chapel is said to have the most activity; it is said that Satanic rituals once took place in here and with it. A tall apparition as well as an element have settled in, possibly because of it. Other figures around the mansion include an elderly woman who grabs visitors, ...


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    Harrow Inn

    Wanborough, Swindon

    30 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    People have reported hearing the sounds of a spectral horse and coaches crashing outside the inn, and seeing a worried man in period clothing rushing through the inn as if searching for something. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Check Inn

    bourton, Swindon

    30.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Staff and customers at this old pub have reported seeing apparitions in period clothing wandering through the bar area that vanish suddenly when approached. Various visitors have reported experiencing the vision of a man in a powdered wig writing poetry. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    31.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Screams are sometimes heard early in the morning. A crying boy has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Owlpen Manor

    bourton, Gloucestershire

    31.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Four ghosts have made their presence known here: the first if that of Queen Margaret of Anjou who returned here in death because of the joy it brought her in life. In the east wing, a monk in black; people are unsure whether or not he was fleeing from a ...


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    The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

    31.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The Grey Lady is seen in the James Ody room; she was said to have an unhappy marriage and wound up here. In the Foe room, the door was jammed from the inside, but when workers went inside to investigate, found nothing wrong. Objects have been smashed and cold spots ...


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    Coundon Court

    bourton, England

    31.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A nanny fell to her death here and had been seen by staff members on the staircase by the library. The founder of the academy, George Singer, has also been seen from time to time looking out the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chiseldon House Hotel

    Chiseldon, Swindon

    32.4 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    There are reports of a poltergeist haunting this historic hotel, including pictures that move by themselves and the sound of a cannon being fired emanating from the downstairs kitchen. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hellens Manor

    bourton, Herefordshire

    32.4 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    bourton, Warwickshire

    32.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    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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    Littledean Jail

    bourton, Gloucestershire

    33.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    It's common to hear children crying in the lower sections. A man in a green uniform is seen in the courtroom and the former jailer is said to throw people around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Crown Inn

    bourton, Wiltshire

    34.6 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Guests hear have been harassed by an unseen presence, which blows on their necks, pushes them, brushes against them and even twists their ears. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    New Alexandra Theatre

    Birmingham, England

    34.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Leon Salberg, once a manager to this locale, died in this building and has been seen here ever since. A former head of the wardrobe department, a man in a top hat, a grey lady, a stage manager who jangles his keys, and entity who drains from electrical equipment have ...


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    34.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    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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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    35.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Supposedly the site of many pagan rituals when it was first built, this site is location to a woman who can be found in "The Witch's Room". She was accused of witchcraft in the early 16th century and later burned at the stake, but remains here. Another room, "The Bishop's ...


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    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

    Birmingham, England

    36 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Security footage caught a grey phantom that staff and security believed was responsible for triggering a burglary alarm. Crying has also been heard and the ghost of a ward sister was also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    36.4 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    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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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    36.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A woman who was locked upstairs (either by a jealous who caught her having an affair or by her father who caught her trying to elope) where she spent the rest of her days. Guests have reported her as well a young man who hung himself on the property. The ...


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    37 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    37 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    37.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    This home has a history of tragedy ranging from a lovers' suicide pact, to a man who died of heartbreak when he found out about his wife's affair; the woman in the pact and the heartbroken man are both reported here. One strange report involves a man in a black ...


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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    37.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The two most well-known ghosts are that of Amelia (who died during childbirth) and is known for making the chandelier swing around, and that of a man who sits alone in the dining room appearing and disappearing spontaneously. Many others ghosts are thought to frequent here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    37.9 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Once used for war, the tunnels became used as a nuclear bunker. Shadows with a dark mass are seen and ectoplasmic mist is shows up in pictures. Six deaths are said to have happened down here and they could possibly be the spirits people encounter. In the canteen area, a ...


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    The Avebury Stone Circle

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    38.6 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A certain energy is given off by the stones here; one man was crushed to death in the 14th century by one of these monoliths and other legends give the idea that these stones are protected by guardians. Shadowy figures are seen among them and voices are heard singing at ...


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    The Red Lion

    bourton, Wiltshire

    38.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A woman named Florie was thrown down a well after being caught having an affair. She is known to throw things, haunt the ladies' washroom, and has been seen walking about. A bearded man has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Lodge

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    38.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    This historic bed and breakfast is haunted by at least three apparitions. Guests have seen the apparition of a young woman, a man in Georgian clothing and a phantom coach drawn by four jet black horses. Staff have heard a voice which speaks to them in French. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Avebury Church

    Avebury, Wiltshire

    38.7 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A local riding past the churchyard on a bicycle reported seeing a tall white apparition standing there. I myself have visited this church, and have seen a shadowy figure sitting at a pew near the front. After mentioning this comment to a local, he reported having seen strange lights and ...


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    Littlecote House

    bourton, England

    38.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Will Darrell once occupied this home until death from a horseback accident. His ghost, as well as a woman in blue have been reported. Perhaps one of the more stranger sightings is that of a midwife carrying a baby; they are thought to have died in a fire started by ...


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    The Station Hotel

    Dudley, West Midlands

    39.4 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A female servant named Elizabeth was murdered by the hotel manager; she is the most commonly seen ghost here. A writer who knew of Elizabeth's murder, two children, and a man sitting in Room 214 have also been picked up here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    39.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The most famous ghost here is the Grey Lady. Dorothy Beaumont, thought to be the aforementioned phantom, died during childbirth and demanded to be buried next to her child and that her husband not attend the funeral. However, neither of her wishes were granted and she still wanders about, sometimes ...


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, England

    39.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A woman called 'The Grey Lady' died from grief after her daughter's death. She has been seen throughout and a photograph recently surfaced believing they had caught her image. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    39.5 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    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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    The Rectory

    Yatton Keynell, Wiltshire

    39.6 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    A local guide on haunted buildings referred to the rectory as one of the most haunted buildings in town, but the origin of the haunting is unknown. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Magpie

    Chippenham, England

    39.8 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    This store is located in a former tavern, and is believed to be haunted by three apparitions. The first is that of a man in a Trilby hat, who has been seen by staff and customers on the ground floor. The other apparitions are of a middle-aged woman and her ...


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    Five Alls Public House

    Chippenham, England

    40.1 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    The public house is rumoured to be haunted by an old woman, a former tenant of the inn. People have reported furniture moving around by itself and lights that turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    42.3 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    King John's bedroom was once used as a courtroom where many were sentenced to death; visitors have described an odd and unexplainable atmosphere in here. In this room, a baby is also heard crying. Guests who visit the Hanging Room have described the sensation of being choked, like the prisoners ...


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    Chapel Cottage

    bourton, England

    42.3 miles from bourton, UK-E6

    Townspeople believe a witch used to live on this old cottage on Forest Road, and people driving past the cottage have reported seeing her peering out from the upper floor of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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