Haunted Places in chard, Somerset



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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    An inscription by the fireplace has a reputation for being unphotographable using flash; anyone who attempts to will have the camera malfunction, photo show up blurry, or not even show up at all. Upstairs, a knight has been seen, by the fireplace, an evil-looking old man has been spotted, and ...


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    Bettiscombe Manor

    chard, England

    6.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A businessman named Azariah Pinney had a slave who requested to be buried back in his homeland; after the death, Pinney didn't satisfy the demands and opted to have the slave buried at the local cemetery. Unfortunately, a terrible scream would roar through until the body was taken back to ...


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    The Stables Bed and Breakfast

    Kilmington, Devon

    7.4 miles from chard, UK-M3

    I stayed in this historic barn conversion which was a former stable back in the eighteenth century, and experienced a great deal of paranormal activity. Throughout the night, I thought I heard sounds similar to the whinnying of a horse, even though there were none present. I also heard disembodied ...


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    Higher Filford Farmhouse

    chard, Dorset

    9.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This historic farmhouse is well known for its produce; and the entity that resides there. The apparition of an grey haired man in a red soldier's uniform allegedly haunts the cheese cellar underneath this house. If spoken to, he is known to disappear backwards into the cellar wall. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Royal Lion Hotel

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    9.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This historic inn dates back to the early seventeenth century, and is believed by many to be haunted. Witnesses have reported a ghostly most that materialises in the hotel hallways and the sounds of disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Mary's Church

    Beaminster, Dorset

    10.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The ghost of a murdered schoolboy named John Daniel has been seen here since the time of his death in 1728. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Clock House Inn

    chard, Dorset

    11.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    There are reports of various people sighting the apparition of a friendly young woman standing on the car park of the sixteenth century inn. Witnesses say she appears to have no legs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    11.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Bull Hotel

    Bridport, England

    13 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The upper floor of the hotel is reputedly haunted by children, who screams and cries have been heard by staff and guests. The apparition of a lady in a tweed outfit has been seen seated in the downstairs lobby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    New Look Boutique Store

    Sidmouth, England

    15.1 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This boutique store in this quaint seaside town is reportedly haunted by the apparition of a woman named Gladys, a former tenant of the building. Staff reportedly heard loud noises, disembodied footsteps and whispering noises. I myself visited this store after the local newspaper ran an article, and experienced the ...


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    Acorn Inn

    Evershot, Dorset

    15.8 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This sixteenth century inn was a former coaching house, and is now home to the spectre of a murdered highwayman. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Sidholme Hotel

    Sidmouth, England

    17.3 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A Victorian woman recently was caught on photograph. She is said to be the wife of the owner from 142 years ago. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Look

    Sidmouth, England

    17.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A medium was called here after employees kept experiencing items falling off of their racks, noises were unaccounted for, and voices were heard. Some people reported seeing a Victorian granny inside of here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennaway House

    Sidmouth, England

    17.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A young girl named Charlotte is reported here. Occurences became so frequent, one room is now called the Charlotte Room (where she is frequently seen). She is said to also move heavy objects and give guests the sense of not being alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ilchester Arms Public House and Hotel

    chard, Dorset

    21.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This historic tavern and inn has always been a pet friendly establishment, which explains why the apparition of a large black dog has been seen bounding through the hallways of the public house. The other apparitions reported are a coin collector (who has been seen and heard in various parts ...


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    New Inn

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    21.7 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The apparitions of two young girls have been seen playing together in the garden of this old inn, while the apparition of a tall bearded man in riding gears has been seen in the main bar area. Witnesses have also reported hearing the whinnying and stamping of a house in ...


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    Cerne Abbey

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    21.8 miles from chard, UK-M3

    There are many reported sightings of people seeing robed monks wandering the premises during dusk and dawn, even though the abbey hasn't been in use for centuries. Another witness has reported smelling frankincense while visiting the site. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Trout Inn

    chard, Devon

    23.8 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    chard, Devon

    23.8 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Wessex Royale Hotel

    Dorchester, Dorset

    25.3 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A phantom woman in a bonnet has been seen gazing down into the street by passers-by before she suddenly vanishes. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Exmouth Rugby Club

    Exmouth, England

    26 miles from chard, UK-M3

    CCTV caught a bar bell ringing by itself. Guests and workers have also noticed muffled voices despite the building being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    26.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This site used to be a prison; the last execution was of three witches, hanged in the 1680s. Some of those executed here are said to be restless in the afterlife and have been reported to disturb guests' hospitality here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Well House Tavern

    Exeter, Devon

    26.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    It is said that a monk and a nun engaging in a love affair killed themselves at this location. Robed figures are seen, perfume scents are picked up, and alarms are known to go off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Exeter Cathedral

    Exeter, Devon

    26.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A monk and a nun are thought to have fallen in love and then chose to commit suicide to remain together. Both spirits are seen here, long after their deaths in circa 1400. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Powderham Castle

    chard, England

    26.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A mother and her child were walled up alive and are still felt here. A Grey Lady walks between the castle and the church; her appearance is said to be a bad omen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Well House

    Exeter, Devon

    26.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    People claim to spot women in black gowns who suddenly vanish. The odor of perfume, lights flickering, and alarms going off are also common activity here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    27.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A friendly monk is reported here, but the guests don't mind him. Another figure dressed as a Royalist soldier has been seen in different bedrooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    27.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Both the caves and the nearby mill have had their share of tragedy. In the caves, a skeleton from the 11th century was uncovered and is thought to have belonged to a witch who still haunts the cave; a diver also lost life in here in 1949. In the mill, ...


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    The Ley Arms

    chard, Devon

    28.3 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A negative presence is usually felt in the restaurant area and by the toilets. Doors will sometimes open and slam by themselves and the scent of cigarette smoke can also be picked up. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Athelhampton House

    Puddletown, Dorset

    29 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Built in 1485, the ghosts reported here are the Grey Lady (usually seen in the bedroom or corridors), a phantom monk, and the noises of a ghost named Cooper who taps on the walls, and a pet ape that was accidentally sealed behind the walls who will usually be heard ...


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    Brook House

    chard, Wiltshire

    31.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This beautiful historic cottage is reportedly haunted by a kind elderly woman and her faithful black dog. The two have been seen wandering around the property together. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crown Hotel

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    34.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This Georgian manor house is known as the oldest inn in Dorset, and is rumoured to be haunted by two apparitions. The first is a lady in a flowing black dress who has been seen in the hallway and in rooms on the first floor. The second apparition is a ...


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    Blandford British Legion Club

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    35 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This historic house was formerly a private residence before conversion to a bar and legion club. Staff have reported objects moving around by themselves, and a variety of paranormal occurrences associated with the pool table. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Nelson's Ale House

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    35 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A female woman was imprisoned in a room on the ground floor where she passed away, and staff have reported her angry presence which is accompanied by wine bottles being thrown around. Staff members on the upper floor have reported hearing children crying, but have found nothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Old House

    Blandford Forum, England

    35.1 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Shortly after a former owner died, a neighbour reported seeing strange lights moving around the upper floor. When he and police officers went to investigate, they heard something that sounded like a body being dragged across the upper floor. They found nothing, but current residents still report hearing strange noises. (Submitted ...


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    Castle Inn

    chard, Dorset

    35.6 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The old inn and restaurant is haunted by two apparitions; a glowing ball of light that flies through the hallways and disappears through walls, and the apparition of an old lady who watches over the inn and keeps staff and guests in check. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Church House Inn

    chard, Devon

    40.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    In Room 1, a woman said she saw a disembodied hand pointing toward the nearby church. Other activity involves a monk's apparition, the sound of keys jangling, footsteps, and voices of unseen people. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Old Church House Inn

    chard, Devon

    40.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A phantom monk is said to be here. Footsteps, keys rattling, voices, breathing, and loud banging noises can be heard here. One account that took place in Room 1 involved a phantom arm pointing towards a nearby church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    40.5 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The spirit of Sidney Godolphin is allegedly here. He is said to wander the premise and even manifest right in front of people, then retreats by walking through a wall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Churston Court

    chard, Torbay

    41.1 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Monks are seen here walking around the grounds and even through the walls. One monk in particular is said to be in the kitchen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Berry Pomeroy Castle

    chard, Devon

    41.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Be on the look-out for Margaret Pomeroy (also known as the White Lady). She was held captive in these dungeons and starved to death; she likes to wave at tourists. The Blue Lady is said to the daughter of one of the former Norman Lords who became pregnant after being ...


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    Monks Retreat

    chard, Devon

    41.3 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A friendly monk is reported to be here. His presence is usually a sign that danger is near and can be prevented. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bay Horse Inn

    Ashburton, Devon

    42.2 miles from chard, UK-M3

    The upper floor of this public house is believed to be haunted by several young children. Staff have reported hearing babies crying, running footsteps and ghostly laughter. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Drovers Inn

    Gussage All Saints, Dorset

    42.3 miles from chard, UK-M3

    This popular thatched inn is haunted by a highwayman, who frightens staff by appearing behind them in the cellar. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ashton Court

    chard, North Somerset

    42.4 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Reports of a headless horseman on the court's grounds, other reports of poltergeist activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    42.4 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Two figures are reported here: a monk and a lady. Footsteps and a dragging noise are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle, England

    42.7 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A headless woman has been reported here, last seen in 1976. Assassination, devastation, and tragedy was ripe here in the past; some other entities might be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dartington Hall

    Dartington Hall, Devon

    42.9 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Among the figures people claim to see are a lady in white (usually in the garden), two other women in one of the bedrooms, and a horseman outside of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Spike Island

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    43 miles from chard, UK-M3

    A woman in white supposedly haunts here, as does a man whose eyes are black holes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    SS Great Britain

    Bristol, City of Bristol

    43.1 miles from chard, UK-M3

    Former captain, John Gray is heard dragging his boots around the deck, going up and down the stairs. A Victorian woman has also been sensed on deck and sometimes, the energy on here has made people sick to their stomachs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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