Haunted Places in congleton, Cheshire East



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    The Lion and Swan

    Congleton, Cheshire East

    In Room 20 and the rooms by it, guests have awoken to freezing conditions and hear scratching and banging. In the cellar, a child is heard crying. Some guests will experience a sense of dread out of nowhere. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Old Hall Hotel

    Sandbach, Cheshire East

    6.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    11.6 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    When visiting here, be sure to go to the Colour Room where poltergeist activity is a common occurence; those who rearrange the pots will encounter a barrage of objects being thrown. An elderly man believed to have died here still roams the grounds and footsteps are common in desolate areas ...


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    Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf and Country Club

    congleton, Cheshire East

    12.3 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Tatton Old Hall

    congleton, Cheshire East

    14.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Hartford Hall

    Hartford, Cheshire West and Chester

    15.3 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    congleton, Cheshire East

    16.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    Several apparitions are seen here, primarily, people who thought to be current workers, but disappear in an instant. Old phones are known to ring, but the phone's service has been disconnected entirely! In the theater, forces touch and grab visitors; overwhelming energy is known to make people sick or cause ...


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    Alton Towers

    congleton, Staffordshire

    17.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    The most active spot is in the area of 'Hex' where a woman in a Victorian dress is seen and where objects are tossed at guests. The music room is said to have a larger man in it whose footsteps can be heard and the corridors of the building are ...


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    Stockport Workhouse

    Stockport, Greater Manchester

    17.6 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Tissington Hall

    Tissington, Derbyshire

    19.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    A woman named Wilhemina caught on fire and died in Room 4. Guests have awaken to see her shadow at the foot of the bed, usually describing her as very unwelcoming. Her presence is accompanied by humming and a lavender scent. A male presence is also thought to be in ...


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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    20.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    In 1891, one of the most famous ghost photos was captured in the library. It is believed that the ghost of Lord Combermere was captured sitting in his chair (while skeptics believe it might've been the exposure capturing someone who sat in the chair). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Winnats Pass

    congleton, England

    21.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    22.3 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    23 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    24 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    William Marson, a former worker here from the mid-nineteenth century, is seen in the shop room of the museum. He is said to wear an apron and a bowler cap. A man is seen walking up the stairs and EMF detectors will usually spike when his spirit is present. In ...


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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    24 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    Similar to the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a jilted bride took her own life and now haunts here. She's reportedly seen in her white gown and has a reputation for even scaring employees away. Poltergeist activity is also reported and could very well be related to the burial site that ...


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    Rowton Moor

    Christleton, Cheshire West and Chester

    26 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    The Grand Pavilion

    Matlock Bath, Derbyshire

    26.5 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    The wide variety of activity ranges from children who are seen or heard running down the halls, a woman seen peering out of the upper windows, a man walking his dog, two workers who were killed in the creation of this building, and various poltergeist phenomenon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    27.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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

    27.4 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Chester Walls

    Chester, England

    28.6 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Thorntons PLC

    Chester, England

    28.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Ye Olde Kings Head

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    28.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    The Pied Bull

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    28.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Chez Jules

    Chester, Cheshire

    28.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Stanley Palace

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    28.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    George and Dragon

    Chester, England

    28.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Tutbury Castle

    Tutbury, Staffordshire

    29.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned here; staff have seen her on many occasions, usually between 10:15 and 11:00 at night. A knight is also said to be seen by John of Gaunt's Gateway and harasses employees and visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cannock Chase

    congleton, England

    29.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    In the 1980's, there was an unusually high number of sightings related to 'black-eyed children', or children with eyes as black as coal. Recently, a girl with this description is being reported here. Some believe the children to be demonic. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Speke Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    30.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    31.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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 Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    32 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    32.4 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Pomegranate Theatre

    Chesterfield, England

    32.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    The ghost of a lady in grey has been seen. Nothing is known about her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Four Crosses Inn

    Four Crosses, Staffordshire

    32.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    Ghosts of children are seen and heard. In the washrooms, a woman and a soldier are seen. Objects move by themselves (even if they are too heavy for a human to carry). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    33 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    33 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    33.4 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    In case you want to see the most activity, visit between October and December for a peak in occurrences. Around this time, you might see full-bodied apparitions in the corridors, become mysterously sick within the cells, feel suffocated, uneasy, and watched, all while encountering a variety of sinister ghosts including ...


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    The Jorrocks

    Derby, Derby

    33.8 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    Once the George Inn and Lafferty's Pub, a woman's skull is still here and said to come with poltergeist activity (when the skull was sent to be examined, similar activity followed in that location). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Emergency Services Museum

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    34.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    35 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    The Gaumont Cinema

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    35.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    The Manor Castle

    Sheffield, England

    35.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    35.7 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Plas Teg

    congleton, Flintshire

    36 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Saint James Mount and Gardens

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    36.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Epstein Theater

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    36.8 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Royal Court Theatre

    Liverpool, England

    36.9 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    James Street Railway Station

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    37.1 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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    Renishaw Hall

    Renishaw, Derbyshire

    37.2 miles from congleton, UK-Z7

    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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