Haunted Places in countisbury, Devon



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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    45 different ghosts are here. Outside of the property is a tree that was once used to hang witches; some people who walk near the tree begin to feel emotionally distraught without knowing the knowledge of it. Inside of the premises, monks, soldiers, dark, malevolent shadows, and other full-bodied apparitions ...


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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    15.5 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    This historic building is uses as both council offices and as a function hall. Staff have reported sighting two long dead council members wandering the premises after hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    17 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The spirit of a man named Barnard remains here. Not much is known about him. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Abbey Works

    countisbury, Wales

    21.3 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    This land was formed as an abbey but was forced to dissolve under Henry VIII. One monk put curse on the property saying that anyone who destroys the remains of the surrounding 20 foot wall would suffer... And so far, no one has been tempted to do so. The remains ...


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    Margam Castle

    countisbury, Neath Port Talbot

    23 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    On the castle's staircase, former groundskeeper Robert Scott is seen; it is said that he is generally angry about his murder. Other activity includes a blacksmith who has been spotted randomly, and the sound of children running around and screaming. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thatched Inn

    countisbury, Devon

    24.5 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    During the evening at this restaurant and pub, staff and customers have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and the clinking of glasses when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    25.3 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A woman in a white robe is seen; her presence is very unsettling to all alike. She is believed to have been whipped to death. Others who faced being tortured to death may still be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Miskin Manor

    countisbury, Wales

    27.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    In the Oak Room, a man who is thought to be the former 'Lord of the Manor' is seen. Two females are reported: the first is a little girl who occupies the garden and one of the bedrooms, the second is a woman in the bar and drawing room. She ...


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    Trout Inn

    countisbury, Devon

    28.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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

    countisbury, Devon

    28.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    29.7 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A chambermaid who hung herself in 1885 is still seen here. In the cellar, staff and visitors believe a wolf can be heard howling. In Room 16, poltergeist activity is common and said to be blamed on a guest who died in the room. A cavalier and Edwardian boy have ...


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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    31 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    Llandaff itself is said to be an unusually active suicide spot. Some of the ghosts wander around this place in the form of shadows. Ghostly monks, soldiers, and children have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    31.5 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A lady in white is seen here, thought to be the wife of the Third Marquis of Bute; however, her spirit has supposedly been reported before her time. Some believe it is a woman who is looking for her child. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    31.5 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A playful girl, around aged 7, and a man with a grey beard have both been seen here. A coachman is also reported to wander around the restaurant area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    31.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    Items in the stockroom and heavy furniture have moved on their own. The Second Marquis of Bute died here and is seen in the chapel wearing a red coat. The apparition of his wife, Sophia, has been seen floating on the castle grounds. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    32.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart died tragically in battle during World War I; he is said to be here, generally more often near election nights. The museum architect, Dunbar Smith, had his ashes interred here, but due to renovations, the remains were moved. Smith now haunts the corridors and causes a ...


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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    33.7 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    34.3 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The ghost of a sea captain has been spotted here for quite some time. He is believed to be a malevolent spirit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    34.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The spirit of Alice of Angouleme, called 'The Green Lady', was caught in an affair and died having learned the news that her lover had been executed. She is still seen throughout the castle still mourning her lost love. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    34.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A woman is reportedly seen here; it is also said that some people will hear her playing an organ. A former maid is also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    34.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A ghostly horse-drawn carriage is said to start out its route here before disappearing as it drives away. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    34.9 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The ghost of a guest named Colin may be responsible for manipulating objects. CCTV actually caught a misty figure in one of the waiting rooms. Other than that, the cellar gives off a vicious feeling, and Room 6 has a reputation for giving off the feeling that you aren't alone ...


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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A nurse and a soldier have been seen and heard here. Another reported being is that of a man who hid in the chimney to avoid being caught with a maid; he died inside and is thought to still be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    35.3 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The voice of a child name Peter can be heard at times. He is said to play with other children who come and visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    35.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35.7 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A runner who was hit by a car is said to still be here, dressed in old-timey clothes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stradey Castle

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    35.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A multitude of ghost stories emerge from here including that of a female ghost with origins from the 19th century, to a mother who went mad after learning that children were killed in the Crimean War. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tors Hotel

    countisbury, Devon

    35.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    This family run hotel is haunted by an angry poltergeist that slams doors on the upper floors of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Okehampton Castle

    countisbury, Devon

    35.9 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A famous legend here surrounds a woman named Mary Howard. While Mary was a well-to-do woman, in the afterlife, she has been confused with a woman named Lady Frances Howard, who murdered four of her husbands. It is said that Mary is carried in a carriage made of bone and ...


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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    36.9 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    37 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The most commonly encountered occupant here is "Mattie", a former housekeeper from the 19th century, said to still be in the room in which she died. A Little boy is also said to be here, tugging on visitor's clothing. The ghosts here also make a common appearance on video or ...


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    The Well House

    Exeter, Devon

    37.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Well House Tavern

    Exeter, Devon

    37.2 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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

    37.2 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    37.9 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    38.8 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    39.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    A group of robbers called "hatchet men" would lure locals and sailors into the woods before slaughtering them and emptying their pockets. The ghosts of the hatchet men as well as some officers from the local RAF base are seen in this forest, usually as shadows. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Highwayman Inn

    countisbury, Devon

    39.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The ghost of a man named Sam has been reported wearing green and a feathered cap. He is said to have died in a battle somewhere around it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kidwelly Castle

    Kidwelly, Wales

    41.2 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, who was the former wife of Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, was beheaded and is seen wandering the grounds. Threatening voices are also heard in the prison. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    countisbury, Powys

    41.3 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The former owner, Adelina Patti, is commonly reported here, as are her second husband, Nicolini, and the composer, Rossini. The Top Children's Ward is the most active; it was once a recovery center for children with tuberculosis, however, many never recovered. Children are seen and heard giggling, and objects are ...


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    The Ley Arms

    countisbury, Devon

    41.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Powderham Castle

    countisbury, England

    43.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    New Look Boutique Store

    Sidmouth, England

    43.6 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    43.9 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Sidholme Hotel

    Sidmouth, England

    45.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Kennaway House

    Sidmouth, England

    45.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    New Look

    Sidmouth, England

    45.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    countisbury, Carmarthenshire

    45.4 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The 'White Lady' is seen here; she is believed to be the ghost of Lady Elinor Cavendish, a woman forced into a marriage which she attempted to escape from. It is said that her suitor caught up to her here and murdered her where she has been seen ever since. ...


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    Exmouth Rugby Club

    Exmouth, England

    45.5 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    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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    Aberglasney Garden

    countisbury, Carmarthenshire

    46.1 miles from countisbury, UK-D4

    The most active room is the Blue Room; inside, five maids were asphyxiated by a stove that was left on to assist with the drying of plaster. Visitors have been touched by invisible hands and sometimes see the faces of the women thought to have died in here. A fugitive ...


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