Haunted Places in helmdon, Northamptonshire



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    The Holt Hotel

    helmdon, Oxfordshire

    13.7 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    14.3 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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 Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    14.5 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    18.9 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    21.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Ettington Park Hotel

    helmdon, Warwickshire

    21.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    22 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    University of Oxford

    Oxford, England

    23.2 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    23.5 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Oxford Castle

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    23.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Woburn Abbey

    helmdon, England

    23.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The Abbot of Woburn denounced the king and was hanged for his opinion; he was seen standing beside the old tree from which he hanged, yet, is no longer thought to be there. In the Butler's Pantry, a strange brown blur is seen (said to resemble a monk). Duchess Mary ...


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    helmdon, Warwickshire

    25.7 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Coundon Court

    helmdon, England

    29.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    The Hellfire Caves

    West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

    33.4 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A man named Paul Whitehead was once the secretary to the Hellfire Club. After his death in 1774, he wanted his heart to be placed in an urn which was on display until it was stolen. He seen wandering around, supposedly looking for his heart. A ghost of a teenager ...


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    The George and Dragon Hotel

    helmdon, Buckinghamshire

    33.4 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A spirit who has since become known as "The White Lady" has been seen here. She is believed to have killed by a former lover and her footsteps can heard throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kimbolton School

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    34.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The ghost of Catherine of Aragon is seen here, having it once been her home. She is usually seen walking in the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    36.3 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A 17th century woman is said to remain here as is the ghost of another figure, yet to be identified. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    38.1 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The library is known for the White Lady (who is also said to move furniture around). In the courtyard, a ghostly cat and dog are seen, a cavalier is reported, and the spirit of a policeman has made his presence known. Burglar alarms are also known to go off for ...


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    Minsden Chapel

    helmdon, Hertfordshire

    39.1 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Talbot Hotel

    Oundle, Northamptonshire

    39.3 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A lady in black is known to appear and vanish by the staircase. She is rumored to be Mary, Queen of Scots. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    39.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A team of investigators claim that multiple spirits reside here including a Victorian woman usually seen on the staircase or by the garden, a man in one of the upstairs rooms (who is apparently a very negative force), a child and a chef that both died of Tuberculosis, and a ...


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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    helmdon, Swindon

    40.5 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    40.5 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Brocket Arms

    helmdon, Hertfordshire

    40.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    41.9 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    New Alexandra Theatre

    Birmingham, England

    42.3 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    43 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    43.1 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    43.3 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

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


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    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

    Birmingham, England

    43.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Harrow Inn

    Wanborough, Swindon

    44 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Watlington House

    Reading, England

    44.2 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    Former occupant, Captain Edward Purvis is said to remain here. Sometimes he is seen throughout here; an investigation or two won't hurt to find out if he's alone or not. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tamworth Castle

    helmdon,

    44.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The ghost of nun (called The Black Lady) has commonly been photographed in full apparition form. Another ghost, called The White Lady, is said to haunt the battlements which she threw herself from. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wysing Arts Centre

    helmdon, Cambridgeshire

    45.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    Once a home to another family before being turned into an art museum, one of the former homeowners is said to reside here. The original house is said to have burned down and killed the entire family. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Planks Auction Rooms

    Swindon, Swindon

    45.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Clifton Hotel and Brewery

    Swindon, Swindon

    46.1 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Ickenham tube station

    Ickenham, Greater London

    46.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A woman wearing a red scarf fell onto the track and was electrocuted to death in the 1950's. People have reported seeing her here, recognizing her by her scarf. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Check Inn

    helmdon, Swindon

    46.9 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Chiseldon House Hotel

    Chiseldon, Swindon

    46.9 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Windsor Castle

    Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead

    47.2 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The ghosts of Henry VIII (seen wandering in the halls), Anne Boleyn (seen in the Dean's Cloister looking out the window), Queen Elizabeth I (usually wearing all black), King George III (usually seen throughout, looking out of the windows), and Queen Victoria (seen throughout) have all been reported here. (Submitted by ...


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    Three Legged Cross

    Warfield, England

    47.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    Now closed, a gypsy was said to have cursed the pub; not long after, the owner fell ill and died. The gypsy herself is seen wandering around nearby. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Littlecote House

    helmdon, England

    48.6 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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 Ostrich

    Slough, Slough

    49 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    The murders in this inn was the basis for Sweeney Todd; wealthy travelers were stripped of all useful items, then a level would open up a trapdoor where the victim would fall into a boiling pot of fat where they would die. Most of the activity is upstairs where the ...


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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    helmdon, England

    49.4 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A woman named Juliet Tewsley hung herself on March 17th, 1050 after suffering from a case of a bad broken heart. She is said to return every March 17th on the eve of her suicide. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Station Hotel

    Dudley, West Midlands

    49.7 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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, England

    49.8 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    49.9 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    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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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    50 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A little girl who was run over by a stagecoach is seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Preston Manor

    Wembley, Greater London

    50.4 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A wrongly excommunicated nun, nicknamed "The White Lady", haunted here from the 16th century until the late 19th century demanding a Christian burial. a skeleton was uncovered while doing work on the house and was thought to belong to her; since the discovery, the apparitions of her ceased. A woman ...


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    South Hill Park

    Bracknell, England

    50.4 miles from helmdon, UK-J1

    A fire in the 19th century took the lives of two children. They are reported throughout the property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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