Haunted Places in Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey



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    South Stack Lighthouse

    Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

    2.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A former lighthouse keeper died after he sustained injuries from a storm. He is heard banging on the doors and windows, objects are said to move at his hand, some have seen him looking into the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas Newydd

    Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

    18.5 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The former Ladies of Llangollen, Eleanor and Sarah, now are said to frequent the library and master bedroom. An elderly woman, a young boy in the drawing room, and a former militant are also said to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Beaumaris Gaol

    Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

    22.4 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Beaumaris was a brutal prison and execution site, but closed in 1878. One ghost thought to be here was the last person ever hanged who uttered an omen about his innocence and how his death would cause the clock faces to never show at the same time (which mysteriously came ...


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    Beaumaris Castle

    Beaumaris, Isle of Anglesey

    22.6 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Phantom monks are seen in the chapel and heard chanting. People have also reported bloodcurling screams from inside the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Llyn Peninsula

    Holyhead, Wales

    28.4 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A vacationer filming the valleys caught the image of a woman in a traditional, yet out of date dress. There is no known explanation for she is or why she's there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Golden Fleece Inn

    Tremadog, Gwynedd

    32.2 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Supposedly the most haunted pub in York, guests have seen the spirit of Lady Alice Peckett (wife of the owner), wandering the halls and staircase, as well as moving furniture. Four other ghosts are thought to remain here, including that of Geoff Monroe, a Canadian airman who either jumped or ...


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    Plas yn Rhiw

    Rhiw, Gwynedd

    32.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Footsteps are heard and attributed to an alcoholic servant who used to work here. Another ghost is that of the White Lady who is heard sobbing after her lover and family abandoned her. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas Mawr

    Conwy, Conwy

    33.2 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The pregnant housewife of the former owner fell down a staircase and succumbed to her injuries. The doctor attending to her, named Charles, tried to escape the premise before her husband returned, but his means of escape led to become trapped in a chimney where he suffocated. She and Charles ...


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    The Penrhyn Old Hall

    Penrhyn Bay, Conwy

    35.3 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The most common place for activity is in the Baronial Hall and the upper floor; a monk is said to haunt these rooms. Other ghosts that are seen here include a girl in the stairway, a soldier in the function room (as well as a ill-tempered man), an old lady ...


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    Gwydir Castle

    Holyhead, Wales

    36.3 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Between the Hall of Meredith and the Great Chamber, a woman is reported in the corridor. She is said to be reported with a putrid smell, touches guests on the shoulder, and watches visitors. Sir John Wynn made a deathbed confession to murdering a maid and bricking her up (which ...


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    Gwrych Castle

    Holyhead, Wales

    42.3 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Shadows and light anomalies are seen; a vortex is also here and has been photographed. EVP's and off EMF readings are also common. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pensarn Coast

    Holyhead, Conwy

    43.2 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A ghost ship is reported to still sail along the Abergele coastline. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bull Hotel

    Abergele, Conwy

    43.4 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A young man dressed in leather supposedly died in a motorcycle accident not too far from here; he is seen throughout. A monk believed to have slipped and died from his injuries also is reported, as is a woman. Unusual smells, cold spots, shadows, and unexplained noises are normal here. (Submitted ...


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    Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    46.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The most famous ghost here is that of the Blue Lady (she likes to rattle dishes and pans). Guests feel as if they are being followed, shadows, soldiers, a Victorian woman are seen, EVPs pick up voices, guests have been touched despite being alone, and EMF reading fluctuate fast. (Submitted by ...


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    Bodelwyddan Castle

    Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

    46.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A Victorian woman is reported in the sculpture gallery, shadows are reported in the corridors, and soldier is known to also wander around. It is common to pick up orbs or light activity on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Llindir Inn

    Holyhead, Denbighshire

    48.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    According to legend, a woman named Sylvia was strangled to death here. Things often go missing for a day, objects are moved around, and faucets turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Denbigh Castle

    Denbigh, Wales

    50.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    In the eastern section, shadows are seen running about, and a boy's face looking out a window have been seen. Most commonly seen is the White Lady on the pathway to the Goblin tower. She is surrounded by a white mist. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    53.5 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A woman has been seen in the towers and empty spaces within this property. A child is sometimes seen as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ruthin Gaol

    Ruthin, Denbighshire

    56.1 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Only one inmate was executed here (William Hughes). Hughes is reported in the condemned man's cell and visitors (usually women) are touched by him. Heavy doors slam, sometimes one by one. A prison guard who vanished during his shift is also seen here. Visitors feel like they are being followed ...


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    Bodidris Hall

    Llandegla, Denbighshire

    61.8 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Five spirits are reported to haunt here. Among them, a monk, a soldier, a child, a woman, and a dog have been encountered throughout the premise. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Valle Crucis Abbey

    Holyhead, Denbighshire

    63.7 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Built in the 13th century, not much remains except for the ruins of this abbey. However, faces and figures have been caught on photo or seen running about. Voices are heard chanting without any source; many monks are believed to still be here and there's even a held belief that ...


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    The Hand Hotel

    Llangollen, Denbighshire

    64.9 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A woman wearing grey is said to be seen seated at the organ. A man has also been reported in the cellar and is often mistaken for being alive while the spirit of a woman who died during childbirth is also reported long after her death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    67.5 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    In the nearby forest, listen for a harp player; this said to come from the ghost of a man named Gruffydd Evans. A man seen near the lake (believed to be David Rowland, having drowned here in 1899); he waves his arms as if he is herding animals. Inside, many ...


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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    73.5 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    This estate has been present since the twelfth century, but the building, as it is today, was built in the 1840s. While it is a popular tourist site, many guests and employees have seen a woman on the top floor; she is believed to have been a nurse in the ...


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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    Holyhead, Powys

    74.2 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    An ancient, nearby Roman road was said to be the site of a ghostly army marching by. An Elizabethan housekeeper has been seen and strange light anomalies are also common. The current owner has reported strange banging noises and unexplained voices. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Muncaster Castle

    Holyhead, Cumbria

    89 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Tom Fool is always heard, but never seen. He was a beloved jester until his death, but is said to have a reputation of conspiracy and murder. Staff attribute the more sinister occurrences to him. The Muncaster Boggle, or the White Lady, is seen in the gardens; she is said ...


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    Moresby Hall

    Holyhead, Cumbria

    98 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    It is said that this location was built on the site of a graveyard and/or near a pagan temple; the tunnels beneath are said to be haunted in connection with this. The ghost of Anne De Moresby is said to be here as well as that of a cavalier seen ...


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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    99.7 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The original owner is said to remain here to greet guests. Lights flickers, glasses move by themselves, and bottles have opened by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Aberglasney Garden

    Holyhead, Carmarthenshire

    101 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    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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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    Holyhead, Carmarthenshire

    101.7 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    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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    Grand Opera House

    Belfast, Belfast

    104 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Two deceased stage hands named George and Harry are said to be here. Actors have reported disembodied faces staring at them and shadows all around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Baskerville Hall

    Holyhead, Powys

    104.6 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A figure known as "The White Lady" is seen in the rose garden and an unidentified man is spotted on the main staircase. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Crumlin Road Jail

    Belfast, Belfast

    104.9 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    Apparitions, faces, and shadows have been caught on camera. While only 17 people were hung here, many other prisoners are said to be here occupying every wing. The B-wing is where a famous photograph caught the face of a man in a coffin. A prison warden is also in this ...


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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    104.9 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A ghostly man has been seen walking around the C Wing of the building. Other ghosts have been caught on photograph or heard all about the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Carrickfergus Castle

    Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

    108.7 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A former soldier is seen here, nicknamed "Buttoncap", he is said to have murdered a man in a fit of jealousy, but was later executed; in his last breath, he vowed to haunt the castle. He is commonly reported by the old well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dobbins Inn Hotel

    Holyhead, Carrickfergus

    108.7 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    The ghost of a woman named Maud is reported here in various rooms. Other people report shadows here by the reception area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    Holyhead, Powys

    109.3 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    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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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    115.2 miles from Holyhead, UK-X1

    A woman is seen in Room 2; she is believed to Mary Anne Vaughan, still waiting for her husband, Roger, to come home. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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