The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain.
This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England.
Parts of the castle are over 900 years old and there are definitely spirits that walk the floors at night. Lady Anne Clifford was very interested in the spirit world and is said to still be in residence, her husband John deep Clifford has also been encountered.
(Submitted by Lisa Tedstill – UK Ghost Nights)
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- Appleby Castle and Keep
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Myself and my family stayed over the weekend in the cottages by the keep. Last night at around 8 pm I went out for a cigarette and felt a pinch and pull on my jacket which didn’t really bother me as I thought it could have been the manager who I’d struck up a report with.
But nobody was there!!!
That’s when I freak out a little as I don’t believe in this