Haunted Places in llanwrthyl, Powys



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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    llanwrthyl, Powys

    17.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Baskerville Hall

    llanwrthyl, Powys

    19.5 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    21.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    24.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    29.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    llanwrthyl, Powys

    31.4 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    33.5 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    A woman named Marion La Bruyere would lower a rope for her lover; one night, her lover betrayed her. He and his army used this rope to storm the castle, but La Bruyere slit his throat, then killed herself by jumping from the tower. she is screaming as if she ...


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    Feathers Hotel

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    33.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    One guests in room 211 was dragged out of bed and later found herself drenched in water. In rooms 232 and 233, a man and his dog are seen. One rumored ghost involved a naked woman walking the streets who only appears to men. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    llanwrthyl, Monmouthshire

    34.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    The Skirrid Mountain Inn is the oldest Welsh pub (built over 900 years ago). Once a court where people were condemned, the judge himself (referred to as 'The Hanging Judge') is believed to be on the upper floors wandering; the hangman who worked alongside the judge is believed to still ...


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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    llanwrthyl, Carmarthenshire

    34.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Aberglasney Garden

    llanwrthyl, Carmarthenshire

    35.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    42.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    43.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Fitz Manor

    Fitz, England

    44.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    A homosexual preist is said to have been crucified in the dining room and is now commonly seen after his death. A lady has been seen in the red room and the cemetery, and the smell of tobacco is picked up throughout (believed to come from the ghost of a ...


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    Hellens Manor

    llanwrthyl, Herefordshire

    46.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    A family disowned their daughter, Hetty, after she eloped. When she returned to her family, they locked her away in the house for thirty years. Hetty is seen walking around the manor as is the ghost of a Cromwell-era priest, and a naval lieutenant. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    48.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Thomas Arms

    Llanelli, Wales

    49 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    49.1 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    49.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    49.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    49.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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

    49.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Margam Castle

    llanwrthyl, Neath Port Talbot

    49.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    49.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Kidwelly Castle

    Kidwelly, Wales

    50 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    The Hand Hotel

    Llangollen, Denbighshire

    50.5 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Abbey Works

    llanwrthyl, Wales

    51.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    51.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Valle Crucis Abbey

    llanwrthyl, Denbighshire

    51.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    51.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    King John's bedroom was once used as a courtroom where many were sentenced to death; visitors have described an odd and unexplainable atmosphere in here. In this room, a baby is also heard crying. Guests who visit the Hanging Room have described the sensation of being choked, like the prisoners ...


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    52.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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

    llanwrthyl, Wales

    52.4 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    52.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Dylan Thomas Boathouse

    Laugharne, Wales

    53.1 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    The ghost said to be here isn't that of famous poet, Dylan Thomas, but rather his mother-in-law, Florence. Florence died here in 1958 and has been reported upstairs. The sounds of chairs being moved around are common, pictures swap around, and lights turn themselves on and off. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    53.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    Once used for war, the tunnels became used as a nuclear bunker. Shadows with a dark mass are seen and ectoplasmic mist is shows up in pictures. Six deaths are said to have happened down here and they could possibly be the spirits people encounter. In the canteen area, a ...


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    Littledean Jail

    llanwrthyl, Gloucestershire

    53.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    It's common to hear children crying in the lower sections. A man in a green uniform is seen in the courtroom and the former jailer is said to throw people around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Golden Fleece Inn

    Tremadog, Gwynedd

    53.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    54.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    55.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Cardiff Castle

    Cardiff, Wales

    55.9 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Bodidris Hall

    Llandegla, Denbighshire

    57.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Ruthin Gaol

    Ruthin, Denbighshire

    59.1 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    59.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    59.7 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    Llyn Peninsula

    llanwrthyl, Wales

    60.6 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    60.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Plas yn Rhiw

    Rhiw, Gwynedd

    60.8 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Gwydir Castle

    llanwrthyl, Wales

    61.2 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    62.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, England

    62.3 miles from llanwrthyl, UK-Y8

    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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