Haunted Places in Mawgan, Cornwall



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    Bochym Manor

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    3.4 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    The two main ghosts that are reported here include "The Short Pink Lady" and another spirit who is reported by one of the bedroom windows. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel Hotel

    Helston, Cornwall

    4.2 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A woman named Nellie [or Nelly] is seen wandering on the top floor. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennall Vale Nature Reserve

    Ponsanooth, Cornwall

    7.9 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    This location was once a gunpowder works, but now is a woodlands covered in moss. One particular incident here involved an explosion that killed a man who is still reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pengersick Castle

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    9 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A plethora of spirits occupy this location. Among them is a lady who is seen looking out the window before walking to a bed and falling on it in, writhing in pain (she was believed to have been poisoned). A monk has been seen by the forest and garden, a ...


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    Wheal Coates

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    15.6 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Wheal Coates was once a tin mine, but now the area is long abandoned and falling apart. The mine shaft is said to be haunted by former miners who died there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Dolphin Tavern

    Penzance, Cornwall

    15.6 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Three ghosts are said to reside here: the first is an old sea captain who is known as George; he roams around upstairs and down the corridors. The second is that of a Victorian woman who meanders about. Lastly is a young man who many guests have awoken, but disappears ...


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    Chapel Street

    Penzance, Cornwall

    15.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    An elderly woman who was accidentally shot to death is seen close to where she was murdered. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ship Inn

    Mousehole, Cornwall

    15.8 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    The ghost of a man has been seen walking down the corridors as if on a ship crashing through waves. Unattended objects also have a knack to move around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Roche Rock

    Roche, Cornwall

    27 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    According to legend, a crook named Jan Tregeagle was murdered and came back from the dead to avenge his lost property (which he still failed to secure). Eventually he was banished and it is claimed that he resides here in the abandoned church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Prideaux Place

    Padstow, Cornwall

    33.4 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    The most common activity here is said to be that of a boy who is said to run around in the kitchen and pantry. Several women of various colour outfit are seen on the staircase and the morning room. The upstairs landing is said to be home of the Green ...


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    The Molesworth Arms Hotel

    Wadebridge, Cornwall

    33.6 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    According to legend, every New Year's Eve, a phantom coachman pulls up to this hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bodmin Jail

    Bodmin, Cornwall

    33.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    The ghost of Selina Wadge is seen here holding the handkerchief which she held onto even after she was hanged. It is said that on the third floor, pregnant women become very emotional; this is thought to be Selina's presence. Other prisoners who have died here are reported and felt, ...


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    Jamaica Inn

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    42.8 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A man who was murdered here is thought to still remain by the bar; some people have seen him sitting outside on one of the walls while others have heard his footsteps. Other ghosts, including that of an excecuted smuggler named Jack Travellis, the disembodied conversation of two people speaking ...


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    Finnygook Inn

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    43.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A man named Silas Finny used to call this place his when he was still alive. Since his death, his ghost is still reported here. His ghost is so common that the inn was named in his honor (Gook translates from Cornish to ghost). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Weary Friar

    Mawgan, Cornwall

    46.6 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A phantom is said to appear on the stairs. Chandeliers swing and other objects move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Wellington Hotel

    Boscastle, Cornwall

    47.1 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Guests have reported seeing a coachman, a little girl, and an elderly woman in the hotel; Room 9 is said to have the most activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plymouth Gin Distillery

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    50.2 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Many ghosts have been picked up by psychic mediums. This includes: A woman and a child, a man with burns, and a man who had fallen all in the still room, numerous murders in the stock room, and a woman who had been stabbed to death in the Ladies' restroom. (Submitted ...


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    Tudor Rose

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    50.3 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Poltergeist activity is common here. Guests and employees report hearing footsteps in the upper rooms despite no one occupying them, as well as seeing figures that vanish quickly. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Minerva Inn

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    50.3 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A tunnel system inside of here was used to send customers to the docks where they were placed on warships. A variety of ghostly women have been seen here including a woman with Elizabethan garb. Another spirit is said to be that of an angry man who yells at guests, ...


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    Pilchard Inn

    Mawgan, England

    58.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A smuggler named Tom Crocker made this island his safe haven for some time. After his death centuries later (on the porch of this location), he is said to wander around the island (especially around the anniversary of his death). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    B3212

    Mawgan, Devon

    59.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    After a motorcyclist died near this patch of road in the 1920's it is said that he will sometimes prevent accidents from occurring by taking control of the car or motorcycle (usually, the driver will see his pair of hands steering). There is also a belief that the hands are ...


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    The Highwayman Inn

    Mawgan, Devon

    64.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Okehampton Castle

    Mawgan, Devon

    68.4 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    68.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    68.9 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Bay Horse Inn

    Ashburton, Devon

    69.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    The upper floor of this public house is believed to be haunted by several young children. Staff have reported hearing babies crying, running footsteps and ghostly laughter. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Tors Hotel

    Mawgan, Devon

    69.8 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Dartington Hall

    Dartington Hall, Devon

    70.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    Among the figures people claim to see are a lady in white (usually in the garden), two other women in one of the bedrooms, and a horseman outside of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    71.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Monks Retreat

    Mawgan, Devon

    71.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    A friendly monk is reported to be here. His presence is usually a sign that danger is near and can be prevented. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    71.8 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Thatched Inn

    Mawgan, Devon

    76.5 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    83.9 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

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


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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    84.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    98.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    115.3 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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    Abbey Works

    Mawgan, Wales

    118.7 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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

    Mawgan, Neath Port Talbot

    120.4 miles from Mawgan, UK-C6

    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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