Haunted Places in Newtownabbey, Newtownabbey



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    Carrickfergus Castle

    Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus

    4 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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

    Newtownabbey, Carrickfergus

    4.1 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Crumlin Road Gaol

    Belfast, Belfast

    5 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Crumlin Road Jail

    Belfast, Belfast

    5 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Grand Opera House

    Belfast, Belfast

    5.6 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Grace Neill's

    Donaghadee, Ards

    13.3 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Ballygally Castle

    Ballygalley, Larne

    16.1 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Lady Isobel Shaw, a former occupant, is said to knock on the doors within the building. Another woman seen in a silk dress is believed to be the ghost of Madame Nixon. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Springhill House

    Newtownabbey, Cookstown

    31.5 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    A man shot himself in the Blue Room in 1816. Since then, his sorrow can felt in the room, as well as a colder temperature. His wife, who attempted to stop his suicide is also reportedly at the location. She can be heard running to the Blue Room or seen ...


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    Castle Leslie

    Newtownabbey, Monaghan

    47.7 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Norman Leslie, who died during World War I, is seen in the Red Room. The basement is said to house a man with a scary expression on his face and Lady Constance, a former resident, can be found in the Mauve bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Roe Valley Hospital

    Limavady, Limavady

    50.2 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    A photo was taken here showing what appeared to be a woman holding a baby. Crying is heard, doctors and nurses in outdated uniforms are seen, and some guests have been touched by people who weren't there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Castle Rushen

    Castletown,

    63.8 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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    Culzean Castle

    Newtownabbey, South Ayrshire

    63.9 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Many ghosts are reported here including a piper that can be heard playing outside, a woman in ball gown, a man who fell to his death near the cliffs, and screams coming from the Black Vaults. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ardgillan Castle

    Newtownabbey, Dublin

    75.6 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    A woman is said to appear on the bridge every Halloween. She is believed to have disappeared while swimming that day. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ardrossan Castle

    Ardrossan, North Ayrshire

    79.2 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    The ghost of William Wallace is said to wander the grounds. Some of the people who died when the castle was attacked by Wallace's forces are said to be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Malahide Castle

    Malahide, Dublin

    85.3 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    The ghost of a jester, named Puck, had a short-lived love affair with a woman responsible for provoking rebellion. Since his murder, Puck has been seen in his full outfit, sometimes appearing in photos. The son of Lord Galtrim died when a battle broke out on his wedding day; his ...


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    Glasnevin Cemetery

    Dublin, Dublin

    90.9 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    A dog is reported at the grave of John McNeill Boyd; it is said that this dog was the Boyd's faithful companion who starved to death alongside Boyd's grave. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Belvedere Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    92 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    The original owner's mother, Mary, is said to haunt here. It is said that she died somewhere inside. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Michan's Church

    Dublin, Dublin

    92.6 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    The vaults below this church contained mummified bodies and human remains. Voices can be heard whispering down there, as well as reports of being grabbed by invisible hands. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Shelbourne Hotel

    Dublin, Dublin

    93.1 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    A little girl likes to turn on faucets and move objects. One medium says that she's the ghost of Mary Masters, a child who became ill and died here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kilmainham Gaol

    Dublin, Dublin

    93.3 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Men, women, and children were all locked away here. Petty theft could get you locked away, and executions were common. Before it was closed, some inmate managed to escape. How? Unknown forces would literally open their cell doors! The prison was forced to shut down because of how haunted it ...


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    Lapwing Lodge - Coats Mill Sanatorium

    Newtownabbey, East Renfrewshire

    95.1 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Lapwing Lodge started Life as a Sanatorium for Coats Mill workers in 1910. At this time the veranda was open to the elements for the patients to be wheeled out into the fresh air to recover. It remained in their ownership until 1955. Some of the former residents are said ...


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    Montpelier Hill

    Newtownabbey, Dublin

    99.5 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Many occult practices happened here in the past. The most famous ghost here is that of a black cat seen at the Steward's House; it was supposedly sacrificed for a Satanic ritual. Women dressed as nuns and shadows are also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Renfrew Victory Baths

    Renfrew, Renfrewshire

    101.9 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    Renfrew Victory Baths is said to be haunted by nine different ghosts of which some have made local news headlines including a paranormal investigation with STV. We have never been disappointed at this venue!! A woman in white is seen in the tunnels and a small boy who is said to ...


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    Overtoun House and Bridge

    Newtownabbey, West Dunbartonshire

    103.3 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    The bridge leading up to this location has one of the strangest reputations: since the 1950's many dogs have taken their own lives by jumping off of this bridge (even jumping off again if they don't die the first time). Furthermore, a man threw his child over the edge, intending ...


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    South Stack Lighthouse

    Newtownabbey, Isle of Anglesey

    105.2 miles from Newtownabbey, UK-T1

    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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