Haunted Places in penshurst, Kent



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    Hever Castle

    penshurst, Kent

    3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Anne Boleyn is seen in the gardens and by the bridge crossing the River Eden. An angry spirit also lurks here banging on the walls and throwing objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oakhurst Grange School

    Caterham, Surrey

    14.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A private prep school for boys and girls ages 4-11 it seems unremarkable. however the building itself experienced several odd events after the late 1990's. The attic was renovated into a large art studio after years of neglect and there were several reports of students and faculty a like ...


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    Larkfield Priory Hotel

    penshurst, Kent

    14.4 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A servant named Charlotte either died during a botched abortion or killed herself after she lost her baby. Either way, her ghost is still reported here. Numerous other ghosts have been picked up; this could possibly be attributed to the gallows that once stood on this property. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ramada Crawley Gatwick

    Crawley, West Sussex

    16.6 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A night watchman was murdered by drinking poisoned wine; he is responsible for playing with lights or unlocking the broom closet by itself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chislehurst Caves

    Chislehurst, Greater London

    17.4 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A strange mist will appear in many photos despite no reason. Sounds of children and dogs barking also come from within. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blue Bell Hill

    penshurst, Kent

    17.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    According to local legend, a bride-to-be was killed along the A229. Her spirit still walks along the road and sometimes attempts to hitchhike, but vanishes. Another case involve a young girl who was hit by a car and wrapped in a blanket until help could arrive, but the girl had ...


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    Dartford Library

    Dartford, Kent

    19.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Books are said to fall off of their shelves, employees are grabbed or have their clothing tugged, and people have the sense that someone is always watching them. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hall Place, Kent

    Dartford, England

    19.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The White Lady of Tower was said to have seen her husband's murder and, soon after, died of grief. She is seen near the tower, sometimes looking out the window. A man known as the Black Prince also appears here; he is said to be a bad omen. Other shadows ...


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    Hellingly Hospital

    penshurst, England

    19.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Before it finally closed in the mid 1990's, Hellingly Hospital was a psychiatric center. More than 100 years later, the site is since abandoned and is a popular spot for exploration; however, some people find more than they wanted. Other than the overall eerie feeling given off, people report feeling ...


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    Leeds Castle

    Broomfield, England

    20.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The ghost of a black dog is seen here, being associated as a bad omen for the family who lived here. The Duchess of Gloucester, who was once imprisoned here, and a woman with long, flowing hair have also been seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Rochester Castle

    Rochester, England

    20.7 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Lady Blanche de Warenne was killed during a siege in 1264. An arrow intended to kill her husband bounced off his breastplate and struck her instead; she then fell from the keep. Some say that they see the fall repeating itself, others hear disembodied footsteps within the castle. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Michelham Priory

    penshurst, East Sussex

    21 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    It's common to catch something on film here. The Grey Lady is said to be by the moat where her child drowned. The former owner, Thomas Sackville, also has a reputation here; unfortunately, his reputation involves the torture of another ghost named Rosie (who is at the top of the ...


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    Fort Amherst

    Chatham, Medway

    21.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    It's very common to capture heavy fog in photographs. People have seen shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and heard strange voices. People who walk through the tunnel will sometimes wind up with a child's handprint on them. A ghost soldier is also seen, but usually more often to the regulars here. (Submitted by ...


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    Chatham Historic Dockyard

    Chatham, Medway

    21.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A teenaged girl is commonly seen in the windows staring at the sea, believed to be waiting for her lover to return. The spirits of a woman and an angry man are possibly responsible for doors slamming and the feeling of being watched. A female supervisor who died here in ...


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    The Chequers Inn

    Smarden, Kent

    21.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Highwayman, Dick Turpin is reported here. He is said to sit at a table and write using a quill. A Napoleonic-era soldier has also been reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Caesar's Nightclub

    London, Greater London

    23.1 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Now demolished (April 2015), the nightclub was once owned by a demonologist. The ghost of a woman named Ruth was commonly reported here, accompanied by the sound of footsteps and doors opening and closing by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Wood - Screaming Woods

    Smarden, Kent

    23.1 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A colonel is said to be the most prominent haunter in this forest. He is reported to have hung himself and appears to be very lifelike. Other reports say that more than 50 people have died in this area and some of them still possibly remain. Often, ectoplasm or ghostly ...


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    The Queen's House, Greenwich

    London, Greater London

    23.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    In 1966, a famous photograph captured spectres ascending the Tulip Staircase. Nothing is known about these figures, but guests have reported seeing figures in out-of-date clothing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coalhouse Fort

    East Tilbury, Essex

    23.3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The history of this location dates back to ancient times; some of those who oversaw this building are very well said to remain. In the tunnels, many report shadows, full-bodied apparitions, and mist showing up in photographs. Some people have been grabbed or had objects thrown at them. In the ...


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    Maltman's Hill

    Smarden, Kent

    23.3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    People claim that along this road, a phantom carriage travels. Drivers will report the sounds of wooden wheels turning or hooves on cobblestone even though the road has been paved over. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Greenwich Foot Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    23.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    While the claustrophobic atmoshpere might be explained by the location of the tunnel, sometimes, people don't feel like they are alone when crossing here. A pair in Victorian clothes have been seen taking this path, disappearing as people approach. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Fright Corner

    penshurst, Kent

    23.8 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Fright Corner was the location of a highwayman's execution (his name being given as Robert DuBois), supposedly. Long after having met his fate by a sword or spear, his shadow still lurks around his final spot. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinnock Bridge

    penshurst, Kent

    23.8 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Locals here know the history of someone known as the Watercress Woman, a gypsy who burned to death after her clothing caught on fire. People claim to see her walking around the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Elvey Farm

    penshurst, Kent

    24.1 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The ghost of Edward Brett (a man who killed himself) and a man in a military uniform are spotted here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Village Brickworks

    penshurst, Kent

    24.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A brickworker was supposedly crushed by a ton of bricks or fell to his death (depending on which variation is heard). His scream can be heard coming from where he died. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blacksmith Arms

    penshurst, Kent

    24.3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Reports say that there is a cavalier who is still seen here, generally in the upstairs rooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dering Arms

    Pluckley, Kent

    24.4 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    An elderly Victorian era woman with a bonnet is reported to here, as well as the White Lady. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwall Tunnel

    penshurst, Greater London

    24.6 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    People have reported a case of a phantom hitchhiker; he asks for a ride to visit his girlfriend, but vanishes before reaching the other end. It's believed to be the spirit of a motorcyclist who died in 1960. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Schoolmaster's Hanging Site

    penshurst, Kent

    24.7 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A schoolmaster hung himself around this area wearing a coat and striped pants. People who see his ghost say that is still wearing the same outfit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Black Horse

    penshurst, Kent

    24.7 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Inside of this pub, claims of poltergeist activity draw in curious people. Items usually disappear and reappear when guests aren't looking. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Parish Church of St Nicholas

    penshurst, Kent

    24.8 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    One of the members of the Dering Family gave birth to a stillborn child placed in an unmarked grave. Now, there are reports that she can be seen wandering the graveyard, often referred to as the Red Lady. Another spirit, known simply as The White Lady is also seen around ...


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    Pevensey Castle

    Pevensey, East Sussex

    24.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A Lady in Grey is thought to be Lady Joan Pelham who died while protecting the castle from invaders. She wanders the castle as does another woman, except wearing white. Monks, Roman soldiers, and a man with a dog have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stockwell tube station

    London, Greater London

    24.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A very sociable workman is said to approach people, but disappear suddenly. He is thought to be the ghost of a man who died at this station in the 1950's. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Kennington tube station

    London, Greater London

    25.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The loop here is used for empty trains to reroute. Train drivers have reported an invisible guest walking through the carriages and opening doors to other compartments. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Town of Ramsgate - The Wapping Old Stairs

    London, England

    25.6 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Beside this building are the Wapping Old Stairs; George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, is seen by the Thames as if he is patrolling. Low tide is said to be the most common time for something or someone to manifest. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Vauxhall station

    London, Greater London

    25.7 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A tall woman in brown clothing is seen in the tunnels. She is said to be seven feet tall. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Elephant & Castle tube station

    London, Greater London

    25.8 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Footsteps and the sound of running are common. Sometimes, people are seen pacing in the carriages before vanishing. Knocks and rapping is also heard coming from empty corridors. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Wimbledon Common

    London, England

    25.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed "The Laughing Highwayman", was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Becontree tube station

    Dagenham, Greater London

    25.9 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Workers here feel as if they are being followed around or watched. One worker reported seeing a blonde woman in a white dress; however, she had no face, but rather a blank area instead. This might be related to an accident that claimed 10 lives in 1958. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Tower of London

    London, Greater London

    26.1 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Quite possibly London's most haunted spot, the activity includes the ghost of Thomas Becket (who was murdered on these grounds in 1170), Arbella Stuart (who can be found in her room), and Anne Boleyn, usually seen walking while carrying her head. Other spirits include two children supposedly murdered by ...


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    Chapel Royal of Saint Peter Ad Vincula - The Tower of London

    London, England

    26.2 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The body of Anne Boleyn was discovered underneath the floor. She is one of the most commonly reported ghosts in the area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    All Hallows By The Tower Church

    London, England

    26.3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    As the oldest church in London, it should be no surprise that this one has a haunted reputation. A boy's choir practicing in the 1920's were surprised to see an elderly woman stop by and watch them. The choirmaster had thought he locked the doors... and was even more surprised ...


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    Clink Prison Museum

    London, Greater London

    26.3 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The Clink is one of the oldest prisons in London and a site for grizzly torture and interrogation methods. Most people will hear the noise of glass breaking and chains rattling, but poltergeist activity is also normal. Some shadows are reported and give a very gloomy and dreadful feeling. Submitted by ...


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    St Magnus-the-Martyr

    London, England

    26.4 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A monk has been seen in various locations throughout the church. A solemn feeling is also reported near the tomb of Miles Coverdale. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    King William Street Tunnel

    London, Greater London

    26.4 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    This tunnel has been closed since 1900; however, a photographer in the 1980's managed to capture an apparition on camera. A ghostly fog also appears from time to time. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Bow Bells

    London, Greater London

    26.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    A spirit is said to occupy the washroom. It flushes toilets (while in use), plays with the doors, and has manifested as fog that oozes from the ground. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Botolph Without Aldgate

    London, England

    26.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    In 1982, a photographer managed to capture a photograph of a figure dressed out-of-date in the upper sections on this church. It is considered to be one of the most famous ghost photos ever taken lending to the idea that St. Botolph's is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Aldgate tube station

    London, Greater London

    26.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    The station was built over a plague pit supposedly containing 1,000 bodies. The ghosts here are said to be protective; one story involves an electrician who was shocked with 20,000 volts after a mistake during a normal repair. A transparent figure of an elderly woman was seen beside him and ...


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    Mitre Square

    London, Greater London

    26.5 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Catherine Eddowes, the fourth victim of Jack the Ripper was discovered here in 1888. Some people say that as the anniversary of her death approaches (September 30th), her figure is seen nearby the spot in which she was murdered. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Palace of Westminster

    London, Greater London

    26.6 miles from penshurst, UK-G5

    Officers who use the basement room to stay overnight report as if someone is putting heavy pressure on their chests. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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