Haunted Places in Poulton, Lancashire



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    Mains Hall

    Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

    In Room 10, the ghost of a large man is seen and accompanied by the sense of depression. A tall woman is also seen around the beds, and sometimes feel as if someone is sitting on the bed with them. A little girl and a woman are also reported. Submitted by ...


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    Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool, Blackpool

    4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A ghost named "Cloggy" (named because of the sound his clogs make) haunts the ghost train. The ice rink is known to have the sounds of people ice skating on it despite being empty, a little girl is seen in Sir Hiram Maxim’s Gift Shop who moves objects, and the ...


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    Lytham Hall

    Poulton, England

    6.2 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The former owner, Cuthbert Clifton, is seen and heard stamping around his old grounds. A horse named Witch is also reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thurnham Hall

    Poulton, England

    12.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A lady in green is seen inside and in the garden; this is said to be the former homeowner, Elizabeth Dalton. A cavalier and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chingle Hall

    Poulton, Lancashire

    12.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Site to many strange phenomenon, including spontaneously catching on fire without reason, at least 16 ghosts are said to be found here (including a group of monks, various children, a cavalier, a chimney sweep, and someone known as "The Dizzy Man"). Objects are known to move by themselves, noises can ...


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    Lancaster Castle

    Lancaster, England

    16.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Lancaster Castle was used as a prison for accused witches and heretics before meeting their fate by execution. On the premise, the ghosts of an elderly lady, a middle-aged woman, a monk, and child running about have all been reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Three Mariners

    Lancaster, England

    16.7 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A female spirit is said to occupy the ladies' toilets; a man murdered somewhere in the 16th or 17th century is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Grand Theatre, Lancaster

    Lancaster, England

    16.8 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A lady in grey, believed to be Sarag Siddons, is seen here. In her lifetime, Siddons played Lady Macbeth here, but after death she might be the one that is reportedly seen throughout. A male spirit named Harald is also believed to be here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    17.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    In the main auditorium, people have been pushed, slapped, and harrassed by someone who isn't there. In the dressing romo, a failed actress is heard muttering and commonly is said to have a moody energy. The cellar has the highest amount of psychic energy here; people have had sudden mood ...


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Poulton, Lancashire

    17.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The main spirit here is that of Dorothy Southworth, referred to as the White Lady, seen in the corridors and halls. The bloodstains of an executed priest also reappear in the same place even though he died in the 16th century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Samlesbury Hall

    Samlesbury, Lancashire

    17.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The ghost of Dorothy Southworth, nicknamed The White Lady, roams this location and is said to slap visitors on the back of the head. Many photographs have also captured disembodied faces. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Stork Inn

    Billinge, England

    25.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A cavalier was murdered in the cellar and has been reported in the men's washroom. Guests report hearing his footsteps as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Smithills Hall

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    26.8 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Numerous ghosts are seen or felt here: an invisible hand that likes to pinch the bottoms of staff and visitors, a young boy and a young girl, Royalist soldiers from the Civil War, a lady in grey at the church, a tall man with white hair often seen in the ...


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    Croxteth Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    27.2 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Recent security footage captured a figure in the bushes; the identity of it is said to either be Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton or William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl of Sefton (both are said to haunt here). Inside the building, a child is seen in the ...


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    Knowsley Hall

    Knowsley, Merseyside

    27.9 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Butlers dressed in Victorian clothing are said to be on the premises as well as phantom cars that are seen in the front. The most well-known ghost here is a woman with black eye sockets believed to a banshee. She is said to roam the grounds of the location early ...


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    Pendle Hill

    Poulton, England

    28 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Pendel Hill is the equivalent of Salem, Massachusetts. Villagers fell ill and milk went sour leading everyone to believe that this was the work of witches. Accusations flew and (possibly) innocent people were hanged. Since then, strange people have appeared in photos and some guests have been strangled by an ...


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    Hall i' th' Wood

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

    28.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A man in green and a man in black are the primary ghosts people have witnessed. A woman has been seen in the kitchen, and one of the former owners, Mary, is thought to be here, too, and another ghost, named Betty, targets children and yells at them. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Newsham Park Hospital

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    28.5 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Newsham Park Hospital used to be an orphanage before it housed the sick. It now lays abandoned, but photographs and investigations have picked up the presence of a child upstairs. The building is said to have an oppressive atmosphere and visitors should expect the sounds of someone running or dragging ...


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    Lower Well Head Farm

    Poulton, Lancashire

    28.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    This was the site of a series of witch trials in 1612. 10 mysterious murders resulted in the conviction and torture of around a dozen people who still remain here. Dark figures are seen outside; inside, people have reported hearing the sounds of something being dragged. A little girl is ...


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    Ye Olde Man and Scythe

    Bolton, Lancashire

    28.7 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Having a reputation for being one of the oldest pubs in Britain (built in 1251), it also gained attention when a ghost was caught on security camera here. It is widely believed that James Stanley still remains here and might have been the figure in the footage. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tynedale Farm

    Newchurch-in-Pendle, Lancashire

    28.9 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The house here was owned by a descendant of Alice Nutter, executed in the 1612 witch trials. Phantom monks are reported here as well as that of a servant girl who travels between here and Lower Wellhead farm. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Leasowe Castle

    Poulton, England

    29.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A man and his son were locked away in here; to face an easier death than starvation, the man killed his son, then himself. The pair are seen together in the room in which they perished. Another ghost is said to be someone who started to appear after a fire ...


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Liverpool, England

    29.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A caretaker named Les slipped on the icy roof and broke his leg, later dying of exposure to the cold. Whenever unaccountable events occur, figures show up in photographs, noises are heard, or something is seen, the saying is: "It must have been Les". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    James Street Railway Station

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    29.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A ghostly soldier is seen at the station and even riding between stations at times. He is said to have a WWI outfit and thin moustache. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Epstein Theater

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    29.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Numerous suicides are said to have happened here. One figure seen here is a man who broke his neck (more often seen in the dressing rooms); his appearance usually signifies bad luck or tragedy about to occur. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mersey Tunnel

    Poulton, Merseyside

    29.9 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A series of accidents have occurred along this stretch resulting in numerous deaths. Since the 1960's, a female hitch-hiker has been reported standing on the side of the road, sometimes even manifesting in the middle of the road causing other accidents. About a dozen people died during the construction of ...


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    Saint James Mount and Gardens

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    30.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The ghost of William Huskisson is reportedly seen limping around his mausoleum (he was the first man to be killed by a locomotive in 1830). Other ghosts are seen here in various portions of the cemetery. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bidston Windmill

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    30.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Multiple ghosts are reported in this windmill. Among the ghosts that are seen here include a man who is seen usually as a vapor and a Satanist named Richard Tilly who supposedly attacks younger women. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Levens Hall

    Poulton, Cumbria

    30.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The most commonly reported ghosts include that of a gypsy who cursed the building's grounds and that of a dog who many visitors mistake for being alive. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cammell Laird

    Birkenhead, Merseyside

    31 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A flat-capped man in blue overalls is seen in the Construction Hall and an elderly woman has been reported near the kitchen. Other shadowy figures have been seen all over the premises. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Gaumont Cinema

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    31.3 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A woman who died during a game of bingo is said to remain here hoping to claim her reward and a man who hanged himself behind the screen is also reported. Bizarre shadows and lights are a common sight here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Court Theatre

    Bacup, Lancashire

    33.3 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    An apparition has been photographed here numerous times and is believed to be a woman named Norah; another woman named Kitty is also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Speke Hall

    Liverpool, Merseyside

    34.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    There are ghosts that reside here including the White Lady, a ghost gardener from the 19th century, a priest, and a cavalier known to interact with visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ordsall Hall

    Salford, Greater Manchester

    38.3 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The most well-known ghost is that of the White Lady; while her identity is often disputed, it is agreed that she died in a tragic and heartbroken manner. The ghost cams here, as well pictures from visitors, capture many full-bodied apparitions. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Royal Exchange Theatre

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

    38.8 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Actor / director James Manxwell is reportedly still here since his death in 1995; he had a close association with being involved with shows put on since the mid-1970's. A Victorian woman is also seen here and is said to have "a passion to drink". (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Greengate Brewery

    Middleton, Greater Manchester

    38.8 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Many workers have died here as a result of falling into the vats and drowning. The most commonly seen ghosts include a woman who sits at a table in the boardroom, a woman in a brown dress in the kitchen, and a figure in a brown cloak. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Muncaster Castle

    Poulton, Cumbria

    39.5 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Tom Fool is always heard, but never seen. He was a beloved jester until his death, but is said to have a reputation of conspiracy and murder. Staff attribute the more sinister occurrences to him. The Muncaster Boggle, or the White Lady, is seen in the gardens; she is said ...


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    Old Silent Inn

    Stanbury, England

    40.2 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A former landlady's presence is reported here. She is said to have been an avid lover of the wild cats, ringing a bell to let them know that food was ready. The ringing of the bell is still heard to some. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oldham Coliseum Theatre

    Oldham, Greater Manchester

    41 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    In 1947, actor Harold Norman was accidentally stabbed to death during a performance of Macbeth; he is said to have returned here in the afterlife. After the death of worker Carl Paulsen, a ghost resembling him started appearing, as well. Objects are known to move or fall down. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    The Black Bull

    Haworth, West Yorkshire

    41.9 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A poltergeist has a reputation to throw glasses around. Two people in period clothing are also seen here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Parkside Social Club

    Haworth, England

    42.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A Victorian girl has been seen and heard running up and down the stairs. She is said to frequent the pool room which is why some people avoid it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tatton Old Hall

    Poulton, Cheshire East

    43.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Females should beware the spirit of a poacher named Tom, said to have a nasty reputation as a drunk and cruel person; he usually will target female guests and employees. A woman named "The Matriarch" is seen accompanied by a young girl, and in the spinning room, crying is frequently ...


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    George and Dragon

    Chester, England

    44.1 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    It is said that the ghost of a Roman soldier wanders around here, as the building was supposedly built on a Roman burial ground. Footsteps can be heard as if a group of people are marching, even late at night. Most of the activity is believed to come from Room ...


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    Chez Jules

    Chester, Cheshire

    44.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Formerly the Old Fire Station, tales of a figure named 'Fireman Jack' reported a man dressed as a firefighter with a mustache, often smiling at the other firefighters. The site is now that of a French restaurant. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pied Bull

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    44.4 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The cellar is haunted by a man who stumbled down a staircase while holding a knife. Staff members refuse to go down alone because they feel his presence. Ghostly chambermaids are also seen here, still attending to their work. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thorntons PLC

    Chester, England

    44.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A jilted bride named Sarah hung herself in this building. She would throw objects around and give guests and staff the sense of being watched. However, activity here might have stopped after one psychic has claimed to have crossed Sarah into the afterlife to be reunited with her lover. (Submitted by ...


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    Stanley Palace

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    44.6 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    The ghost of a woman named Elizabeth is said to manifest in old-fashion clothes. Other spirits include a man dressed in a World War II uniform, a lady with grey hair who is usually found around the piano, and a little girl who is thought to have died on the ...


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    Chester Walls

    Chester, England

    44.7 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A Roman soldier was murdered by the parents of his lover. Since his death, he has been reported between the ampitheatre and Newgate. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pensarn Coast

    Poulton, Conwy

    44.7 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    A ghost ship is reported to still sail along the Abergele coastline. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ye Olde Kings Head

    Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

    44.8 miles from Poulton, UK-H2

    Children are heard running around; it is said that they were murdered by their father who was caught in the middle of a love affair. Items are thrown at guests and employees, doors open and close by themselves, lights turn off and on by themselves; there's a reputation that at ...


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