Haunted Places in powys, Powys



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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    powys, Powys

    12.7 miles from powys, 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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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    16.4 miles from powys, 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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    Baskerville Hall

    powys, Powys

    20.8 miles from powys, 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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    Nanteos Mansion

    Dyffryn Paith, Ceredigion

    26.8 miles from powys, 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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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    29.4 miles from powys, 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

    29.6 miles from powys, 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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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    32.6 miles from powys, 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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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    powys, Monmouthshire

    36.3 miles from powys, 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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    Craig-y-Nos Castle

    powys, Powys

    36.8 miles from powys, 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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    Fitz Manor

    Fitz, England

    38.5 miles from powys, 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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    Dinefwr Castle (Newton House)

    powys, Carmarthenshire

    40.6 miles from powys, 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

    powys, Carmarthenshire

    41.6 miles from powys, 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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    The Hand Hotel

    Llangollen, Denbighshire

    45.2 miles from powys, 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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    Hellens Manor

    powys, Herefordshire

    45.5 miles from powys, 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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    Valle Crucis Abbey

    powys, Denbighshire

    46.3 miles from powys, 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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    Llancaiach Fawr Manor

    Trelewis, Merthyr Tydfil

    46.8 miles from powys, 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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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    49 miles from powys, 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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    Castle Hotel

    Neath, Wales

    49.1 miles from powys, 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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    The Golden Fleece Inn

    Tremadog, Gwynedd

    51.7 miles from powys, 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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    Bodidris Hall

    Llandegla, Denbighshire

    52.1 miles from powys, 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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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    52.7 miles from powys, 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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    Caerphilly Castle

    Caerphilly, Caerphilly

    53 miles from powys, 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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    Littledean Jail

    powys, Gloucestershire

    53.3 miles from powys, 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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    Ruthin Gaol

    Ruthin, Denbighshire

    54.1 miles from powys, 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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    Parc Howard Museum

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    54.6 miles from powys, 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

    54.8 miles from powys, 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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    Margam Castle

    powys, Neath Port Talbot

    54.8 miles from powys, 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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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    54.9 miles from powys, 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

    55 miles from powys, 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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    Stradey Wood

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    55 miles from powys, 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

    55 miles from powys, 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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    Castell Coch

    Tongwynlais, Wales

    55.5 miles from powys, 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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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    55.6 miles from powys, 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

    55.8 miles from powys, 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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    Abbey Works

    powys, Wales

    56.5 miles from powys, 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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    Miskin Manor

    powys, Wales

    56.7 miles from powys, 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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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    56.8 miles from powys, UK-Y8

    In 1891, one of the most famous ghost photos was captured in the library. It is believed that the ghost of Lord Combermere was captured sitting in his chair (while skeptics believe it might've been the exposure capturing someone who sat in the chair). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plas Teg

    powys, Flintshire

    56.9 miles from powys, UK-Y8

    Many legends of death, murder, and suicide surround Plas Teg, but perhaps the most famous surrounds the Woman in White. While the identity of the ghost is often disputed between a woman who drowned or a woman who fell off of a horse, the figure (wearing white), is seen wandering ...


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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    57.1 miles from powys, 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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    Gwydir Castle

    powys, Wales

    57.5 miles from powys, 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

    57.7 miles from powys, 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

    57.7 miles from powys, 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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    The Station Hotel

    Dudley, West Midlands

    57.8 miles from powys, UK-Y8

    A female servant named Elizabeth was murdered by the hotel manager; she is the most commonly seen ghost here. A writer who knew of Elizabeth's murder, two children, and a man sitting in Room 214 have also been picked up here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    57.9 miles from powys, 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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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    58.5 miles from powys, 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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    Llandaff Cathedral

    Cardiff, Wales

    58.5 miles from powys, 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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    Denbigh Castle

    Denbigh, Wales

    58.6 miles from powys, UK-Y8

    In the eastern section, shadows are seen running about, and a boy's face looking out a window have been seen. Most commonly seen is the White Lady on the pathway to the Goblin tower. She is surrounded by a white mist. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dylan Thomas Boathouse

    Laugharne, Wales

    58.8 miles from powys, 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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    The National Museum Cardiff

    Cardiff, Cymru

    59.4 miles from powys, 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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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    59.6 miles from powys, UK-Y8

    Screams are sometimes heard early in the morning. A crying boy has also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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