Haunted Places in rochester, Northumberland



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    Brinkburn Priory

    rochester, Northumberland

    17 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Former monks are seen in groups or heard chanting. In the cellar, a dark and violent entity has shoved people around. Other apparitions of a young girl and a woman in grey have also been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    17.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The ghost of former prisoner Edwin McArthur is said to threaten visitors and invokes a sense of dread. Other former prisoners may be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jedburgh Castle

    Jedburgh, Scottish Borders

    17.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The jail is known to have a high level of paranormal activity where former prisoners still cry out and make contact with visitors. A piper can also be seen or heard playing outside of the castle on the battlefield. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Chillingham Castle

    Chillingham, Northumberland

    20.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Shadows have been seen in the courtyard, one ghost in the chamber is unseen, but gives off an eerie feeling, a conversation between two unseen men carries on in the chapel, and in the 'Inner Pantry', a woman in white approaches people begging for water, but vanishes soon after. (Submitted by ...


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    Dryburgh Abbey Hotel

    Newtown Saint Boswells, Scottish Borders

    24.8 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A woman who drowned herself in the nearby river is said to haunt here. In the ruins of the nearby abbey, monks can also be heard chanting. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Schooner Hotel

    Alnmouth, Northumberland

    25.8 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Unexplained noises are heard in room 28; this includes screams, whispers, and conversations. In room 17, a ghostly child is said to ride a tricycle. It is believed that there are at least 60 ghosts here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    30.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Don't be surprised if you take a photograph and a mysterious figure or form shows up; it's quite common here. People commonly report a woman in a pink (or green) dress said to be a princess who leapt to her death after she found out her lover had married someone ...


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    Bamburgh Beach

    Bamburgh, Northumberland

    30.3 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Witches used to live in the dunes and would sacrifice people for Satanic rituals. Other people have died violently here through other means, and a burial site was even uncovered. While Roman Polanski was filming Macbeth here, many extras were shocked to see hands coming out of the sand... And ...


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    Lord Crewe Arms Hotel

    rochester, Northumberland

    32.2 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The spirit of Dorothy Forster is said to be here, whose brother, Tom Forster, was part of the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Newcastle Castle Keep

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

    34.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    "The Poppy Girl" is the nickname for a woman who was thrown in the castle prison, before suffering a horrific death. Visitor become aware of her presence because they will pick up the smell of flowers passing by. Another woman is seen in the chamber, monks are heard chanting, disembodied ...


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    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder, Scotland

    35 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    One of the Dukes who occupied here is still reported to haunt the location. It is believed to be John Maitland. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Willington Mill

    Wallsend, Tyne and Wear

    36.3 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A woman named Kitty supposedly got caught in one of the machines and died. She is seen and felt throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel View Inn

    Low Eighton, Tyne and Wear

    37.5 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Activity here is common, but no one knows the source. One team of ghost hunters encountered poltergeist activity, balls of light, and drastic cold spots. Messages also come up on spirit boxes. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The North East Aircraft Museum

    rochester, Tyne and Wear

    40.3 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    In the first Hangar, a man is seen hiding behind an aeroplane, poltergeist activity is reported, and strange sounds such as banging and laughing are heard. In Hangar 2, the ghost of a man thought to have been murdered by a jealous husband is said to remain here. In Hangar ...


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    Marsden Grotto

    South Shields, England

    41.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A former gang member and smuggler named John the Jibber was actually an informer. His gang locked John in a barrel and hoisted him up, waiting for him to die slowly. John is still heard groaning throughout, and poltergeist activity is also reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hylton Castle

    Sunderland, England

    41.2 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Robert (or Roger) Skelton was a stableboy who was murdered and disposed of in a well. After his death, messes that were left overnight became tidied by the morning, the imprint of a body appeared in ash, and a cook say a naked boy saying he was cold (leading to ...


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    Lumley Castle

    rochester, County Durham

    41.4 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The former owner of property, Lily of Lumley, was said to have been murdered by two priests and dropped down a well; her apparition is seen around the castle and sometimes coming out of the well. A playful man named Black Jack likes to move objects, children have been heard ...


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    Souter Lighthouse

    rochester, Tyne and Wear

    41.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A couple ghosts have been reported here including Isobella Darling (a former occupant, now known for her activity in the kitchen) and a former lighthouse keeper named John. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dalston Hall

    Dalston, Cumbria

    42 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A fog-like being with long fingernails is reported in the cellar; while not harmful, he is known for scaring people. Also in the cellar is a handyman; he's not a mean person, but very well built. In room 4, a sad woman, named Emily, can be seen looking out the ...


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    Pan Am Flight 103 Crash Site

    Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

    45.5 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    In 1988, a bomb went off on Pan Am Flight 103 and resulted in the deaths of 270 people. Some of victims still remain at the site, usually seen in peripheral vision and a sad presence is felt. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brougham Hall

    Brougham, Cumbria

    49 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The hall and grounds are reportedly haunted by sounds of soldiers battling in the middle night, world war soldiers marching and various people who were employed at the property including a woman called Emily and a boy who died there. Henry Brougham who lived there in the nineteenth century was ...


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    A75 Road

    rochester, Dumfries and Galloway

    49.4 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Numerous ghosts are reported along this road usually in the forms of shadows, people who jump into the middle of traffic, or cars stopped on the side of the road which vanish when others stop to offer help. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    rochester, Midlothian

    50.6 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The two main ghosts are that of Lady Catherine (The Grey Lady), and Alexander Ramsay of Dalhousie. Ramsay was imprisoned here and left to starve; some say he survived two weeks merely by eating bits of grain that fell through the cracks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Manor House Hotel

    West Auckland, County Durham

    50.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The ghosts here include a young boy found in Room 6; he is said to cry out looking for his mother. Meanwhile, a female spirit, nicknamed Betty, is also said to wander around looking for her son. In Room Seven, a large man is reported. Also, a medium has picked ...


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    Appleby Castle and Keep

    Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria

    51 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The Keep is the oldest building still in existence today and little has changed in over 900 years. It is one of the few remaining intact Norman Keeps in Great Britain. This castle has a rich and varied history. It has been held by the Kings of Scotland and England. Parts ...


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    Comlongon Castle

    rochester, Scotland

    51.2 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Lady Marion Carruthers fell to her death in a case or either suicide or murder. At the point where she landed, no grass would grow, a feeling of sorrow was felt, and Lady Marion was seen crying. She has now been seen throughout the castle and is said to appear ...


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    Raby Castle

    rochester, England

    51.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Charles Nevill, who plotted the Rising of the North in the Baron's Hall is reported in that room. Henry Vane the Younger is seen in the library without his head and the first Lady Barnard is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pinkie House

    Musselburgh, East Lothian

    54.2 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Lilias Drummond, nicknamed "The Green Lady", is seen on the spiral staircase. It is believed that her appearance represents bad luck. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ancient Unicorn Inn

    Bowes, County Durham

    54.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Two young lovers share the same grave nearby; the boy died after getting ill and the girl died heartbroken. Both of them are seen by their burial place. A young boy in the cellar and a bearded man are also seen here. The ghosts are mischievous, but it a good ...


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    Hall Garth and Country Club Hotel

    rochester, Darlington

    56.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A nun was said to have been bricked up alive here. Most activity stems from Room 2; usually the faucets will turn on and off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Holyrood Palace

    Edinburgh, Edinburgh

    57.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    David Rizzio was said to be the lover of Mary, Queen of Scots. He was murdered in the dining room and his bloodstains sometimes reappear. Lord Darnley, whom Mary is said to have blamed for Rizzio's murder, met his fate in an explosion and is reportedly seen here as well. ...


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    Greyfriars Kirkyard

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    57.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Sir George MacKenzie's tomb can be found here. Ever since it was broken into, visitors have been attacked by unknown forces leaving them scratched, scarred, and bruised. It is believed that an overwhelming presence of evil entities are responsible for the attacks. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Edinburgh Vaults

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    57.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Quite possibly one of the most haunted places in the world, many spirits, many quite negative, remain here. Voices are heard coming out of the darkness, cold spots are picked up, shadows are seen, and mist is picked up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Mary King's Close

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    58 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    An outbreak of the bubonic plague in 1645 claimed many lives around here. Some of the victims are said to be "walled-up" which is why they have been seen here since they died. In "Annie's Room", a young girl named Annie was abandoned by her family after she became infected. ...


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    The White Hart Inn

    Edinburgh, Midlothian

    58 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Edinburgh's oldest pub, dating back to 1516, the ghost of a woman in red has shown up in a photos and is often reported by the staff. According to legend, William Burke and William Hare, a murderous pair, would lure victims from him and kill them in the surrounding buildings. ...


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    Edinburgh Castle

    Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

    58.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Many ghosts are reported here including a phantom piper and a phantom drummer, plague victims in the underground vaults, and other apparitions that have appeared on camera. People have been touched, felt cold spots, and have had the sensation of being watched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tan Hill Inn

    rochester, North Yorkshire

    58.5 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A ghost of former manager named Mrs. Peacock will interfere whenever people start brawls. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Darlington Civic Theatre

    Darlington, England

    60.4 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Ghosts ranging from stagehands, former managers, and crying children have been reported here all throughout the theatre. Recently, a photograph captured two ghosts sitting in the distance lending to the belief that there's more ghosts here than previously thought! (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Blackwell Grange Hotel

    Darlington, Darlington

    60.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    A painting was acquired of a woman in a tartan outfit. The woman in the painting is said to have been attached to the painting and now haunts this building as revenge for husband's slaughter. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Green Dragon

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    63 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Activity is common in the cellar; staff feels as if they are not alone and sometimes report being touched. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Preston Hall - Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    64.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The ghost of a highwayman, a woman walking her dog, and most commonly, a grey lady have been seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Thornaby Centre

    Thornaby, England

    64.6 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    The ghost of an airman is said to be here; some of the electrical equipment acts up by itself as if someone is controlling it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Pot and Glass

    Stockton-on-Tees, England

    65.1 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Staff and visitors say that a friendly ghost is here, but not much is known about it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    House of the Binns

    rochester, West Lothian

    68.8 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Two ghosts are said to be here: A former owner, very boastful over his poker victories, is seen on horseback; a phantom monk is also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kiplin Hall

    rochester, North Yorkshire

    69.5 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    It would seem as if every room here has some form of activity. In the library, an upset girl is seen; in the alcove, a vicar or priest likes to appear; in the tunnels, a nurse frequently shows up (said to be the most commonly seen ghost here). Temperature drops, ...


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    Moresby Hall

    rochester, Cumbria

    72.7 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    It is said that this location was built on the site of a graveyard and/or near a pagan temple; the tunnels beneath are said to be haunted in connection with this. The ghost of Anne De Moresby is said to be here as well as that of a cavalier seen ...


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    Levens Hall

    rochester, Cumbria

    74.9 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    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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    Muncaster Castle

    rochester, Cumbria

    79.3 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    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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    Busby Stoop Inn

    rochester, North Yorkshire

    81.6 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    Thomas Busby was hanged for his crimes, but always loved his seat at this location. After his death, anyone who sits in this chair meets an untimely and always tragic death; the chair has been hung on the wall to prevent anyone from accidentally sitting in it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Morecambe Winter Gardens

    Morecambe, Lancashire

    88.4 miles from rochester, UK-J6

    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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