Haunted Places in shelsley, Worcestershire



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    Drakelow Tunnels

    Cookley, Worcestershire

    12.4 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Ye Olde Black Cross

    Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

    14.9 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Feathers Hotel

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    15.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Ludlow Castle

    Ludlow, Shropshire

    15.3 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Hellens Manor

    shelsley, Herefordshire

    19.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Brightstone Road

    Rubery, England

    19.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

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


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    Dudley Castle

    Dudley, West Midlands

    21.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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

    21.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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

    21.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

    Birmingham, England

    25.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Security footage caught a grey phantom that staff and security believed was responsible for triggering a burglary alarm. Crying has also been heard and the ghost of a ward sister was also seen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    New Alexandra Theatre

    Birmingham, England

    25.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Leon Salberg, once a manager to this locale, died in this building and has been seen here ever since. A former head of the wardrobe department, a man in a top hat, a grey lady, a stage manager who jangles his keys, and entity who drains from electrical equipment have ...


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    Aston Hall

    Birmingham, England

    27.3 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A woman who was locked upstairs (either by a jealous who caught her having an affair or by her father who caught her trying to elope) where she spent the rest of her days. Guests have reported her as well a young man who hung himself on the property. The ...


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    Mill Street

    Prestbury, Gloucestershire

    28.6 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A headless horsemen is seen riding down this street. He was knocked off of his horse, interrogated for his political connections, then beheaded. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pype Hayes Hall

    Birmingham, England

    30.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    This home has a history of tragedy ranging from a lovers' suicide pact, to a man who died of heartbreak when he found out about his wife's affair; the woman in the pact and the heartbroken man are both reported here. One strange report involves a man in a black ...


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    Littledean Jail

    shelsley, Gloucestershire

    30.9 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Four Crosses Inn

    Four Crosses, Staffordshire

    32 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Ghosts of children are seen and heard. In the washrooms, a woman and a soldier are seen. Objects move by themselves (even if they are too heavy for a human to carry). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    shelsley, Warwickshire

    33.7 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    This location was used as the set for the 1963 horror film The Haunting, but the location itself has more to offer. Reports of several Victorian-era ghosts are seen including that of a woman, a servant, and former occupants Edward Shirley, as well as two of the Shirley children who ...


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    33.7 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A woman named Lady Emma is seen in a white dress floating through walls. In the library, a man has been seen accompanied by a dog, and a Victorian woman has been seen throughout. A monk, an army officer, and two children who drowned are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris ...


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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    34.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Sir Fulke Greville, a poet, playwright, and later, Commissioner of Treasury, restored this castle to the condition that it currently remains in, but was murdered by his servant after an argument ensued. Greville died here and has been seen in his former study room, sometimes standing in the shadows watching ...


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    Baskerville Hall

    shelsley, Powys

    34.6 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Skirrid Mountain Inn

    shelsley, Monmouthshire

    36.3 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Cannock Chase

    shelsley, England

    37.2 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    In the 1980's, there was an unusually high number of sightings related to 'black-eyed children', or children with eyes as black as coal. Recently, a girl with this description is being reported here. Some believe the children to be demonic. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coundon Court

    shelsley, England

    37.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A nanny fell to her death here and had been seen by staff members on the staircase by the library. The founder of the academy, George Singer, has also been seen from time to time looking out the window. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Briavels Castle

    Saint Briavels, Gloucestershire

    37.9 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Fitz Manor

    Fitz, England

    38.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Woodchester Mansion

    shelsley, Gloucestershire

    38.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The chapel is said to have the most activity; it is said that Satanic rituals once took place in here and with it. A tall apparition as well as an element have settled in, possibly because of it. Other figures around the mansion include an elderly woman who grabs visitors, ...


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    Tamworth Castle

    shelsley,

    38.9 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The ghost of nun (called The Black Lady) has commonly been photographed in full apparition form. Another ghost, called The White Lady, is said to haunt the battlements which she threw herself from. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Swan Hotel

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    39.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Similar to the Swan Hotel in Lavenham, a jilted bride took her own life and now haunts here. She's reportedly seen in her white gown and has a reputation for even scaring employees away. Poltergeist activity is also reported and could very well be related to the burial site that ...


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    Ancient High House

    Stafford, Staffordshire

    39.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    William Marson, a former worker here from the mid-nineteenth century, is seen in the shop room of the museum. He is said to wear an apron and a bowler cap. A man is seen walking up the stairs and EMF detectors will usually spike when his spirit is present. In ...


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    The Edward Jenner Museum

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    39.9 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A recent photo taken in the attic caught what appeared to be a man sitting in a chair. Many believe that the ghost of Edward Jenner himself, father of modern vaccination, resides in his old home and is likely to be the figure in the photo. Another spirit has been ...


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    Berkeley Castle

    Berkeley, Gloucestershire

    40 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The castle used to have a foul pit where animal carcasses, and occasionally that of a human, were dumped. Some prisoners were locked in a nearby cell where the stench itself was enough to make them ill and soon die. One prisoner was King Edward II who managed to survive ...


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    Owlpen Manor

    shelsley, Gloucestershire

    40.6 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Four ghosts have made their presence known here: the first if that of Queen Margaret of Anjou who returned here in death because of the joy it brought her in life. In the east wing, a monk in black; people are unsure whether or not he was fleeing from a ...


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    Tretower Court and Castle

    Tretower, Powys

    42.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    shelsley, Warwickshire

    43.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A hooded monk is seen, thought to be Abbott Geoffrey; Geoffrey was murdered in 1345 (perhaps he's the poltergeist also reported in the kitchen). A young woman named Matilda also has a history with this house. She had become pregnant by the master of the house, yet he refused to ...


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    Ancient Ram Inn

    Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

    43.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Supposedly the site of many pagan rituals when it was first built, this site is location to a woman who can be found in "The Witch's Room". She was accused of witchcraft in the early 16th century and later burned at the stake, but remains here. Another room, "The Bishop's ...


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    Gregynog Hall

    Tregynon, Powys

    45.2 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Maesmawr Hall Hotel

    shelsley, Powys

    46.2 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    Old Hankerton Vicarage

    shelsley, Wiltshire

    47.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A former resident of the early twentieth century vicarage reportedly saw a disembodied pair of legs dressed in grey flannel trousers wandering through the property before vanishing on several occasions. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Petty France Manor

    Petty France, South Gloucestershire

    48.4 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The two most well-known ghosts are that of Amelia (who died during childbirth) and is known for making the chandelier swing around, and that of a man who sits alone in the dining room appearing and disappearing spontaneously. Many others ghosts are thought to frequent here. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Old Bell Hotel and Restaurant

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

    48.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The Grey Lady is seen in the James Ody room; she was said to have an unhappy marriage and wound up here. In the Foe room, the door was jammed from the inside, but when workers went inside to investigate, found nothing wrong. Objects have been smashed and cold spots ...


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    49.1 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A rather cruel man nicknamed 'One-Handed Boughton’ continued his reign of terror even after his death. His ghost was so vicious, a team of clergymen attempted to exorcise his spirit, but he only returned later on. Footsteps, groaning, growling, and other unusual noises are still heard. Mysterious figures have also ...


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    Tutbury Castle

    Tutbury, Staffordshire

    50.7 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned here; staff have seen her on many occasions, usually between 10:15 and 11:00 at night. A knight is also said to be seen by John of Gaunt's Gateway and harasses employees and visitors. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gladstone Pottery Museum

    Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

    51 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    When visiting here, be sure to go to the Colour Room where poltergeist activity is a common occurence; those who rearrange the pots will encounter a barrage of objects being thrown. An elderly man believed to have died here still roams the grounds and footsteps are common in desolate areas ...


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    Combermere Abbey

    Combermere, England

    51 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    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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    The Holt Hotel

    shelsley, Oxfordshire

    51.5 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A highwayman named Claude Duval occupied this building and killed the former landlord. In Room 3, guests feel as if they are being watched and beds shake by themselves. Sometimes, heavy footsteps are heard walking down the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jolly Tar Inn and Public House

    shelsley, Swindon

    51.6 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Guests and staff alike have encountered the apparition of a tall man who haunts the establishment. Other strange activity reported hear includes ghostly laughter and strange noises. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

    shelsley, Cheshire East

    52.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    Several apparitions are seen here, primarily, people who thought to be current workers, but disappear in an instant. Old phones are known to ring, but the phone's service has been disconnected entirely! In the theater, forces touch and grab visitors; overwhelming energy is known to make people sick or cause ...


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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    53 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    A mother named Elizabeth, and her son, Christopher, are seen here; Christopher is quite playful with the guests. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Dower House, Stoke Park

    Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire

    53.8 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The ghost of Lady Elizabeth Somerset is reported to knock three times at her memorial if she is present (she died after falling from her horse). Some people report seeing her and other report the sound of horse hooves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Alton Towers

    shelsley, Staffordshire

    54.3 miles from shelsley, UK-Q4

    The most active spot is in the area of 'Hex' where a woman in a Victorian dress is seen and where objects are tossed at guests. The music room is said to have a larger man in it whose footsteps can be heard and the corridors of the building are ...


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