Haunted Places in Swineshead, Bedfordshire



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    Kimbolton School

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    2.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The ghost of Catherine of Aragon is seen here, having it once been her home. She is usually seen walking in the hall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Talbot Hotel

    Oundle, Northamptonshire

    14.9 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A lady in black is known to appear and vanish by the staircase. She is rumored to be Mary, Queen of Scots. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wysing Arts Centre

    Swineshead, Cambridgeshire

    16.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Once a home to another family before being turned into an art museum, one of the former homeowners is said to reside here. The original house is said to have burned down and killed the entire family. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    Swineshead, England

    17.3 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A woman named Juliet Tewsley hung herself on March 17th, 1050 after suffering from a case of a bad broken heart. She is said to return every March 17th on the eve of her suicide. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    19.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    In the fifteenth century, the Battle of Northampton took place here. Along with the ghosts of deceased soldiers, nuns are also reported here. In the cellar, objects move and voices are heard. The enery responsible for it isn't said to be a good one. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Woburn Abbey

    Swineshead, England

    20.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The Abbot of Woburn denounced the king and was hanged for his opinion; he was seen standing beside the old tree from which he hanged, yet, is no longer thought to be there. In the Butler's Pantry, a strange brown blur is seen (said to resemble a monk). Duchess Mary ...


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    Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    22.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Before it was a museum, this was a World War I hospital. An Australian named Thomas Hunter has been seen here since hours after his passing in 1916; he is usually on the staircase. In the cellar, a hooded figure slams doors and throws objects. Some five other ghosts are ...


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    Peterborough Museum

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    22.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    With a trip here, you might find yourself face to face with Thomas Hunter, who died during World War I. A sword in the gallery is to have a Roman soldier attached to it; another dark presence is on the first floor by recreation or period shops. Objects are thrown, ...


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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    23.6 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The University of Cambridge dates back to 1209 and has been ranked as one of the best universities in the world. With quite a history, it should be no surprise that Cambridge has had its share of paranormal reports. In the Old Master's Lodge, Henry Butts took his own life ...


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    Minsden Chapel

    Swineshead, Hertfordshire

    25.9 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The ruins of this chapel are home to a phantom monk who said to ring bells (which do not exist anymore) and that of a nun who was murdered in a nearby tunnel system. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    29.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The former owner of the hotel, Angelina, was pushed down the stairs by her lover when he learned she was pregnant. She is still here, as are two other spirits that can't seem to cross over. The first is the spirit of a little girl looking for her family, the ...


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    Brocket Arms

    Swineshead, Hertfordshire

    30.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A priest who was either tried and hanged or, rather, committed suicide is said to haunt here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    33.1 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A ghostly woman believed to be Oliver Cromwell's mistress has been seen here. The apparition of a ghostly soldier is more commonly seen and heard in the corridors of the hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    34.1 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A little girl who was run over by a stagecoach is seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    35.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    The Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    39.1 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The library is known for the White Lady (who is also said to move furniture around). In the courtyard, a ghostly cat and dog are seen, a cavalier is reported, and the spirit of a policeman has made his presence known. Burglar alarms are also known to go off for ...


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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    39.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A team of investigators claim that multiple spirits reside here including a Victorian woman usually seen on the staircase or by the garden, a man in one of the upstairs rooms (who is apparently a very negative force), a child and a chef that both died of Tuberculosis, and a ...


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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    42.3 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A 17th century woman is said to remain here as is the ghost of another figure, yet to be identified. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    Swineshead, Warwickshire

    42.4 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    The Holt Hotel

    Swineshead, Oxfordshire

    44.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    The Hellfire Caves

    West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

    45.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A man named Paul Whitehead was once the secretary to the Hellfire Club. After his death in 1774, he wanted his heart to be placed in an urn which was on display until it was stolen. He seen wandering around, supposedly looking for his heart. A ghost of a teenager ...


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    The George and Dragon Hotel

    Swineshead, Buckinghamshire

    45.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A spirit who has since become known as "The White Lady" has been seen here. She is believed to have killed by a former lover and her footsteps can heard throughout the location. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Avenue House

    London, Greater London

    47.4 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The spirits said to remain here are a woman who wanders around the premise (believed to be the former governess), a bitter man who can be found in the Turret Room, and a child who was locked in the cellar. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Coundon Court

    Swineshead, England

    48.2 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    Preston Manor

    Wembley, Greater London

    48.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A wrongly excommunicated nun, nicknamed "The White Lady", haunted here from the 16th century until the late 19th century demanding a Christian burial. a skeleton was uncovered while doing work on the house and was thought to belong to her; since the discovery, the apparitions of her ceased. A woman ...


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    Bruce Castle

    London, Greater London

    48.6 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A lady who supposedly committed suicide is said to remain here. People said that they have seen her apparition or heard her screams. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ickenham tube station

    Ickenham, Greater London

    48.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A woman wearing a red scarf fell onto the track and was electrocuted to death in the 1950's. People have reported seeing her here, recognizing her by her scarf. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    48.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    Macdonald Bear Hotel

    Woodstock, Oxfordshire

    48.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    8 Ferrestone Road

    London, Greater London

    48.9 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    This old terrace house is reportedly haunted by a violent poltergeist, who forced a family to leave after throwing objects around and making mysterious banging noises. It has been dubbed the 'Hornsey Coal Ghost' and is believed to be one of those buried in the garden which was a former ...


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    Alexander House

    London, Greater London

    49.2 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    This housing estate was built in the 1940's, but the land it was built on was the site of a former asylum. Residents have reported sighting the apparition of a shadowy figure with an evil face gliding through rooms and corridors of the estates, as well as seeing the figure ...


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    1 Avenue Road

    London, Greater London

    49.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    This former gothic mansion was recently refurbished as a block of apartments, but resident still report instances of paranormal activity. Strange flickering flights have been seen moving around the upper floors, and loud footsteps and other disembodied noises have been heard. Chanting can be heard in some parts of the ...


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    The Gate House

    London, Greater London

    49.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A woman named Mother Marnes was murdered here; she is said to be seen wearing all black. Other people have been pushed, heard unusual noises, or felt very unwelcomed, particularly in the ballroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Flask

    London, Greater London

    49.6 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    An unidentified woman has been seen here. She likes to swing the lights and move glasses, but if the temperature makes a sudden drop, she could be about to make a full-bodied appearance. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Oxford

    Oxford, England

    49.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Oxford is the second-oldest surviving university in the world, dating back to 1096. The most commonly reported ghost is that of a former master named Obadiah Walker, seen in the front quad. King Charles I, beheaded in his prime, is seen at Christ Church College, as has one of his ...


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    Highgate Cemetery

    London, Greater London

    49.9 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The two most commonly seen ghosts are that of a woman in grey often searching around frantically (the common belief is that she's looking for her children whom she killed) and a robed man who can be viewed from afar, but disappears when viewed too close. Another figure is said ...


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    Borley Rectory

    Swineshead, Essex

    50 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Supposedly one of the most haunted locations in the United Kingdom, apparitions have appeared in photographs, objects have moved on their own, and out-of-place-looking figures have been witnessed all over the grounds of this house. Supposedly, a monk and nun tried to elope around here, but were caught and killed ...


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    Oxford Castle

    Oxford, Oxfordshire

    50.1 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Full-bodied shadows and faces have appeared on camera here. A woman is seen at the castle mound, white mist is seen by the stairs, and footsteps are commonly heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tollington Park

    London, England

    50.3 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The sounds of a former murder from the beginning of the 20th century have been heard here. Generally, it's described as the sound of someone being chased, then choking to death. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Gloucester Drive

    London, Greater London

    50.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Children can be heard running up and down the street at unusual hours, despite the road being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    50.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    The apparitions here include former bunker and RAF personnel, a tall elderly woman, and a dark force in the sick bay. Some people say that the bunker was built by an ancient burial site from the Bronze Age and another story involves a worker who was buried alive in concrete. ...


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    50.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Guests feel watched, smell perfume or grow cold here. They have reported seeing a monk in the main bedroom suite and have seen the former landlady, Elizabeth, in the drawing room. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    50.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Former keeper, Elizabeth Radcliffe still haunts her old property, as does a hooded monk seen in the main suite bedroom. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. John's Wood tube station

    London, Greater London

    51.8 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Between here and the Baker Street Station, workers have reported the sounds and sights of someone invisible walking on the track. Five staff members have died working on this line and it is likely to be one of them. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Alderminster, Warwickshire

    52 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    Ettington Park Hotel

    Swineshead, Warwickshire

    52 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    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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    Sutton House

    London, Greater London

    52.2 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A woman (thought to be wife of John Machell the younger) has been seen here in a white (or sometimes) blue dress. Guests have been awakened from their slumber in the Exhibition Room by a woman standing beside them. Dogs are heard barking despite no animals being inside of here, ...


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    King's Cross Station

    London, Greater London

    52.5 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    A fire in 1987 resulted in 31 deaths. Since 1998, a woman in distress has been seen, but disappears when people reach her. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Castle Rising

    Swineshead, Norfolk

    52.6 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    Former French royalty, Queen Isabella, was thought to be responsible for the death of King Edward II (see: Berkeley Castle). After his death, she lived the rest of her life here and was said to have gone mad. People have heard screaming and maniacal laughter. Apparitions and mist have also ...


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    Madame Tussauds

    London, Greater London

    52.7 miles from Swineshead, UK-Z5

    While the Chamber of Horrors might be enough to scare some people, faces behind people in photographs. A disturbing energy is felt here and was even featured on an episode of Most Haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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