Haunted Places in thorney, Peterborough



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    Peterborough Museum

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    6.9 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

    Peterborough, Peterborough

    6.9 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Talbot Hotel

    Oundle, Northamptonshire

    18.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Old Ferry Boat Inn

    thorney, England

    20.9 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Kimbolton School

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    25.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Castle Rising

    thorney, Norfolk

    26.8 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Sandringham House

    thorney, Norfolk

    29.6 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Poltergeist activity is reported here; books fly off of shelves, blankets are pulled, footsteps are heard, cold blasts of air are felt, lights turn off and on, and a wheezing noise is heard. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    University of Cambridge

    Cambridge, England

    29.8 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Wysing Arts Centre

    thorney, Cambridgeshire

    30.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    RAF East Kirby

    East Kirkby, Lincolnshire

    36.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    The control tower has the most activity; people report hearing footsteps and feeling like they aren't alone. Numerous accidents have taken place here and those victims might be the ones responsible. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    RAF Metheringham

    thorney, Lincolnshire

    37.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A young woman is often reported on the side of the road trying to get help. She'll often get into the vehicle of the driver (if permitted), but vanish before she reaches her destination (as well as leave behind a foul odour). She is believed to be a young woman ...


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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    38.2 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Bell Inn

    Thetford, Norfolk

    38.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Raynham Hall

    thorney, Norfolk

    39.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Quite possibly the most famous ghost photo was taken at this location. The ghost of Lady Dorothy Walpole (referred to as 'The Brown Lady') has been seen here since the 1830's. She has been throughout the building wearing a brown dress. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Delapre Abbey

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

    42.9 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Belgrave Hall

    Leicester, Leicester

    43.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Cross Keys Hotel

    Saffron Walden, Essex

    43.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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 Guildhall

    Leicester, Leicester

    43.5 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Woburn Abbey

    thorney, England

    48.6 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Galleries of Justice

    The Shire Hall High Pavement, Nottinghamshire

    49.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    In the Entrance Hall, the spirits of a soldier, a lady, and a Victorian gentleman are seen. In the court, knocking is heard and shadows are seen. In the Cell Corridor, odd noises such as footsteps, keys rattling, and doors slamming are heard. The laundry room is known for random ...


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    Minsden Chapel

    thorney, Hertfordshire

    49.5 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

    49.6 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Claiming to be England's oldest pub, glasses have been smashed by themselves, the scent of perfume fills the air (when no one is around), and a variety of ghosts have been reported here ranging from soldiers to evil entities. People who use the underground tunnels will sometimes report feeling violently ...


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    Brownsover Hall Hotel

    Rugby, Warwickshire

    51 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Borley Rectory

    thorney, Essex

    51.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Swan Hotel

    Lavenham, Suffolk

    51.6 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A marriage was going to take place out of wedlock, but the groom left the altar and the bride took her own life. She is most commonly seen in Room 15; it is here where she hung herself. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Feathers Inn

    Wadesmill, Hertfordshire

    53.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

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


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    Brocket Arms

    thorney, Hertfordshire

    54.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Muckleburgh Collection

    thorney, Norfolk

    56.2 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Ghost lights have been seen near the World War I pill box and are thought to be ghosts of some women who were killed during the war. Odd noises and phenomenom are picked up near a Russian tank and are believed to be that of the museum founder, Berry Savory. (Submitted ...


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    Coombe Abbey Hotel

    thorney, Warwickshire

    56.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Annesley Hall

    thorney, Nottinghamshire

    57.2 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Two ghosts named Elizabeth and William are said to be here. A ghostly fog has also appeared in photographs. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Bell Hotel

    Winslow, Buckinghamshire

    57.2 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Elvaston Castle

    thorney, Derbyshire

    57.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    The ghost the Grey Lady is said to be here. A maid who killed herself is also sometimes seen, as well as that of a gardener or gamekeeper. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    The Maids Head Hotel

    Norwich, Norfolk

    58.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    The two most commonly reported spirits are those of a woman said to be a former (whose presence is detected by the smell of lavender) and an elderly man in the courtyard (thought to be a former mayor of the city). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pleasley Vale Mills

    Pleasley Vale, Nottinghamshire

    60.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Once used to make silk, the mills have since been replaced with an office. In the dye room, people reported the ghost of an abusive supervisor who is said to have murdered a woman who would often appear in Mill 1's top floor. Mood swings, nausea, and disorientation are reported ...


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    The Jorrocks

    Derby, Derby

    61.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Once the George Inn and Lafferty's Pub, a woman's skull is still here and said to come with poltergeist activity (when the skull was sent to be examined, similar activity followed in that location). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Derby Gaol

    Derby, Derby

    61.8 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    In case you want to see the most activity, visit between October and December for a peak in occurrences. Around this time, you might see full-bodied apparitions in the corridors, become mysterously sick within the cells, feel suffocated, uneasy, and watched, all while encountering a variety of sinister ghosts including ...


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    Coundon Court

    thorney, England

    62.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    Cromer Pier

    Cromer, Norfolk

    62.5 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    The theater at the end of this pier (The Pavillion Theatre) is said to be haunted by Irish impressario, Dick Condon; some performers have claimed to see his spirit on the stage while shows are performed. Poltergeist activity and a man with a tall black hat have also been reported, ...


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    Bradley Wood

    thorney, North East Lincolnshire

    63.4 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Supposedly, a solemn looking woman (known as "The Black Lady") is seen here. She is reported to sometimes show up on camera. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    White Horse

    Chelmsford, England

    65.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A bell ringer was supposedly murdered on the stairwell of this pub. Sometimes people will hear his screaming from the area of where he died. Other people say that the man who murdered him, a farmer, is also seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Fox and Fiddler

    Colchester, England

    65.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A chambermaid named Sarah was said to have been walled up here by the Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins. Sarah is a good soul with a good sense of humour, described as being short, blonde, and in an old chambermaid costume. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Brook Red Lion Hotel

    Colchester, Essex

    65.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A little girl named Alice was murdered here and has remained here since her death in 1638. She's usually seen in rooms 5, 6, and 10; some believe she also appears as a woman. A monk is seen in the halls and a little boy is seen in the Parliament ...


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    Colchester Castle

    Colchester, England

    65.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    A man named James Parnell was imprisoned here until his death. Part of his punishment involved having to climb a rope in order to obtain his food, but never recovered after a fall. James is reported throughout the building since his unfortunate passing. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Hollytrees Museum

    Colchester, England

    65.8 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Guests have reported the presence of a woman in white; it is believed to Miss Anne Lisle due to many people feeling as if someone is standing behind them in the same room as her portrait. A lady in grey is also reported in the East Lodge; her presence is ...


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    The Old Siege House Bar and Brasserie

    Colchester, Essex

    66.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Soldiers from the English Civil War are said to still make this building their home. Cavaliers have vanished before stunned guests and some of the ghosts give off an overwhelmingly negative energy that staff try to avoid certain areas. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Layer Marney Tower

    Layer Marney, Essex

    66.6 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Former owner, Lord Marney is said to be displeased with how his home has turned out to be so he chooses to remain here to haunt it; he is seen going up and down the spiral staircase or by his former bedroom. A Victorian woman in grey clothing is seen ...


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    Warwick Castle

    Warwick, Warwickshire

    66.7 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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    The Kelvedon Hatch Nuclear Bunker

    Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

    67 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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 Mistley Thorn Hotel

    Mistley, Essex

    68.1 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    Three of the ghosts here are said to include Matthew Hopkins (better known as the Witchfinder General) who died of tuberculosis in 1647. Other spirits include that of a serving girl usually seen walking along the corridors and a young boy who was thrown under a moving cart and trampled ...


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    Saracens Head Inn

    Amersham, Buckinghamshire

    69.3 miles from thorney, UK-K3

    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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