Haunted Places in truro, Cornwall



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    Kennall Vale Nature Reserve

    Ponsanooth, Cornwall

    6.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    This location was once a gunpowder works, but now is a woodlands covered in moss. One particular incident here involved an explosion that killed a man who is still reportedly seen here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Wheal Coates

    truro, Cornwall

    8.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Wheal Coates was once a tin mine, but now the area is long abandoned and falling apart. The mine shaft is said to be haunted by former miners who died there. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Roche Rock

    Roche, Cornwall

    13.6 miles from truro, UK-C6

    According to legend, a crook named Jan Tregeagle was murdered and came back from the dead to avenge his lost property (which he still failed to secure). Eventually he was banished and it is claimed that he resides here in the abandoned church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Angel Hotel

    Helston, Cornwall

    15.1 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A woman named Nellie [or Nelly] is seen wandering on the top floor. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bochym Manor

    truro, Cornwall

    17.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The two main ghosts that are reported here include "The Short Pink Lady" and another spirit who is reported by one of the bedroom windows. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pengersick Castle

    truro, Cornwall

    18.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A plethora of spirits occupy this location. Among them is a lady who is seen looking out the window before walking to a bed and falling on it in, writhing in pain (she was believed to have been poisoned). A monk has been seen by the forest and garden, a ...


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    The Molesworth Arms Hotel

    Wadebridge, Cornwall

    19.8 miles from truro, UK-C6

    According to legend, every New Year's Eve, a phantom coachman pulls up to this hotel. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Prideaux Place

    Padstow, Cornwall

    19.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The most common activity here is said to be that of a boy who is said to run around in the kitchen and pantry. Several women of various colour outfit are seen on the staircase and the morning room. The upstairs landing is said to be home of the Green ...


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    Bodmin Jail

    Bodmin, Cornwall

    20.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The ghost of Selina Wadge is seen here holding the handkerchief which she held onto even after she was hanged. It is said that on the third floor, pregnant women become very emotional; this is thought to be Selina's presence. Other prisoners who have died here are reported and felt, ...


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    The Dolphin Tavern

    Penzance, Cornwall

    23.8 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Three ghosts are said to reside here: the first is an old sea captain who is known as George; he roams around upstairs and down the corridors. The second is that of a Victorian woman who meanders about. Lastly is a young man who many guests have awoken, but disappears ...


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    Chapel Street

    Penzance, Cornwall

    23.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    An elderly woman who was accidentally shot to death is seen close to where she was murdered. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Ship Inn

    Mousehole, Cornwall

    25.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The ghost of a man has been seen walking down the corridors as if on a ship crashing through waves. Unattended objects also have a knack to move around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Jamaica Inn

    truro, Cornwall

    29.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A man who was murdered here is thought to still remain by the bar; some people have seen him sitting outside on one of the walls while others have heard his footsteps. Other ghosts, including that of an excecuted smuggler named Jack Travellis, the disembodied conversation of two people speaking ...


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    The Wellington Hotel

    Boscastle, Cornwall

    33.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Guests have reported seeing a coachman, a little girl, and an elderly woman in the hotel; Room 9 is said to have the most activity. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Finnygook Inn

    truro, Cornwall

    33.6 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A man named Silas Finny used to call this place his when he was still alive. Since his death, his ghost is still reported here. His ghost is so common that the inn was named in his honor (Gook translates from Cornish to ghost). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Weary Friar

    truro, Cornwall

    35.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A phantom is said to appear on the stairs. Chandeliers swing and other objects move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Plymouth Gin Distillery

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    40.6 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Many ghosts have been picked up by psychic mediums. This includes: A woman and a child, a man with burns, and a man who had fallen all in the still room, numerous murders in the stock room, and a woman who had been stabbed to death in the Ladies' restroom. (Submitted ...


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    Minerva Inn

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    40.7 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A tunnel system inside of here was used to send customers to the docks where they were placed on warships. A variety of ghostly women have been seen here including a woman with Elizabethan garb. Another spirit is said to be that of an angry man who yells at guests, ...


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    Tudor Rose

    Plymouth, Plymouth

    40.7 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Poltergeist activity is common here. Guests and employees report hearing footsteps in the upper rooms despite no one occupying them, as well as seeing figures that vanish quickly. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    B3212

    truro, Devon

    48.4 miles from truro, UK-C6

    After a motorcyclist died near this patch of road in the 1920's it is said that he will sometimes prevent accidents from occurring by taking control of the car or motorcycle (usually, the driver will see his pair of hands steering). There is also a belief that the hands are ...


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    Pilchard Inn

    truro, England

    50.6 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A smuggler named Tom Crocker made this island his safe haven for some time. After his death centuries later (on the porch of this location), he is said to wander around the island (especially around the anniversary of his death). (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Highwayman Inn

    truro, Devon

    52 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The ghost of a man named Sam has been reported wearing green and a feathered cap. He is said to have died in a battle somewhere around it. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Devil's Stone Inn

    Shebbear, Devon

    55 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A playful girl, around aged 7, and a man with a grey beard have both been seen here. A coachman is also reported to wander around the restaurant area. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Okehampton Castle

    truro, Devon

    55.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A famous legend here surrounds a woman named Mary Howard. While Mary was a well-to-do woman, in the afterlife, she has been confused with a woman named Lady Frances Howard, who murdered four of her husbands. It is said that Mary is carried in a carriage made of bone and ...


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    The White Hart Hotel

    Okehampton, Devon

    56.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The voice of a child name Peter can be heard at times. He is said to play with other children who come and visit. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Tors Hotel

    truro, Devon

    57.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    This family run hotel is haunted by an angry poltergeist that slams doors on the upper floors of the building. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Oxenham Arms

    South Zeal, Devon

    59.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Two figures are reported here: a monk and a lady. Footsteps and a dragging noise are also reported here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Bay Horse Inn

    Ashburton, Devon

    59.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The upper floor of this public house is believed to be haunted by several young children. Staff have reported hearing babies crying, running footsteps and ghostly laughter. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Three Crowns Hotel

    Chagford, England

    60 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The spirit of Sidney Godolphin is allegedly here. He is said to wander the premise and even manifest right in front of people, then retreats by walking through a wall. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Dartington Hall

    Dartington Hall, Devon

    60.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Among the figures people claim to see are a lady in white (usually in the garden), two other women in one of the bedrooms, and a horseman outside of the building. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Watermans Arms

    truro, Devon

    61.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A woman in grey holding keys (known as Emily) is spotted here from time to time. She usually looks distressed or gloomy. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Monks Retreat

    truro, Devon

    61.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A friendly monk is reported to be here. His presence is usually a sign that danger is near and can be prevented. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Old Church House Inn

    truro, Devon

    62.7 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A phantom monk is said to be here. Footsteps, keys rattling, voices, breathing, and loud banging noises can be heard here. One account that took place in Room 1 involved a phantom arm pointing towards a nearby church. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Church House Inn

    truro, Devon

    62.7 miles from truro, UK-C6

    In Room 1, a woman said she saw a disembodied hand pointing toward the nearby church. Other activity involves a monk's apparition, the sound of keys jangling, footsteps, and voices of unseen people. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Thatched Inn

    truro, Devon

    62.8 miles from truro, UK-C6

    During the evening at this restaurant and pub, staff and customers have reported hearing disembodied footsteps and the clinking of glasses when there is no one around. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Berry Pomeroy Castle

    truro, Devon

    63.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Be on the look-out for Margaret Pomeroy (also known as the White Lady). She was held captive in these dungeons and starved to death; she likes to wave at tourists. The Blue Lady is said to the daughter of one of the former Norman Lords who became pregnant after being ...


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    Royal Castle Hotel

    Dartmouth, England

    64.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    At night, the sound of James II exile can be heard. Guests will hear the sounds of horses on cobblestone followed by people exiting or entering a stagecoach, the door of the coach slamming, and then the carriage will take off, followed by three bell chimes. Other spirits reported here ...


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    Dartmouth Castle

    Dartmouth, Devon

    65.4 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The ghosts of several men (positive and negative energies) are reported in the Victorian gun gallery and the old tower. Also in the tower, a young lady is reported as well as a child. Poltergeist activity has been reported in various areas, loud banging noises are heard, and emotions can ...


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    Churston Court

    truro, Torbay

    66.8 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Monks are seen here walking around the grounds and even through the walls. One monk in particular is said to be in the kitchen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Braunton Inn

    Braunton, Devon

    70.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    The spirit of a man named Barnard remains here. Not much is known about him. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Guildhall Building

    Barnstaple, Devon

    71.1 miles from truro, UK-C6

    This historic building is uses as both council offices and as a function hall. Staff have reported sighting two long dead council members wandering the premises after hours. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    72.7 miles from truro, UK-C6

    A friendly monk is reported here, but the guests don't mind him. Another figure dressed as a Royalist soldier has been seen in different bedrooms. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sinai House

    Lynton, Devon

    85.2 miles from truro, UK-C6

    45 different ghosts are here. Outside of the property is a tree that was once used to hang witches; some people who walk near the tree begin to feel emotionally distraught without knowing the knowledge of it. Inside of the premises, monks, soldiers, dark, malevolent shadows, and other full-bodied apparitions ...


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    Oystermouth Castle

    The Mumbles, Wales

    101.6 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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    A4076

    Johnston, Wales

    103.3 miles from truro, UK-C6

    Motorists have been forced to slam their brakes when shadowy figures dart across the raod. Shadows have also been seen standing on the side of the road; many accidents have occurred on this stretch so its history has reason for these sighting. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Pembrey Woods

    Pembrey, Carmarthenshire

    104 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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    Bryn Terrace

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    104.8 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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    Abbey Works

    truro, Wales

    104.9 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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    Llanelly House

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    105.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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    St. Elli Parish Church

    Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

    105.5 miles from truro, UK-C6

    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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