Haunted Places in Winterborne Monkton, Dorset



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    Wessex Royale Hotel

    Dorchester, Dorset

    A phantom woman in a bonnet has been seen gazing down into the street by passers-by before she suddenly vanishes. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ilchester Arms Public House and Hotel

    Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

    6.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This historic tavern and inn has always been a pet friendly establishment, which explains why the apparition of a large black dog has been seen bounding through the hallways of the public house. The other apparitions reported are a coin collector (who has been seen and heard in various parts ...


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    Athelhampton House

    Puddletown, Dorset

    6.9 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    Built in 1485, the ghosts reported here are the Grey Lady (usually seen in the bedroom or corridors), a phantom monk, and the noises of a ghost named Cooper who taps on the walls, and a pet ape that was accidentally sealed behind the walls who will usually be heard ...


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    New Inn

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    8.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    The apparitions of two young girls have been seen playing together in the garden of this old inn, while the apparition of a tall bearded man in riding gears has been seen in the main bar area. Witnesses have also reported hearing the whinnying and stamping of a house in ...


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    Cerne Abbey

    Cerne Abbas, Dorset

    8.9 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    There are many reported sightings of people seeing robed monks wandering the premises during dusk and dawn, even though the abbey hasn't been in use for centuries. Another witness has reported smelling frankincense while visiting the site. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Castle Inn

    Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

    9.8 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    The old inn and restaurant is haunted by two apparitions; a glowing ball of light that flies through the hallways and disappears through walls, and the apparition of an old lady who watches over the inn and keeps staff and guests in check. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Acorn Inn

    Evershot, Dorset

    12.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This sixteenth century inn was a former coaching house, and is now home to the spectre of a murdered highwayman. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bull Hotel

    Bridport, England

    13.8 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    The upper floor of the hotel is reputedly haunted by children, who screams and cries have been heard by staff and guests. The apparition of a lady in a tweed outfit has been seen seated in the downstairs lobby. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    St. Mary's Church

    Beaminster, Dorset

    15.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    The ghost of a murdered schoolboy named John Daniel has been seen here since the time of his death in 1728. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Higher Filford Farmhouse

    Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

    16.5 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This historic farmhouse is well known for its produce; and the entity that resides there. The apparition of an grey haired man in a red soldier's uniform allegedly haunts the cheese cellar underneath this house. If spoken to, he is known to disappear backwards into the cellar wall. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Clock House Inn

    Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

    16.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    There are reports of various people sighting the apparition of a friendly young woman standing on the car park of the sixteenth century inn. Witnesses say she appears to have no legs. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Crown Hotel

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    17.2 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This Georgian manor house is known as the oldest inn in Dorset, and is rumoured to be haunted by two apparitions. The first is a lady in a flowing black dress who has been seen in the hallway and in rooms on the first floor. The second apparition is a ...


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    Blandford British Legion Club

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    17.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This historic house was formerly a private residence before conversion to a bar and legion club. Staff have reported objects moving around by themselves, and a variety of paranormal occurrences associated with the pool table. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Old House

    Blandford Forum, England

    17.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    Shortly after a former owner died, a neighbour reported seeing strange lights moving around the upper floor. When he and police officers went to investigate, they heard something that sounded like a body being dragged across the upper floor. They found nothing, but current residents still report hearing strange noises. (Submitted ...


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    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle, England

    17.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A headless woman has been reported here, last seen in 1976. Assassination, devastation, and tragedy was ripe here in the past; some other entities might be here as well. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Nelson's Ale House

    Blandford Forum, Dorset

    17.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A female woman was imprisoned in a room on the ground floor where she passed away, and staff have reported her angry presence which is accompanied by wine bottles being thrown around. Staff members on the upper floor have reported hearing children crying, but have found nothing. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Bettiscombe Manor

    Winterborne Monkton, England

    19.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A businessman named Azariah Pinney had a slave who requested to be buried back in his homeland; after the death, Pinney didn't satisfy the demands and opted to have the slave buried at the local cemetery. Unfortunately, a terrible scream would roar through until the body was taken back to ...


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    The Royal Oak

    Swanage, England

    21.2 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    Photographs and EVPs have capture proof of someone not present (in human form at least). Sleeping guests have been awoken by the sensation of someone sitting at the edge of their beds. Doors close by themselves, some objects swing around, and other loose objects have moved around by themselves. (Submitted by ...


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    Royal Lion Hotel

    Lyme Regis, Dorset

    21.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This historic inn dates back to the early seventeenth century, and is believed by many to be haunted. Witnesses have reported a ghostly most that materialises in the hotel hallways and the sounds of disembodied footsteps. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Old Thatch

    Winterborne Monkton, Dorset

    24.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This quaint old public house is notorious for its ghost; the apparition of an old lady who has been sitting in a rocking chair on the ground floor. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Drovers Inn

    Gussage All Saints, Dorset

    24.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This popular thatched inn is haunted by a highwayman, who frightens staff by appearing behind them in the cellar. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Choughs Hotel

    Chard, Somerset

    26.1 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    An inscription by the fireplace has a reputation for being unphotographable using flash; anyone who attempts to will have the camera malfunction, photo show up blurry, or not even show up at all. Upstairs, a knight has been seen, by the fireplace, an evil-looking old man has been spotted, and ...


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    The Stables Bed and Breakfast

    Kilmington, Devon

    26.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    I stayed in this historic barn conversion which was a former stable back in the eighteenth century, and experienced a great deal of paranormal activity. Throughout the night, I thought I heard sounds similar to the whinnying of a horse, even though there were none present. I also heard disembodied ...


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    Brook House

    Winterborne Monkton, Wiltshire

    28.9 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This beautiful historic cottage is reportedly haunted by a kind elderly woman and her faithful black dog. The two have been seen wandering around the property together. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Ye Olde George Inn

    Christchurch, Dorset

    29.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    During renovations at the oldest pub in the town, workers found the skeleton and clothing of a woman. Ever since, staff and diners alike have reported a grey lady haunting the main bar area and upper floor of the old public house. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    New Look Boutique Store

    Sidmouth, England

    33.8 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This boutique store in this quaint seaside town is reportedly haunted by the apparition of a woman named Gladys, a former tenant of the building. Staff reportedly heard loud noises, disembodied footsteps and whispering noises. I myself visited this store after the local newspaper ran an article, and experienced the ...


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    New Look

    Sidmouth, England

    34.5 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A medium was called here after employees kept experiencing items falling off of their racks, noises were unaccounted for, and voices were heard. Some people reported seeing a Victorian granny inside of here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Sidholme Hotel

    Sidmouth, England

    34.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A Victorian woman recently was caught on photograph. She is said to be the wife of the owner from 142 years ago. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Kennaway House

    Sidmouth, England

    34.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A young girl named Charlotte is reported here. Occurences became so frequent, one room is now called the Charlotte Room (where she is frequently seen). She is said to also move heavy objects and give guests the sense of not being alone. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Taunton Castle

    Taunton, Somerset

    36.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    James Scott, an illegitimate heir to the throne, overthrew this castle in 1685, but only a month later, a retaliation cost him his life as well as most of his soldiers. Many were hung on the gallows, other were forced to become slaves, but doubtless, it is said many of ...


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    Wookey Hole Caves / Wookey Hole Mill

    Wookey Hole, Somerset

    38.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    Both the caves and the nearby mill have had their share of tragedy. In the caves, a skeleton from the 11th century was uncovered and is thought to have belonged to a witch who still haunts the cave; a diver also lost life in here in 1949. In the mill, ...


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    Salisbury Cathedral

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    38.8 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A man named Lord Stourton was hanged for murder and buried here. Occasionally, people claim to see the noose he was hung with over his grave. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Haunch of Venison

    Wiltshire, Salisbury, Wiltshire

    39 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A woman in white has been spotted here. Objects are also reported to move by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    St. Thomas and St. Edmund Church

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    39 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A distressed woman in grey has been reported. She is said to disappear when talked to. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Debenhams' Department Store

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

    39.1 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    The headless apparition of the Duke of Buckingham has been seen here. He was executed back in the fifteenth century. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Green Dragon Public House

    Alderbury, Wiltshire

    39.8 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    There are rumours of a secret passage connecting the public house to the church, and staff have reportedly seen the apparition of a cleric monk in the basement walking through walls. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Angel and Blue Pig

    Lymington, Hampshire

    40.1 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    One man said he awoke to see a girl covered in blood who disappeared soon after. A coach driver and tall, grey-haired figure in the bar are more commonly reported. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Exmouth Rugby Club

    Exmouth, England

    42.6 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    CCTV caught a bar bell ringing by itself. Guests and workers have also noticed muffled voices despite the building being empty. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Stonehenge

    Winterborne Monkton, Wiltshire

    43.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    One of the most iconic monuments in the world, Stonehenge is believed to have been a cemetery and sacrificial site back in 3000 BC. Video has emerged of a white figure walking through here which gives more idea to the speculation that this place is haunted. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Powderham Castle

    Winterborne Monkton, England

    44.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A mother and her child were walled up alive and are still felt here. A Grey Lady walks between the castle and the church; her appearance is said to be a bad omen. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Beehive Inn

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    46 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    Reports of the apparition of a young woman appearing in various rooms. (Believed to currently be closed). (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Fat Fowl Restaurant

    Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

    46.7 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    There are reports of the piano in the dining room playing by itself, but when staff investigate, there is no one there. An unseen presence moves around cutlery and opens and closes doors. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Ley Arms

    Winterborne Monkton, Devon

    47.2 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A negative presence is usually felt in the restaurant area and by the toilets. Doors will sometimes open and slam by themselves and the scent of cigarette smoke can also be picked up. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Well House Tavern

    Exeter, Devon

    47.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    It is said that a monk and a nun engaging in a love affair killed themselves at this location. Robed figures are seen, perfume scents are picked up, and alarms are known to go off by themselves. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Exeter Cathedral

    Exeter, Devon

    47.3 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    A monk and a nun are thought to have fallen in love and then chose to commit suicide to remain together. Both spirits are seen here, long after their deaths in circa 1400. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Rougemont Castle

    Exeter, Devon

    47.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This site used to be a prison; the last execution was of three witches, hanged in the 1680s. Some of those executed here are said to be restless in the afterlife and have been reported to disturb guests' hospitality here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    The Well House

    Exeter, Devon

    47.4 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    People claim to spot women in black gowns who suddenly vanish. The odor of perfume, lights flickering, and alarms going off are also common activity here. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Trout Inn

    Winterborne Monkton, Devon

    47.9 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This thatched cottage has been converted to an inn, and is believed to be haunted by a hovering shade that has been known to materialise in the closets of guests. A former owner recalls having witnessed this apparition on several occasions when the building was a private residence. (Submitted by Callum ...


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    Fisherman's Cot Inn

    Winterborne Monkton, Devon

    47.9 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    This historic inn is notorious for the ghostly laughter of a young woman that has been heard by guests. There are also reports of a headless horseman riding past the inn at a certain time every night. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    The Cowick Barton

    Exeter, Devon

    48 miles from Winterborne Monkton, UK-D6

    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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