Haunted Castles in England

Hever Castle, Kent

Hever Castle in Kent, is renowned for being the former home of Anne Boleyn, wife on Henry VIII. It’s Anne’s ghost that has been witnessed here many times throughout the years.   Brief History Built around 1270,...

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St Briavels Castle, Lydney, Gloucestershire

St Briavels Castle is widely regarded as the most haunted castle in the whole of England. Very few people who visit here, leave without witnessing some kind of unexplained activity. Its wide variety of haunted happenings, and the...

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Dover Castle Ghosts, Kent

Brief History Dover Castle is a Medieval castle built in the 12th Century in Kent, England. Records show there has been a fortified site here since Saxon times, and its key defensive position has seen it in the past often...

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Pengersick Castle, Praa Sands, Cornwall

Brief History Pengersick Castle in Praa Sands is believed to be one of the most haunted locations in Cornwall. The Pengersick family have lived here since the 12th Century when it was built. However, there is evidence that...

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Lumley Castle Hotel, County Durham

Lumley Castle is supposedly haunted by the spirit of a 14th Century lady of the manor, Lily Lumley. She was apparently murdered by two priests after she refused to follow the Catholic faith. It is believed she was thrown down a...

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Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire

Brief History History shows Tutbury Castle has stood since 1071 at least, which is round about the time the Normans began building many castles across the country, to establish their authority over the people. Since its...

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Dudley Castle, West Midlands

Dudley castle is regarded as one of the most haunted locations in the Midlands and perhaps the world. With history dating back to the Domesday book of 1086, this eerie location is full of ghosts, some of which have been seen for...

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Oxford Castle, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Oxford Castle sits in the heart of Oxfordshire with history dating as far back as the Norman Conquest of England. The execution, murder, and intense fighting of its past has led to the many hauntings that have been experienced...

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Alton Towers, Staffordshire

Unbeknown to many, Britain’s most popular theme park is named after the mansion Alton Towers, which still stands there on the grounds today. The hauntings which occur in the house are also unknown to the many millions...

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Muncaster Castle, Cumbria

The grounds on which Muncaster Castle stands has history dating back to Roman times, with foundations dating back to at least 79AD. The Pennington family have called the castle home since 1208, however records would suggest the...

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