Haunted Houses in UK & Ireland

The UK and Ireland are hotbeds for haunted locations, you simply have to look around this site to know that. But, what do the country have in terms of haunted houses? Start your spooky home search below… Happy ghost hunting!

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We don’t recommend conducting ghost hunts at any of these locations without prior knowledge of ghost hunting. Try finding a local group, or research methods involved. You could also attend one of the many organised ghost hunts we have listed here on the site or alternatively enquire about a private event.

*Please Note: Haunted Rooms does not condone any trespassing, you must ALWAYS get permission to enter any of the haunted locations listed.

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Nunnington Hall, North Yorkshire

Nunnington Hall, North Yorkshire

As Featured on TV’s Most Haunted   Nunnington Hall is a 17th century country house in North Yorshire, built on the banks of the River Rye. There’s several ghosts that haunted here, including several reports of child spirits, and the ghost of Lady Nunnington.   Brief History of Nunnington Hall There’s been a residence on this plot since the early 13th century. The main appearance of Nunnington Hall you see today, is the remainder of the country house that was renovated and built upon during the 17th and 18th...

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Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Croxteth Hall, Liverpool

Croxteth Hall Ghosts Croxteth Hall has been renowned for being haunted for many years, but it was thrown into the mainstream news in 2009, when something strange was caught on CCTV outside of the hall. In the footage, the alleged ghost appears from the bushes, slowly moving along a path leading up to the house, before disappearing. Experts believe it may be the ghost of former resident, Hugh William Osbert Molyneux, the 7th Earl of Sefton, who died in 1972. One other theory is it’s the infamous gambler, William Philip Molyneux, 2nd Earl...

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Hever Castle, Kent

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, Hever Castle then consisted of a walled bailey, surrounded by a moat. In 1460, a wealthy London merchant named Henry Bullen purchased the castle and converted it to a Tudor dwelling. His son Thomas, changed his surname to Boleyn and later married Elizabeth Howard, the daughter of the Duke of Norfolk. Thomas and...

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Speke Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside

Speke Hall, Liverpool, Merseyside

Speke Hall History Speke Hall is a half timber framed mansion (one of the most famous in Britain) that sits on the banks of the River Mersey. The house was originally built over 400 years ago by the devout Catholic Norris family. The family lived here for over 200 years until the final female descendant married into the Beauclerks family. The Beauclerks later sold the property and its estate to the Watt family in 1795. The last female heir of the Watt family inherited the estate and returned to live here in 1878 and did so up until her death...

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Plas Teg, Flintshire, North Wales

Plas Teg, Flintshire, North Wales

Brief History of Plas Teg Plas Teg is a Jacobean country house located in Flintshire, between the towns of Mold and Wrexham. The house was built in 1610 by Welsh politician Sir John Trevor I (1563 – 1630), for his family and him to live in. It served as a home for the Trevor family until the death of Sir Trevor’s wife, Lady Margaret Trevor, and the outbreak of the English Civil War, which saw the family leave the home and move to one of their many other properties. The property was tenanted out during this time. The Trevor’s...

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Bolling Hall, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Bolling Hall, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Brief History With records of Bolling Hall dating back to the Domesday book of 1086, the current house is one of the oldest in all of Bradford. It had served as a family home for over 5 centuries from 1316 when the hall was taken over by William Bolling. The Bolling family owned the estate until sometime in the late 15th century when the Tempests took over. They resided here for over 50 years until it exchanged hands once again in 1649. It then went on to change hands several times and was Let out as apartments for a short period, until it was...

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Renvyle House Hotel, Galway, Ireland

Renvyle House Hotel, Galway, Ireland

Purchased in 1917 by well known Irish doctor, poet, and wit, Oliver St. John Gogarty, he continued its function as a country house hotel. Unbeknown to Gogarty, the house came with several ghosts. However, the hotel was burnt to the ground by the IRA, and was rebuilt and reopened in 1930, with the ghosts remaining there steadfast, refusing to leave to this day. Before Destruction During one particular night in the West Wing, Gogarty was awoken by the sound of thudding footsteps coming towards him in the corridor. He immediately went to...

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Tudor House Hotel, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Tudor House Hotel, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

The Tudor House Hotel is a 16th Century Tudor building, that has a rich history. Dating back to 1540, it’s little wonder there are a few spectres that have decided to stay here long after death. The most frequent of all the reports here is of a woman, known as the grey lady. However, some people have reported seeing a woman in white, it is not known whether or not these two are one in the same. A lady has been seen walking the corridors on several occasions, vanishing upon reaching a doorway. Believed to be the ghost of a maid who...

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Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Brief History Gainsborough Hall was built in 1460 by Sir Thomas Burgh. An affluent family, the Burgh’s liked to showcase their wealth and power, and so the hall served as not only a home but also as a display of their position in the social ladder. Upon the death of Sir Thomas Burgh in 1496, Edward his son, was declared 2nd Lord Burgh of Gainsborough. However, he was pronounced insane in 1510, and was never called to parliament. In 1528 Sir Edward died leaving his son, also called Sir Edward, with possession of the family’s...

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Lumley Castle Hotel, County Durham

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 well on the castle grounds. She continues to haunt the castle to this day, wandering the corridors and rooms, spooking guests  and staff alike. The castle was in the headlines for its hauntings in 2005, when some the Australian cricket team reported strange activity, and refused to sleep on their own. One member of the...

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