Most Haunted Places in the UK & Ireland

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Browse this section of the site to read up on some of the most haunted places in the England, UK and Ireland. If you would like to contribute a haunted location to this section please submit haunted places here, we’d be very happy to hear about it.

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Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland

Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland

Stirling Castle Ghosts There are a few reported spirits at Stirling Castle. The most active sighting is of the Highland ghost. Staff and visitors have often seen his apparition, often wearing a full traditional costume, kilt and all. Mistaken for a tour guide on many occasion, visitors have been shocked when they approach him, he simply turns and walks away, vanishing in front of their eyes. In 1935, the Highland ghost was apparently captured on camera by an architect who was carrying out some surveying for upcoming building work. This phantom...

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Ruthin Gaol, Denbighshire, North Wales

Ruthin Gaol, Denbighshire, North Wales

Brief History Built on the site of Bridewell, a former 17th century house of correction, building started on Ruthin Gaol in 1775, with just four cells. By 1837 it held 37 inmates, and following the prisons act of 1865, a four-storey wing was built, mirroring the style of London’s Pentonville Prison. Ruthin became HM Prison Ruthin in 1878, and housed prisoners from counties Denbighshire, Flitnshire, and Merioneshire. There has been just one recorded execution at Ruthin. In 1903, William Hughes was hanged for the murder of his wife....

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Epping Forest, Essex

Epping Forest, Essex

Epping Forest in Essex has a rich history, dating back to the Iron Age. There are stories of Roman battles, Norman invaders, and notorious highwaymen. In fact, the famous highwayman, Dick Turpin used a cave in the High Beach area of Epping as a hideout for many years. Due to the location of the forest in relation to London, it’s known as a burial area for murder victims, with many of the Krays victims believed to have been buried here. Ghosts of Epping Forest The haunted history of Epping Forest is notorious, so much so, Most Haunted...

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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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