Wollaton Hall, a splendid Elizabethan mansion set in the heart of Nottingham is one of Nottinghamshire’s most historic buildings. Famous for its wealth of history, terrifying ghost sightings and the many, many dark and sinister areas ripe for investigation, Wollaton Hall has all the ingredients for an intense and memorable ghost hunt. Your event will include spending time in the servants quarters, the old kitchen and of course the terrifying Room 19. We have access to areas very rarely used by visitors to Wollaton Hall including the cellars and The Admirals Bath. The ghostly phenomena at this spectacular Elizabethan Mansion is something that has been experienced by so many people. The ghost of the White Lady roams the back of the building and has been evident on many occasions whilst more sinister activity has been experienced in Room 19. We also can’t escape the many ghost sightings in the cellars and the constant murmuring voices heard in the narrow corridors. A ghost hunt at Wollaton Hall is a unique opportunity to experience the paranormal and we cannot wait to spend the night ghost hunting inside this creepy old mansion with you.
Ghosts of Wollaton Hall
We have already mentioned the White Lady and Room 19 but there are so many ghost sightings at Wollaton Hall along with some terrifying paranormal experiences that you cannot help but feel fearful as you walk around the eerie corridors and dark cellar. This mansion really does have it all when you think about hauntings. With such a wealth of history attached to Wollaton Hall it makes sense that there are so many layers of activity to uncover.
Many visitors to the Hall have mentioned that they have had the sensation of being watched, some have even felt themselves being touched by unseen hands. Wollaton Hall has 4 floors not including the wine cellars below which leads to the Admiral’s bath and caves. This area is notorious for sightings of shadows and distant voices being heard when there is nobody there. The first floor is where you will spend time in the servants quarters, dorms and old kitchens. There are many corridors and hidden staircases on this floor and not somewhere where you would ever want to be alone. The second floor is home to the Grand Hall and its many rooms leading off it. Again, rooms that all have a sinister feel to them. Moving up to the 3rd floor is where you will find the museum including ROOM 19. The top floor which is the 4th floor can be reached by climbing a winding staircase of 200 stairs to the Grand Ballroom. an almost derelict and abandoned area of Wollaton Hall.
During your ghost hunt here we will use as many areas as we can in our attempts to ensure that you have the best opportunity to experience all the paranormal activity that the ghosts of Wollaton Hall have to offer
History of Wollaton Hall
Originally designed by Robert Smythson, Wollaton Hall was built for Sir Francis Willoughby being completed in 1588, the year of the Spanish Armada. Wollaton Hall still has a flamboyant design and was considered a masterpiece when it was completed. It was built in the English Renaissance style and was an absolute sensation in its day. The interior of Wollaton Hall was radically re-designed in 1642 following a fire and was then inhabited by the 6th Lord Middleton in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The outside of the building has seen little in the way of alterations and still remains a spectacular looking Elizabethan Mansion.
Wollaton Hall underwent a programme of restoration to include the gardens and the Deer Park which was completed in April 2007. It is enjoyed by visitors from all over the country and remains as one of Nottingham’s most sensational properties.
- Ghost hunting vigils and séances in small groups
- Workshop/separate vigils for returning guests
- Experiments including glass divination, table tipping and Ouija Boards
- Use of ghost hunting equipment including EMF Meters, K2 Meters etc
- Refreshments and light snacks included such as teas and coffees
- Not suitable for people with mobility issues or walking difficulties