Haunted Castles & Stately Homes

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Haunted Castles & Stately Homes


East Riddlesden Hall Yorkshire
The haunt of two ladies who lived in the house at different times. There is also said to be a cradle that rocks by itself.

Edinburgh Castle Scotland
Edinburgh itself has been dubbed the most haunted city in Europe. Teams of researchers have visited the castle in the hope of proving once and for all in the existence of the spirit world, or not. Tours regularly take place with costumed guides that is often a sure thing to bring out the spirits of the past. Edinburgh Notes is a good place for more information.

Eileen Donan Castle Scotland
Sat on an island off Loch Duich, one of the bedrooms is haunted by Lady Mary. A full history can be found at The History of Eileen Donan Castle.

Elvaston Castle Derbyshire
The castle is no longer open to the public but there are opening time for the park on the main link by clicking on the Elvaston Castle heading. The castle's history can be found at the Friends of Elvaston website.

Epworth Rectory Lincolnshire
This is the birth place of John Wesley who made written observations of the haunting when his family lived here.

Errwood Hall Derbyshire
The hall was demolished in the 1930's with the construction of Fernilee Reservoir and the ruins that are left are now accessible by hiking. There are a number of female spirits here, including a maid that lived at the hall and a more recent spirit, Mary, who died in 1930.

Ethie Castle Scotland
According to a page at Visit Dunkeld there are many spirits occupying the place, or just paying the odd visit. The place now provides accomodation and offers facilities for conferences.

Ewloe Castle Wales
Reputed to be haunted by the spirits of marching men.

Eyam Hall Derbyshire
There is always plenty going on here, and not just for the paranormal enthusiast with a craft centre, restaurant and wedding facilities. Pronounced 'Eem', the plague was transported here from London in 1665, and though some fled, the remaining villagers heroically decided to cut themselves off to save the disease from spreading throughout the region. Follow the link to the story HERE.


Farnham Castle Surrey
A monk and a girl, among others, are reputed to haunt the castle which is now an international business training centre.

Felbrigg Hall Norfolk
Owned by the National Trust, it is said to be haunted by a member of the Felbrigg family who owned the hall until 1810.

Forde Abbey Dorset
The abbot at the abbey during the Dissolution was Thomas Chord who is said to still haunt his old home.

Ford Green Hall Staffordshire
What is now a museum is said to be particularly the haunt of two female apparitions.

Fountains Abbey Yorkshire
The chanting of monks has often been heard, usually in the area of the chapel of the High Altar. There are extensive details of the Abbey on the Cistercians of Yorkshire website.

Castle Fraser Scotland
This is the haunt of a female and voices have been heard. A murder supposedly took place in the Green Room. Now in care of the National Trust of Scotland, visitors are advised to book in advance.

Fyvie Castle Scotland
Said to be linked to two curses. There are bloodstains, and of course, the place is haunted. For more information on Fyvie Castle Shadowlands gives an account of the hauntings.




Updated links February 2014

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