Along the River Avon in south-west England, near Warwick (pronounced 'war-ik' with the second ‘w’ silent), there is a bend with a sandstone bluff overlooking a crossing which is a perfect spot for building a fortification to keep watch over the vicinity. In 914, Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great ...
Tower of London Part Two
On the northern bank of the River Thames in central London, England, there rises a majestic building which is, possibly, as iconic of London as, say, the British Bobby or the changing of guards at Buckingham Palace. This is the Tower of London, home to the British Crown Jewels and ...
Tower of London
The Tower of London must qualify as the Mother of Haunted Castles. There are many London ghosts of famous people in residence plus a plethora of anonymous apparitions.Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the proper name for the Tower of London, is situated on the north bank of the River ...
Shortly after his conquest of England, William the Conqueror built a ring of fortifications to guard the approaches to the capital city of London. One of these was Windsor Castle, built in the English county of Berkshire as a first line of defense against enemies coming from the west. Eventually ...
In the center of Devon county, England, near the northern border of Dartmoor, there was once a farmstead on the River Okement. It grew into a little township known as Okehampton. Just outside Okehampton, standing guard on a wooded spur overlooking the rushing waters of the River Okement is Okehampton ...
In Gloucestershire, England, on the south-eastern boundary of the town of Berkeley, at the edge of the Cotswold, there is a castle built by the Severn estuary to stand guard over the Bristol-Gloucestershire road and to protect the estuary and the Welsh border. This is Berkeley Castle (sometimes spelled “Berkley ...
On the coast of Northumberland, England, there is a massive basalt outcrop which had been built and rebuilt on for centuries. The first fortification was Din Guarie. This was the royal seat of the Britannic kingdom of Bryneich. In 547, it was captured by the Anglo-Saxon King Ida of Bernicia. ...
The castles of Great Britain have long been known, and included in fiction by numerous novelists, authors, and writers for their haunted history and vivid ghost stories. Great Britain has always had a rich history of castles. While some of them have diminished over time, others still exist, some of ...
There are many prejudices that have been associated with witches and witchcraft since times of old. Though, during the olden times, witches were associated with healing and warding off illnesses that the public was afflicted with. This faith was brought about by Christian priest who performed the sacrament of anointing ...
In Northumberland, the county of castles, in northern England, there is a castle which is the largest in the county by design. Earl Thomas of Lancaster was at odds with his cousin Edward II, who was at Bamburg Castle. In 1313 Thomas built Dunstanburgh Castle within sight of Bamburg Castle. ...
Pevensey Castle Part Two
Pevensey Castle is on the south coast of England, about fifty miles from London. It is guarded by an outer ring of stocky walls, twelve feet thick and thirty feet high, enclosing an area of about ten acres. The ruins of this medieval castle stand in one corner of what ...
Moreton Corbet Castle
Near the village of Moreton Corbet, Shropshire, England, there are some ruins which make up what is left of Moreton Corbet Castle. Actually the ruins are from two different periods in the history of England. One was a stronghold from the medieval times and the other was a manor from ...
Haunted Places in EnglandRam Inn
The ancient inn is famous for its ghostly activities including deceased owners sitting together with the patrons of today’s world.
Here‘s the story of Alizon Device and the 13 other alleged witches which were hung in Pendle Hill for having casted curses.
The inn, home to dark forces since 4000 BC, is the place of a ghost named Florrie. She was killed by her husband together with her lover.
50 Berkeley Square
This London address is said to be the most haunted house in UK. Two foolhardy men who wished to challenge the spook paid with their lives.
Haunted Castles in EnglandArundel Castle
The haunted castle of Arundel is the home of four famous ghosts in addition to a white bird, whose sighting announces imminent death.
This hall is the home of various paranormal activities including the White Lady, the ghost of a woman who wasn’t allowed to marry her lover.
Muncaster Castle near Ravenglass, Cumbria, is the home of some poltergeists and the ghost of the murdered Mary Bragg.
The haunting of a monk which is accompanied with tinkling and tolling of chapel bells, and Reginald Hine’s warning.