Ghostly and Gruesome Trail

Click on the pins on the map to reveal some of the ghostly and gruesome stories that can be found at HHA properties and to reveal the stories behind these historic estates.

Step inside the mysterious world of our historic houses, where everything is not always as it seems. Do you dare to enter some of Britain’s most haunted locations and experience their dark pasts? Where grey ladies, religious spectres and historic figures roam, searching for revenge, looking for loved ones or just refusing to leave the houses they once lived in. We dare you to join us on our Ghostly and Gruesome Trail!

Search by property name or location below or use the scale bar to zoom in and out of the map.

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ATHELHAMPTON HOUSE - Dorset
Picture of Athelhampton House
Haunted and Horrible Histories Trail
Athelhampton is considered to be one of the most haunted houses in England. It played host to one of Most Haunted's first ever episodes and is said to be home to numerous roaming spirits.
 
LONGLEAT HOUSE - Wiltshire
Picture of Longleat House
The Footman and the Grey Lady
Longleat House is said to be haunted by the ghost of Lady Louise who searches the corridors for her murdered lover...
 
TIVERTON CASTLE - Devon
Picture of Tiverton Castle
Love and Death
Tiverton Castle is said to be haunted by varied spirits, all wandering the Castle and its grounds troubled by their terrible deaths.
 
PRIDEAUX PLACE - Cornwall
Picture of Prideaux Place
Tales to terrify even the most extreme ghost hunters!
A variety of spirits are thought to roam the rooms, tunnels and grounds of this Cornish manor...
 
OLD BOWLISH HOUSE - Somerset
Picture of Old Bowlish House
The Smell of Perfume
Unexplained things occurred during the Second World War when Old Bowlish House was used by naval officers...
 
THE PETO GARDEN AT IFORD MANOR - Wiltshire
Picture of The Peto Garden at Iford Manor
Spooky Smells at Iford Manor
People have lived in and around the Iford Valley since Neolithic times so it goes without saying that in the thousands of years of occupation Iford has seen some terrible times and there has been plenty of opportunity for ghostly goings-on...
 
CHAVENAGE HOUSE - Gloucestershire
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Home to many wandering spirits!
Chavenage House is arguably one of the most haunted houses in the country...
 
POWDERHAM CASTLE - Devon
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Bricks, Windows and Landings
Built in 1379 this is one of the oldest family homes in England, some of its residents have never left!
 
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SAMLESBURY HALL - Lancashire
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Blood, Death and Witches.
Samlesbury Hall has a dark past and a number of wandering spirits, visit if you dare!
 
ASTLEY HALL - Lancashire
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Strange Sightings in Period Dress
In a house with origins over 450 years, it’s not surprising that Astley Hall has its fair share of ghosts and apparitions...
 
LEVENS HALL - Cumbria
Picture of Levens Hall
Many ghosts wandering this beautiful old house!
From horrible curses, mysterious sightings and even the spirit of a dog, this house is full of spooks!
 
MUNCASTER CASTLE, GARDENS & OWL CENTRE - Cumbria
Picture of Muncaster Castle, Gardens & Owl Centre
Children, Ladies and Jesters!
There are numerous tales of sightings at this 13th-century stronghold...
 
HOGHTON TOWER - Lancashire
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A very ghostly Tower!
Very haunted rooms at this Lancashire Tower!
 
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RIPLEY CASTLE - Yorkshire
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Centuries of troubles at Ripley Castle.
From religious and political torment to illness and death, Ripley Castle is haunted by centuries of troubled inhabitants...
 
NEWBY HALL & GARDENS - Yorkshire
Picture of Newby Hall
Not everything is as it seems...
A ghost haunted the Chapel at this 18th-century house, or does it...
 
GOLDSBOROUGH HALL - Yorkshire
Picture of Goldsborough Hall
Kidnap at the Hall!
Dark happenings at Goldsborough Hall...
 
KIPLIN HALL - Yorkshire
Picture of Kiplin Hall
Ghosts of Wars Passed
The presence of former 20th-century residents is still very much sensed at Kiplin Hall...
 
BURTON AGNES HALL - Yorkshire
Picture of Burton Agnes Hall
The ghost of Anne Griffith
Murder, assault or accidental death?
 
NORTON CONYERS - Yorkshire
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The life of Mad Mary
A sad story of madness and imprisonment.
 
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INVERARAY CASTLE AND GARDEN - Scotland
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Ghoulish goings on at this Scottish abode!
Numerous paranormal incidents have been witnessed at the beautiful castle. Some of the ghosts are said to date back to the orignal Castle which was replaced in the 1700s...
 
CRAIGENPUTTOCK HOUSE - Scotland
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Bad behaviour at Craigenputtock
During the Jacobite rebellion of 1745 the laird of Craigenputtock didn't act entirely by the book...
 
GLAMIS CASTLE - Scotland
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Cruel Curses and Horrible Hauntings!
According to legend the castle is haunted because of an ancient curse brought on the family by Sir John Lyon...
 
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DORNEY COURT - Berkshire
Picture of Dorney Court
The Mystery of the Bald Lady
Dorney Court has a long association with the supernatural and is reputed to be haunted by the spectre of a bald woman!
 
BEAULIEU - Hampshire
Picture of Beaulieu
Mysterious Moments, Religious Spectres and a Grey Lady
The presences of ghosts at Beaulieu are phenomenal! There have been paranormal sightings here for over 100 years!
 
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KNEBWORTH HOUSE - Hertfordshire
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One of England's most beloved stately homes is also home to some wandering spirits!
Keep your wits about you next time you visit this Gothic mansion...
 
HARLINGTON MANOR - Bedfordshire
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The Lady in the Silk Gown
A warning to dishonest friends!
 
WALSINGHAM ABBEY GROUNDS - Norfolk
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Horrible history of Walsingham Abbey
Explore Walsingham's dark past...
 
WOBURN ABBEY - Bedfordshire
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Ghosts at the Abbey
Woburn Abbey was once home to numerous religious figures, it is possible that not all of them left following the Dissolution...
 
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TISSINGTON HALL - Derbyshire
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Death and Hauntings at Tissington Hall
Tissington Hall was constructed in 1609 on the same site as an earlier medieval moated manor, plenty of time for ghosts to have settled in!
 
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FULHAM PALACE - London
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Troubles and Ghosts
Fulham Palace served as a Bishop’s residence for over 12 centuries, it appears some of the Bishops were not keen to leave!
 
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CHILLINGHAM CASTLE - Northumberland
Picture of Chillingham Castle
Chills at Chillingham!
Chillingham Castle is widely regarded as one of the most haunted places in the country with hundreds of paranormal events being recorded...