3 Haunted Hotels in Kent
Stewart | On 03, Mar 2017
The Elvey Farm Hotel, Pluckley
Elvey Farm Hotel is located in the middle of the Kent countryside near the infamous village of Pluckley.
Pluckley has been named the most haunted village in Britain!
The nearby boutique Elvey Farm Hotel is said to be haunted by a number of ghosts…
The 15th century farm building is said to be haunted by Edward Brett who was a former farmer from 1900 that shot himself dead in the dairy.
His ghostly apparition has been seen throughout the hotel and grounds by terrified witnesses.
One poor guest was scared witless after seeing him lying on their bed!
Eerie whispering has also been heard in the dairy which is believed to be produced by Edward himself.
Other ghosts witnessed around Elvey Farm Hotel are that of a ghostly highwayman, a lady in a red dress and a phantom horse and carriage.
The George Hotel, Ashford
Along Ashford’s High Street you’ll find an old 15th century coaching inn called the George Hotel.
A lot of paranormal activity has been reported to take place at the hotel by spooked members of staff and guests alike…
The hotel’s lights and TV sets mysteriously turn themselves on and off, items disappear, objects are flung through the air by an unseen presence and strange noises keep the guests awake at night!
A lot of this paranormal activity is blamed on the ghost of a young woman who’s believed to be a former chambermaid of the hotel from a couple of centuries ago.
Local legend says that she was brutally murdered by her lover when he discovered she was pregnant.
It’s said that he slit her throat and hanged her body up in the hotel’s cellar!
He was later found guilty of her murder and hanged for the crime.
Terrified witnesses have reported seeing the ghostly apparition of a young woman in the bar area at the back of the hotel.
The ghost of a cavalier was also once seen by a member of staff standing at one of the hotel’s attic windows.
And a guest who was staying in Room 3 was woken up in the middle of his first night stay by a ghostly figure who was rifling through his clothes that were hanging up in the room’s wardrobe!
Larkfield Priory Hotel, Maidstone
Larkfield Priory Hotel is just off the London Road in Aylesford.
The original Larkfield House was built on an area known as Larkfield Farm and was the home of Reverend William Lewis Wigan.
The house was burnt to the ground in 1890 but was rebuilt into the building you see today.
Apparently, before the manor house the site was home to a priory as well as a gallows!
The hotel is said to be haunted by a maid called Charlotte.
It’s said that Charlotte died as a result of a botch abortion attempt after falling pregnant by the groundskeeper.
Her ghostly apparition is often seen in the grounds of the hotel!