Haunted: The Ancient Unicorn Inn, Bowes, County Durham
Stewart | On 27, May 2017
The Haunted Ancient Unicorn Inn
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The Ancient Unicorn Inn in Bowes was once a coaching inn back in the 16th century.
LUMLEY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The ghost of Lady Lily Lumley is said to haunt the castle.
Phantom children are often heard playing on the top floor.
And a ghostly apparition of a man has been seen sitting at the bar.
It’s said that a ghost known as Black Jack often plays pranks on startled guests!
This old coaching inn is rumoured to have the odd ghosts or two knocking about the place…
The ghostly apparition of a twelve year old boy has been seen by startled witnesses in the cellars of the inn.
And a ghost of a bearded man wearing a bowler hat has also been witnessed at the Ancient Unicorn Inn.
Guests at the inn have also reported to have been touched and had tricks played on them by something paranormal!
FEATURED HAUNTED HOTEL: Amberley Castle
The Grade I listed 12th century Amberley Castle Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Amberley.
The castle started life out as a timber-framed hunting lodge in 1103.
But it upgraded to a fortified manor house in 1377 by the bishop of Chichester.
After the Reformation the castle still belonged to the church but was leased out to the crown.
During the English Civil War part of the castle was destroyed by Parliamentarian forces and it fell into ruin.
The Duke of Norfolk leased Amberley Castle in 1893 and started to renovate it.
Today the castle has been transferred into an amazing luxury hotel.
The castle is said to be haunted by the ghost of a young girl called Emily who committed suicide at the castle.
Her ghostly apparition has been seen by terrified witnesses in and around the Herstmonceux room!