Haunted: The Brocket Arms, Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire
Stewart | On 15, May 2017
The Haunted Brocket Arms
Ayot St Lawrence AL6 9BT
The 14th century Brocket Arms is situated in the little village of Ayot St Lawrence.
AMBERLY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The Grade I listed 12th century Amberley Castle Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Amberley.
Today, the castle has been transferred into an amazing luxury hotel.
It's 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!
The village is famous for Shaw’s Corner which was the home of the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
The Brocket Arms hasn’t always been a pub…
Until the Reformation, it was actually a monastic quarters for the Norman church!
And it’s from this era that the ghost of the Brocket Arms is said to originate.
You see, the pub is said to be haunted by either a priest or a monk.
Phantom footsteps and eerie banging noises have been heard coming from the first floor.
Terrified members of staff have seen a ghostly apparition of a small monk dressed in a brown habit and cowl in the dining room.
The ghostly apparition is said to be the spirit of a monk who was either hung or hanged himself in one of the pub’s rooms.