Haunted: The Cathedral Gate Hotel, Canterbury, Kent
Stewart | On 16, May 2017
The Haunted Cathedral Gate Hotel
36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA
Situated at the end of Burgate next to the ancient Christchurch Gateway you’ll find the Cathedral Gate Hotel.
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!
The historic building dates back to 1448 and as you can imagine it has the odd ghostly tale or two to tell…
Spooked guests who’ve stayed in the rooms on the first and second floors which adjoin the ancient Christchurch Gateway have reported feeling the presence of somebody standing by their beds in the middle of the night.
Recently a spooked member of staff reported hearing a strange chanting coming from behind the adjoining Christchurch Gateway wall in a room on the first floor!
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!