Haunted: The Churston Court Hotel, Brixham, Devon
Stewart | On 03, Jun 2017
The Haunted Churston Court Hotel
Church Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham TQ5 0JE
The historic grade II* listed Churston Court Inn near Brixham dates back to the 12th century when it first started life out as a coaching inn.
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!
It’s said that the inn was regularly visited by the famous author Agatha Christie when it was owned by Lord and Lady Churston.
Candles blowing out, then reigniting on their own accord is just one of the paranormal activities said to take place at the inn.
It’s said that the inn is haunted by a couple of ghosts…
Both members of staff and guests alike have been scared witless when they’ve witnessed the infamous ghostly apparitions of monks who disappear through walls!
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!