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Haunted: Colliton Walk, Dorchester, Dorset

| On 29, Oct 2017


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!

Click Here to Stay at Amberley Castle


 

The Haunting of Colliton Walk

You’ll find Colliton Walk by the roundabout at the end of the Grove in Dorchester.

The walk is the location of Eric Kennington’s 1931 sculpture of Thomas Hardy.

The area is also said to be haunted by Thomas Hardy’s ghost.

Witnesses have reported seeing the ghostly apparition of a smartly dressed man with dark hair and a greying twisted moustache pacing back and forth in front of the statue before disappearing into the night’s air.

They describe him as being sad and lost looking but looking remarkably like his statue.

For some reason, his ghostly apparition is only seen on cold wintery nights in January.

 
Bibliography
Julie Harwood (2008) Haunted Dorchester. The History Press