Haunted: The Dalston Hall Hotel, Carlisle, Cumbria
Stewart | On 02, Jun 2017
The Haunted Dalston Hall Hotel
Dalston, Carlisle CA5 7JX
You’ll find the Grade II* listed Dalston Hall in the village of the same name just to the south west of the county town of Carlisle.
The hall is actually a fortified house which dates back to the 15th century.
The hall was first built for John Dalston and it remained in the family for many generations.
Today the stunning hall is run as a country house hotel and has a reputation for being haunted by many ghosts…
The ghostly apparition of Lady Jane has been seen by terrified witnesses in the Minstrel’s Gallery.
The cellar is said to be haunted by a dark entity nicknamed Mr Fingernails and by a spirit of a former drayman called Mr Handyman.
Mr Handyman together with other ghostly workmen is believed to be responsible for mysteriously moving the heavy beer barrels around the cellar in the middle of the night!
Some witnessed have been left shaken after seeing a violent ghostly scene of a pale face girl being dragged by her hair, beaten, assaulted and then thrown out of a window by a leather clad burly man.
This disturbing scene is said to take place in the corridor outside Rooms 4, 5 and 6 and is believed to date back to the 1500s.
An apparition of a young sad looking girl gazing out of the window in Room 4 as though waiting for a loved one to return has been witnessed by guests and members of staff alike.
She’s been nicknamed sad Emily!
Guests have reported hearing phantom giggling and whispering in Room 12.
Whilst other guests have reported hearing a medieval party taking place in the Baronial Hall in the middle of the night.
The apparitions of three young women and a small blonde girl have been seen on the stairs watching people going up and down.
And last but by no means least…
An apparition of a Victorian handyman has been spotted wandering around the hotel’s grounds!Click Here to Stay in the Dalston Hall Hotel