Haunted: The Deans Place Hotel, Alfriston, East Sussex
Stewart | On 18, May 2017
The Haunted Deans Place Hotel
Seaford Road, Alfriston BN26 5TW
The Deans Place Hotel is a 14th century country house hotel situated in the quaint South Downs village of Alfriston.
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!
Deans Place was originally an important moated manor house back in the Tudor times.
The hotel has a reputation for being haunted by a lady in a blue silk dress…
Many members of staff and guests alike have been scared witless after seeing the ghostly apparition of the Lady in Blue.
She was first witnessed just after some renovations were made to the hotel when a skeleton was found under the floorboards.
Some say she was a murder victim who was killed at Deans Place!
The Lady in Blue isn’t the only ghost to be witnessed at the hotel…
A ghostly apparition of a man in a tall hat and white coat has been witnessed in the attic rooms too!
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!