Haunted: The George Hotel, Tideswell, Derbyshire
Stewart | On 02, Jun 2017
The Haunted George Hotel
Commercial Road, Tideswell SK17 8NU
Along the Commercial Road in the Peak District village of Tideswell you’ll discover the listed 18th century George 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 George is said to be haunted by a female ghost called Sarah…
Sarah was a barmaid at the George in Victorian times.
She became heartbroken when her husband totally disappeared from the face of the earth.
She searched high and low for him but sadly she never saw him again.
Apparently, after her death she didn’t stop her search as her ghostly apparition is often seen at the inn still searching for her long lost husband.
It’s said that in the 1930s guests fled in terror a party at the hotel when they saw Sarah’s ghost manifest in front of them!
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!