Haunted: The George and Pilgrims’ Hotel, Glastonbury, Somerset
Stewart | On 12, Jun 2017
The Haunted George and Pilgrims’ Hotel
1 High Street, Glastonbury BA6 9DP
Located on Glastonbury’s High Street is the splendid stone faced Grade I listed George and Pilgrims’ 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 hotel was first opened in the listed 15th century to accommodate pilgrims to Glastonbury Abbey.
The George and Pilgrims’ Hotel has a reputation for being haunted…
Being so close to the Abbey you probably won’t be too surprised if I told you that the hotel is said to be haunted by a ghostly monk.
Terrified witnesses have reported seeing his apparition walking along the hotel’s corridors followed by the ghostly figure of a well dressed woman.
Local legend says they were lovers!
Another apparition often witnessed at the hotel is a man dressed in a blue sports jacket.
He’s said to vanish into thin air when he’s approached.
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!