Haunted: The Gosforth Hall Hotel, Gosforth, Cumbria
Stewart | On 02, Jun 2017
The Haunted Gosforth Hall Hotel
Wasdale Road, Gosforth CA20 1AZ
Off the Wasdale Road in the village of Gosforth you’ll find the Gosforth Hall 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 hall was built in 1658 by a local gentleman called Robert Copley.
The hotel is reputed to have the odd ghost or two knocking about the place…
The most witnessed ghost at the hotel is that of a monk or friar.
His ghostly apparition has been seen by terrified witnesses floating along the hotel’s corridors in the middle of the night.
He’s also believed to be responsible for the poltergeist activity which takes place in the kitchen!
Spooked guests have reported seeing strange ghostly faces peering in through the upstairs windows.
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!