Haunted: The Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
Stewart | On 31, May 2017
The Haunted Headland Hotel
Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1EW
You’ll find the Headland Hotel off the Headland Road in a prominent position overlooking Fistral Beach and Towan Head in the Cornish seaside town of Newquay.
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 Grade II listed Silvanus Trevail designed building dates back to 1900.
The imposing hotel is reputed to be haunted.
During the Second World War the hotel was used as a RAF hospital.
Witnesses have reported seeing the ghostly apparitions of men wearing Second World War uniforms wandering the corridors of the hotel.
A ghost of a nurse from the same period has also been reported by spooked guests who’ve been awoken by her stroking their cheeks in the middle of the night!
The ghostly apparition of a former maid of the hotel has been seen disappearing through the wall of the ladies toilet…
Apparently, there was once a doorway there!
The ghost of a little girl is also said to haunt the hotel.
Her apparition has been seen running about the hotel and members of staff have also heard her calling out their names.
Even though the old servant bells of the hotel have been disconnected, spooked members of staff have reported hearing them ring at the same time early Sunday morning whilst they’ve been down in the basement!
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!