Haunted: The Kings Arms Hotel, Hampton Court Road, London
Stewart | On 07, Jun 2017
The Haunted Kings Arms Hotel
2 Lion Gate, Hampton Court Road, Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9DD
You’ll find the Kings Arms Hotel located along the Hampton Court Road near the northern Lion Gate entrance to the Hampton Court Palace grounds.
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 building dates back to 1658 when it started life out as a house of disrepute for soldiers garrisoned at Hampton Court Palace.
The Kings Arms Hotel is said to be haunted by the ghosts of a mother and her son who both tragically committed suicide in the building during the 19th century.
The son discovered his mother hanged in the building.
It’s said he was so disturbed that he threw himself out of a window killing himself instantly.
In 2004, the hotel was featured in national newspapers after a photograph was taken of a father and his son inside the Kings Arms.
The photo captured a ghostly image of what looked like an old woman wearing a long dark coat lingering in the background of the family photo.
In the past, witnesses have reported seeing a grey-haired old lady looking out of one of the hotel’s bedroom 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!