Haunted: The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Stewart | On 12, Jun 2017
The Haunted Lion Hotel
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The Lion Hotel is situated in Wyle Cop in the historic town of Shrewsbury.
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 dates back to the 16th century when it started life out as a coaching inn.
The hotel is reputed to be haunted by many ghosts the most infamous being the Grey Lady…
She’s said to haunt the Adam Ballroom.
Terrified witnesses have seen an English Civil War uniformed soldier in the Tudor bar area of the hotel.
And an apparition of a Victorian lady in a powder blue dress has been seen at the bottom of the hotel’s stairs as if she’s waiting for someone!
The hotel’s cellar was once a chapel and apparitions of two ladies praying have been seen there.
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!