Haunted: The Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, County Durham
Stewart | On 27, May 2017
The Haunted Lumley Castle Hotel
Chester-le-Street DH3 4NX
In the town of Chester-le-Street you’ll find the Grade I listed Lumley Castle.
The building is a former 14th century manor house which was later fortified and turned into a castle.
It’s said to be the most haunted place in County Durham!
The ghost of Lady Lily Lumley is said to haunt the castle by walking up and down the corridors and suddenly appearing in rooms.
Phantom children are often heard playing on the top floor of Lumley Castle by spooked witnesses.
A ghostly apparition of a man sitting at the bar is regularly seen by both shocked members of staff and guests to the hotel.
It’s said that a ghost known as Black Jack often plays pranks on startled guests!