Haunted: The Madeley Court House Hotel, Telford, Shropshire
Stewart | On 12, Jun 2017
The Haunted Madeley Court House Hotel
Castlefields Way, Madeley, Telford TF7 5DW
You’ll find the historic Mercure Madeley Court Hotel situated along Castlefields Way in the new town of Telford.
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 stunning manor house dates back to the 16th century.
With such an old building you probably wouldn’t be too surprised if I told you that the hotel had the odd ghost or two knocking about the place…
The ghostly apparition of a hooded monk is often seen by terrified witnesses wandering the grounds of the hotel.
Spooky spirits of Victorian maids going about their daily duties have also been seen on the top floor of the hotel.
Another ghost to be seen at the hotel is that of an old woman.
Apparently, she smiles at you before vanishing into thin air!
Spooked guests have also reported hearing the chilling sounds of a woman in pain in the surrounding gardens…
Of course, upon investigation no woman is every found!
Poltergeist activity and eerie laughter is often experienced in the hotel’s old mill.
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!