Haunted: The Miners Arms, Eyam, Derbyshire
Stewart | On 02, Jun 2017
The Haunted Miners Arms
Water Lane, Eyam, Hope Valley S32 5RG
You’ll find the Miners Arms located on Water Lane in the village of Eyam.
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 historic inn dates back to the 1630s when it was first called the King’s Head.
The previous pub which stood on the spot burnt down in 1929.
Two young girls called Sarah and Emily tragically died in the fire.
And it’s now said that their ghosts haunt the Miners Arms.
Witnesses have reported hearing their ghosts skipping, playing and giggling in the pub’s corridor.
Guests staying the night have reported that they’ve been woken by having their bedroom doors opened and closed by the ghostly girls.
The Miners Arms is also said to be haunted by the ghost of an old woman who dresses in black!
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!