Haunted: The Pig and Whistle Inn, Littlehempston, Devon
Stewart | On 04, Jun 2017
The Haunted Pig and Whistle Inn
Newton Road, Littlehempston TQ9 6LT
You’ll find the Pig and Whistle Inn along the Newton Road (A381) near the village of Littlehempston.
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!
This four hundred year old traditional Devon inn is said to be haunted by a rather randy monk!
You see, local legend states that a French monk from Buckfast Abbey had regular illicit rendezvous with a local farmer’s daughter at the Pig and Whistle.
His spirit is said to haunt the inn today waiting for his lover to show up.
He’s been nicknamed Freddie and is said to be a lecherous ghost!
Terrified witnesses have seen his ghostly apparition in the bar area.
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!