3 Haunted Places in Shoreham-by-Sea
Stewart | On 13, Aug 2017
AMBERLY CASTLE: A Haunted Castle You Can Actually Stay the Night In!
The Grade I listed 12th century Amberley Castle Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Amberley.
Today, the castle has been transferred into an amazing luxury hotel.
It's 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!
The Crown and Anchor, Shoreham-by-Sea
The young son of a former landlord got the shock of his life one night when he awoke to find a pair of ghostly legs hanging from his ceiling.
It’s said that a séance was performed the night before and a ghost of a hanging man was evoked.
The pub is also said to be haunted by the ghosts of two young children, a boy and a girl.
Apparently they hide a lot because they’re afraid of the hanging man!
A ghostly Spaniard and a ghost of a French girl are also said to haunt the pub.
Local legend says that French girl was brought ashore by a sailor or soldier during the Napoleonic Wars.
He abandoned her when she became pregnant.
She worked at the pub as a serving wench but tragically committed suicide by throwing herself out of the pub’s upstairs rear window.
Terrified witnesses who’ve seen her ghostly apparition describe her as being pale looking, dressed in grey and muttering a French phrase!
Suter’s Yard, Shoreham-by-Sea
Local legend says that many years ago a little girl and her nanny drowned in the pub’s cellar when a high tide flooded it.
It’s now said that the pub is haunted by the ghost of a little girl and a woman!
Witnesses have reported seeing the ghostly apparitions of a little red headed girl and a woman within the pub.
The ghostly red headed girl is said to be about six years old.
She’s been seen in the cellar, the lobby near the ladies toilets and sitting on the floor of the bar.
Witnesses have also reported hearing a young child giggling and phantom footsteps.
A former landlady once awoke with the sensation of her hair being stroked by invisible hands!
Large orb shape lights have also been witnessed in the pub.
They’ve been described as being white or blue in colour.
Adur Civic Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea
One night a member of staff was working late at the centre when he suddenly heard the front doors opening and closing.
There shouldn’t have been anybody else in the building at that time so he went to investigate who had opened and closed the doors.
As he reached the doors he saw the ghostly apparition of a young woman going through them!
The upper floor of the building is said to be haunted by the ghost of a former caretaker who was tragically electrocuted within the centre.
A cleaner working on the upper floor once witnessed a pair of disembodied ankles and feet appear in front of her!
Another witness reported seeing a ghostly figure in a green haze appear next to the vending machine one day.
David Scanlan (2013) Paranormal Sussex. Amberley