Haunted: The Queen’s Head Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire
Stewart | On 10, Jun 2017
The Haunted Queen’s Head Hotel
79 Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1AH
Along Market Street in the little market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch you’ll find the Queen’s Head Hotel.
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 Queen’s Head Hotel is an old black-and-white beamed three-story coaching inn which dates back to the 17th century.
With such a long history you probably won’t be too surprised if I told you that this old coaching inn has a reputation for being haunted…
Phantom voices and apparitions of little children have been witnessed in the hotel.
But what really spooks the Queen’s Head’s members of staff is the ghostly tall man dressed in dark clothing.
Terrified members of staff who have mistaken him as being a guest get the shock of their lives when he disappears into thin air right in front of them!
To tell you the truth, they really don’t like him…
They say he gives off a presence of evil!
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!