Haunted: The Ramada Crawley Gatwick, Crawley, West Sussex
Stewart | On 19, May 2017
The Haunted Ramada Crawley Gatwick
High Street, Crawley RH10 1BS
You’ll find the Ramada Crawley Gatwick situated along the High Street in the West Sussex town of Crawley.
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 hotel was previously known as the George Hotel.
The Grade II* listed former coaching inn dates back to 1615.
Members of staff and guests alike have reported strange events taking place within the hotel.
A ghostly figure has been seen wandering around the hotel.
The locked door on the broom cupboard is often found open and the hotel’s lights have turned themselves on and off by their own accord.
These ghostly goings-on are blamed on the ghost of a former night porter called Mark Hurston who was found dead one night in the early days of the hotel.
It’s said that he’d drunk a glass of poisoned wine which had been left out to trap a thief!
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!