List Of Haunted Places In The East Midlands

Bolsover, Derbyshire
The East Midlands contains some of the UK's most famously haunted locations, from creepy castles, pubs and more than its fair share of haunted houses. If you're a budding paranormal investigator looking for your next active location to check out in the area, then the list below might give you some ideas.
  • Annesley Hall, Kirkby in Ashfield

    Now in ruins after two devastating fires, the decaying hall was famously investigated by the 'Most Haunted' team and is said to be haunted by several spooks.

  • Arbor Low Stone Circle, Monyash

    The Temple of the Sun is known as the Stnehenge of the North.

  • Ashwell Prison, Burley

    A former prison in Rutland, which has been home to many criminals.

  • Aylestone Hall, Leicester

    Sat in what is now a public park, the Grade II listed Aylestone Hall was originally opened a girls' boarding school in 1846.

  • Black Dog, Grantham

    The Black Dog is a Grade II listed pub in Grantham, Lincolnshire. Over the last few years the pub has built up quite a reputation for its hauntings and featured on television.

  • Bolsover Castle, Bolsover

    Derbyshire's Bolsover Castle has been voted the creepiest castle in the UK.

  • City Of Caves, Nottingham

    A vast network of manmade sandstone caves is hidden right beneath the streets of Nottingham city centre and is said to be one of the city's most haunted places.

  • Clumber Park, Worksop

    Clumber House once sat in the middle of a picturesque country park near Worksop. The main house was demolished in 1938 after being damaged by a series of fires.

  • Codnor Castle & Cottage, Codnor

    Codnor Castle Cottage, also known as Castle Farm in Codnor near Derby is fast getting a reputation as one of the most haunted properties in England. Can a history of murder and four recorded suicides explain that farmhouse's ghostly goings on?

  • Derby Gaol, Derby

    The historic jail is said to be the most haunted building in Derby, it was built in the 1500s to house local criminals and was replaced by a newer prison in 1756.

  • Elvaston Castle, Derby

    Elvaston Castle is a Gothic Revival stately home within walking distance of the city centre, which over the years has fallen into disrepair.

  • Grand Theatre, Derby

    Derby's Grand Theatre has had a mixed past, having been abandoned for various periods throughout the years.

  • Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre, Hinckley

    The Haunted Antiques Paranormal Research Centre opened in February 2018 on Regent Steet Hinckley and houses an eclectic collection of interesting and old artefacts displayed across three main rooms.

  • House Of John Flamsteed, Derby

    Nearly 300 years ago this building was the home of John Flamsteed, he was a personal friend to King Charles II and he was also the first astronomer Royal.

  • Kelham Hall, Newark

    Kelham Hall was once a family home, but since then has housed monks and soldiers.

  • Naseby, Northampton

    It's said that a ghostly reenactment of the Battle of Naseby has on many occasions played out in the skies over Naseby.

  • National Justice Museum, Nottingham

    The haunted history of National Justice Museum in Nottingham, formerly the Galleries Of Justice. The earliest records of the site being uses as a prison dates back to 1449.

  • New Mills Art Theatre, High Peak

    A historic performance venue built in 1911, which is said to be plagued by numerous unexplained incidents.

  • Newstead Abbey, Nottingham

    Originally an augustinian priory and later converted to a home following the dissolution of the monasteries, Newstead Abbey is said to be haunted by a monk.

  • Nocton Hall Hospital, Lincoln

    Nocton Hall was originally built as an RAF hospital in 1940, but it was decided that it was too small and alternative facilities where found, despite never being used.

  • Pleasley Vale Mills, Mansfield

    This former textile mill has been used as office space for the past few decades, but that hasn't stopped the reports of paranormal activity in the buildings.

  • Southwell Workhouse, Southwell

    Today the Workhouse in Southwell is a fascinating National Trust property you can visit, described by the trust as the best-preserved workhouse in England.

  • Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Chesterfield

    The ruins of Sutton Scarsdale Hall are said to be haunted by one of its former residents, Nicholas Leke, and the most of the activity is focussed on the cellar.

  • The Bell Inn, Derby

    The Bell Inn has its own unsolved murder.

  • The Friary, Derby

    The Friary is built on the site of a former Dominican friary, which is why the building is believed to be haunted by a black-robed monk.

  • The Jorrocks, Derby

    The Jorrocks, another old inn which was formerly known as Lafferty's and before that, The George dates back to 1693 and has been the location of many disturbing paranormal occurrences.

  • The Old Grammar School, Derby

    The Old Grammar School is now a hair salon and was once Derby's Heritage Centre, but it started its life in 1554 as a boys grammar school and is built on an old plague pit.

  • The Old Picture House & Haunted Museum, Nottingham

    The Old Picture House & Haunted Museum on Woodborough Road is one of the city's newest haunted landmarks.

  • The Old Victorian School, Long Eaton

    Situated in Long Eaton the school is a popular location for ghost hunters.

  • The Silk Mill, Derby

    The factory was spread over five floors and produced meters of silk in a day, employing 300 adults and children as young as seven who were expected to work torturous hours in poor conditions.

  • The Skegness Hell House, Skegness

    The unassuming former family home at 81 Skegness Road is known around the world as the "Skegness Hell House" due to reported of paranormal activity occurring in the house for more than 30 years.

  • The Village, Mansfield

    Dating back to the 1802, The Village is set in the heart of Mansfield.

  • Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

    An Elizabethan mansion built near Nottingham in the 1588 that is said to be famously haunted by the ghost of Lady Jane Middleton, known as the White Lady.

  • Ye Olde Dolphin Inne, Derby

    Built over 500 years ago, this Tudor building is the oldest pub in Derby.

  • Ye Olde Salutation Inn, Nottingham

    The 15th-century pub in the city of Nottingham is a very active paranormal hotspot with sightings of the ghosts of a highwayman and the spirit of a young girl.

  • Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem, Nottingham

    Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem was built in 1189 and is said to be the oldest pub in England, although other inns would challenge this claim.


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