Castles and Stately Homes
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Felbrigg Hall, the ghost of William Windham haunts the gothic library, click image to find out more.
Blickling Hall in Norfolk, ancestral Home of Anne Boleyn, her ghost is said to walk here.
Starlight Castle, Holywell Dene, Northumberland. Built in a day for a wager. Click image to find out more.
Cragside, Rothbury, Northumberland.
Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland – the decapitated spectre of Thomas Plantagenet has been sighted here.
Interior, Hampton Court – famous for many royal ghosts
Churches, Abbeys and Graveyards
Holy Cross Church, Wallsend, setting for the tale of the Wallsend Witches
Holy Cross Churchyard, scene of the Wallsend Witches folk-tale
Eighteenth Century tombstone at Holy Cross, Wallsend
17th Century tombstone at Holy Cross
Felbrigg Church, resting place of the Windham family
Detail from Felbrigg Churchyard
Whitby Abbey, famous for the Dracula legend and home to the Whitby Goth Weekend – click image to see more photos.
Interior of Church in Dedham, Essex
St Lawrence’s Church, Eyam, Derbyshire. Famous for being the Plague Village. Click image to find out more.
Catherine Mompesson’s tomb, Eyam. Click image to find out more.
Melrose Abbey, supposed burial place of Michael Scott, Wizard of the North. Click image to find out more.
A Path through Highgate Cemetery – a modern vampire is said to stalk its avenues. Click image to find out more.
Highgate Cemetery, the Circle of Lebanon. Click image to find out more.
Overgrown tombs at Highgate Cemetery. Click image to find out more.
Green angel, Highgate Cemetery, Click image to find out more.
Landscapes and monuments
Lake district in winter
Felbrigg woods, haunted by a phantom coach, click image to find out more.
The Green man at Cragside, Northumberland
Penshaw Monument, linked to the Lambton Worm legend.
Holywell Dene, Northumberland
Figures and faces
The Greenman, Cragside, Northumberland
Guardian of the temple of Yemaya, click image to read more.
Fire eater at Whitby Abbey, click image to see more Whitby images.
Peacock’s were once thought to bring bad luck but were later associated with Christian mythology.