/ A night in a haunted house
I am looking to stay overnight in a haunted house but not to the break the bank, preferably in lancs or Yorks area.
All I can find are ghost tours, and ghost hunt nights that require a min party number and need to be booked for a specific date.
Does anybody know of anywhere that 2 of us can stay the night without having to join an "investigation" or group and somehwere that is not just a hotel room?
Years ago I stayed at Chingle Hall which was perfect, however I don't think they allow visitors anymore. Something similar is what I am looking for, any ideas?
Help me UKC you are my only hope...
Another idea would be spend a night in York and then go on one of the suggested Ghost Walks?
Very entertaining and scary.
Next thing would be to google haunted pubs in Lancashire or Yorkshire and then try to book a B&B there. If you can't get a room there why not phone the pub and see if they will let you spend a few hours there, for a fee, to soak up the atmosphere?
Do your own Ghost Walk around some creepy grave yards. Edinburgh is quite famous for Body Snatching and such like.
Personally I don't see what all the fuss is, but then I've been brought up in haunted houses and haunted pubs. Seriously!
Perhaps ask them for details of somewhere to go, or if you could stay in thier building? IIRC some ghostly things apparently happened, or not depending on your point of view.
Hope to help!
Could try asking through here?
That'll be because there's no such thing?
Spend the night in a bothy with her but the night before, force her to watch a few psycho horror movies. Blair Witch, as rubbish as it is, would probably do the trick ;-)
You can spend the night in the old police cells in the Fire and Police Museum in Sheffield - you can get pizza delivered too! I have only visited in the day, but it is very atmospheric. The old cells used to have an underground tunnel direct to the courthouse, and there were quite a few pretty gruesome murderers held there.
Actually, might be a bit full on for a 16 year old!
> Spend the night in a bothy with her but the night before, force her to watch a few psycho horror movies. Blair Witch, as rubbish as it is, would probably do the trick ;-)
And to have mates turn up in middle of night and throw stones or make scratching noises, or shout out with no head torches on.. Leave old stuff outside door to be found in morning....
Thanks everyone, some useful links.
Liking the sound of the police museum, especially considering she lives in Sheff would be perfect. Cheers dudes.
Failing that, the tent and a pile of old stones is second choice...;-0
You might find something useful on here.
Not been, don't know anyone that has, just saw a feature on TV about it.
Do report back! I'd be really interested to hear how it goes, specially if you do go to the police museum. It's actually fairly spooky in the day, I can only imagine it at night ;-)
Emailed them days ago, not had a sausage back. :-(
There's a pub in the Peak District which people can stay in with an apparently haunted bedroom, will try and remember it.
The George in Castleton is the scene of my only experience of ghosts. Went from devout skeptic to very puzzled 'there's definately stuff happens we can't explain' in about 3secs. Got a witness too. There's another pub nearly next door which has a haunted room, apparently guests regularly checkout at 3am, can't call the name to mind though - Bulls Head??
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