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Haunted Castles?

Below is a small list of the most well known castles of the British Isles which are said to have paranormal disturbances. MAPIT neither confirm nor deny that such location definately have such phenomena. There are a number of details below that talk of the said experiences at these locations compiled by investigators, researchers and authors of the subject...


Chillingham Castle is widely regarded as one of, if not the, most haunted places in the UK. Dating back over 800 years this castle was built for one purpose and one purpose alone, killing. In the heart of Northumberland the castle was the first line of defence, preventing the Scots getting over the border to invade England back in the days of William Wallace when the castle was ruled over by King Edward I (Edward Long shanks). It has a truly amazing, yet horrific history and that's why it is said to be one of the most haunted places on Earth...


Glamis Castle is regarded as one of the most haunted castles in Scotland. It certainly has more ghost stories and legends attached to it than any other castle within the British Isles. The Castle is located in near the village of Glamis, 5 miles west of Forfar, Scotland. The main keep of the castle dates from the 14th century, and the majestic towers and turrets were added in later years. Some believe the reason for all the paranormal activity at the castle is down to a "secret room" within the castle that contains a terrible secret.


Dover Castle is situated at the shortest sea crossing of the English Channel. This has made it one of the most important defensive sites in Britain. There has been a castle at Dover since Anglo Saxon times. The castle was strengthened by William of Normandy, who built the first earthwork castle in 1066 before moving on to London. It is said that there are several ghostly figures throught the castle. Some said to be handsome male figures dressed in early 17th century cloaks and cavalier style clothing.


Warwick Castle stands in the City of Warwick overlooking the broad Avon River. Though there had been communities at Warwick for countless centuries, the castle began construction in the tenth century. The original architect was said to be Ethelfleda, the brilliant military daughter of Alfred the Great. A slavering black dog was said to haunt the grounds of Warwick Castle. Over the last ten years accounts of ghost reports have begun to be catalogued. Warwick Castle is a huge building steaped in talk of curses and demonic activity.

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