has been described as one of the most haunted place in the UK!
famous old Jamaica Inn at Bolventor, near Bodmin, has an equally
well known story of a haunting.
ghost of a murdered sailor returning to finish his last drink has
been seen by many visitors sitting on a wall outside.
are county-wide. In Penzance at the town's Dolphin Inn, customers
have witnessed the sight and sound of an old sea captain. He is
said to have been wearing an old tricorn hat and laced ruffles when
he pays them an unwelcome visit.
ghost of Charlotte Dymond has been seen over the years. It is one
of Cornwall's most fascinating crime stories.
was found murdered on the slopes of Roughtor, near Camelford in
lover, Matthew Weeks, was later hanged at Bodmin Goal for the crime,
though it is doubtful that he committed it.
Bodmin Jail is a popular tourist attraction. The story of Charlotte
Dymond and Matthew Weeks is just one of many that it tells.
prison dates back to 1776. The public executions were always guaranteed
crowd pullers in years gone by.
hangings retreated behind doors in 1862.
large 18th century structure towers above you as you drive into
the car park.
when you walk around the ground floor at the jail don't be surprised
if a hand suddenly rests on your shoulder. Such an occurence has
been felt by many including a member of the BBC Cornwall web team!
west Cornwall you can take a tour around one of the most haunted
properties in Britain!
are said to be more than 20 separate presences at Pengersick Castle
including: a ghostly 14th century monk, a 13 year old girl who danced
to her death off the battlements and still tries to swing people
around, and a four year old boy who tugs at ladies.
visitors to Pengersick Castle claim to have encountered some of
the ghostly figures.
people have seen or photographed strange orbs of light. people inevitably
experience strange feelings. These range from sensing they are being
watched or charged electric atmospheres, to being tired and drained.
2001 ghost researcher Ian Addicoat has been hosting evenings at
the castle for groups of people brave enough to spend the hours
of darkness in this enigmatic property.
have been some unbelievable occurrences and some very sceptical
people who have had their doubts blown away.