ancient Puesdown Inn stands on the A40 Cheltenham to Oxford Road
from the 13th century, it stands at a remote spot on the top of
the Cotswolds, once a favourite spot with highwaymen.
noises and knocking sounds are common and ghostly footsteps walking
across the lounge and upstairs have been witnessed by a bar full
Puesdown was a coaching inn on a route plagued by highwaymen
in dark clothes has been seen silently riding away and one landlord
reported seeing a spectral coach and horses pull into the yard.
folklore has it that a highwayman called The Duke who was shot nearby,
made his way to the inn and hammered on the door but died as he
information: The Puesdown Inn, Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire
GL54 4DN. Overnight accommodation available
Tel: 01451 860262
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