our haunted house
Those of a nervous disposition should not enter!
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Shrewsbury's wealth of historic buildings means we have
no shortage of ghosts in the county town... from the milkmaid who wonders Raven
Meadows to the husband murdering Mrs Foxall who can still be seen walking through
The birthplace of the industrial revolution harbours many ghostly tales, including
spirits at the power station, victorian apparitions at Benthall Edge, monks at
Madeley Court, Devilry at the Boat Inn and the ghosts of drowned children at Ferry
Weirdness in Wem
The small north Shropshire Town isn't short of a ghostly tale or two, including
the famously haunted town hall - see our photos.
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year's halloween festivities
with our guide to Shropshire's events.
ancient town of Much Wenlock unsurprisingly has a story or two, including
a recently uncovered cemetery and the wandering ghosts of local saxons and romans.
you're planning on visiting the manor, beware of the ghost of the Cavalier.
Puritan and a curse - need we say more?
If you want to keep your soul, think twice before a visit to
the Devil's Chair!
The Wrekin giantLegends:
How Shropshire's best-known landmark was made by
a giant who hated Shrewsbury.
The story of a stone circle and a cow with supernatural
The ghost of Ludlow Castle is of Marion La Bruyere who loved an enemy of the castle's
Late one evening Marion agreed to meet her knight, to do this she
lowered down a rope from the high tower for him to climb up to meet her.
However, love was not all that was on his mind.
one particular occasion her lover left the rope dangling to allow an enemy of
the castle's owner to send in a small army.
a short time the castle was invaded by 100 men and Ludlow was in the hands of
Realising her lover had betrayed her, Marion snatched her
lover's sword and cut his throat.
Then in grief and shame, she threw
herself from this tower onto the rocks below.
It is said that If you
visit the tower at dusk on quiet evenings her ghost can be seen.
however, you go on the anniversary of her suicide, at the correct time you may
also hear her screams...
who walks the Ludlow streets
Another Ludlow ghost appears in Market Street, one of the older parts of
Ludlow, and also haunts the Globe Inn where a grisly murder occurred long ago.
The phantom is alleged to be that of a medieval soldier, Edward Dobson,
who was based at Ludlow Castle, and in the service of Richard, Duke of York.
is reputed to have died during a pub brawl in 1553 and his ghost, a bewigged figure
with a cloak around his shoulders, is said to hover around the spot of his demise.
The Hanging Tower of Ludlow Castle is said to contain the sounds of
It is believed that the noises come from a ghost of
a soldier who attempted unsuccessfully to gain access to the Castle during the
In Ludlow churchyard, the phantom of a tall elderly woman
with grey hair shuffles among the tombstones dressed in a long drab-coloured robe.
She has also been seen near the rectory.