HAUNTED SOMERSET

Somerset, with such mystical locations as Glastonbury Tor, is a county where mystery abounds and history is writ large across its picturesque landscape of green fields, rolling hills, dramatic gorges sleepy.

Indeed, such is its timeless allure that may of those who have called this county home over the centuries seem loathe to leave and return to haunt many of its houses, castles inns and taverns.

The haunted Somerset section offers something for everybody, whether you are a history buff, have an interest in the paranormal, or just want to discover some haunted and mystical places.

THE A - Z OF SOMERSET'S
GHOSTS AND LEGENDS

Glastonbury Tor.

THE GEORGE AND PILGRIMS

  • 1 High Street
    Glastonbury, BA6 9DP

The George and Pilgrims Hotel in Glastonbury was once a resort of pilgrims to the nearby Abbey. Several ghosts are said to haunt it.

The Choughs Hotel.

THE CHOUGHS HOTEL

  • 8 High St
    Chard, TA20 1QB

Regular ghostly phenomenon has been experienced at the Chough Hotel in Chard, including a spectral argument between a man and a woman.

The Priest's House

THE PRIEST'S HOUSE

  • Law Lane, Muchelney
    Langport, TA10 0DQ

A secret marriage between a nun and a priest is said to lie behind the mysterious hauntings at the Priest's House, in Muchelney.

King John's Hunting Lodge.

KING JOHN'S LODGE

  • The Square
    Axbridge, BS26 2AP

A phantom white lady and a ghostly cat are the ghosts you might encounter on a visit to King John's Hunting Lodge in Axminster.

The Plough Inn.

THE PLOUGH INN

  • Holford, Near Bridgwater
    TA5 1RY

The ghost of a murdered Spanish traveller is said to haunt the delightful Plough Inn, where Virginia Woolf spent her honeymoon.

Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

FARLEIGH HUNGERFORD

  • Farleigh Hungerford
    Bath, BA2 7RS

With a history of strife, murder and intrigue, Farleigh Hungerford castle has every reason to be haunted, and the ghosts do not disappoint.