Spirit Seekers - Haunted Yorkshire - Ghost Tours
There are many reports of ghosts in Yorkshire with the city of York being a particularly haunted place. With its Medieval, Viking and Roman history plus moors, cliffs and dales, haunted Yorkshire is a ghost hunters dream area.
Ghost stories abound in the county of Yorkshire with tales of bricked-up nuns in Whitby abbey, the ghost of a hanged man in the Busby Stoop Inn near Thirsk and endless sightings of ghosts of highwaymen, children, beasts and many more throughout the county of Yorkshire.
York itself has ghosts of Roman soldiers up to more modern apparitions in streets, churches, pubs, towers and on bridges.
THE RIPON SPA BATHS - In 1904 a pump room was unveiled by Princess Henry of Battenberg, supplying the people of Ripon with sulphur water in the form of an art nouveau spa that is now amongst other things used as a swimming baths. Whilst locking up at night present day staff have experienced sudden feelings of coldness whilst hearing footsteps in various areas of the building, doors slamming by themselves and dryers turn on by themselves.
Ace Hotel (York)
88-90 Micklegate, York North Yorkshire YO1 6JX, (FREE PARKING AT Albemarle Road YO23 1HB)
9pm - 2am 6 places left
£33 per person
A 1752 mansion-styled house built for the sheriff of York & former servants quarters dateing back to the 1500s. It has a history of gruesome stories of deceit, suicide & murder that will give you the chills & an abundance of paranormal activity to go with it. Sleepless nights have been caused by a baby’s cry at night & fearful sightings of a lady, young boy & various dark figures. Objects have been moved & furniture has been found ripped to shreds when left in an empty rooms.
Annison funeral parlour (Hull)
124-127 Witham, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire HU9 1AT
8pm - 1am 10 places left
£46 per person
Featured on TVs Most haunted. 100s of bodies passed through this mortuary since its creation in 1870. To add to its creepy past it sits on the site of a former 16th century prison and has a large connection to an unsolved Victorian murder. Some have been terrified here by sounds of disembodied voices, dragging noises, groaning, loud bangs, moving furniture and images of a man crawling along the floor.
Knottingley Town Hall (Wakefield)
Hilltop, Headlands Ln, Knottingley, wakefield , West yorkshire WF11 9DG
9pm - 2am 12 places left
£46 per person
Featured on TVs Most haunted. Built in 1865 on what was once a medieval monastery in vicinity of land evidently used for Saxon burials witchcraft and pagan rituals. Some rooms here are dark and foreboding and once interim used to store dead bodies. A malevolent energy here causes door handles to move fiercely and glasses fly off shelves. People have been grabbed and tables move on their own. Groaning and muffled voices are heard. Ghostly children are seen, spectral shadows resembling monks and ladies dressed in wartime clothes.
York Brewery & Meeting Rooms (York)
12 Toft Green , York , Nth Yorkshire YO1 6JT. (FREE PARKING @ Albemarle Rd YO23 1ep
9pm - 2am 20 places left
£31 per person
Step back in time into a labyrinth of 18th century rooms through the former morgue (the brewery) and into the former vicars home (a large 3 story building known as the meeting rooms). It’s a dark malevolent entity that is said roam the corridors. He has been seen by multiple people and is described as wearing a tall hat and being abnormally thin. He slams doors as he goes and makes loud noises giving people the impression that they are not welcome here.
Grand Hotel (Scarborough)
Saint Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2ET
10pm - 3am 19 places left
£35 per person
Built in 1867 to accommodate for most noble of guests. It was 1 of the largest hotels in the world with 365 rooms representing each day of the year. Todays visitors have commented on strange encounters & some have even left after witnessing items flying across their rooms & objects falling from walls, doors vigorously shaking & knocking with no one on the other side. Sounds of screaming, singing & laughter are heard & most commonly old fashioned music. Various apparitions are seen but none more so frequent than the lady wearing a long red dress.