A Spine-chilling Wander in Chillingham Castle ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings:

Nestling deep in the heart of rural Northumberland, Chillingham Castle is a little bit special in many ways. I discovered this uniquely wonderful seat of pure English eccentricity a couple of years ago when we were on holiday, and I hope to return next year and write a post all about its rich and turbulent history. But for now, I fancied writing about castle ghosts to mark All Hallows’ Eve, and you can’t beat Chillingham for a good haunting. In fact, it’s been dubbed the most haunted castle in Britain. So come with me on a very different kind of castle wander: one with a ghost in virtually every room.

Chillingham Castle, home of so many lost souls…

We start in style, in the baronial Great Hall. A highly evocative and atmospheric room, it’s furnished with all kinds of artefacts including ancient armour and weapons, a sprawling dinner table that stretches nearly the whole length of the room, a tapestry depicting a battle scene and some mischievous spirits. Caretakers often report objects being thrown around by unseen hands, as cups, goblets and plates clobber them on the back as they lock up for the night. And it’s not just the crockery that moves around unaided.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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15 Responses to A Spine-chilling Wander in Chillingham Castle ~ Alli Templeton

  1. Alli Templeton says:

    Sue, you’re a star. Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed this heavily haunted castle. ❤ 🙂 x

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  2. Great post, I;ve always wanted to go and do a ghost hunt at Chillingham Castle. I used to do it often as a teenager with a group but never got to travel the country. We did all our hunts in Norfolk.

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  3. Jennie says:

    Super story. Poor Eleanor.

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