These are 10 of the most haunted buildings in the North East

The North East of England has a rich and varied past and there are an array of places throughout the region which are believed to be haunted by a wide array of ghosts and ghouls.

By Helen Johnson
Thursday, 09 May, 2019, 10:52
Haunted houses

These are 10 of the most haunted buildings in the North East of England. Photos are for illustrative purposes only.

Located in the heart of Northumberland, Chillingham Castle is known as one of Britains most haunted historic castles. The most well-known ghosts of Chillingham Castle are the Blue Boy and Lady Mary Berkeley.
Located on the coast at Marsden in South Shields, this pub is one of the very few 'cave bars' in Europe. Many tales of ghosts and ghouls at this grotto relate to a smuggler named John the Jibber who gruesomely murdered.
This former coach house has a long history of paranormal activity, with bar staff frequently encountering ghostly occurrences.
During the First World War this former church it was used as hospital, spread across two floors. Now a theatre, this historic building has plenty of paranormal activity with many reported sightings of full apparitions.
Known as one of Sunderlands most renowned haunted buildings, this historic castle, which first dates back to the 11th century, has its very own ghost. The Cauld Lad is said to be the ghost of stable boy Robert Skelton.

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Beamish Hall hotel is a historic building located in County Durham, which dates back to the mid-18th century. It is grade II listed building which has had numerous reportings of paranormal activity.
Situated in Newcastles popular Cloth Market, the Old George is a public house which dates back to the 17th century, once being a former coaching inn. Footsteps have been heard by staff when the bar has been closed.
Castle Keep is the Castles main fortified tower. One of Newcastles most haunted buildings, the ghost of the Poppy Girl, who died after being imprisoned in the castle, is one of Castle Keeps most renowned ghosts.
Washington Old Hall is a manor house which is said to be haunted by the spirit of a woman whom is described as wearing a long grey dress and gliding along the floor, usually accompanied by the smell of lavender.
This 14th century Grade I listed manor house is said to be haunted by the renowned White Lady. One of County Durhams best known ghosts, the White Lady of Crook Hall has been seen gliding down a disused wooden staircase.