We don't live too far from a cemetery but as yet i haven't seen a single ghost floating between the headstones but that's probably because rather hang around where their bodies now lie, ghosts tend to haunt where they died so if you want to see something really scary you should probably be heading off to places with tragic events.
Luckily the people at Haunted Rooms have a list of the most haunted places on the Planet so if you were intending to make you own version of Most Haunted this weekend, these are the places you should be setting up your cameras.
Waverly Hills Sanitorium - Kentucky, United States
Waverly Hills served as a tuberculosis hospital throughout the early to mid 20th Century and as many as 63,000 patients died there through the disease and mistreatment and questionable experimental procedures on patients. Report include full bodied apparitions, fleeting shadows, screams from empty rooms, footsteps, sudden cold spots, and disembodied voices among many others.
Castle of Good Hope - Cape Town, South Africa
The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa was built in the 17th century and hosts a wide range of spirits including a man regularly seen leaping off the side of the castle walls and walking between the bastions.
Another famous haunting is the Lady in Grey. She has been witnessed running through the castle holding her face and crying hysterically. A soldier hung himself in the bell tower and ever since the bell has been known to strike off its own accord. There’s also the ghost of a black dog who has been known to pounce on unsuspecting visitors, then simply vanish into thin air.
The Tower of London - London, England
With a history of torture and execution going back over 900 years, the Tower of London is regarded by many as one of the most haunted places in the UK. The most famous ghost is the headless body of Anne Boleyn, the wife of King Henry VIII, who has been seen walking the Tower’s corridors.
Other full bodied apparitions have also been seen including Lady Jane Grey and the White Lady who can be seen standing at a window.
Perhaps the most spine chilling of all reports includes the mysterious appearance of two children. They have been witnessed throughout the rooms of the castle. They’re often seen in their nightgowns, holding hands.
Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire, England
Built in 1145, the Ancient Ram Inn is infamous for child sacrifices, devil worship, and evil spirits are believed to be behind the terrifying happenings in this building. The Inn was built on the intersection of 2 ley lines, what many people believe is a conductor for spiritual activity. In addition, an ancient Pagan burial ground is said to have resided in the property over 5,000 years ago.
During its time as a bed and breakfast, people would often flee in the middle of the night, often seeing full bodied apparitions in their rooms, the feeling of being touched/pulled, disembodied voices, and a general feeling of evil.
Fort George, The Citadel, Nova Scotia, Canada
Canada’s most haunted historic site, the Halifax Citadel has received hundreds of reports of ghost sightings over the years.
Staff and visitors have seen apparitions walking the grounds including soldiers, an old man, a woman, a man in a red cloak, and an older lady who appears in mirrors.
A little girl is said to follow the groups taking part in the ghost tours, with group members often experiencing her holding their hands. Other reports include disembodied voices, unexplained bangs, and knocks, mists captured on film and with the naked eye. The feeling of being watched is a common complaint, as is the sudden feeling of nausea, sudden gusts of wind in closed off rooms,
furniture moving, doors banging, and on occasion, people have been pushed by an unseen force.
Château de Brissac, Maine-et-Loire, France
A double murder that occurred sometime in the 15th century within the walls of the castle, has resulted in one of the more popular ghosts of the Château de Brissac, that of the Green Lady who roams around the rooms of the castle. If she looks at you, you’ll see that her face has gaping holes were her eyes and nose should be. As well as her sighting, her moans are also often heard throughout the castle in the early hours.
Babenhausen Barracks - Hesse, Germany
Now a museum, the ghost of World War II German soldiers have been seen in uniform. Lights are known to turn on and off by themselves and voices are heard in the basement. German commands are often heard being shouted out in the middle of the night, and disembodied footsteps are a common experience.
Lawang Sewu - Semarang, Indonesia
Lawang Sewu saw many soldiers executed during World War II and headless spirits are known to wonder its corridors and grounds, and the basement in B building is believed to be haunted by a female ghost who targets men.
Poveglia Island - Venice, Italy
In the Venice Lagoon between Venice and Lido, sits the small island of Poveglia which was used as a quarantine colony for the Great Plague and where many victims were sent die, their dead infected bodies being burned on giant pyres.
The site was used to as a mental asylum during the 1800’s but today the whole island is abandoned.
The ghosts of the patients and victims of disease are said to haunt the island and its buildings. Voices and screams are often heard. Dark shadows are often witnessed, and possessions have been reported.
Edinburgh Castle - Edinburgh, ScotlandEdinburgh Castle has been the site of torture and many bloody battles during its time.
Visitors and staff report being touched and pulled, as well as the sighting of apparitions. Spirits that have been witnessed include an old man wearing an apron, a headless drummer boy, and a piper.
Other experiences include shadowy figures, strange lights, sudden drops in temperature, unexplained mists, strange sounds, the feeling of being watched, and sudden intense feelings of dread, sadness, and despair.
Akershus Fortress - Oslo, Norway
Akershus Fortress is a medieval castle that served as a defensive stronghold for the city of Oslo. It has served as a prison during the late 18th-19th centuries, with many prisoners dying during their imprisonment.
Nazi’s also occupied the castle during World War II, carrying out many executions on the site.
The most popular of all ghosts which haunt this building is a demon dog named Malcanisen that guards the gates to the castle and anyone that is approached by Malcanisen is sentenced to a horrible death sometime in the following three months.
The ghost of a woman named Mantelgeisten is often seen within the castle, walking back towards her chamber. She appears from the darkness wearing a long robe and has no facial features.
The Queen Mary Hotel - California, USA
The Queen Mary Hotel is a former ocean liner that sailed during the 1930’s to 1960’s. Since the 1970’s the liner has been run as a hotel in Long Beach, California.
Two women who drowned in the swimming pool have been seen on numerous occasions as well as the figure of a woman in white has been seen in the Queen’s Salon. There have been sightings of a gentleman in a formal 1930’s suit in the First Class suites.
The ghosts of two children have been seen and heard near the storage room, and the ghost of a young woman has been seen walking through the Tourist Class Swimming Pool.