Haunted Hereford would like to thank Darren of The Paranormal Database for very kindly allowing us to re-publish the ghostly tales of Herefordshire which can be found on their website
Aconbury is a village in Herefordshire, situated on a road leading from Hereford to Ross-on-Wye. St John the Baptist Church is the village church,some restoration work was carried out in this church in 1863 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. The legend that circles this particular church is that there was a ghost called Sir Roger De Clifford, he became so troublesome that his ghost was trapped in a bottle and was buried under his monument, it is believed that despite him being trapped in a bottle he still returns and if someone gets touched by the hooded shade it is an indication that the person will die within the year.
Bromyard - A465 near the town
There has been many deaths on this particular road and most are blamed on an entity , it is believed that the entity grabs the steering wheel when someone is driving and prevents people from turning at corners . The ghost is rumoured to be that of a woman who once died many years ago while fighting someone as she sat in the driving seat of a very fast moving car.
The Falcon Hotel is an historic hotel with certain features dating back to the 12th Century. The hotel is rumoired to be haunted by the ghost of a young gentleman that walks around the second floor of the building, he has been heard asking the question 'Where is Anne?'
Callow End - Prior's Court
This location is reputed to have four active ghosts. There is a ghostly woman who was murdered whilst sheltering from a storm, a Cavalier whose skeleton was discovered hidden up the chimney, a girl who walks from the courtyard to the orchard, and a strange shaped entity which manifests in a bedroom.
Arthur's Stone- Dorstone
Arthur's Stone is a Neolithic chambered tomb dating from 3,700 BC - 2,700 BC.The site is seen as a northerly outlier of the well known Severn-Cotswold tomb Group of chambered tombs and one of five Neolithic tombs in the local area. For a number of years people have reported hearing a strange humming sound around this area, without apparent cause.
Hereford Churchill Gardens
Passing through the gardens on the way home, a witness described the phantom Quaker which he encountered as taking more form the longer he looked at it. The entity appeared to be pointing in the direction he was walking.
After being killed in the battle of Banbury, Vaughan's spirit was reluctant to depart this plane of existence and tried to hide in this local church. It was finally trapped in a snuff box by the local holy men and banished into nearby Hergest Pool. Some variations of the story have Vaughan escape the snuff box before being laid once again, this time under a large tree on the Hergest Estate.
Berrington Hall - Leominster
Berrington Hall is a country house located near Leominster, Herefordshire.It is a neoclassical building which was designed by Henry Holland in the late 18th century. Parts of the hall were used as a hospital during both World Wars, and it was in this area a phantom has been seen .