4 of the most haunted places in North Wales

Ghost and paranormal activity fanatics head to West Wales all throughout the year to come and explore these historical houses and experience ghostly activity. Look at our Wales holiday homes for sale, so you can discover the ghostly sightings whenever you choose! It is not only the houses that are haunted here, but there are also castles, graveyards, ruins and much more that all hold the presence of a person who walked the world before us. The lure of the haunted buildings and the spine-chilling tours takes you on an immersive journey of the senses and the world beyond the here and now. Conwy Castle Conwy Castle, ConwyThe world class heritage site, built between 1283 and 1287 is one of the best examples of a 13th and 14th-century military building. It was part of the efforts to create the walled town of Conwy, which still stands today. The building has been used as an abbey for monks, a house for royalty and as a prison. The eight towers are claimed to be one of the spots in the building for spooky encounters, many visitors have said to have come over with severe and unexplained fright while there and for some, this has resulted in them discontinuing their stay. Another common occurrence is a monk dressed in a robe, with black eyes. Various silhouettes have also been spotted staring at visitors from the windows. Aberconwy House, ConwyThe 14th-century merchant’s house is one of the oldest recorded dwelling houses in Wales; it is now owned and maintained by the national trust who welcome visitors to come and view the incredible building and gain an insight into the life of the residents throughout history. Employees at the building have noticed that items in the gift shop have been moved during the night when they know that no one had access to the building or was inside it since they had last been there. The loft seems to be where most visitors sense activity, footsteps have been heard, doors rattle and open and close, even when there is no one in that part of the building. The ghosts that have been sighted are a man, dressed in early Victorian clothing. North Wales Hospital, DenbighThe decaying and derelict North Wales Hospital is an eerie and spooky place even before knowing that people have had ghost encounters there. It was built in the early 18th century and was home to around 200 mentally ill patients. People with dementia and depression were sent to this hospital, terrible and unimaginable methods of treatment were used. The broken windows, mouldy walls, fallen through floors and overgrown garden are a favourite paranormal spot for many ghost enthusiast from all over the world.  People claim to have heard and recorded voices, knocking and doors slamming. The television program ‘Most Haunted’ have visited the site and figures of matrons, and lab assistants have been seen wandering around the building. Plas Mawr, Elizabethan Town House, ConwyThe Plas Mawr has also been featured on the television program ‘Most Haunted’ and many visitors have said to have seen and felt ghosts in the building. A regular sighting is of the previous resident and wife of the original owner, Lady Wynn, dressed in a grey gown she has appeared to many people visiting. Another, is a man in Tudor clothing, who ghost hunters believe is a doctor who came to attend a sick patient in the building and on his visit, ended up dying. The building was built in the late 1500; it was owned by the extremely rich merchant, Robert Wynn. The interior and exterior of the building demonstrate the man’s wealth at the time, he was well travelled and a highly-recognised trader. The house is now open to visitors to look around, with interactive displays and an audio guide, why not visit and see if you feel or see anything supernatural? Have you heard unexplained noises, items moving around the house, or are your animals acting strange? These may all be signs of paranormal activity in a building. Why not head to one of the most haunted houses in North Wales and find out if you get a similar feeling while you are there?

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