Horror could be quite an unexpected element during camping and many might not like the idea of having ghosts and spirits hovering over their tents. Well, there are campers who want horror to spice up their camping experience and there are so many places in the United Kingdom that offer exactly the same.
The United Kingdom is known for its picturesque campsites—from the Isles of Scilly to Scotland. However, there are a few places in the United Kingdom whose reputation scares the most. Known for making visitors cringe and run away in screams and fear, the campsites we are going to talk about in this article might be of some interest to you.
So, without further ado, here are seven horrifying campsites in the UK that will scare the hell out of you:
1. Borley Rectory, Essex
Demolished in the year 1939, this castle is branded as a host of paranormal activities and apparitions. In fact, many locals reported to have actually witnessed many inexplicable events such as two headless horsemen, the apparition of a nun and throwing away of bottles, etc.
Camping would be so much better, wouldn’t it?
2. Pendle Hill, Lancashire
Pendle Hill is particularly famous for its relationship with George Fox who created the Quacker movement. Known as the home of witches, this place attracts hundreds of visitors every year who are bewitched by the idea of ghosts and spirits.
What could be a better place to experience spirits and ghosts but the home of witches?
3. Berry Pomeroy Castle, Devon
Another castle on our list, Berry Pomeroy Castle serves as a perfect haunted campsite for any brave camper.
Do not be fooled by its beautiful infrastructural design and beautiful natural scenes around it; the place is known to be the abode of two female ghosts, namely the white lady and the blue lady who wander through the castle and chase away visitors.
4. Village of Pluckley, Kent
The Pluckley Village is so haunted that even the Guinness Book of Records have picked it up as the most haunted place in the United Kingdom.
The village is a popular tourist attraction, especially for those who are looking forward to meeting ghosts and witnessing magical activities. Locals have witnessed around 16 ghosts—enough to satisfy your hunger.
5. Athelhampton House, Dorset
Situated in Dorset, this magnificent mansion is believed to be in the possession of two duellists who intruded a female visitor by dueling. The Grey Lady’s ghost is said to wander in the surrounding area of the mansion. Moreover, visitors claimed to have heard the padding sound of phantom cats many times.
6. Woodchester Mansion, Gloucestershire
Woodchester Mansion is an unfinished Gothic mansion situated in Gloucestershire. It is regarded as a haunted place by natives following reports stating the presence of the ghost of a horseman, the tall man of the chapel and the cellar ghost.
7. Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire hosts quite a number of haunted place and one notable mention is Ancient Ram Inn.
Many visitors claimed to have spotted unusual happenings such as child sacrifice, black magic, etc. Many believe that it is a meeting point for anti-socials.
Well, you will definitely not feel alone while camping here!