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Chillingham Castle, Northumberland, England


A Historic Tour of Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle

THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN BRITAIN
This remarkable castle with its alarming dungeons and torture chamber has, since the twelve-hundreds, been continuously owned by the family of the Earls Grey and their relations.

We have a number of ghosts. The most famous is the "blue boy", who as midnight rang out would cry and moan in agony (or maybe fear). The noises could be traced to a spot near a passage cut through a ten foot wall.

When the bloodcurdling wails die away a soft halo of light appears around an old four poster bed. Anyone sleeping there, even today, can see the figure of a young boy dressed in blue, and surrounded by light. Behind the wall the bones of a young boy and fragments of blue clothing were discovered.

Another ghost, Lady Mary Berkeley, searches for her husband, who ran off with her sister. Lady Mary, desolate and broken hearted lived in the castle by herself with only her baby girl as a companion. The rustle of her dress can be heard as she passes you by in the turret stairs.

For more Information please contact:
Chillingham Castle
Chillingham
Northumberland
NE66 5NJ
Web:  www.chillingham-castle.com
Email:  info@chillingham-castle.com
Tel: +44 (0)1668 215359

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