Everyone has heard tales of haunted houses, but how many really live up to their reputation? From war-torn battlefields to abandoned asylums and ancient castles, here is our list of the top 10 most terrifying, haunted locations in the world.
A series of unexplained incidents took place in the early 19th century at the Chase Vault, in the cemetery of the Christ Church in Oistins, Barbados. Each time the vault was opened to bury a family member, all coffins but one had changed position.
The resort is on the North East coast, not far from the Thai border. An area ravaged by monsoons and pirates and skirted past for centuries by ocean-bound traders plying their goods between South China and what is now known as Indonesia.
South Pittsburg Municipal Hospital opened in 1959 in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. On the deserted first floor a tricycle is said to move up and down the corridors ridden by an unseen child, and has also been known to vanish and appear on different floors of the hospital.
The North Head Quarantine Station is located in New South Wales, overlooking Sydney harbour. Every building on the site is believed to be haunted. Visitors have reported apparitions walking in front of their cars as they leave the site at night.
The Garrick’s Head pub in Bath has a reputation for being haunted, with numerous firsthand accounts of supernatural happenings. It is haunted by a number of ghosts, most famously a shadowy figure that lurks by the entrance and the Grey Lady.
In 1977 a family who lived in a council house in Enfield, UK, began a terrifying ordeal when a Poltergeist took over their lives. The phenomena experienced included knocking on the walls, furniture moving, fires igniting and a child levitating.