Haunted Trees and other Myths & Legends of the Forest

 
Man in Tricorn Hat

Location: Woodhall Spa (Lincolnshire) - Pine Woods
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A man wearing a cloak and a tricorn hat is said to drift through this wooded area. A phantom woman in white and the sound of wailing have also been reported.


 
Dancing Skeletons

Location: Worthing (Sussex) - Broadwater Green, old oak tree
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A local tale says that these animated bones appear on midsummer night's eve to dance and jig until the sun rises on the following day.


 
Distorted Mist

Location: Wrexham (Clwyd) - Kings Mills, 'Biniki' tourist spot, Hang Man's Tree
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: The strange mist seen moving slowly around the tree base may be connected to the previous usage of the thick branches.


 
Leading Figure

Location: Yealand Conyers (Lancashire) - Village and Warton Woods
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: An undescribed ghost once took a woman by the arm in this wood, leading her to the village before vanishing.


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