Gwynedd - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Spirits

Location: Caernarfon - Black Boy Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The bar area of this inn is reputedly haunted.


 
 


Floating Lady

Location: Caernarfon - Caernarfon Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2001
Further Comments: This shade, sometimes seen drifting down the corridors, is thought to be responsible for messing around with electrical equipment left out at night. A photograph was taken by a tourist in 2001 shows a blue misty form in the courtyard.


 
 


Soft Music

Location: Criccieth - Unknown cave near town
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Two musicians were tricked into entering the cave by fairies, who promptly took them to their realm. Occasionally the men's music escapes from the mouth of the cave to deter others from making the same mistake.


 
 


Tylwyth Teg

Location: Cwm y Llan - General area of the valley
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The Tylwyth Teg, a race of fairies believed to be the souls of druids, are thought to reside in this valley.


 
 


Vortigern's Tower

Location: Dinas Emrys - Thought to be location where the spring can be found
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Every time construction started on Vortigern's Tower, it collapsed. Vortigern asked the druids why this was, and they recommended sacrificing a boy to settle the earth. A young lad was brought, but he told Vortigern that the tower fell because two mighty dragons fought beneath the ground in a stone chest. This boy was grew up to become Merlin.


 
 


Water Monster

Location: Dolgellau - Lly Cynwch
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Once home to a strange water creature which could paralyse with its gaze, a legend tells of a brave farmer who took its head off with an axe blow as it rested. The monster was buried on the mountainside.


 
 


Ladies Combing their Hair

Location: Ffestiniog - Llyn y Morwynion
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Several women from another village who were abducted by local men drowned themselves in this lake. Their kidnappers came under attack by men from the women's village, but the maidens preferred to die rather than return home. The ghosts of these women are sometimes seen on the water's edge, combing their hair.


 
 


Woman

Location: Glasfryn, Lleyn Peninsula - House, lake and nearby field
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: One story says that this area is haunted by the ghost of a woman in white who accidently flooded the surrounding lands.


 
 


Fiery Light

Location: Harlech - General area of Harlech, Morfa Bychan marsh, and surrounding area
Type: Other
Date / Time: Winter 1694
Further Comments: An old tale says a blue flame arose from Morfa Bychan and moved across Harlech, setting fire to several haystacks and two barns. The mysterious flame also poisoned dozens of farm animals.


 
 


Nursemaid

Location: Harlech - Hotel Maes Y Neuadd
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Haunting one of the bedrooms in this hotel, this nursemaid dressed in mob cap and gown will only appear if one of the guests is unwell. A phantom dog is sometimes seen in the garden, while other phantom figures have been seen elsewhere in the building, though only when reflected in mirrors.


 
 


Soldiers with Mules

Location: Harlech - Roman Steps leading up the Rhinog Fawr mountains
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A group of Roman soldiers with pack animals slowly make their way up these steps. Some believe that the ghostly posse will lead anyone who tries to follow them to gold.


 
 


Cowled Figures

Location: Holy Island - Llyn Cerrig Back
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The edges of this lake are haunted by both figures resembling monks and Roman soldiers.


 
 


Victorian Children

Location: Holyhead - Hibernian nightclub
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: A group of ghost hunters raising money for charity claimed to have seen a little Victorian girl with pigtails, along with a young boy. The group also contacted a sailor who hanged himself.


 
 


Grey Lady

Location: Holyhead - Penrhos Nature Reserve
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This grey woman has appeared in a couple of places within the reserve.


 
 


Flying Boat

Location: Holyhead - Skies above town
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1743
Further Comments: Claimed by some to be an early UFO report, a farmer and co-worker reported seeing a phantom sailing boat in the sky, the wind blowing it in a westerly direction.


 
 


Drowned Girl

Location: Holyhead - Trearddur Bay - cricket pitch in the area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This lost shade is said to be a woman who drowned in the bay.


 
 


Old Woman

Location: Holyhead - Unstated building along Station Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A building along the street is reportedly haunted by a former tenant.


 
 


Green Eyed Monster

Location: Llanaber - Beach
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 02 March 1975
Further Comments: Six girls watched from a distance of 180 meters as this three meter long creature crossed the beach and entered the sea. Dusk at the time, it is difficult to see how they could see it clearly enough to describe the creature's eye colour.


 
 


Rosina Buckman

Location: Llanbadrig - Area around Wylfa power station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1964 onwards
Further Comments: Rosina's ashes were moved when the power station was constructed on the site of her old house, and her pallid wraith now drifts around the vicinity. During the construction of the power station, several workers are said to have quit their jobs after encountering a phantom woman in white.


 
 


Petrified Thief

Location: Llandyfrydog - Just outside the village - Carreg Lleidr (Robber's Stone)
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 25 December, midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Legend has it that an oddly shaped stone here was a thief who stole a bible, and while carrying it over his shoulder, was turned to rock. Every Christmas the stone runs three times around the field in which it stands.


 
 


Horseless Horse Rider

Location: Llanerchymedd (Llannerch-y-medd) - Road between Llangefni and Benllech, near the California Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Thrown off her mount and killed, this shade now stands around the place where she broke her neck.


 
 


The Drowned

Location: Llanfaglan - Churchyard
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The shades of everyone whose bodies have been found along the coast near the village walk towards the church on a certain day in June, vanishing as they reach their graves.


 
 


Denzil Christie

Location: Llangoed - Llangoed Hall Hotel, kitchen area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This young man, reported in the kitchen and library areas of the hotel, was killed in a hunting accident during his stay here.


 
 


Healing Eel

Location: Llangybi, nr Pwllheli - St Cybi's Well
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sick would dangle their feet into the waters of the well, hoping that the touch of the eel would increase their chances of recovery.


 
 


Fairy Cattle

Location: Llyn Arenig - Llyn Arenig Fach
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to be a fairy lake, one farmer who found a young bull on the edge of the water and took it home had his entire herd taken away from him - a little man came out from the lake and led the animals into its water.


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