Parson Drove - Throckenholt Bank
A woman with her son reported seeing a creature with a single yellow eye that watched them from behind a bush. When the creature ran off, she could see that it was the size of a calf.
Peterborough - A1 north of Peterborough, 2 - 4 miles outside of city
During a clear day, a driver and his wife overtaking a lorry at 70mph watched a woman in 1950s clothing, carrying a bag, dash in front of their car to the central reservation. The driver had no time to slow down but did not hit the woman.
Haunted Peterborough Cathedral.
Peterborough - Cathedral
Several ghosts are said to haunt the cathedral. The sounds of an invisible choir have been reported, while phantom monks appear in the graveyard (one of whom vanishes through a closed side doorway. A light resembling a candle has been spotted floating around the upper floors at the front of the building. Finally, an old piece of folklore says that if a hare makes a lair in the building, the city would be destroyed by fire within a week.
Peterborough - Cherry Tree public house, Oundle Road
The pub is said to be haunted by a man wearing Victorian clothing.
Peterborough - Cock Inn, Werrington
Not much is known about this ghost, other than being nicknamed Fred.
Peterborough - Cowgate
Once the site of a cemetery, the area at the end of Cowgate is said by some (but not many) to be haunted by people who had their earthly remains removed by body snatchers.
Peterborough - Eight Bells public house, Lincoln Road, Millfield (no longer operational)
This pub was said to be home to a phantom monk, a ghostly woman, and the occasional mild outbreak of poltergeist behaviour.
Peterborough - Field near railway line, Werrington
26 September 2009
A disembodied left hand appeared to be feeling its way around an area by three large trees. The witness who observed the appendage was later told by a neighbour that they had seen a lad wearing a cap and blazer sitting in one of the trees who had vanished when approached.
Peterborough - Guest house (no longer operating as such), Eastfield Road
Two men staying at the property awoke one morning to find broken cups and plates scattered across the kitchen, though they had heard nothing during the night. The sensation of being watched by something unseen was also felt.
HG's pub, Peterborough.
Peterborough - HG's public house, Cathedral Square
A dark shadowy figure has been spotted ascending the staircase, but when staff check to see who the intruder is, no one can be found.
Peterborough - House along Mayor's Walk (likely no longer standing)
December 1891 - January 1892
Bedsheets would be thrown on to the floor, doors violently shaken and crashing so loud it was if parts of the house were falling (although nothing would be found out of place). Neighbours tried to stay the night to discover the source of the activity but would flee before dawn.
Peterborough - In all the woods between Stamford and Peterborough
Between Lent and Easter (reoccurring), but last reported 1100s
These woods were the scene of a wild hunt, which included large black hounds and loathsome riders on the backs of mares and goats.
Peterborough - Museum
Anzac during the 1970s, others unknown
Sergeant Thomas Hunter, with the Anzacs during the First World War, died in the building 31 July 1916 when it was a hospital. Hunter was last seen drifting up the staircase, though he is blamed for moving items around the building at night or placing icy cold hands on people. Other entities said to haunt here include a scruffy man in the cellar, a white woman in the upper part of the building, a young girl in the former operating theatre, and a phantom Roman soldier who stands by a sword that is on display.
Peterborough - Orton Hall Hotel
Staff and visitors have reported seeing a phantom white lady around this building.
Peterborough - Prezzo Italian restaurant (was O'Connell's public house)
The phantom woman dressed in Victorian era clothing is not alone here - the building is also home to a ghostly male figure dressed in eighteenth century garb.
Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough.
Peterborough - Queensgate Shopping Centre
Sometimes heard once the shopping centre is closed to the public, the sound of a young child giggling and disembodied footsteps have been reported.
Peterborough - RAF Westwood (aka RAF Peterborough)
Even though the area is now a housing estate, this former RAF base is still said to be haunted by the sound of old engines flying overhead and airmen dressed in old uniforms.
Skies over Peterborough.
Peterborough - Skies over Peterborough
23 March 1909
Seen by two police officers, this UFO resembled a large airship, travelling at a then unheard of speed.
Peterborough - St John's Church
Concerning the bells of the church and the cathedral, an old rhyme says, 'when the church and the abbey they strike together, they'll either be a death or change in the weather'.
Peterborough - Sutton Heath Road
While travelling along the Sutton Heath road, one man watched a figure driving a horse and carriage emerge from a bush on the right hand side and cross the road ahead of him. The driver stopped, not believing what he had witnessed.
Peterborough - The Bull Hotel, Westgate
Footfalls and the sound of keys have been heard here, but the source never seen. A ghostly dog is also said to haunt the building.
The Verve Bar, Peterborough.
Peterborough - The Verve Bar
It is said that the cellar of this establishment is not averse to a little poltergeist activity.
Tourist Information Centre, Peterborough.
Peterborough - Tourist Information Centre
A phantom monk is reputed to haunt this building.
Prickwillow - Riverbank area
1930s, late 1970s, 1996
The sight of a large ghostly black dog running in this area, heading towards Ely, is said to have quite common.
Ramsey - George Hotel
Mary is thought to be a former landlady who died in a fire on the site. The ghost is said to hate naked flames and will blow out candles and matches.