Alderwasley - Hill just past Alderwasley
The witness to this encounter stated that they once bumped into a four foot high figure wearing a green pointed hat feeding the plants.
Alderwasley - St Margaret's Chapel
Though disused, locals have reported singing and bell ringing from this aging chapel.
Alfreton - Alfreton House
The sound of footsteps on wooden floorboards walking down an empty corridor was heard, even though the area is carpeted. The haunting is said to date back to the 1940s.
Alfreton - Doehole Lane, Ashover
24 December 2015
A driver was forced to brake hard as he and his passenger watched a transparent cloaked figure with a hood covering its head cross the road. The figure vanished before reaching hedgerow on the verge.
Alport - Nine Stones
This set of four (not actually nine) stones, also called the Grey Ladies, was thought to come alive at midnight (or midday) and dance on the nearby moor. Others have said that hundreds of fairies come to the stones to dance and party.
Arbor Low - Arbor Low Stone Circle
Locals talk of a boggart that haunts the area of the circle - whomever spends time here after dark risks upsetting the entity.
Ashbourne - Hanging bridge
Wayne Anthony, in Haunted Derbyshire and the Peak District, writes that the bridge is said to be haunted by two ghosts. A headless figure is sometimes seen standing on the bridge, while another ghost is seen leaping off the edge into the River Henmore.
Ashford in the Water - Shady Lane, near Thornbridge Hall
These twelve men carrying a coffin are said to be headless. The coffin is also empty, the space reserved for any witnesses to the spectral sight.
Ashover - Church and churchyard
The headless entity spotted in this location was believed to be the Mrs Towndrow who was murdered in 1841 by her husband John shortly before he killed himself. A local legend states that of you thrice circumambulate an empty stone coffin found in the churchyard before sitting in it, you can hear the restless dead.
Ashover - Overton Hall
The wife of a pastor moved out of this hall complaining it was haunted. At the time locals believed the ghost was the third wife of Mr Jessops, a former owner of the property, which appeared to enjoy walking over the grassy forecourt.
Ashover - The Turning Stone
Stone still present
At certain times of the year (but when, no one knows for certain) this large stone turns itself over when the cockerel crows.
Bakewell - Castle Hill (boarding house)
Every Friday (reoccurring)
Marlowe was a butler who shot himself one Friday night to escape his nagging wife. His footsteps reputedly can be heard once a week leaving the pantry and ascending the staircase to the room in which he died.
An old postcard showing Haddon Hall in the village of Bakewell
Bakewell - Haddon Hall
Wayne Anthony, in Haunted Derbyshire and the Peak District, writes that the ghost of Vernon has been sighted on the steps which now bare her name, running down them as if being chased. Other ghosts on this site include a blue woman, a young boy and a phantom monk.
Bakewell - Hassop Hall
A beech tree once stood on the grounds of the hall and would whisper the name of the true owner of the property. The hall is also reputed to be haunted, though nothing is said of the form the ghost takes.
Bakewell - Magpie Mine
A survey team in the mine spotted a man holding a candle who vanished down a shaft. A photograph taken by the team reportedly shows a figure standing on top of a deep pool of water.
Bakewell - St Anselm's School
Unknown Ghost Type
Unknown - mid-twentieth century?
During a social event at the school, some of the guests were photographed by a master on steps in the garden. When the photograph was developed, a boy in Victorian clothing could be seen standing with the guests, though no one could recall him being there at the time.
Bamford - Bridge
Early twentieth century
A phantom farmer holding a lantern is said to haunt this bridge, though he has not been seen for around one hundred years. Another witness encountered a ghostly animal, 'neither dog or ram', which blocked his path.
Barberbooth - General area
This phantom dog stands as tall as a very large collie and is said to belong to the fairies.
Barlborough - Barlborough Hall (currently Mount St Mary's College)
Nights of the Full Moon (reoccurring)
Wayne Anthony, in Haunted Derbyshire and the Peak District, writes that a phantom woman, reported as being grey blue or white, haunts this Elizabethan hall. A room in the upper part of the building is home to a ghostly blood stain belonging to a murdered priest - the story says it took many decades to be cleaned up, and even now it periodically returns. The hall was also once home to Robin Hood's long bow, now kept at Renishaw Hall, and local tradition has it that Robin and Marian were married in a nearby church.
Barlow - Private farm near Barlow
1950s - present
A screaming woman holding a child was said to haunt this location, although she has not been seen for many years. A former worker at the site said he had seen phantom old man in a corner of a room and had experienced poltergeist activity.
Baslow - Road from village heading towards Sheffield, was fenland known as Leachfield
A village which once stood here was said to have quickly sunk into swamp while watched by an occupant who stood on a nearby hill.
Baslow Edge - The Eagle Stone
Stone still present
Wayne Anthony, in Haunted Derbyshire and the Peak District, writes that this large rock will sometimes slowly turn itself over when it hears the cock crow.
Beeley - Hob Hurst's House (Bronze Age Barrow)
This helpful entity was renowned for making boots for local people he liked.
Beeley - Moor
March 2016 (cat), phantom horseman on first full moon in March
A cat, reportedly the size of a small horse, darted out in front of a car. The previous year, a panther was observed on the moor, from which the witnesses fled. The moor is also said to be haunted by a phantom horseman who appears once a year.
Belper - Car park by the Mill House public house
Unknown Ghost Type
09 March 2014, around 17:30h
A man in black old fashioned clothing with a cloak and hat was spotted standing by the fence of this car park. The bottom half of his face was covered by a scarf.