Lynton - Ragged Jack (rock)
Legend - Old Nick
For the heinous crime of leading a troupe of dancers on the Sabbath, Jack was turned to stone by the Devil.
Lynton - Valley of the Rocks
This area was reportedly the stomping ground for a werewolf - sightings were reported up until the 1990s.
Madron - Lanyon Quoit
Legend states that this location was once home to a giant - the stones that remain were his table and sitting stone. Other reports say that Arthur used the location
Mamhead - Area around the obelisk
Unknown Ghost Type
18 October 2009
Walking her dogs, this witness heard and felt a large horse trotting towards her. She called the dogs to one side, to let the rider pass, but upon turning around, she could she nothing there.
Manaton - Nearby Crossroads
After committing suicide, Kitty was buried at the crossroads to prevent her shade returning to earth. This may not have been overly successful, as a female ghost has been seen in the area.
Manaton - Unknown tin mine
A winged lizard set up its lair in an old tin mine and its hissing heard for miles around. The dragon was killed in the pit, but no one appears to have wanted to take credit.
Marldon - Compton Castle
Dressed in clothing named as seventeenth century, this figure has been reported near the tower.
Marwood - General area
The area is haunted by the ghost of an ape, which was killed after kidnapping its master's son and climbing a tree.
Mary Tavy - Private house
Sharing a bedroom with his brother, this witness awoke to see several small bright lights enter the room and dance around before landing on his brother's bed. The lights changed to small people who walked to the head of the bed. They were all dressed in very colourful clothes, singing and playing musical instruments. They finally disappeared the way they had entered.
Modbury - Roads in the area
Mid twentieth century
Several roads in and around this area have provided witnesses with a ghostly black car, which has vanished without trace.
Molland - Road leading into the village
31 October 1984
While heading towards the village, a driver was forced to break when a Great Dane ran into the road. As the car stopped, the hound walked up to the car and then vanished.
Moretonhampstead - Hel Tor and Blackingstone hills
Legend - Old Nick
According to legend, King Arthur stood on Hel Tor, the Devil on Blackingstone, and a game of quoits ensued. They threw discs at each other until Arthur finally won - the Devil, disgusted with the outcome, turned the last two quoits into stone.
Moretonhampstead - Hunter's Hill?
The highwayman Maxi Major is said to have been buried at Hunter's Hill - he can sometimes still be heard in the area.
Moretonhampton - B3212
This phantom car soon vanishes after being seen.
Mortehoe - Morte Stone
A nineteenth century legend says that no man can move this rock unless he is 'master of his wife', although another version says the rock can only be moved by a team of women who 'rule their husbands'.
Muddiford - Muddiford Inn
Several entities are said to haunt this inn, including a phantom coachman with no face and a young girl carrying a baby.
Newton Abbot - Bridge over River Bovey, Stover
While people can only guess that the shade here is that of a murdered peddler, the entity was seen running alongside a witness, waving its arms wildly.
Newton Abbot - Church House Inn, Tor Bryan
A monk has been seen in the bar area, quickly fading away. It may be his footfalls that sometimes echo around the building once everyone is tucked in for the night.
Newton Abbot - Ford House, near Newton Abbot
The heavy, nervously pacing footsteps are said to belong to William II, who stayed here during his first night in England.
Newton Abbot - Golf Club
A creature so cunning that it was never caught by the local fox hunting group, it now gloats by sitting on the golf club walls.
Newton Abbot - Old Smuggler's Inn, Coombe Cellars
This elderly ghost is thought to be a woman robbed and murdered in the hotel in the eighteenth century.
North Huish - Rectory
This Cistercian monk, dressed in his brown outfit, was seen several times during the 1920s.
North Tawton - Cottle's Wood
When the country is threatened
A normally dry ditch near the wood is said to mysteriously fill with water whenever Britain is threatened or a major public figure dies. Another version of the tale says the water appears prior to the death of a prince, and then quickly vanishes once the man has died.
Northam - Morwenna Park estate
Mid / late twentieth century
Strange entities sprung up in several buildings on this estate soon after it was finished - a child reported seeing soldier like figures, while others saw a tall figure dressed in a black cloak.
Northlew - General area
Legend - Old Nick
Old Nick is said to have died from the cold as he passed through this area.