Blandford Forum - Army Base
This figure dressed in white is reportedly a nurse who was once raped and killed near the barracks - her shade has been observed floating around the area, her facial features almost blank.
Blandford Forum - Private residence
While in bed hoping to fall asleep, this witness spotted a teenage girl wearing jeans and a striped top standing by a bookcase. The figure vanished and the witness screamed. The witness's parents ran in and told the witness that it was a dream, although the witness was adamant that they had been awake for some time.
Blandford Forum - Nelson's Wine Bar
It is speculated that the presence that has been known to throw around bottles was a female prisoner. There are also reports of children crying in the upper part of the building.
Blandford Forum - Grove Field (woods)
The site of a battle which occurred long ago was said to be home to phantom pallbearers.
Blandford Forum - Fields in area which were replaced by railway station (now Edward Street / Alexandra Street area)
Baron Ryves was said to have had a vivid dream of a fiery dragon which passed roaring over his land, its chest filled with holes in which people could be seen. The creature disappeared into the ground. The area of land later became a railway line and tunnel. Prophetic or coincidence?
Blandford Forum - Exact location unknown
A child told her mother that she had seen a white woman drifting towards the house. Her mother dismissed the claim, until they received word that her father had drowned around the same time as the sighting.
Blandford Forum - Edge of Cranborne Chase, Iwerne Steepleton
This unlucky jockey was decapitated by a low hanging branch - he continues to ride the route that killed him.
Blandford Forum - Crown Hotel
Wearing a black crinoline dress, this ghostly woman has been observed on the first floor. One of the cleaning staff spotted a woman in black enter a room, but upon investigation, the room was devoid of life. The hotel is also home to a phantom highwayman who hangs about in the courtyard.
Blandford Forum - Coupar House (now British Legion)
This building is said to experience the moving around of small items in the bar, and snooker balls which roll under their own impetus.
Blandford Forum - Bryanston gates
The stone hounds sitting upon the gatepost are said to occasionally animate at night, going to the nearby river to drink. A floating white figure was reputedly seen along the road near Bryanston woods by a dog walker.
Blandford Forum - Ashley Wood Golf Club
Maybe a story from the nineteenth hole, this golf club is reputedly home to a horse and carriage that can only be heard.
Blandford Forum - The Old House
When devoid of occupants, a neighbour reported hearing loud footsteps and dragging sounds from within the house. Police were called but found nothing untoward.
Blandford Forum - Area near Eastbury Park (no longer standing)
A corrupt manservant who stole thousands of pounds from his employer, Doggett finally killed himself, and now drives his phantom horse and carriage along this area. One local story says he returned as a vampire; after his body was exhumed many years after his death (from St Mary's Church in Tarrant Gunville) it was found to be uncorrupted, with a rosy tint to the cheeks.
Blandford Forum - Royal Signals Museum
Once known as Fred, the ghost that moves small objects and creates phantom footsteps and cold spots was renamed Mary. It is believed she was a local woman due to marry a Second World War US serviceman. Mary was murdered just before her wedding day in the area where the museum was later constructed.
Blandford Forum - Sheep Market Hill and/or Damory Street
A herd of phantom, ruminant animals are reputed to walk along this street. Some say the sheep are to be headless, while another version says there is in fact only one sheep (complete with head).
Blandford Forum - Woods in the area
Thought to be part of a phantom hunt, these ghostly dogs have been heard running and yelping through woodland. It is also thought that a headless shuck haunts the area, though it is less sure whether the entity is connected to the hunt pack.
Blandford Forum - Unnamed shop in the town
While browsing a shelf, a shopper felt a large hand on her shoulder. She assumed it was her husband who was in the same shop, but as she turned, no one was near her.
Blandford Forum - Bridge over the River Stour, close to The Crown
A small cross on the bridge is said to be the marker where a person committed suicide. A few people have been named as the suicide (including a nun and a nanny), though there is little evidence indicating exactly who the ghost seen here is. A phantom hound it also said to haunt the area, though it is unclear whether is it a shuck.
Bloxworth - Bloxworth House (prior to restoration)
Prior to restoration, the grounds of the manor house were reportedly haunted by the tall, glowing apparition of a man.
Bloxworth - Barrows on private field (currently in varying states of damage)
It is said that treasure remains under these barrows, though there is no evidence to support this.
Bournemouth - Bournemouth Town Hall
31 October (reoccurring)
This incorporeal soldier appears here once a year to help himself to a drink of water. There are also a few reports of phantom horses and carriages being seen outside the building, while a ghostly cat is also said to haunt several of the town hall rooms.
Bournemouth - Langtry Manor Hotel
The story is that this building was commissioned in 1877 by Edward VII as gift for his mistress Lillie Langtry. The house became an hotel in the 1930s, and during the 1970s, the grey form of a woman, thought to be Langtry, was spotted several times by the hotel's chef. All this told, there is no historical documentation which links the building to Langtry - the story looks as if it was constructed around the 1940s, which means that the ghostly grey lady remains unidentified.
Bournemouth - Millhams Lane, and surrounding Longham area
February (reoccurring); last confirmed in 1970s, but legends say she continues
The area around the A348 bridge is reportedly haunted by a ghostly white (or grey) woman, who was killed when hit by a horse and trap along the road. One story says she tries to entice men to jump off the bridge.
Bournemouth - Upper Gardens
On a couple of occasions, four men wearing long black coats with brimmed hats have been seen standing in a row.
Bournemouth - Talbot Woods
A shadowy hound, said to be slightly larger than a Saint Bernard dog, was reported to haunt this area. The creature has never seen directly, but only from the corner of the eye. Scraping sounds resembling claws on concrete can also be heard, always behind the witness.