Elstree - Hollybush public house
Around the time this ghostly figure was seen, phantom footsteps were also reported around the building.
Elstree - Waggon & Horses public house, Watling Street
There are stories of glasses which are propelled through the air or fall to the ground unaided by human hand, although no one can date these occurrences.
Essendon - Private semi-detached house, close to Barbara Cartland's estate
January 1981, 03:30h
A resident in this property was awoken by the pet dog whimpering in his bedroom. As he took the dog downstairs, through the glass front door he spotted a man wearing a shirt and tie under a trench coat. The man looked around thirty years of age and had a moustache. The resident opened the front door, but the figure had vanished, with no marks left in the snow. Closing the door, once again the resident could see the man on the other side. Flinging the door open, the figure had gone again.
Frithsden - Rose's Hole
A chest of gold remains hidden in this area and can only be discovered by treasure hunters who remain completely silent while searching for the hoard.
A strange monk on the road.
Great Gaddesden - Roman Road and Devil's Bridge
This old road is reputed to be haunted by a monk who once resided at a nearby Benedictine monastery. The bridge along the road has gained an 'occult' reputation, although there does not appear to be any older folklore attached to the location.
Harpenden - Cross Keys public house
Monks were once based on this site prior to the construction of the pub and their ghosts reported to have been seen during the 1960s. The paranormal investigation team Paraception UK were called in 2011 after the landlady reported hearing loud bangs, and the team reported feeling pressure being applied to their throats during the night.
Harpenden - Lower Luton Road between Batford in Harpenden and Wheathampstead
Travelling to work one morning, a driver passed an older couple walking along the road. The driver glanced into the rear view mirror, but the couple had vanished.
Harpenden - Private residence, Overstone Road
A group of three soldiers were seen sitting around a table playing cards in one of the properties reported to be the site of a First World War training camp. Another phantom man in uniform was observed passing through a bathroom wall.
Hatfield - Camfield Place
Mid twentieth century
The home of Barbara Cartland is reportedly haunted by dog named Jimmy, which once belonged to her son before the canine was put down. It was here that Beatrix Potter witnessed a dozen candles snuffed out by an unseen hand.
An old illustration of Hatfield House.
Hatfield - Hatfield House
Coach unknown, figure in August 2017
The coach, pulled by a team of horses, belts down the driveway, enters the house, and disappears while ascending the staircase. In 2017 a visitor to the house spotted a man in Stuart attire reading a book while sitting by a window. The witness, believing the figure to be a reenactor, pulled out their phone to take a photograph, but the figure had vanished. The witness asked around and staff said there were no costumed actors in that day (nor any scheduled for the near future).
Hatfield - Station
The driver of a steam train passing through Hatfield Station reported a phantom man who stepped from the platform into the engine (even though the vehicle was travelling at 55 mph). The icy, dark-clothed entity forced the driver to stop the train, which ground to a halt at Hitchin station; the driver then noticed that the track ahead was blocked, and that the steam engine would have crashed into the obstruction if it were not for the ghost.
Hemel Hempstead - Boxmoor Common
The site where the body of Robert Snooks lays, the last highwayman to be hanged in England. Anyone who dances around the grave twelve times will summon him to join the jig.
Hemel Hempstead - Jarman Park cinema
Objects have been reportedly flung by unseen hands in one room in this cinema. Moaning is also heard from the same area.
Hemel Hempstead - Old King's Arms public house
This jovial chap was seen laughing away as he sat on a bed. A white female form has also been reported on site.
Hemel Hempstead - Redbourn Road
19 April 2009, 00:30h, again in 2012
While driving home, this witness watched a caped figure with a wide-brimmed hat cross the road in front of their car. The figure did not appear in the rear-view mirror. Another witness spotted the figure in 2012, and said the figure felt so 'wrong' that the police were called.
Hemel Hempstead - Rose and Crown public house, High Street
Three ghosts are reputed to haunt this site, including a grey lady and a young girl locked up in her room because she was crippled.
Hemel Hempstead - White Hart Hotel
Killed on the stairs while trying to escape an old press gang, this man's screams and cries can still be heard. One report says that when this entity appears, his colours are inverted, rather like a film negative.
Henham - Back roads towards Thaxted from Stortford
A cream coloured wolf was spotted by occupants of a car while passing through this area. They stopped close to the creature which did not run off, apparently unfazed by the human presence. A few days later they observed the creature again. Some believe the creature to be more mundane and is a large German Shepherd.
Hertford - Exact area not known
Either an early UFO or fairy sighting (or maybe both), a brother and sister watched a thirty centimetre long biplane land nearby and a tiny occupant dressed in flying gear waved at them. The aircraft then took off.
Hertford - Hairdressers (name withheld)
Loud bangs and footsteps were reported coming from empty places within this hairdressers. A visiting psychic said that she could feel a presence upstairs.
Hertford - Small church on Goldings Estate
Cloaked in green robes, a monk-like figure was seen by one witness for a few seconds before vanishing.
Hitchin - Hitchin Priory
15 June (reoccurring)
Killed by Roundheads a few miles down the road during the civil war, the ghost of Goring continues onwards to his earthly destination once a year. A grey lady has also been spotted in the grounds of the priory.
Hitchin - Minsden Chapel
31 October (reoccurring)
The chapel is reputedly haunted by a phantom monk, and a local author also threatened to haunt the location. Mr Reginald Hine, at the start of the twentieth century, said he loved the place so much that he threatened to haunt the church to protect it from any redevelopment work. An unconvincing photograph does exist of the phantom monk.
Hoddesdon - George public house
Strange noises have been reported from the cellar, and it is said that no animal dares venture down the steps...
Hoddesdon's strange superhero.
Hoddesdon - Various areas around town
Unknown - pre mid twentieth century?
Possessing a man-like face and body, but with dark wings, this ghostly entity has been known to prevent suicides and intervene during attempted murders.