Bristol - Former Vicarage next to All Saint's Church, Corn Street
This figure dressed in ancient clothing was seen stalking the building at night, scaring the occupants, to such an extend on jumped out of a window to avoid the ghost. It is unclear whether this is the same entity as the black monk that also haunts the area.
Bristol - Gardiner Haskins store (former soap factory)
A few spooky events were documented in the local press, including the music from a fairground organ, a disembodied male voice, and the fleeting sighting of a Victorian woman dressed in white. A poltergeist was blamed for moving pots of paint around the site.
Bristol - Greyhound Hotel (no longer standing - replaced by the Galleries Shopping Centre)
The hotel which once stood here was said to be haunted by a ghost named Charlie. It is not known whether the spook now frequents the new building on site, the Galleries Shopping Centre.
Bristol - Harbour
A luminescent 'creature', thought by some to be a squid or a deep sea animal, filmed in Bristol harbour was later revealed to be a manmade device to promote a television show.
Bristol - Hatchett Inn
This inn, possibly the oldest in Bristol, is supposed to be haunted by fifteen ghosts, including a ghostly child who can be heard walking around. Local folklore says the front door of the inn has a layer of human skin beneath the paint.
Bristol - Hengrove Park
Left over from a Second World War aircraft crash, this airman still wanders around the park trying to figure out where he is.
Bristol - Highworth Road
The ghost of an elderly woman who frequented a house down this road was exorcised by a local priest.
Bristol - House (no longer standing) which was constructed on the site of St Philip's churchyard
This phantom was said to be a heavy footed man who would occasionally stomp around the site. Some of the building materials used on the house comprised of gravestones, and this was touted as a reason for the haunting.
Bristol - King William III public house, King Street
Several staff have claimed to hear their names being called out, even though no one else is in the pub with them. Phantom footsteps have also been heard climbing up the rear staircase.
Bristol - Kings Chase Shopping Centre, Regent Street, Kingswood
Several shops in this centre were affected by a brief poltergeist outbreak. Events included small items moving by themselves, the sounds of footsteps and rustling, and a kettle turning itself on.
Bristol - Kings Cinema (currently the base for the City Council's Housing Department)
One of the rest rooms is said to be particularly cold - the area is haunted by the ghost of someone who took their life by leaping from the balcony.
Bristol - La Taverna Dell' Artista restaurant
It is unclear whether it is a single woman or several which have been seen drifting around this arty restaurant.
Bristol - Lamb Inn, Lawford Street and West Street (no longer standing)
5 November 1761 - November 1762
This polt remained on the site for a year. It became infamous for throwing glasses, disturbing the occupants through constant tapping and rapping, and beating the children.
Bristol - Leigh Woods
Brunel Unknown, teenager's experience in 2014
Brunel's shade has been reported near the site of the suspension bridge - he designed the structure but died before it became operational. In 2014 it was reported that two teenagers who spent the night in the woods had heard a child's voice and had photographed a ghostly figure (although the photographic image could have been pareidolia).
Bristol - Library adjoining the cathedral
This phantom monk dressed in grey has always been seen around the same time.
Bristol - Llandoger Trow public house (closed as of April 2019)
This old inn is the home to a ghostly sailor with a severally injured leg. Another version of the story says that the ghostly presence was a young boy (also with a permanent injury). More recently, a visiting TV production team and their psychics claimed more than fourteen entities haunted the pub.
Bristol - Market Bar, St Nicholas Street
A Victorian woman has been reported in the area, along with an unknown man whose clothing dates from the twentieth century.
Bristol - Monument on a grassy hill next to the M32
This female jockey broke her neck in a fall while attempting to ride down the hill - her shade, still on horseback, has been seen since her death.
Bristol - Odeon cinema, Broadmead
Late twentieth century
Several members of staff have reported seeing people milling about the auditorium, disappearing if approached. A seat in the third row of screen three is said to be home to a shadowy apparition.
Bristol - Old mansion, Hotwells (since demolished)
1831 - 1869
After moving into the house, the owner found it impossible to keep his servants - they left after claiming to have encountered a ghostly ape or, at other times, a large black hound. The owner himself heard loud bangs and crashes but was unable to find a source. The site would later be converted into three cottages, but the haunting continued in the area and the new buildings left to go to ruin. Reports of the ghostly dog would continue in fields in the area for many years.
Bristol - Old Vic theatre
Sarah's boyfriend hanged himself at this theatre, and her ghost is thought to continue to mourn the loss here. Architect Andrzej Blonski reported seeing Sarah's ghost, wearing a long, white crinoline dress, in 2010. Another member of staff reported hearing a female voice telling him to 'get out'. The other spook at home here is that of a scenic painter called Richard who died in an accident while working. Richard continues to move the props around.
Bristol - Oldbury Court Stately Home, Whiteladies Road
1970s, and circa 1990
This figure hid away from his enemies in a priest hole but became trapped and slowly starved to death. He was seen walking through a wall by a small group of teenagers in the 1970s and may have been spotted by several friends around 1990. Several female spooks are also said to frequent the house.
Bristol - Oldbury House, St Michael's Hill
A ghostly housekeeper was not the only phantom to haunt this former BBC building, which was used as a hostel for staff during the first part of the Second World War. A thin man who resembled a monk was spotted, as was a group of five girls. A child's sobs were reported, and frequent banging heard. The BBC eventually moved the residents out.
Bristol - Over Court (located near Cribbs Causeway)
This area has the reputation for being haunted by the phantom of a woman who took her own life, though one variation of the story states that her husband shot her. Though injured, she ran away, only to stumble into a fishpond where she drowned. Her ghost was last seen by several carol singers.
Bristol - Parry's Lane
The lane takes its name from a well which once stood in the area, where a man Parry slit his own throat. His ghost remained in the area for many years after the death.