Borden - St Peter and St Paul Church
A photograph which made it into the local press which was said to show a 'faceless monk in a habit' was unconvincing and resembled a sheet behind a window at the church.
Boughton Malherbe - Old Rectory
The pale smoke coloured figure still reportedly drifts around the building.
Boxley - Boxley House
Thomas, a butler, is believed to have killed himself in 1898 after he was blackmailed by a gang who burgled the building. His short, well-groomed shade has been seen in the bar area after hours, and perhaps more sinisterly, his unseen hands have reportedly tried to push several people downstairs.
Boxley - The Street
Circa 1988, dusk
The passenger of a van observed an Alsatian-sized dog as it glided towards the vehicle before reaching a hedge, where it stood upright on its rear legs. The passenger and dog watched each other until the van turned a corner and out of sight.
Bridge - Bridge Place Country Club
The ghostly maid seen in a bedroom is believed to have been murdered by a former owner, after giving birth to an unwanted baby. The infant has been heard crying, the sounds coming from behind the fireplace. Another figure, this time a cavalier, has also been observed on site.
Bridge - Higham Park
A figure that disappeared suddenly as it crossed a field was named as the ghost of Zborowski, who once resided at the Higham Park estate.
Broadstairs - Boarding School, run by Mr & Mrs Hester
Unknown Ghost Type
Early twentieth century
Author Dennis Wheatley encountered a man with a white, bloated face while boarding at this school. He thought the figure was a burglar, and a hunt ensured on the property after his sighting. However, the figure had disappeared, leaving no trace. A few years later, during the First World War, Wheatley was told the figure he encountered was an elemental, accidently summoned by the Hesters.
An old postcard of the beach at Broadstairs in Kent.
Broadstairs - Kingsgate Castle and beach below
December 2010 (nurse), October 2011 (nun)
A photograph taken by artist Malcolm Baker appears to show the upper body of a white figure moving through foliage just outside the castle. Baker believes the figure to be a nurse in 1950s uniform, carrying a tray in front of her. A few months later musician Dan Smith reported spotting a nun dressed in white on the beach just after dawn, the figure quickly vanishing.
Broadstairs - Sandy area, was known as Fishness
A twenty-two yard (twenty metre) long fish washed up on the beach, the creature's roar being heard over a mile away before dying. One of the creature's eyes was said to be 'more than a cart and six horses could draw'. It is very likely the 'fish' was a whale.
Broadstairs - Thanet House
This phantom stands over a small lake in the area, as if looking for something.
Broadstairs - Woodside Cottage
Seen only a couple of times, it was much more familiar for this entity to be heard walking in the upper part of the building.
Burham - Pilgrims Way
A horse-drawn coach is said to haunt this road, the occupants unseen and unknown.
Burham - Toastmaster Inn
A former landlady, Mabel may have been photographed during a New Year's Eve party in 2001, reflected in a picture on the wall. There are also reports of glasses that move themselves and strange sounds.
Bishop's Finger Inn, Canterbury.
Canterbury - Bishop's Finger Inn, St Dunstan's Street
Every Friday night (reoccurring)
Blean, a housekeeper to a Canon in Canterbury, poisoned him and his mistress when she discovered their affair. Blean disappeared soon after, and many years later her body was discovered walled up in a nearby building. The story goes that Blean's ghost haunts the street and appears in the inn itself, although the story's connection to the inn is said to be fictitious.
Canterbury - Building along Hawks Road
John Hippisley, who runs the Canterbury ghost walk, tells the story of Abigail. She committed suicide after several years of being beaten by her husband. Abigail ultimately had the last laugh, as her death was mistaken as a murder for which her husband was found guilty and hanged. Her spirit is said to linger in the upper part of the building.
Canterbury Cathedral, Kent.
Canterbury - Canterbury Cathedral - Archbishop's Palace, the Dark Entry, and other areas
Nell was a servant at the cathedral. He discovered his niece was having a relationship with a canon and killed them both. Nell's ghost now walks in regret. Phantom plainchant has also been heard from the area, and the figure of a nun and the ghost of Simon of Sudbury are also reported.
Roads running through the centre of Canterbury.
Canterbury - Central city streets
Riding his bicycle around the city he loved, the mayor has proved to be quite harmless.
Canterbury - Countryside around the area
An escapee from Howletts Park, this leopard lived for eight months in the Kent countryside, before being shot by a farmer.
St Margaret's Street, Canterbury.
Canterbury - Former private residence (now an Estate Agent) along St Margaret's Street
Early twentieth century, every Friday morning at 05:00h
John Hippisley, who runs the Canterbury ghost walk, tells the story of a phantom girl dressed in grey clothing would be seen to enter the front door and ascend the staircase before vanishing. Eventually, a female's skeleton was discovered under the floorboards, draped in grey cloth.
Canterbury - Gulbenkian Theatre
This phantom presence is said to be a stagehand wearing black clothing. While only being seen once, the figure is more likely to be heard climbing ladders.
Canterbury - Maidens Head public house (Room 4 in particular)
2019 - 2022
The pub appeared in the local press after it was reported that keys were taken and glasses smashed by an unseen hand in one of the guest rooms. A jukebox reputedly played while disconnected.
The new Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury.
Canterbury - Marlowe Theatre (original theatre demolished in 1982)
Unknown Ghost Type
This ghostly figure could be seen loitering on the right hand side of the stage during a performance. Please note that the image is of the newer Marlow; the one in which the ghost was encountered was demolished in 1982.
Canterbury - Private residence along Querns Road
The Canterbury Times reported that Dorothy Crawford had lived in her haunted home for thirty years, experiencing shaking furniture and having bed sheets removed at night. Crawford had also observed an old woman dressed in nineteenth century garb in her home.
Canterbury - Rowlands Bistro (no longer operating)
Late 1980s / early 1990s
Locking up late one night with only one other person in the building, a member of staff in the office heard a disembodied woman's voice say, 'I'll be there in a minute'. The witness quickly ran downstairs to find the waiter. The waiter himself stood in shock, having encountered a cold shape which had passed through him.
Canterbury - Shop in The Parade
A worker in the upper part of the shop heard rustling. When they turned, a black shadowy figure was observed moving towards a kitchen. When the area was investigated, no one was there. The shadow had been spotted a couple of years previous by a cleaner.