Chatwall (Shropshire) - General area
The ghost of a Royalist on horseback is said to ride silently around the lanes leading to this village.
Church Stretton (Shropshire) - Area around Wilderhope Manor
A diehard Royalist, Smalman's home was once besieged by Roundheads during the latter stages of the Civil War. The Major managed to escape on horseback, his ghost now seen galloping away from the building. The manor itself is also reported to be haunted by both Smalman and the shade of a young girl who smiles at any witnesses before screaming horribly.
Clonegal (County Carlow) - Huntingdon Castle (aka Clonegal Castle)
His ghostly form since seen knocking on the castle door, this trooper was mistakenly killed by his own forces after returning to the castle disguised as an English Royalist soldier. The castle is also haunted by former owner Barbara St Lege, one of her maids, and several monks.
Corfe Castle, Dorset.
Corfe Castle (Dorset) - Castle
Woman and horse unknown, male figure seen 15 May 2009, around 01:30h
The terrifying shade of the headless woman walks the hill near the gateway of where this castle stands. The same ghost may also be responsible for the lights that flit across the ruins at night, or they could be caused by phantasmal Royalists that used the castle in 1643. The sound of a galloping phantom horse has been heard at the bottom of the castle hill. A cloaked figure with a brown floppy hat was observed by a local man in 2009 while he was picking worms for fishing. The figure was in the middle of a field but vanished after the witness took his eyes off the man for a few seconds.
Cotgrave (Nottinghamshire) - Colston Gate, open road flanked by fields
10 February 1994, 02:00h
Two friends were walking through the area on a cold frosty morning. There was a sudden gust of wind, followed by the sounds of shouting, horses galloping, and the clash of swords. Both witnesses were scared by their encounter.
Cruden Bay (Aberdeenshire) - Slains Castle
Soldiers dressed in Second World War uniform have been seen around the castle area, and the site is also said to be haunted by a horse and carriage. As a side note, Bram Stoker is said to have been partly inspired to write Dracula after seeing the castle while staying at Cruden Bay.
The site of the Battle of Culloden, Scotland.
Culloden (Highland) - Site of battle
Horses heard 2006
The single, solitary highlander seen walking on the site is thought to be one of the many killed by English soldiers on 16 April 1746. He has also been observed lying on top of a burial mound. Sorche Nic Leodhas writes that one person has seen the entire battle re-fought, 150 years after the actual event, while in 2006 a family heard horse's hooves but could see nothing.
Dartmoor (Devon) - Cadover Bridge
The sound of battle can be heard near the bridge, the screams of the dying and injured, and the clash of sword and shield.
Deeside (Clwyd) - Ewloe Castle
Weather Dependent: Stormy weather
Aside from the occasional ghostly echo of marching soldiers, a soft singing can be heard as the rain and wind knock against the castle.
Derby (Derbyshire) - Alvaston area, near the castle
Twentieth century and 2009
Three girls reported listening to the sounds of a small battle here in the early twentieth century - gunfire, galloping horses, and men shouting. Four people also heard the sounds while out late at night during the 1980s, and two brothers passing through the area in 2009.
Devizes (Wiltshire) - Oliver's Castle, aka Roundway Castle, aka Rundaway Castle - Bloody Ditch
It is said eight hundred men died at the Battle of Roundway Hill in 1643, after a battlefield manoeuvre which trapped cavalry in a slopped area. The men and horses were slaughtered, and since the battle ghostly horses have been seen galloping around the area. A headless ghost was once also said to walk the area, possibly linked to a barrow on the site, as is the phantom hound which drags a chain from its neck.
Downham Market (Norfolk) - Moat Farm
Reports at the end of the nineteenth century claimed that screams and shouting echoed across the fields around moat farm, and that a spooky mist often shrouded the area.
Dunnichen (Angus) - Battlefield of Nechtanesmere
A woman walking home one night saw men dressed in old clothing moving around the area, searching the corpses which lay at their feet.
Dunster (Somerset) - Conygar Hill - Dunster castle
Unknown Ghost Type
A small group of tourists visiting the castle perched on top of a hill heard a large number of marching people approach their location, though nothing could be seen - the noise grew so loud that they all ran from the scene, stopping only once they reached the base of the hill.
East Lulworth (Dorset) - Flower's Barrow and Grange Hill
December, during wartime
The ghostly figures found here when Britain is at war generate screams, horses and the clashing of swords as they move over the hills overlooking the coast. The apparitions are said to have last appeared during the Second World War.
East Stoke (Nottinghamshire) - Area around the river
Thought to be mercenaries from the War of the Roses, these ghostly troops joined the losing side and were stripped and humiliated for their efforts.
Edgehill (Warwickshire) - Kineton
23 October (reoccurring), also 23 December 1642, lasting several nights
A bloody battle of the English Civil War, the fighting repeated itself for several successive nights in 1642, in front of dozens of witnesses. More recently, sounds of battle have been reported, though the visuals are not forthcoming. The date of the more recent battle sounds is said to be 23 October.
Foulkesmill, Horetown (County Wexford) - Battle of Horetown site and Green Road
20 June (reoccurring)
The entire Battle of Horetown is replayed on its anniversary, while a lone Hessian trooper is seen standing by a tree along Green Road where his body is thought to be buried.
Gisleham (Suffolk) - Bloodmoor Hill
The sounds of battle have been reported here. Local legend speaks of an engagement between Romano-British and Angle soldiers - the British were totally routed and slaughtered.
The general area of Glen Shiel, Scotland.
Glen Shiel (Highland) - General area
A group of men have reportedly been observed fighting with sword and gun.
Glenlivet (Moray) - Altnachoylachan Hill
03 October (reoccurring)
The site of a battle in 1594 between the troops of George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly and Francis Hay, 9th Earl of Erroll, is haunted by the headless ghost of MacAllister riding on horseback - he fought briefly, although was decapitated by the first cannon shot.
Glossop (Derbyshire) - Road between Glossop and Hayfield
Early twentieth century?
A small group of spectral soldiers were once said to march between Glossop and Hayfield, their presence marked by beating drums.
Gosport (Hampshire) - Fort Brockhurst
The phantom whistling and occasional footsteps are thought to belong to a sergeant major that still patrols the grounds of this fortified building.
Grafton Regis (Northamptonshire) - Exact location not known
23 December 1943
Six workers claimed they heard charging horses, the clash of swords, and gunfire, though could see nothing strange. A local historian said that a small fight had happened nearby, between Roundheads and Cavaliers.
Breydon Water, Norfolk.
Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) - Breydon Water
Varies: 11 July, 14 September (reoccurring)
The first set of ships to haunt this area is said to be a fleet of galleons heading towards Burgh Castle. The second is a battle between a pirate ship and two smaller vessels.