Wolverhampton (West Midlands) - Giffard Arms public house
This pub is said to be home to three phantoms. A prostitute who committed suicide haunts the upper parts of the building, while a child and a former landlord are said to loiter in the bar area.
Wolverhampton (West Midlands) - St John's Vaults public house
Thought to be the ghost of a woman who jumped to her death from the upper part of the building, this figure wearing a blue dress was seen drifting around the property. Ghostly footsteps in the building have also been attributed to her.
Wolverhampton (West Midlands) - Stag's Head public house
Seen walking around the cellar, this phantom also enjoyed turning the beer pump taps off, sometimes up to twenty times a month. The entity disappeared after structural alterations were made to the building.
Wolverhampton (West Midlands) - Talisman public house
Tapping has been reported in the bar, while in 2013 CCTV footage showed a 'strange' light darting around after the building was closed (although the light source could be from outside the pub).
Wombwell (Yorkshire) - Low Valley Arms public house
Roger Froggatt, the landlord of this pub, was left terrified after encountering a phantom lady dressed in white in the ladies' toilet after investigating what he believed was a break in during the early hours of the morning. He described the figure as an elderly woman with her cheek and jaw structure missing.
Wonersh (Surrey) - Grantley Arms public house
25 December (reoccurring)
This figure once appeared every Christmastime, though has kept his head down over recent years (perhaps the exorcised performed by a Roman Catholic barmaid succeeded).
Woodbridge (Suffolk) - King's Head public house
A photograph taken in the pub showed a strange circle of light by the fireplace. A medium in the building at the time claimed to feel the presence of a young child in that area just before the image was taken.
Woolfardisworthy (aka Woolsery), Torridge (Devon) - Farmer's Arms public house
Doors have been reported to open unaided, bells ring, and items fly from the walls and shelves since the extension of the bar area.
Worcester (Hereford & Worcester) - King's Head public house
Sid, a phantom, French speaking Cavalier, would be seen walking through walls and heard ringing a bell in the early hours of the morning. The ghost vanished after warning a tourist about some future danger.
An old woodcut of a strange-looking cat.
Worchester (Hereford & Worcester) - Old Talbot public house
Perceived by both man and animal, this ghostly cat has been known to brush up against people, only to vanish once their attention has been attracted.
Workington (Cumbria) - Travellers' Rest public house
Licence holder Linda Pettit claimed in the local press that the pub had experienced glasses flying off shelving, a vanishing key, and doors which closed or opened themselves. A former occupant of the pub had also reported being pinned down by an unseen force.
Worsthorne (Lancashire) - Bay Horse public house
A former landlady of the inn, her shade is said to still frequent the area. Another story says she was the miller's wife who drowned in the stream under the pub). The same area is haunted by a man who traded his soul with a shuck like entity.
Wrea Green (Lancashire) - Cottage between village and Warton, near the Birley Arms public house
Unknown Ghost Type
Unknown - early twentieth century
This building was plagued by strange sounds, from small beads bouncing along the floors, to the smashing of crockery, though every time the noises were investigated, nothing was out of place. The couple living in the building finally moved out, on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
Wrexham (Clwyd) - Thirsty Scholar public house
A vicar was summoned to bless the pub after staff reported glasses shattering in their hands and items being thrown around the building. Some say the public house was once used as a mortuary.
Wroughton (Wiltshire) - Black Horse public house (now Check Inn)
Staff reported seeing shadowy people at the bar, but as they moved towards the area, the figures would vanish. A visiting clairvoyant said that she could see a man in a powered wig writing poetry using a quill.
Wyke (Yorkshire) - The Hypnotist public house
'Fred' is thought to be the ghost of an engineer, based at a nearby dam, who drowned in an accident. He is described as middle aged and dripping wet. Fred is blamed for flushing the toilets when no one is around.
Yateley (Hampshire) - White Lion public house
This phantom, thought to be James Rogers (the first licensee), has a particular liking for his tankard. When the tankard was last moved, the alarm system kicked in during the early hours of the morning until a peace offering was made.
Yeovil (Somerset) - Elephant and Castle public house, Middle Street
This lady is said to walk about the building holding both a lamp and sword (or possibly just a lamp). She was seen passing through a closed wardrobe.
Yeovil (Somerset) - Ilchester Arms public house
This spirit, thought to be a teenager who died of fever, was heard typing late at night. The teen is also blamed for creating the sounds of barrels being rolled over cobbled stones - the stones had been removed many years previously.
York (Yorkshire) - Dun Cow public house
31 August 1977
While on honeymoon, a woman awoke to see the shape of a tall person by the window. The shape appeared to be made up of small pulsating balls of light. The figure suddenly disappeared.
First Hussar pub, York
York (Yorkshire) - First Hussar public house, North Street
Unknown Ghost Type
A small team of men working through the night to complete a painting and decorating job all reported seeing a ghostly man dressed in a cape, who vanished through a wall.
Five Lions pub, York
York (Yorkshire) - Five Lions public house (now Watergate Inn)
Early twentieth century
This figure has not been seen for many years, and her history is all but forgotten.
York (Yorkshire) - Four All's public house, A64
06 November 2006, 23:45h
A driver returning home from work reported passing a figure on horseback, dressed in highwayman's clothing, stood by the wall of the pub. When the witness looked in his rear view mirror, the figure had vanished. There is a local belief that the highwayman is Dick Turpin, and sightings of the highwayman are said to go back to the mid-twentieth century. A sandstone cave in the area is said to have been one of Turpin's hideouts.
York (Yorkshire) - Lamb and Lion public house
The sound of a child crying has been reported upstairs, even when no child has been present. Doors are also said to close unaided by human hand.
Punchbowl pub, York
York (Yorkshire) - Punchbowl public house, Micklegate Bar
A landlord who burnt to death in a fire haunts one of the bedrooms and the cellar, while the shade of a woman who died of a broken heart has also been observed on site.