Datchworth (Hertfordshire) - Hawkins Hall Lane
Dressed in black, this petite elderly woman can be spotted quite easily as she walks down the road - her head is missing.
Debenham (Suffolk) - Road through village
Unknown Ghost Type
04 January 1973
After colliding with a cloak-clad gentleman, a van driver then observed the spectral figure running along a nearby grass verge.
Delamere Forest (Cheshire) - Road by the Station Cafe
Unknown Ghost Type
14 February 2006, 04:00h
Returning from a late shift at work, this witness drove past a horse pulling a small, two wheeled carriage that was dimly lit by lanterns. The driver of the carriage remained motionless as the witness's car went by.
Denchworth (Oxfordshire) - Road leading into Denchworth
14 January 2006, around 21.00h
While driving into Denchworth, two people spotted a panicked horse, which galloped from a side road in front of their car. The driver immediately slammed on the brakes and turned the headlights down so as not to startle the creature further. Not quite believing what they had both seen, they turned the headlights back up only to see the horse galloping in front of the car for a few more seconds before vanishing.
Detling (Kent) - Site of former RAF Detling
A cyclist dressed in a Second World War RAF uniform passed by a witness and then disappeared. When the witness mentioned the encounter the following day, they were told horses would refuse to cross the grassy area where the sighting had occurred.
Didsbury (Lancashire) - Road to Gatley (was Carr Lane, since renamed?)
This phantom, nicknamed the Gatley Shouter but said to be a Jim Barrow in life, was said to emerge from the northern churchyard and head off towards Gatley, gibbering and singing 'Milk and water should I ever, weight or measure gave I never'. The Gatley Shouter was banished by a parson, cast under a large stone by the parson's gate.
Digby Fen (Lincolnshire) - Unnamed country road
This road was haunted by two glowing lights that some believed belonged to a coach that was accidently driven into a bog, vanishing without trace.
Disley (Cheshire) - Road running by railway line
25 December 2011
A couple out walking on Christmas Day encountered an overwhelming scent of old fashioned perfume which they could taste at the back of the throat. No other person had been seen for hours
Ditchling (Sussex) - Road between town & Westmeston, and nearby downs
The local shucks, known as wish hounds, reportedly stalk these roads. One of them is said to be headless.
Ditchling (Sussex) - Ditchling Bostall road, near Ditchling Beacon
December 2004, around 23:00h
A driver slowed down as they passed a man in a wide-brimmed hat and scarf walking along this road. Deciding to stop and see if the man required a lift, the driver watched the figure approach in the wing mirror. As the man draw close to the car, the driver realised that the figure had no face, and quickly left the scene.
Dixton (Gwent) - Lanes between Rectory and river
Weather dependent: Dark winter nights
A homeless man drowned in the river, and now walks around his final route, tightly clutching an unknown package. One version of the story says the man now has the head of a rat. The village is also haunted by a white dog, often seen alongside a strange man.
Doncaster (Yorkshire) - Just off the B1403, a lane known as The Cannon Ball run
A couple in a parked car watched a soldier wearing a hat match by their car before vanishing in the beam of their headlights.
Dorchester (Dorset) - A352 roundabout (towards Bournemouth)
While returning from a gig with a friend, one man drove past a figure holding a lantern. The figure resembled the old man featured on the cover of Led Zeppelin IV. The driver asked his friend whether he could see the figure, to which the friend replied 'Yes, don't stop'.
Dovenby (Cumbria) - Wooded area on road between village and Tallentire
Weather Dependent: Dark, stormy nights
A disembodied hand is reported to reach out from the trees and push passing cyclists from their bikes.
Drayton Parslow (Buckinghamshire) - Road running by church
26 September 2019, around 23.15h
As a driver came around the bend into the village, they spotted a person, around six foot tall and dressed in a full habit with a cowl covering the head. The habit was a sandy brown colour. The driver was moving quite slowly, and as they watched the figure walked away from their car on the path outside of the church, it literally disappeared. Up until that point, the figure had appeared quite solid and was walking with intention.
Driffield (Yorkshire) - B1249 between town and Beverley
This pitiful shade walks the area in want of a person who will find her grave and say Mass. Her body is reputed to be concealed under castle ruins in the area, hidden by her husband who lost his temper once too often.
Droylsden (Lancashire) - Ashton Hill Lane
This entity drifts along the road and has been reported wearing both dark clothing and white clothing (or, of course, they could be two different shades).
Dublin (County Dublin) - Area around Old Bawn Road and the Dodder
08 September (reoccurring)
Said to either be driven by or containing Archdeacon Bulkeley, a coach drawn by six headless horses containing two passengers together with two footmen, drives through this area of Dublin. Anyone who spots the coach is said to die within 366 days.
Dublin (County Dublin) - Roper's Rest, leading to Love Lane
This decapitated figure rides along the road once darkness falls.
Dublin (County Dublin) - Kimmage Road
The area where an old woman was murdered by a tramp was haunted by a strange jangling sound. Two sisters who heard the jangling were hit by a blast of air as it passed them.
Dublin (County Dublin) - Jones's Road
Riding headless on the back of a white horse, this phantom is named as Buck Jones, former City Sheriff (though the man died in a debtor's prison).
Duddon (Cheshire) - Roads around village
Late twentieth century
A story says that young Dorothy was accidentally decapitated by her father as he tried to save her from a group of drunken Roundheads. Her headless form is now reported to drift aimlessly around the village. The local pub is named after her sad tale.
Dudley (West Midlands) - Road alongside Woodside Park
A woman and her son walking along this road could hear shuffling footsteps behind them, although when they turned around, nothing could be seen. The sounds, and the feeling of being followed, lasted until the pair turned off the road.
Dundalk (County Louth) - Castletown Road leading to bridge
Murphy originally hailed from the area and took to haunting this stretch of road. The sounds of ghostly rattling chains and clattering feet would be heard moving along the road, only ceasing when they reached the Castletown bridge.
Dundee (Angus) - A92, approaching Tay Road Bridge
A driver reported in the local press that he had encountered a tall (around 2.7 metres) dark figure in woodland as he drove past.