Wigglesworth (Yorkshire) - Road leading to Tosside
Early winter mornings (reoccurring)
A couple of car accidents that occurred along this road were blamed on a flitting female form which ran out in front of the vehicle before disappearing. Locals say it is a girl who drowned nearby.
Wilden (Bedfordshire) - Road between Wilden and Ravensden
This phantom old woman, dressed in black clothing, haunts the road between her former village and the neighbouring one. Her face is said to be pure malevolence.
Willesden (Bedfordshire) - Road connecting Willesden & Ravensden
Seen by a mother and daughter, this figure glided along the grass verge; dressed in heavy black clothing, the figure was said to look more like a man than a woman.
Willoughton (Lincolnshire) - Country lane
This sober witness stated that, while cycling, a small bipedal creature with horns ran out in front of him, travelling just as fast as the bicycle. It disappeared as it hopped on a grass verge.
Wimborne (Dorset) - B3078, close to Clapgate Junction
A coffin has been spotted on the roadside here, though it disappears if looked at closely. Some believe it belongs to someone who committed suicide, denying them the right to be buried in a churchyard, being buried close to this spot instead. A phantom black horse is also said to haunt this area.
Wimborne (Dorset) - Mill Lane
A former mill worker, Annie drowned in the River Allen while running away from the mill. Employees at the Riverside Cafe reported seeing the ghostly figure of a woman wearing a long dress in the area.
Winchcombe (Gloucestershire) - Cowl Lane, Pike Bank area, and Old Corner Cupboard Inn
Reports of a ghostly black monk coming from these areas are not uncommon, some saying that the figure looked as if he sunk slightly into the ground, others saying he floats two foot above the path.
Winsford (Cheshire) - Bostock Road, Wharton Green
18 November 2010, 00:20h
While cycling home, this witness spotted a man drifting along the road. The phantom wore a heavy long coat with a hat not too dissimilar to that which a cowboy would wear. The figure's legs were not visible. The witness watched the figure for around ten seconds and when eye contact was made, the apparition vanished.
Winterborne Monkton (Dorset) - Pool of water off the A354 near Winterborne Monkton
An accident resulted in a coach, passengers and a team of horses all drowning in this pool. The accident is said to periodically reoccur.
Wissett (Suffolk) - Rumburgh Road, Cole's Arch
This spooky figure was seen sitting on the bridge before disappearing.
Woodborough (Wiltshire) - Road between village and Allington
Returning home one night, a driver encountered a man wearing Cavalier-style clothing. The figure was accompanied by a large black dog. The driver sped away, rather than investigate further.
Woodford (Essex) - M11 Southbound
This ghostly German airman has not been seen since the road layout changed and the M11 now joins the A406. Prior to this, a witness reported seeing the figure a half dozen times standing on the hard shoulder.
Woolpit (Suffolk) - Road approaching the village
The shuck in this yarn caught a man and spoke, informing the unfortunate gentleman that he would be dead within a week. Not surprisingly, he died the following night.
Wootton Rivers (Wiltshire) - Crossroad in the area
Unknown - early to mid twentieth century?
Horses were said to be startled at the location where a suicide was buried. The phantom was said to be heard on a nightly basis; on the hour of his death, ghostly swinging could be heard.
Worlingworth (Suffolk) - Roads in the area
2000s, November, early hours of the morning
While driving to work, one witness reported seeing in his rear view mirror a motorcycle which disappeared. Others have also seen the phantom motorbike.
Woughton (Buckinghamshire) - Bury Lane
The ghost of a highwayman, thought to be Dick Turpin, haunts the Bury Lane approach towards the Old Swan Inn that once acted as one of his many hideouts.
Wrexham (Clwyd) - Oak Road
1999, early evening
A driver and passenger driving along this road watched a tall dark figure cross the road ahead of them. The figure appeared to be hovering.
Wroughton on the Green (Buckinghamshire) - Road through the village
This figure wearing a tricorn hat appears to be pacing along the roadside, as if waiting for someone to join him.
Wroxham (Norfolk) - Bridge
19 May (reoccurring)
A ghostly coach and four passes over this bridge once a year. It is said to be driven by a headless Sir Thomas Boleyn and is one of eleven bridges that he passes over on the night of his daughter Anne's execution.
Wybunbury (Cheshire) - A51 near to the town
20 October 1996
A driver picked up a male hitchhiker wearing old style motorbike leathers - a short while into the journey, driver realised that the hitcher had vanished, though the seatbelt was still in place and the door was locked.
Wye (Kent) - White Hill
7 January 2000
A driver hit a blonde woman who stood in the middle of the road. The lady smiled at the motorist as she bounced over the bonnet, and promptly vanished. The police were contacted, but no evidence of an accident could be detected.
Yatesbury (Wiltshire) - Crossroads
September or October 2012
Approaching the crossroads, a driver watched a white hazy woman wearing 'nun like' clothing step out of bushes and cross the road. As the car approached her, the woman stopped in the middle of the road, and turned and looked at the driver before vanishing. The driver said she stood around four foot seven inches tall and wearing pre-twentieth century clothing.
Yeovil (Somerset) - Road between town and South Petherton
Unknown Ghost Type
Travelling between the two towns, a lone man reported a huge bear with flaming eyes along the road, rotating within what sounds to be a large plastic ball (like the hamster 'toy'). The witness's horse then bolted and ran back home.
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.
Mad Alice Lane, York
York (Yorkshire) - Mad Alice Lane (now Lund's Court)
Hanged here in 1825, her crime apparently only guilty of being 'mad', Alice drifts along the lane that once held her name. Another version of the story says she killed her abusive husband along the lane and was executed at the castle.