Bretby (Derbyshire) - Tree on the grounds of Bretby Hospital (no longer standing)
Tree felled during 1950s
A local legend said that Lady Margaret had thrown herself off a tower here, her blood spilling on the tree which resulted in it being cursed. If a branch fell from the tree, a member of the family residing at the hall was said to die soon after.
Brightling (Sussex) - Wooded area north of Darvell reservoir
This spooky figure is reportedly the ghost of a local drug dealer murdered in the middle of the twentieth century.
Bristol (Somerset) - Leigh Woods
Brunel Unknown, teenager's experience in 2014
Brunel's shade has been reported near the site of the suspension bridge - he designed the structure but died before it became operational. In 2014 it was reported that two teenagers who spent the night in the woods had heard a child's voice and had photographed a ghostly figure (although the photographic image could have been pareidolia).
Bristol (Somerset) - Stapleton Woods
This phantom figure approaches unsuspecting witnesses as if trying to say something - he then proceeds to walk straight through them.
Burwash (Sussex) - Gladwish Wood
Kipling called this wooded area evil, and strongly disliked the place. One ghost hunter reported it to be haunted by a farmer named David Leary, hanged after being accused of poisoning his landlord - it was later discovered that a heart attack had caused the landowner's death. Leary's angry spirit returned to the wood and has not left since.
Burwell (Cambridgeshire) - Burwell to Snailwell - path southeast, by a belt of trees leading to the A11
Another shuck legend, though details are sketchy.
Cadley (Wiltshire) - Oak in Savernake Forest
Legend - Old Nick
Running around the tree known as Big Bellied Oak seven times (or twelve) at midnight was said to bring forth the Devil.
Christ's College, Cambridge.
Cambridge (Cambridgeshire) - Christ's College, Mulberry Tree in Garden
Midnight on nights of the full moon (reoccurring)
A tall, elderly gentleman wearing a beaver hat, Round is said to have murdered the only doctor who had the skill to save his dying girlfriend - thus his ghost walks the grounds in the area around the mulberry tree in regret.
Careston (Angus) - Castle and general area
Hanged for stealing a branch from the laird's favourite tree, Jock's swinging shade is sometimes seen dangling from trees in the neighbourhood, when not running through the castle.
Carlisle (Cumbria) - Woodland near Heatherleigh Hall
Late nineteenth century?
A former owner of the property wrote that he saw the ghost of Horace riding on a black horse several times, always just prior to the death of a loved one.
Castle Coombe (Wiltshire) - Parsonage Wood
Unknown Ghost Type
Winter nights (reoccurring)
The phantom ranting of a small crowd has been heard in the forest after dark - those who continue to listen have reported a piercing scream that finally lays quiet the voices.
Caterham (Surrey) - Tree on High Street
Tree still present
Local legend says a witch was executed on this tree, cursing it while dying. Something untoward is supposed to happen to the loved ones of those who talk beneath the branches, while highly superstitious folk hold their breath while scampering past.
Chapmanslade (Wiltshire) - A36, Black Dog Woods
As the name of the location suggests, this wooded area is home to a black dog whose eyes glow as red as hot coals. To see him means death within the year. One story says the hound once belonged to a man killed in a duel; the dog tore out the throat of the surviving fighter.
Cholderton (Wiltshire) - Tress at Yew Grove
The yew trees here create a sad and oppressive atmosphere - some believe this to be related to pagan sacrifices once executed by druids.
Chrishall (Essex) - One mile away from Chrishall, a yew tree marking a mass grave.
The yew tree marks the sight of a mass grave of plague victims, killed when the old town hall was set ablaze. The ghosts of those buried are said to dance around the tree, as a warning that the grave must never be disturbed.
Clapham Wood in Sussex.
Clapham (Sussex) - Clapham Wood
The local woods are thought to contain evil - there have been several disappearances here, and lights have been seen in and over the tree line. Dogs are reported to stay away from the area, reacting badly if forced too close.
Clarecastle (County Clare) - Carnelly House driveway
Marie was a tough woman who, during her lifetime, received a pardon for two counts of murder. Legend says she was buried in a hollow tree, and as a result her ghost haunts the driveway.
Cleveland (Yorkshire) - New Marske Woods
Small troll-like creatures are said to party and play jovial music in this wooded area. They welcome anyone who shows no fear of them.
Clocaenog Forest (Clwyd) - General area, & Craig Bron Bannog hill
The little people have been seen in this area for many years now, often dancing the night (and day) away.
Colchester (Essex) - Greenstead woods
A witness stated that when she was a child with a friend in the woods, they both had seen a tall man with a wide brimmed hat, but he lacked facial features - even when they ran away the entity stayed behind them for a while.
Victoria Road, Colchester.
Colchester (Essex) - Victoria Road
An inhabitant of the road watched a group of fairies dancing around an old tree trunk.
Cowes (Isle of Wight) - Tree in Northwood Park
Thought to be the ghosts of young boys who died of Spanish Flu in 1918, the ghosts of these lads remain in better days, playing around and climbing a large tree. The park is also said to be home to a phantom nun.
Craigie (Ayrshire) - Dead tree (exact area not known)
With her dying breath, a witch hanged from this tree cursed the area around it, ensuring nothing would ever grow.
Cromarty (Highland) - Navity Wood
This ghost appeared to a local postman and another gentleman as they passed through the wooded area - it is thought the ghost told them who his murderer was, though it appears the two witnesses did not act on the information provided.
Cromarty (Highland) - Nearby moorland and wooded areas
Many ghostly figures have been reported here; armoured knights, old hags, and other figures which run through the trees laughing and screaming. There is also a story about a beautiful woman who tries to lure men into swampland to drown.