Wenlock Edge - Gap in a fence along the road leading to Church Stretton (unlikely to still be visible)
A son who murdered his father dragged the body through a hedge along this road to hide it. The following day, the hedge opened and revealed the body. From that day onwards, no matter what was done to close the gap, it would always be reopened by the following day.
Wenlock Edge - Ippikin's Rock
A rockslide here trapped a band of brigands and their loot in a cave. If you stand on the rocks and say 'Ippikin, Ippikin, keep away with your long chin', the leader of the gang appears and tries to push you off the edge of the cliff. It was also once said that lights would flit around the area at night, as if the long-dead brigands still patrolled the area.
Weston-under-Redcastle - Bury Walls
One folk belief has King Arthur's court as being based at Bury Walls.
Weston-under-Redcastle - Red Castle
A family of giants once lived at Red Castle, until killed by King Arthur and his knights. A nearby brook ran red with blood for three days after the fight.
Whitchurch - Civic Centre
The phantom notes of a piano were heard for several nights, drifting from the unmanned civic centre. An investigation failed to find the cause of the noise.
Whitchurch - Old Eagles
17 June 2005
While the building was being investigated by a paranormal group, the voice of a young girl in the main cellar was recorded on video via CCTV.
Whittington - Whittington Castle
Seen peeking out from the gatehouse windows, these children are never found when looked for.
Worfield - St Peter's Church
Legend - Old Nick
It was said that the Devil did not want this church to be built on a nearby hill, so spent every night undoing the construction work which had been performed the day before and moving the materials to the site the church now stands.
Wroxeter - Buried well close to Bell Brook
An old local poem stated, 'Near the brook of Bell, there is a well, which is richer than any man can tell'.
Yeaton - Road between village and Baschurch
The site of a murder which took place many years ago was said to have become home to a headless black dog.