Batheaston - The Grey House (private residence)
A former owner of the house, this old lady in a purple dress would make herself known to gardeners - an occupation she preferred to handle herself.
Bathford - Sally in the Wood
When Sally was widowed, she moved into a little hut in the woodland which later took her name. She is not likely to be the young woman seen running across local roads, only to vanish without warning, nor responsible for the local story that no bird will ever be heard singing in amongst the trees.
Bathford - Browne's Folly (aka Brown's Folly)
A local legend says that Browne built this folly after he was told his daughter would die on a given date. He placed his daughter in the room at the top of the building to outwit fate, but she was bitten by a snake and died.
Bawdrip - Rectory
A grey lady that walks on the grass in front of the rectory is said to be the mistletoe bride (the nearby Knowle Hall one of several places in the UK that claims the legend as its own). Poltergeist activity has also been reported in the rectory in the past.
Beckington - Private cottage
24 July 2011
A decorator at work here felt someone watching him - turning around, he spotted an old man sitting in an armchair. When the decorator took his eyes off the man, he vanished.
Beckington - Beckington Castle (also formally Ravenscroft School, 1945 - 1970)
The castle is noted as possibly being the first building in the UK which used its haunting as a selling point when being sold off in the late 1910s. A location report by the Wessex Paranormal Research Organisation states that a former pupil at the site had seen a dark shadow pass through a wall.
Beckington - Abbey (now private housing)
Unknown, pre 1970
The grey woman once rumoured to haunt this area was thought to be an abbess.
Bishops Lydeard - The Devil's Whispering Well (close to Bell Inn)
This perverted wishing well is traditionally used to harm others.
Black Down Hills - General area
Fairies were once believed to hold annual fairs on the hills, singing and dancing throughout the night.
Blackdown Hills - Blagdon Hill
A man riding through the hills saw a fair from the distance, though it faded from view as he approached. As he passed through the area, it is reported he 'felt' the event happening around him.
Blagdon - Holman Clavel Inn
This spook is thought to be a monk who fell from grace. He has been spotted in one of the bedrooms, and is blamed whenever items go missing, only to return a few days or weeks later.
Bossington - Roads in the area
Late nineteenth century
A witness is said to have encountered a phantom coach and horses, driven by a headless coachman. The entity vanished just after passing the viewer.
Box Hill - The Box Tunnel, eastern end
Four men working in an ultrasonics gang all heard a female moaning at the mouth of the east exit. As the noise grew louder, they though it a joke, until one man shone his torch up the hill and the party spotted a woman in a nightdress looking down at them - she vanished before their eyes. When they reported the sighting, they were told that the figure had been seen previously by a group of six men.
Bratton Seymour - Jack White's Gibbet (junction along the A371, Bratton Seymour and Holton)
Jack was a murdered who was left in a gibbet to starve to death. His ghost is said to wander the site of his crime and punishment.
Brendon - Brendon Hills
This large boulder, an alcoholic turned to stone, sometimes animates on nights of the full moon, and travels to the nearby river to drink.
Bridgwater - Road from Bridgwater to Stogursey
Wearing a red jacket, this tall soldier still stands around the area where he is thought to have been hanged.
Bridgwater - River Parrett
This water spirit, thought to be the ghost of a suicide, is reported to take a life each year.
Bridgwater - Marycourt, St Mary Street
Jeffreys is still said to walk around his former lodgings, rapping on doors as he passes.
Bridgwater - Castle ruins
Early July (reoccurring)
The Duke of Monmouth is said to have stayed at the castle just prior to the battle of Sedgemoor, his phantom possibly remaining in regret of defeat.
Bridgwater - A39 between Street and Bridgwater
Pocock was a highwayman who was badly injured in a fight but managed to escape, only to die of his wounds in a secret cave which has never been discovered. His ghost has been seen on horseback, curiously galloping on the spot, and has been blamed for several accidents in the area.
Bridgwater - Road from Bridgwater to Weston Zoyland
06 July (reoccurring)
As the Duke of Monmouth retreated after their defeat, his troops sang hymns to try to boost their morale. Their song can still be heard.
Bridgwater - Rose and Crown public house (no longer operational)
Unexplained footsteps are often heard all over the pub, even after closing hours when all occupiers are accounted for.
Bristol - Arno's Manor Hotel, Room 160 and other areas
This nun took her own life, and for varying reasons, her sisters bricked her body up in an alcove. The haunting is said to have started during the Second World War, when workmen came across her skeleton and to avoid any delay to their work, just hid the bones elsewhere. Since then, a figure in brown has periodically been reported, and some people have heard a soft female voice calling them by name.
Bristol - Ashton Court Estate
Weather Dependent: Clear moonlit nights (horseman)
Ashton Court is best known for its ghostly headless horseman, though there are also reports of grey ladies and a phantom hound.
Bristol - 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).