Buckholt - Road through the area
1961 onwards (hound), face sighting possibly mid twentieth century
A driver passing through Buckholt in 1961 reported seeing a large black hound, believed to be Cwn Annwn, a spectral hound of Annwn, although some people believe it to be a ghostly donkey. More recently, although no date has been mentioned, the hound has been seen in a nearby cottage which is also haunted by two phantom people (one short, one headless). Finally, a witness encountered the face of a beautiful woman along the road. The witness apologised and stepped to one side before realising that there was no one else present.
Caerleon - Exact area unknown
Some have named Caerleon as the site of the original Arthurian round table and of Camelot.
Caldicot - Llanthony Secunda Manor
The manor featured in the press during 2017 when it went up for sale. Aside from once being owned by Henry VIII and one of the oldest buildings in Wales, a unique selling point was that the site is supposed to be haunted by monks which can be heard chanting or felt as they lightly brush against the living.
An old photograph of ivy-covered Chepstow Castle.
Chepstow - Chepstow Castle
A cave under the castle was once explored by a man who claimed to have seen King Arthur and his knights. He fled after making noise which made the knights stir.
Chepstow - St Pierre Golf and Country Club
It was said that this country club was home to a grey lady and the scene of some poltergeist activity.
Chepstow - Welsh Burns Unit (hospital)
Unknown Ghost Type
A nurse at this facility reported seeing a key turn in the lock of a glass door - no one could be seen on the other side.
Clydach - Limestone Pillar
23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
A shepherd who drove his wife to suicide was petrified by God as punishment. Once a year, on Midsummer Night, the rock animates and walks down to the River Usk where his wife drowned herself, before returning prior to dawn.
Clydach - Pwll y Cwn pool
A water spirit, Pwca was once thought to hide out in this deep pool of water located under the waterfall here.
Clytha - Road on the hillside
The driver of a horse and cart and a passenger were left shaken after encountering the sounds of a horse which passed them, and although nothing could be seen, the sounds were accompanied by a cold gust of wind. A murder had occurred along the road a few years previous, where a woman on horseback was decapitated by a former lover.
Coedkernew - Mardy Farm
Although the activities which occurred at the farm would now be attributed to a poltergeist, items moved, thrown, or poured over the floor, at the time a goblin or elf was blamed. A policeman watching over the sight was hit in the face by half a pound (0.2kg) of butter. After a month of upset, the tenant of the farm declared the incident to have been a 'foolish invention of foolish people'.
Coedkernew - Neolithic burial chamber
It has been suggested this site was once King Arthur's court.
Crumlin - Bridge (no longer standing?)
Unknown, likely to be pre-nineteenth century
A woman standing on the bridge one evening heard a voice travelling up the river repeating 'Oh God, what shall I do?'. The woman was struck with terror and fled the scene, fainting once she reached home.
Crumlin - Large stone in the area (exact location not known)
Unknown Ghost Type
The ghost which took to haunting a man convinced him to travel one night to a large stone. The ghost gave the man the strength to lift the stone, under which a glowing weapon, a pike, was discovered. The man was given instruction to take the pike to a nearby river, stand with his back to the water and throw the weapon over his head. After performing the ritual, the ghost was seen no more.
Cwmbran - Road between Llantarnam Abbey and church
A man walking this route at midnight watched as a woman approached him. Their paths crossed under the branches of a large oak. The rustling of the woman's dress could be heard, and moments after passing the man, he turned to take another look at the woman. As the moonlight fell upon her, she vanished.
Cwmbran - The Chapel, St Dials
A local legend says that this area was home to a large black dog which hunted souls. A local minister faced the hound and banished it after smacking the creature between the eyes with a bible. The story found renewed interest in 2022 after the chapel sold at auctions for fifty-three thousand pounds.
Cwmcarn (was known as Abergwyddon up to 1817) - Trwyn Farm
The farm owners would leave milk and bread out for the local fairy to ensure it did not create mischief. On one occasional, a servant drank the milk and eat the bread, after left water and crusts for the entity. A short time later the servant was grabbed by unseen hands and flung around, and a voice warned never to commit the offense again.
The owls are not as they seem.
Cwmcarvan - Hill in the area
An unnaturally large white owl took to hunting over an ancient battlefield, leading locals to believe the creature was magical and should not be interfered with. A visitor to Raglan castle who laughed at the story and killed the owl, himself died a few hours later, choking to death at a dinner table.
Devauden - B4293
A woman driving home alone along this twisting lane heard a soft voice next to her tell her to stop. She did so, and almost immediately a car with no lights on sped past in the opposite direction on the wrong side of the road - by pulling over, the driver managed to avoid a serious accident.
A phantom man with his long dead hound cross a field.
Dixton - Field close to the river
Unknown, likely early twentieth century
Two friends camping on the riverbank watched a man walking a large white dog in the field. As the man and his dog approached the friends, the man began to vanish from the feet upwards, until he and the dog completely disappeared. One of the friends was later told by his grandmother that the area was haunted by the entities he had seen.
Haunted by a homeless man.
Dixton - 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.
Ebbw Vale - Churchyard, mill stream and bridge
A woman with her baby is said to haunt this area, with some believing the woman to have committed suicide by leaping from the bridge after falling in love with a Norman soldier. A few versions of the tale do not mention the baby.
Ebbw Vale - Council house, exact location unknown
The body of a seventy two year old was found reduced to ash, leaving only a pair of feet in socks, a soot covered skull, and an undamaged armchair in which most of the remains sat...
Ebbw Vale - Farmhouse overlooking Ebbw Vale
A family who lived here were said to be plagued by an entity which ripped their clothes and attacked them. A ghost candle was also observed drifting down the staircase. They fled.
Ebbw Vale - General area
Two ghosts, one an older woman and the other a younger girl, were said to have been seen around the streets after dark. While some people believed the figures were flesh and blood, all attempts to catch the night-time wanderers failed.
Ebbw Vale - Road from Abergavenny
Unknown Ghost Type
Thomas Harry's horse took fright at something unseen along this road and galloped home. Upon reaching his house, Thomas looked and could make out a woman standing nearby, as half the height of nearby tall beech trees (which can reach forty metres).