York - Viking Hotel, North Street
Late twentieth century
A darkened figure that would appear from nowhere was reported by several staff. One man is said to have resigned after the entity scared him too much.
Windmill Hotel, York.
York - Windmill Hotel, Blossom Street
Footsteps walking across a wooden floor have been heard here, even though the floors were carpeted at the time. A mist has also mysteriously appeared and disappeared at odd times, while bottles have been known to spontaneously shatter.
York Arms pub, York.
York - York Arms public house, High Petergate
The phantom nun which haunts this pub was bricked up behind a wall after giving birth. The building in which this occurred no longer stands, but the pub was built on the same spot... This may be the same ghost which haunts the Theatre Royal.
York Minster, quiet in the early morning.
York - York Minster
This gentleman loved the Minster so much that in death he refused to leave and has been seen sitting while listening to sermons. A crisis apparition has also manifested here; the ghost of an officer appeared to his sister as she prayed in the church in the 1820s - at the exact moment he had died on far away shores. Also reputed to haunt the building is the sound of a dog barking.
The Yorkshire Museum Library in York.
York - Yorkshire Museum Library
For several weeks one particular book in the library would be found on the floor on Sunday evening - the mystery was 'solved' when a caretaker reported seeing a ghostly old man looking through the shelves, as if trying to find reading material.