Baildon - Holden Lane (was known as Boggart Loin or Lane)
A local legend says this lane was haunted, although the details are no longer remembered.
Baildon - Slaughter Lane
A large dog with eyes the size of saucers once haunted this area.
Bainbridge - Semmerdale Hall
It was written that if this building were passed while travelling along an old dirt track from Bainbridge, white ghostly figures could be seen wandering around.
Barmby Moor - Private garden, was known in nineteenth century as the Quakers' Burial Ground
Manifestation of the Living
24 April (St Mark's Eve) (reoccurring)
A nineteenth century piece of folklore says that by turning around seven times in this garden on St Mark's Eve would result in a man appearing just behind you...
Barnsdale Forest - Robin Hood's Grave
Late twentieth century
The area around the site thought to be Robin Hood's final resting place (one of them!) is said to be haunted by a white lady who drifts around the area.
Barnsley - Barnsley District Hospital
Said to be built on the site of a poorhouse, the sounds of children wailing can be heard on the Infectious Diseases ward. A ghost nicknamed Sally haunts another area of the hospital and reportedly touches the side of anyone who enters the side room in which she died, while an area of offices is home to a friendly phantom old lady who sits in a rocking chair.
Barnsley - Barnsley Antiques Centre
Several poltergeist-like events have occurred in this shop, formally a funeral parlour. Items have fallen from shelving without a 'normal' explanation, while the occasional strange mist appears on CCTV.
Barnsley - Area of the Lundhill colliery
The ghosts of several miners killed in a disaster in the 1850s were reported when the surrounding pits were in operation during the twentieth century.
Batley - Howley Hall ruins, and surrounding golf course
A woman with a red veil has been reported here, sometimes accompanied by two male escorts. It has been speculated that one of these men could be a highwayman by the name of William Nevison. Civil war soldiers are also said to haunt the area.
Bawtry - Crown Hotel
A manager at the hotel called in a ghost hunting group after a phantom woman was seen walking along the upper corridor, and a ghostly young child was reported sitting in the corner of the restaurant.
Baysdale - Unidentified spring or well in the area
The little folk would use water in this area in the creation of their butter.
Bedale - A684 road, leading to Leyburn
The road leading west from Bedale is reputedly home to a grey misty figure. The mist is also said to haunt a nearby wooded area.
Beighton - Beighton Station
Two men were walking along the platform one night. The paraffin lamp one man was carrying was wrenched from his hand and flew several metres in front of him. After picking up the lamp, the event repeated itself again. Both men retreated.
Beighton - Cumberland Head Hotel
The sound of phantom footsteps moving across the bedroom at night was too much for one landlady, and she relocated to another part of the building.
Beningbrough - River near the village
Murdered in a house that no longer stands, this lost shade has migrated to the nearby river where she walks along the bank.
Berry Well - General area
The village is home to a mischievous spirit that has taken the form of a large white goose.
Beverley - Roads in the village
Sir Jocelyn has been reported driving his coach and four headless horses around the streets of this otherwise quiet neighbourhood. Another version of the legend says he flies above the street, pausing briefly over an unnamed house.
Beverley - Old Friary (currently a private house)
The jolly old man haunting this building apparently has an unusual hairstyle and is believed to be several hundred years old.
Beverley - Gaol (no longer operational)
Pre-1880, before gaol ceased operation
This ghost was said to be a prisoner who committed suicide while incarcerated.
Billingham - Black Horse public house
This spirit is heard moving things around in the cellar. It is thought to be a murder victim from the early 1990s, who has become lost trying to find 'the other side'.
Bilsdale - Exact location not known
A dragon was said to reside in a tumulus, protecting its hoard.
Bingley - Ryshworth Hall
A sixty centimetre stone head, thought to be Celtic, was deemed to be cursed after several people who encountered it became bankrupt, ill or died.
Bingley - Gawthorpe Hall
Murdered by her lover, this nun still walks near the driveway of the hall, still in denial of her death at the hands of the man she loved.
Birchencliffe - Grey Horse Inn, Halifax Road
Staff in 2007 encountered shattering glasses and gas cylinders that were turned off with such force the handles were jammed. A story is told that one landlord during the 1990s encountered a ghostly figure that emerged from the cellar; this entity was a former landlady who killed herself during the 1940s or 1950s.
Birstall - Oakwell Hall
09 December 1684 (Crisis Manifestation), other sighting in 1987
William's family saw him enter the hall on 09 December (some sources say Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve, according to other accounts); they were surprised as they thought he was in London at the time. However, William suddenly disappeared and the following day the family discovered he had been killed in London around the time of his mysterious appearance. A woman wearing a Tudor dress was spotted here in 1987 by an employee. The ghost stood by a window for several minutes before disappearing.