All posts in Warwickshire

Battle Of Edgehill. Warwickshire

The battle of Edgehill took place on 24th October 1642, and was the first major battle of the English Civil War.

The battle of Edgehill took place on 24th October 1642, and was the first major battle of the English Civil War.

3,000 Roundhead and Royalist soldiers lost their lives on this historic ground and their spirits still appear centuries after. Continue reading →

Ettington Park. Stratford-upon-Avon

This magnificent gothic masterpiece is located in the warwickshire countryside.

This magnificent gothic masterpiece is located in the warwickshire countryside.

The bar is located in what was once the library, and is haunted by a mischievous spirit. “I had been working in the bar for only six weeks when I got my first surprise; I was carrying a full tray of drinks over to some guests when a book suddenly flew out of the bookcase beside me, I was so shocked I dropped the lot. No-one was standing near the shelf, but somehow the book was picked up and literally thrown into the room.’ Continue reading →

Hitchhiker of Ragley Hall. Warwickshire

This ghost is known as the ‘Hitchhiker of Ragley Hall’. This ghost is an elderly woman who appears outside of Ragley Hall on the A435 seeking a lift.

This ghost is known as the ‘Hitchhiker of Ragley Hall’. This ghost is an elderly woman who appears outside of Ragley Hall on the A435 seeking a lift.

Drivers in the area have told stories of how they have picked up the woman and taken her to Dunnington Cross.

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