Skip to main content

Spooky Goings On in Bath

Are you brave enough to seek out Bath’s most haunted venues and locations this Halloween?

Longleat House

It is best known for its fantastic safari park, but Longleat also has some darker attractions.

Look out for the ghost of Lady Louisa who still wanders the halls searching for her long-lost footman lover. The story goes that her jealous husband confronted the footman and pushed him down the stairs before burying him in the cellar, unbeknownst to Lady Louisa.

Theatre Royal Bath

The top left-hand box facing the stage at the Theatre Royal is said to be the favourite haunt of the Grey Lady ghost. Legend has it that she fell madly in love with an actor in the 18th century and hung herself when her love was unrequited.

The Garrick’s Head

You aren’t safe from the ghost of the Grey Lady even when you leave the Theatre! She is also said to haunt The Garrick’s Head pub just next door.

Francis Hotel

This historic hotel is haunted by a former housekeeper who sadly hanged herself. Guests have reported being kept awake by her scratching and tapping from inside their room.

The West Gate

The West Gate pub dates back to 1611 and its charm (and ghost!) still remains.

Amarone

Beau Nash’s lover, Juliana Papjoy, was so distraught when he died that she lived the rest of her life in a hollowed out tree, vowing never to sleep in a bed again. Her ghost now apparently haunts their former home (now Amarone!)

The Royal Crescent

Will you see the phantom horse-drawn carriage outside The Royal Crescent? The carriage is often seen and is thought to carry Elizabeth Linley and playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan as they eloped.

Ghost Walks of Bath

For a truly frightening evening, take a ghost walk of the city and learn all about Bath’s haunted history.

Explore all of Bath's eerie events this Halloween here.

Share This Post

Related Posts

Family-Friendly Bath, Bath. A Festival City

Eerie Events in Bath this Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and there's no shortage of spook-tacular things to do, for both kids and adults, in Bath this month. From trails for brave Halloween explorers to creepy craft workshops and ghastly ghost tours, there's something for everyone to enjoy - if you dare!

Family-Friendly Bath, Bath. A Festival City, Celebrate in Bath

Places to Watch the Fireworks in Bath

There are a number of fantastic displays illuminating the night sky this Bonfire Night. Choose from our pick of the best, and wrap up warm for a spectacular night of fireworks.

Family-Friendly Bath, Feel-Good Bath, Bath. A Festival City

Family Fun this Bonfire Night

The skies will soon be alight with colourful fireworks displays – the start of November is one of the most exciting times of the year! To ensure a great evening out for all of the family, here are a few tips to make the most of Bonfire Night, courtesy of Bath ...

Family-Friendly Bath

Things to Do in Bath this October Half Term

Wondering what you can do this October half term to keep the kids entertained? There’s no shortage of fun activities and events coming up soon in Bath – check out our top boredom-busting picks…

Feast in Bath, Feel-Good Bath

Five Historical Foods Associated with Bath

Whilst many are bound to know about Bath’s literary heritage, its foodie history still remains somewhat under wraps. Enlightening us is Mike James of Savouring Bath Food Tours, with five fascinating titbits about the food that has made Bath the city it is today…