6 Haunted Derbyshire Hotels You Can Stay Overnight


Derbyshire, known for its beautiful landscapes, quaint villages and stunning Peak District, also boasts many spooky hotels. Here are some of the most haunted Derbyshire hotels you can visit.

Bagshaw Hall is one of the most haunted Derbyshire hotels
Bagshaw Hall is one of the most haunted Derbyshire hotels

If you’re a fan of the supernatural and enjoy the thrill of being scared, then read on to discover some of the most haunted hotels in Derbyshire.

Haunted Derbyshire Hotels

The Castle Inn

Castle Street, Castleton, S33 8WG

Located in the charming village of Castleton, The Castle Inn is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. However, this historic inn is also home to several ghostly residents. The most famous of these is the jilted bride who walks along the corridor to the dining room where her breakfast was.

Other ghosts include a grey lady, a middle-aged man in a blue pinstriped suit, and a misty woman who seems to walk waist-high through the floorboards. The inn also has a nurse, an elderly lady who is thought to be a housekeeper, a girl who was murdered in 1603, and a legless soldier in the cellar.

The Miners Arms

Water Lane, Eyam, S32 5RG

The Miners Arms is a quaint pub located in the village of Eyam. However, the pub has a dark history, and it is said to be haunted by a former landlady who died in the 17th century after being thrown down the stairs.

Visitors to the pub have reported hearing running footsteps, objects moving by themselves, and the sound of a clock being wound up. There have also been sightings of two young girls, Sarah and Emily, who are believed to have lost their lives in a fire in the 17th century.

Bagshaw Hall

Bagshaw Hill, Bakewell, DE45 1DL

Bagshaw Hall is a beautiful country house hotel that is located in Bakewell. However, the hotel has a tragic history, and it is said to be haunted by the ghost of Thomas Bagshaw.

Bagshaw was so proud of his new home that he showed it off to various people, including the Duke of Rutland. However, the Duke’s comment that he could claim the house at any time upset Bagshaw so much that he hung himself in the attic.

The Manor House Hotel

10-14 High Street, Dronfield, S18 1PY

The Manor House Hotel is a stunning Grade II listed building that was once four separate cottages. The hotel is said to be haunted by the ghost of an old lady who is described as being 70 years of age with tied-back hair and long skirts. Visitors to the hotel have reported feeling her touch or her clinging to their arms. She also occasionally moves small items and kitchen implements. Her spectre is encountered in what used to be No.10.

The Moon Inn

High Street, Stony Middleton, S32 4TL

High Street, Stony Middleton, S32 4TL
The Moon Inn

The Moon Inn is a charming country pub that is said to be haunted by a Scottish pedlar who operated in the Eyam area in the 18th century. He was disliked by the locals, who tried to undercut the prices for his produce.

In revenge, he reported them for operating without a licence, and they followed him to the Moon Inn where he was murdered.

Ilam Hall YHA

Ashbourne, Ashbourne, DE6 2AZ

Ilam Hall
Ilam Hall

Ilam Hall YHA is a historic Derbyshire hotel that is said to be haunted by a spectral white lady who wanders along the corridors.

Visitors to the hostel have also reported seeing a spectral coach and horses that turn around in the courtyard of the Hall. Footsteps and noises have also been heard in the stable block.

Have you stayed overnight in any of these haunted Derbyshire hotels? Tell us in the comments section!


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