Whittington Castle Ghost Hunt
Immerse yourself in the intriguing past, supernatural legends, and hidden secrets of Whittington Castle in Shropshire.
If you're feeling courageous and seeking an exhilarating experience, you can spend a night inside the historic Whittington Castle and take part in an overnight ghost hunt. This remarkable castle is renowned for its rich historical significance and many paranormal activities within its ancient walls. As you explore the castle, you'll have the chance to venture into various areas such as the Tudor cottage, great hall, and dungeon, each with secrets and mysteries waiting to be unraveled.
Countless reports have surfaced regarding ghostly sightings within the castle grounds. Visitors have claimed to witness a hooded figure lurking beneath the main gateway, a tall man adorned in a leather apron wandering amidst the ruins, and even the haunting faces of spirit children peering out from the windows. The guard room, in particular, holds an eerie and sinister atmosphere that has deterred some staff members from entering.
Now, you have the extraordinary opportunity to join the esteemed Paranormal Eye Team as we embark on a quest to uncover the enigmatic secrets of this haunted castle. Together, we will unlock the doors and invite you to be an integral part of this spine-chilling ghost hunt. Prepare yourself to be captivated by tales of myths, folklore, and unsettling occurrences, and brace yourself to encounter the lost souls that inhabit this ancient fortress. Whether you're a seasoned ghost hunter or a curious adventurer, this haunted adventure promises an unforgettable and hair-raising experience.
History Of Whittington Castle
The fabric of the Castle has been much changed over the hundreds of years since it was built, one of those changes being the 16th-century Elizabethan dwelling attached to the northern outer bailey gate-house tower.
The tower keep is the 12th century but has been later modified; the outer gatehouse is undoubtedly the work of Sir Fulk Fitzwarine of the early 13th century, and above the archway, his coat of arms can be seen.
Looking at the remains of this once extensive Marches Castle, one wonders why this particular site was chosen. In most cases, castles had natural defensive features to prevent easy access for attacking forces, such as a river, cliffs, or deep moat. The highest land in the village, Pen-y-Bryn, would have given excellent views towards Offa's Dyke, over which the Welsh raiders frequently invaded English territory. It was protection provided by the treacherous marshlands surrounding the site, which was the decisive factor in its choice for the first earthworks and wooden Castle.
William Peverel built the Norman Motte and Bailey castle after demolition of the previous stronghold built at King Offa, probably of wood with a fence of short posts.
William Peverel had no male heir, so his eldest daughter Mellet inherited the castle. The victor of a tournament for her hand in marriage was Warin de Metz of Lorraine, who founded a long line of Fitzwarines. They held the castle until 1420.
Much of the remains of the keep date from a rebuilding in 1222. The outer gatehouse with two towers had a 42-foot-long drawbridge leading to the drier land to the east.
It was loyal to the Royalists during the civil war until Oliver Cromwell's Roundheads took it by force in 1643. At Queen Mary II, ownership of the castle was granted to Fitz-Alan, Earl of Arundel. Later it was sold to Francis William Albany Esq, a London merchant whose Manor and Estate was Fernhill. When his granddaughter Sarah married Thomas Lloyd Esq of Aston, the two estates were united.
So to the last joint owners, Mrs A Hamilton-Hill and the Lady Newborough of the Lloyd lineage. The Castle is now owned and run by the local community.
Investigating with the Paranormal Eye UK Team throughout the evening
Exclusive access after dark
Spiritual Medium during the investigation
Working in Small Groups, Using an array of different equipment and techniques
Complimentary Tea, Coffee,
Complimentary light snacks
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Whittington Castle, a historic fortress with a chilling and mysterious history, is the perfect location for the renowned Paranormal Eye Team to conduct their paranormal investigations. With their expertise in ghost hunts and ghost events, they offer a unique and thrilling experience for those seeking an eerie adventure.
The team specialises in conducting ghost investigations and offers a range of ghost-hunting nights and overnight ghost hunts. Whether you are in the UK or searching for ghost hunts near you, the Paranormal Eye Team is dedicated to providing an unforgettable ghost-hunting adventure. Their haunted adventures are designed to immerse participants in the world of the supernatural, allowing them to explore the haunted castle and uncover its dark secrets.
During these paranormal nights, the team conducts thorough paranormal investigations, utilising advanced equipment and techniques to capture any evidence of ghostly activity. From EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) recordings to EMF (Electromagnetic Fields) readings, they leave no stone unturned in their quest to document and understand the paranormal occurrences within Whittington Castle. Additionally, they offer ghost hunting tours, providing a guided exploration of the castle's most haunted areas and sharing spine-chilling stories and legends.
With their extensive experience in paranormal investigations, the Paranormal Eye Team is dedicated to providing a professional and immersive ghost-hunting experience. Whether you are a sceptic or a believer, their ghost hunts and paranormal investigations at Whittington Castle will leave you with a sense of wonder and intrigue as you delve into the castle's dark and sinister past.