Halloween Ghost Hunts 2018 - Ghost Hunt Events

Halloween Ghost Hunts and Ghost Tours - details for our overnight ghost hunts, ghost tours and ghost hunting experiences that Ghost Hunt Events have planned for Halloween 2018

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Ghost Hunt at Bilsington Priory (October)
Venue: Bilsington Priory · Location: Bilsington, Ashford, Kent
Date: 12th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £40 Per Person

Bilsington Priory (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
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Over 18s only

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St Augustine's Priory, Bilsington, Kent was founded by John Mansel in June 1253 with the consent of Henry III and the Archbishop of Canterbury professing the rule of St Augustine.

The foundation charter was confirmed by a charter of Henry III, dated 12 June, 1253, which was confirmed afterwards by Henry VI in 1444 and Edward IV in 1466.

St Augustine's Priory was surrendered to the crown in 1535 and it was abandoned at Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries in 1538.

During the 1820s it was a base for smuggling gangs namely the Ransley Gang and The Aldington Gang. The Priory was restored 1906 by J.T. Micklethwaite, Architect

During the Second World War troops were billeted at St Augustine's Priory and at some point it was also an infirmary.

St Augustine's Priory has had a long and varied history and during our site visit we came across two Canadian Soldiers from the Second World War and a lady in Victorian dress lazing near to the pond.


Date: 12th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £40

Tickets Available: 12
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Landguard Fort (October)
Venue: Landguard Fort · Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk
Date: 13th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Landguard Fort (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only
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Landguard Fort was built just outside Felixstowe, Suffolk, at the mouth of the River Orwell, Landguard Fort was designed to guard the entrance to Harwich. The first fortifications from 1540 were a few earthworks and blockhouse, but it was James I of England who ordered the construction of a square fort with bulwarks at each corner.

In 1667 the Dutch landed a force of 1500 men on Felixstowe beach and advanced on the fort, but were repulsed by a garrison of 400 musketeers of the Duke of York & Albany's Maritime Regiment (the first English Marines) and 100 artillerymen with 54 cannon. The fort was considered part of Essex in the 18th and 19th centuries; births and deaths within the garrison were recorded as 'Landguard Fort, Essex'.

A new Fort battery was built in 1717, and a complete new fort on an adjoining site was started in 1745 to a pentagonal bastioned trace. New batteries were built in the 1750s and 1780, but the biggest change was in the 1870s where the interior barracks were rebuilt to a keep-like design, the river frontage was rebuilt with a new casemated battery covered by a very unusual caponier with a quarter sphere bomb proof nose. Several open bastions were enclosed, and a mock ravelin block constructed to house a submarine mining contingent.

During the Second World War, it was used as one of the balloon launch sites of Operation Outward. This was a project to attack Germany by means of free-flying hydrogen balloons that carried incendiary devices or trailing steel wires (intended to damage power lines.)

The 10inch gun pit in Left Battery was converted into a Anti-aircraft Operations Room for Harwich in 1939. Visitors as well as local people, have their own experiences of paranormal activity in or around the Fort. The most common being the image of a sailor looking out of the top right window (the side visible from the road). Most reportings were in the 1990s, but occasionally there are still reports of lights at night and being "pushed" whilst visiting the top floors.


Date: 13th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 14
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Red Lion Hotel (October)
Venue: Red Lion Hotel · Location: Colchester, Essex
Date: 19th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person · Includes Hot Buffet

Red Lion Hotel (October)
Buffet/Food provided for free
Buffet/Food provided
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Hotel
Hotel
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
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Over 18s only

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The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester, Essex is a historical Grade I listed building dating back to 1465. Located in the busy town centre of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester is one of the oldest inns in the area.

The Parliament Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel was once the old Banqueting Hall, still showing its timbered beams.

There are three known ghosts - a small boy that can be seen in the Parliament restaurant occassionally and has appeared in a guest's photograph, a ghostly monk that hangs around in reception, but the most active is Alice Millar.
Alice was a chambermaid at the hotel and was killed by a lover.
Alice has regularly been heard whispering and even talking to staff. There are recent accounts of people's hair being pulled and a womans voice appearing on a video taken in one of the rooms, with no obvious cause.

The original rooms still have their original wattle and daub beams. They are also, obviously, the most haunted.


Date: 19th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45
Includes Hot Buffet

Tickets Available: 4
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)

Hotel Details: £70.00 per room. Room price includes breakfast

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Ghost Hunt at Newhaven Fort (October)
Venue: Newhaven Fort · Location: Newhaven, Sussex
Date: 20th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Newhaven Fort (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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Newhaven Fort is a Palmerston fort built in the 19th century to defend the harbour at Newhaven, on the south coast of England. It was the largest defence work ever built in Sussex

Building work commenced in 1864, with a workforce of 250 men and three steam engines. Work was completed in the summer of 1871 and the guns were emplaced in 1873.

The fort was originally armed on the eastern side in the 1870s with two 9-inch rifled muzzle-loading guns on Moncrieff disappearing carriages, the only such arrangement in the UK. From about 1906 the armament consisted of two modern 6-inch Mark VII breechloading naval guns, and two modern light QF 12-pounder guns for defence against torpedo boats.

The main 6-inch Mark VII guns were replaced in 1941 by a battery of BL 6-inch Mk 24 coastal guns (a modern coast defence version of the Mark VII built during World War II), which were located west of the fort.

The army vacated the fort in 1962. Restoration began in 1982 following a failed commercial redevelopment venture, and 6-inch Mk VII guns have been re-installed in the fort to approximate the 1906 - 1941 armament.

There are numerous reports from visitors to the Fort, when walking into the main tunnels, or the caponier, of being pushed and seeing dark figures slipping into the shadows. Other reports include sounds and smells, people have reported the noises of chains clinking. Some believe it is the ghost of a woman called Martha who committed suicide at the fort. Other occurrences happen in the magazines and laboratory.

The forts numerous exhibitions are also a hot bed of activity. People have reported hearing the sounds of soldiers boots, footsteps and shuffling, moans of suffering have also been heard and reported on numerous occasions.


Date: 20th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 5
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Charlton House (October)
Venue: Charlton House · Location: Greenwich, London
Date: 20th October 2018 · Time: 8:30pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person

Charlton House (October)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
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Over 18s only

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Charlton House in Greenwich, London was built between 1607 and 1612 by Sir Adam Newton, Charlton House is one of the finest examples of Jacobean domestic architecture in the country.

The house and grounds were used as a hospital for officers during World War I and were bought by the Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich in 1925. The North (Chapel) Wing was bombed during the Blitz of the Second World War and was subsequently rebuilt albeit with non-matching bricks such as were available in the immediate post-war period.


Date: 20th October 2018

Time: 8:30pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49

Tickets Available: 4
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Epping Forest Museum (Oct)
Venue: Epping Forest Museum · Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
Date: 26th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £45 Per Person

Epping Forest Museum (Oct)
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Tea/Coffee provided for free
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Lots of Stairs
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Epping Forest District Museum is housed in an original Tudor House on the main high street in Waltham Abbey, Essex. Waltham Abbey is one of those towns whose history is interwoven with that of its most important building, the Abbey itself.

The early settlement at Waltham (a forest homestead) was made by men who sailed up the River Lea from the Thames Estuary and built their huts as far as they dared venture from the main stream; twelve and a half miles was a long distance in Saxon times.

Whilst there isn't any history of who lived in this particular Tudor House, we know from the workmanship of the doorways and fireplaces that it was someone who had money, possibly a merchant.

Whilst workmen were working on the recent Museum upgrades they often felt something in a particular room, as tools and other items would go missing or be moved. They dubbed this room the 'haunted room'.


Date: 26th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £45

Tickets Available: 18
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)

Ghost Hunt at Fort Burgoyne (Halloween)
Venue: Fort Burgoyne · Location: Dover, Kent
Date: 27th October 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person

Fort Burgoyne (Halloween)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Free car park on site
Free car park on site
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Wear sensible sturdy footwear
Warm clothing advised
Warm clothing advised
Lots of Walking
Lots of Walking
Over 18s only
Over 18s only

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Fort Burgoyne in Dover, Kent was originally known as Castle Hill Fort. Work started in 1861 and it was complete in 1868 as one of the Palmerston forts surrounding the South of England.

It was built to a polygonal system with detached eastern and western redoubts with a surrounding ditch, flanked by three demi-caponniers and a double caponnier to the North. Two detached wing batteries to the East and West of the main fort were also constructed in spurs off the main ditch. The main fort comprised a large parade ground, to the North of which was a long row of casemates, which provided the barrack accommodation for soldiers and officers. Above the casemates, on the terreplein, were Haxo Casemates, which housed the guns.
This was to guard the high ground northeast of the strategic port of Dover, just north of Dover Castle.

The fort is named after the 19th century General John Fox Burgoyne.

After the First World War Fort Burgoyne was used as military depot or store for Connaught Barracks. Until recently the central part of the fort was still owned by the Ministry of Defence, forming part of the Connaught Barracks site.

There were two mysterious deaths in February 1887, two men died for no known reason.


Date: 27th October 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49

Tickets Available: 8
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Ghost Hunt at Red Lion Hotel (Halloween)
Venue: Red Lion Hotel · Location: Colchester, Essex
Date: 31st October 2018 · Time: 7:00pm until 1:00am · Tickets: £49 Per Person · Includes Hot Buffet

Red Lion Hotel (Halloween)
Buffet/Food provided for free
Buffet/Food provided
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Hotel
Hotel
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
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Over 18s only

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The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester, Essex is a historical Grade I listed building dating back to 1465. Located in the busy town centre of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town, The Brook Red Lion Hotel in Colchester is one of the oldest inns in the area.

The Parliament Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel was once the old Banqueting Hall, still showing its timbered beams.

There are three known ghosts - a small boy that can be seen in the Parliament restaurant occassionally and has appeared in a guest's photograph, a ghostly monk that hangs around in reception, but the most active is Alice Millar.
Alice was a chambermaid at the hotel and was killed by a lover.
Alice has regularly been heard whispering and even talking to staff. There are recent accounts of people's hair being pulled and a womans voice appearing on a video taken in one of the rooms, with no obvious cause.

The original rooms still have their original wattle and daub beams. They are also, obviously, the most haunted.


Date: 31st October 2018

Time: 7:00pm until 1:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £49
Includes Hot Buffet

Tickets Available: 8
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)

Hotel Details: £70.00 per room. Room price includes breakfast

Read previous customer Feedback/Testimonials from this location.

Ghost Hunt at The Guildhall (November)
Venue: The Guildhall · Location: Sandwich, Kent
Date: 3rd November 2018 · Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am · Tickets: £35 Per Person

The Guildhall (November)
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Tea/Coffee provided for free
Lots of Stairs
Lots of Stairs
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The Guildhall Museum in Sandwich, Kent was built in 1579. Work in 1812 encased the building in yellow brick, this was removed 100 years later in 1912, when the south-west wing was also added

The security staff at this building have reported the sounds of footsteps in the halls, a feeling of being watched as they lock up and the old staircase has a surprise for the casual visitor! Hold on to the handrail...


Date: 3rd November 2018

Time: 8:00pm until 2:00am
Ticket Price Per Person: £35

Tickets Available: 12
Minimum Guest Age: 18 years old.

Deposit payment available (£20 per person)
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Events for Groups

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