Clwyd - Paranormal Database Records


Location: Conwy - Waterfront area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Also seen around the church, a deep hood covers this phantom monk's face.


Location: Conwy - Vardre Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This building is reputedly home to the ghost of a Civil War soldier, though what side he fought on is not known.

Victorian Man

Location: Conwy - Aberconwy House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: As well as the traditional disembodied footsteps, a Victorian gentleman and a fifteenth century woman are said to haunt the site.

Llys Helig

Location: Conwy - Conway Bay
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Llys Helig was a mythical palace, which was sunk to punish its evil owner. The ruins of the walls can sometimes be seen at low tide, though in recent years it has been discovered that the rocks are a natural formation. Mermaids have also been seen in these waters, and one was said to have cursed the town of Conway after she was washed up on the beach and no one offered to help her back into the sea.

Fowl Smelling Maid

Location: Conwy Valley - Gwydir Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Sir John Wynn murdered a maid at the castle after she threatened to make public their affair. He bricked her body up in a chimney, but the smell of the rotting corpse hung around the room for months afterwards. Her ghost is said to secrete the same stench. Sir John also continues to linger around the building, as does a large dog and several crying children.

Upset Lady

Location: Corwen - Owain Glyndwr Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: After a disastrous forbidden relationship with a monk, this woman died of a broken heard and has since been reported within the hotel.

White Stag

Location: Corwen - Llangar Church
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: Fifteenth century?
Further Comments: Work on the church was hampered by the Devil stealing the construction materials each night. A wise man told the builders the only way to prevent this from happening was to find a new spot for the church, and that the area would be indicated by a white stag. Sure enough, after searching the local area, a white stag was found; the church was successfully built on the spot of the sighting with no further interruptions.

John Henry

Location: Cwm - Blue Lion Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Murdered on the site in 1646, farm labourer Henry can often be heard walking around in the tavern. He has also been spotted on the odd occasion, dressed in working clothes with his trousers tied at the knees with string.


Location: Deeside - Wepre Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2008 (photograph taken)
Further Comments: This area is home to a phantom nun named Nora, who walks the area singing and humming a tune. A photograph of a waterfall in the park taken in 2008 was said to feature Nora, though is actually simulacrum created by a long exposure. Other ghosts said to haunt the area include a pack of hounds and a woman who sings.

Phantom Army

Location: Deeside - Ewloe Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Weather Dependent: Stormy weather
Further Comments: Aside from the occasional ghostly echo of marching soldiers, a soft singing can be heard as the rain and wind knock against the castle.

Roman Centurion

Location: Denbigh - Denbigh Moors
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to the witnesses death
Further Comments: To see this ancient phantom is an ill-omen, one which is said to soon lead to the witness's death.

Black Blob

Location: Denbigh - Denbigh Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000?
Further Comments: The dark shapeless figure seen dashing around the Goblin Tower is said to be the son of the castle's builder. He was falsely accused of having an affair with the land owner's daughter, and was thrown to his death from the partly completed tower. A grey (or white) lady has also been observed in the area, while another local legend says that a dragon once resided in the castle. A man with eight fingers on each hand finally killed the creature.

Welsh Wolf

Location: Denbigh - Area between Denbigh and Wrexham
Type: Werewolf
Date / Time: Eighteenth century
Further Comments: Reported to be the size of a horse, this huge wolf would create mayhem in the region, feeding on livestock, dogs and the flesh of men.


Location: Denbigh Moors - Plas Pren, ruins opposite the Sportsman's Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Bones glowing brightly in the dark, this bony figure walks around the area of a ruined hunting lodge.

Ring Seeker

Location: Flint - Cornist Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The park is reportedly haunted by the tragic wraith of a woman searching for her lost engagement ring. Her father disapproved of her suitor, and threw it into the park. The lady died before it was found, and now continues the hunt.

Victorian Woman

Location: Greenfield - Sun Dawn Interiors, Coast Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2008
Further Comments: A picture taken just after Dawn Thompson took the building lease is said to contain the image of a woman in Victorian attire. The shop is also reported to be haunted by a young child who died on the site. Both entities are reported to be friendly.

Old Man with Stick

Location: Greenfield - Road connecting Meliden and Greenfield, just into Greenfield
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1961
Further Comments: A male driver reported while returning from dropping his girlfriend home, he glanced at the passenger seat of his car and found an old man sitting in the seat, wearing a cap and holding a walking cane. The witness braked sharply, jumped out of the car, and ran partly down the road. Once he recovered from the shock a few minutes later, he returned to the car and found the old man had gone.

Dead Woman in Night Gown

Location: Gresford - Little Acton Hill, between Gresford and Marford
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: Two men walking along this dark road at night were scared by an approaching figure dressed in white. As it came ever closer, the men were relieved to recognise it as the wife of one of the men. However, the figure suddenly vanished - the two Welshmen rushed back to the house of the woman, only to find her dead.


Location: Halkyn Mountain - Ffagnallt Hall Farm
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The skull of Dafydd, a Welsh Prince, can be found here. The last time it was removed from the building, the person responsible was plagued by shadowy figures and screams - these stopped once the skull was returned.

Murdered Man

Location: Halkyn Mountain - Off the A55 road, heading towards Halkyn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghostly figure that sometimes makes his presence known is thought to have been murdered while delivering wages to the silver miners who worked here.


Location: Halkyn Mountain - Exact location not known
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1982
Further Comments: An alien contactee claimed to have witnessed a ufo landing on the mountain, where the craft left imprints. The witness was later contacted by a strange being with short curly hair who wore a blue jumpsuit.

Soft Footsteps

Location: Hawarden - Glynne Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: A woman is reported to haunt the site, though she is smelt and heard but never seen. Perfume has been detected though the source remained elusive, and footfalls barely heard also went untraced,


Location: Henllan - Llindir Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: This woman was murdered in the building by her resentful husband, and is said to now only appear to other women.

Screams of the Drowning

Location: Holt - Bridge over the Dee
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Two young lads were thrown into the icy water beneath the bridge by their trustees, to prevent the children from inheriting a large amount of money and land. Their pitiful yelps can be heard coming from the river at night.


Location: Holt - Holt Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Shadowy figure are said to walk the grounds of the castle, though the myth appears to be recent and witnesses are not forthcoming.

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