Blandford Forum - Area near Eastbury Park (no longer standing)
A corrupt manservant who stole thousands of pounds from his employer, Doggett finally killed himself, and now drives his phantom horse and carriage along this area. One local story says he returned as a vampire; after his body was exhumed many years after his death (from St Mary's Church in Tarrant Gunville) it was found to be uncorrupted, with a rosy tint to the cheeks.
Blandford Forum - Army Base
This figure dressed in white is reportedly a nurse raped and killed near the barracks - her shade has been observed floating around the area, her facial features almost blank.
Blandford Forum - Ashley Wood Golf Club
Maybe a story from the nineteenth hole, this golf club is reputedly home to a horse and carriage that can only be heard.
Blandford Forum - Bridge over the River Stour, close to The Crown
A small cross on the bridge is said to be the marker where a person committed suicide. A few people have been named as the suicide (including a nun and a nanny), though there is little evidence indicating exactly who the ghost seen here is. A phantom hound it also said to haunt the area, though it is unclear whether is it a shuck.
A traditional looking ghost.
Blandford Forum - Bryanston gates
The stone hounds sitting upon the gatepost are said to occasionally animate at night, going to the nearby river to drink. A floating white figure was reputedly seen along the road near Bryanston woods by a dog walker.
Blandford Forum - Coupar House (now British Legion)
This building is said to experience the moving around of small items in the bar, and snooker balls which roll under their own impetus.
Blandford Forum - Crown Hotel
Wearing a black crinoline dress, this ghostly woman has been observed on the first floor. One of the cleaning staff spotted a woman in black enter a room, but upon investigation, the room was devoid of life. The hotel is also home to a phantom highwayman who hangs about in the courtyard.
Blandford Forum - Edge of Cranborne Chase, Iwerne Steepleton
This unlucky jockey was decapitated by a low hanging branch - he continues to ride the route that killed him.
Blandford Forum - Exact location unknown
A child told her mother that she had seen a white woman drifting towards the house. Her mother dismissed the claim, until they received word that her father had drowned around the same time as the sighting.
Blandford Forum - Fields in area which were replaced by railway station (now Edward Street / Alexandra Street area)
Baron Ryves was said to have had a vivid dream of a fiery dragon which passed roaring over his land, its chest filled with holes in which people could be seen. The creature disappeared into the ground. The area of land later became a railway line and tunnel. Prophetic or coincidence?
Blandford Forum - Grove Field (woods)
The site of a battle which occurred long ago was said to be home to phantom pallbearers.
Blandford Forum - Nelson's Wine Bar
It is speculated that the presence that has been known to throw around bottles was a female prisoner. There are also reports of children crying in the upper part of the building.
Blandford Forum - Private residence
While in bed hoping to fall asleep, this witness spotted a teenage girl wearing jeans and a striped top standing by a bookcase. The figure vanished and the witness screamed. The witness's parents ran in and told the witness that it was a dream, although the witness was adamant that they had been awake for some time.
Blandford Forum - Royal Signals Museum
Once known as Fred, the ghost that moves small objects and creates phantom footsteps and cold spots was renamed Mary. It is believed she was a local woman due to marry a Second World War US serviceman. Mary was murdered just before her wedding day in the area where the museum was later constructed.
Blandford Forum - Sheep Market Hill and/or Damory Street
A herd of phantom, ruminant animals are reputed to walk along this street. Some say the sheep are to be headless, while another version says there is in fact only one sheep (complete with head).
Blandford Forum - The Old House
When devoid of occupants, a neighbour reported hearing loud footsteps and dragging sounds from within the house. Police were called but found nothing untoward.
Blandford Forum - Unnamed shop in the town
While browsing a shelf, a shopper felt a large hand on her shoulder. She assumed it belonged to her husband who was in the same shop, but as she turned, no one was near her.
Blandford Forum - Woods in the area
Thought to be part of a phantom hunt, these ghostly dogs have been heard running and yelping through woodland. It is also thought that a headless shuck haunts the area, though it is less sure whether the entity is connected to the hunt pack.