10 Creepy Ho­tels

Don’t feel glum be­cause you’re too old to play trick-or-treat this Hal­loween – book a last minute break or plan a trip to one of these haunted ho­tels for a truly ter­ri­fy­ing ex­pe­ri­ence...

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1 GRASSMARKET HO­TEL, ED­IN­BURGH Stay here and take a trip to Ed­in­burgh Cas­tle or the Royal Mile and ex­plore the un­der­ground old streets of the city. But be­ware – a ghost lives down there… Rooms from £113 per night. Book here: book­ing.com

2 BEECH HILL HO­TEL, IRE­LAND Hal­loween orig­i­nated in Ire­land, so visit its home. The Banks Of The Foyle Hal­loween Fes­ti­val (this week­end) is a great place to start, fol­lowed by a ghost tour and check­ing out haunted houses. Rooms from £135 per night. Book here: beech-hill.com

3 MALMAISON, OX­FORD For a truly spooky ex­pe­ri­ence, stay in an old, con­verted prison lo­cated in Ox­ford’s me­dieval cas­tle. Rooms from £189 per night. Book here: malmaison.com

4 HO­TEL WEST-END, PARIS Visit the Cat­a­combs of Paris – the net­work of un­der­ground tun­nels that are steeped in haunted his­tory. Rooms from £215 per night. Book here: ho­tel-west-end.com

5 LON­DON BRIDGE HO­TEL, LON­DON You’ll be so close to the Lon­don Dun­geon, you may even be able to hear the ghostly screams at night… Rooms from £252 per night. Book here: book­ing.com

6 GREGYNOG HALL, MONTGOMERYSHIRE A grade one listed coun­try house, Gag­ynog Hall is known as Wales’s ‘hid­den gem’. The build­ing boasts over 800 years worth of ghostly go­ings-ons. Book here: gregynog.org

7 THE HAUNTED CHAM­BER APART­MENT This apart­ment was once used as a ‘mad­ness cham­ber’ and the owner de­scribes it as a ‘time cap­sule for York’. Book here: airbnb.co.uk/rooms/3189082

8 THE HAUNTED BED­ROOM AT TALLISTON The Haunted Bed­room is a re-creation of a child’s bed­room. Owner John warns guests about ‘un­ex­plained noises’. Book here: airbnb.co.uk/rooms/10454498

9 HO­TEL DU VIN, ED­IN­BURGH Ho­tel du Vin has a his­tory as spooky as you could imag­ine. Once upon a time it was an Ed­in­burgh work­house. And after that? An asy­lum. Vis­i­tors have re­ported ghostly ac­tiv­ity dur­ing their stays. Book here: hotel­du­vin.com

10 WHITE HART, ST ALBANS The White Hart was once a Tu­dor coach­ing inn. These days you can join a ghost tour of St Albans, com­plete with cos­tumes. Who says you’re too old to dress up? Book here: white­hartho­tel­stal­bans.co.uk

A stay in a haunted ho­tel… The Shin­ing twins would be proud

The spooky Ho­tel du Vin (left) and The Haunted Bed­room

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