Daily Archives: October 25, 2011

Kielder’s house of horrors puts out the welcome mat

The Witch Factor

The Witch Factor

Something is stirring deep in Kielder Water and Forest Park – and this is a Halloween brew with a real kick.

The Forestry Commission is promising young thrill-seekers a truly ghoulish night on Friday 28 October 2011 complete with a spine-tingling walk through Kielder Castle’s House of Horrors.

The 18th century ex-hunting lodge of the Dukes of Northumberland is reputedly haunted by the Gray Lady and a sad servant girl called Emma, who died of a broken heart when her lover was killed in the Boer War. Such is the castle’s reputation that it has become a big draw for paranormal investigators with half a dozen over-nighters being staged this year to detect signs of the spirits.

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