Book Haunted Inns and Hotels in Bedford

The Oakley Arms

High Street, Harrold, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Former pub employees are able to return in ghostly form to their previous workplaces. The Phantom Society carried out a special investigation at the Oakley Arms. They claimed a former proprietor, Dan Orpin, who was here during the 1930s with 1940s, haunts the pub. Every now with again, witnesses see him sitting in the bar with a pint with puffing on his pipe. Further, witnesses see with hear him walk along the landing. There is also a female ghost in her early thirties seen in the bar area. Some locals still call The Oakley Arms ‘Dan’s place’. It is a charming old fashioned-pub, part of it with a thatched roof. The other is from the early Victorian period. The village was Old English Hareuuelle in 1086, the high forestland on a boundary.