Book Haunted Inns and Hotels in West Oxfordshire

Bell Hotel

Church St, Charlbury, Oxfordshire

An early 18th century coaching inn on the edge of the town, the Bell Hotel is on two storeys with jutting windows in a three-sided shape. The stone fronted inn bears the original date of opening, 1700. Inside are exposed stonewalls, three open fireplaces, a huge window seat and the old stables are now used as bedrooms. It is in these old stables that two of the resident ghosts appear. One is a young woman in the uniform of a scullery cleaner of the mid-1800s with a sacking apron and mobcap. The other is a man in a dark suit holding a raincoat, neatly draped over his left arm. Charlbury village exhibits ghostly manifestations. these include a white or grey horse, galloping riderless and jumping over hedges.