Does the thought of sharing a room with a ghostly presence leave you needing to reach for a drop of the hard stuff? You can complete both halves of the equation in these five spirited taverns, which lay claim to regulars from beyond the grave.
That pubs should be a fertile ground for ghost hunters is no surprise. They’re often among the oldest buildings in their communities. And their long histories are often bloody, the local inn – welcoming strangers of all shapes and sizes – was often also a courtroom, gaol or even execution chamber.
Britain has a fantastic and unique pub culture, and surely there’s always room for a ghostly elbow or two at the bar – as long as they get their round in.
If you fancy a spirit with your spirits read on.