Have you ever visited one of Manchester’s most haunted bars for a drink?
Nothing says “British” like a pint of beer and a packet of chips in a charming pub, but would you feel comfortable sharing the bar with a ghost?
There are around 2,000 public pubs in Greater Manchester, with some having a reputation for having things go bump in the night (and day). Here are six pubs that will give you goosebumps long after you’ve finished your drink, from the sightings of a tiny child to a malevolent minister.
This bar, which is located in Manchester’s city center, was featured on an episode of Most Haunted.
The building was once a chapel, where the Reverend Samuel Collier’s poltergeist is claimed to reside.
On several instances, employees at the Bavarian-style beer establishment have felt something try to push them down the steps.
This site frequently appears in Higgypop’s top 100 most haunted locations in the UK, and there’s a reason for that, according to other customers and employees.
Their daughter plays hide and seek with a boy ghost named Billy, according to the current landlord of the Macclesfield tavern.
There’s a lot more on the menu than a well-stocked bar and hearty meals, and it was once described as being overrun with ghosts.
Richard, a malevolent man, is thought to have been causing frights and shocks for quite some time, albeit most of the eerie events take place in the cellar.
Drinks have been known to fly across the room unexpectedly, and personnel have been known to be touched by something unknown.
The ghost that resides in this Mancunian bar is described by an unpaid member of staff, so ghosthunters should be sure to include it on their list.
Locals tell stories about levitating glasses landing in the pot wash, making this a less dangerous experience for the employees.
Peveril of the Peak has likewise been owned by the same family for the past five decades; if you visit, be sure to say hello to Nancy, the 91-year-old landlord.
This Middleton tavern is supposed to be haunted, which is not surprising given that it was built on the site of an ancient Druid temple in the 12th century.
Regulars have reportedly witnessed glasses sliding down the bar as well as seeing the ghost himself. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”