The Schooner Hotel Northumberland

The hotel is 17th century and is a listed building. It is situated in Alnmouth, a small village that was once a thriving seaport where ships from across the globe would come with their cargo. As well as the legitimate trade there were lots of vagabonds and smugglers. The history of the hotel is not well documented, but there are many tales of suicide, murder, massacre and wrongdoing. Some notable people that are known to have stayed there are Charles Dickens and King George III.

Its reputation for being haunted is well deserved as it has won The Most Haunted Hotel in Great Britain Award twice by The Poltergeist Society and it reputed to have as many as 60 individual ghosts. Some include a phantom soldier, a small child. Someone screaming and phantom whispers are heard.

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