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Nantclwyd Dre Ghost Hunt - Ruthin North Wales 

North Wales Ghost Hunts / Ghost Hunting Events / Paranormal Nights 

Ghost Hunting Experiences With Paranormal Eye UK 

Step inside this genuinely historical house Nantclwyd y Dre situated in Ruthin, North Wales, and upon entering this feels like you are stepping right back in time! Dating back to1435 this is the oldest timber-framed building in Wales. Ghost hunting nights here are not for the faint-hearted. With its dark and eerie corridors and historic rooms, it could be a terrifying experience! This location is popular for holding overnight ghost hunts, just looking at the building alone certainly makes you feel you are not alone. On Previous Paranormal Nights, there have been sightings of a full-bodied apparition and poltergeist activity that is said to be riffed here! Are you ready to step inside this old haunted house? Join the paranormal eye team as we open the doors and invite you to be part of this ghost hunting experience if you dare!

History Of Nantclwyd Dre 

This black and white house is a remarkable survivor from the decades when Ruthin, like many other Welsh towns, was rebuilt after the destruction wrought by the army of Welsh rebel Owain Glyndŵr. Timbers in the house’s earliest part have been carbon-dated to 1435 or 1436. The house’s land belonged to weaver Goronwy ap Madog and his English wife, Suzanna. Ruthin was a thriving centre for weaving.

In medieval times, one of the house’s residents made a pilgrimage to Rome – recorded in a document uncovered during restoration works.

Nantclwyd y Dre was probably bestowed on the property in the 1720s. It was home to many influential people over the centuries. From 1834 to 1970, judges lodged here when sitting at the Ruthin assizes. In the late 19th century, it was also home to a girls’ school.

In 1925 retired civil engineer Clinton Holme bought the house, where he was already the tenant. He removed the exterior render to expose the timber frames in 1928. The next owner, Samuel Dyer Gough, continued the restoration. His widow sold the house to Clwyd County Council in 1984.

Since 2007 the house has been a museum with rooms fitted out to show how different owners would have lived over the centuries.

The gardens behind the house are even older than the house itself! They were given, with Ruthin Castle, in the 1280s to Reginald de Grey as a reward for helping to suppress a rebellion by Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffydd. The gardens supplied fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs to the castle.

In 2016 the Grade II-listed gardens reopened after a £220,000 restoration, thanks to work and funding by the Friends of Nantclwyd y Dre, Denbighshire County Council, Ruthin Town Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

This Event Includes 

• Access after dark to the castle and Grounds

• Working in Small Groups, Using an array of different equipment and techniques

• Spiritual Medium during the investigation

• Complimentary Tea, Coffee,

• Complimentary light snacks

Please remember to bring your torch as these are required at all our events. Please remember to wear suitable footwear as this location has a lot of stairs and very uneven floors.



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