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Ghost Nights, Oxfordshire ghost nights

Sulgrave Manor Halloween Ghost Hunt

Friday 28th October 2022 8pm till 1.00am only £45.00 Per Person 

Sulgrave Manor is a perfect location for a ghost hunt; This site has a long history before the Manor. This was a former priory. This location is stunning and elegant by the daylight hours. However, as the night falls, this Manor has a rather daunting and eerie feel to it, so much so it will send shivers down your spine. The light tiptoe sound of footsteps has been heard coming from within the main hall, an area that was once the main greeting area for all Visitors. This Stunning Tudor building has many secrets to tell; during the dissolution of the monasteries, this was then handed over to the crown. In 1539 this manor was purchased from King VIII by Lawrence Washington. Lawrence Washington is the fifth great grandfather of the first president of the United States. The Washington family then live in this Manor for the next 120 years!

This location is an absolute must for anyone wanting to experience an intense ghost hunt; sudden drastic temperature changes are a common occurrence here, along with the uneasy feeling of being watched. Are you ready to start your ghost hunt at Sulgrave Manor? Join us to investigate the cellars, Attics, Main Hall, Bedrooms after dark!

History of Sulgrave Manor 

A beautiful Tudor and Georgian house set in a stunning country garden, Sulgrave is a remote, secluded village.

The manor started its long history as a priory. During the dissolution of the monasteries, it was surrendered to the Crown. Lawrence Washington, a former Mayor of Northamptonshire, purchased the property from King Henry VIII in 1539. Lawrence was the 5th times Great Grandfather of the first President of the USA, George Washington.

1539 Lawrence was Eager to demonstrate his burgeoning wealth. His house provides a personal statement of rank and nobility. Sulgrave Manor, though relatively modest in size, is one of the largest houses in the village; it has brick chimneys – à la mode at the time it was built – and above the south-facing entrance porch sits numerous symbols of prosperity. A triangular symbol representing sheep and wool (from which Lawrence made his wealth) are mingled with the family coat of arms, indicating his nobility, together with the Queen’s (Elizabeth I) coat of arms. “Not everyone could display such a regal symbol. Indeed, permission had to be granted,” explains Cymon Snow, General Manager of Sulgrave Manor today, “and a couple of theories abound, most notably that the then Princess may have stayed at Sulgrave. Rumour suggests that she was helped to escape having been imprisoned at nearby Woodstock Palace in 1554 (destroyed later during the English Civil War) and was hidden in an attic space at Sulgrave Manor”.

Indeed, Washington’s staunch support for the royalists ultimately led to their undoing in England. Sulgrave Manor remained in the Washington family for three generations. But, as royalists with notable connections, they found themselves supporting the wrong side during the English Civil War. Lawrence’s great-grandson, the Reverend Lawrence Washington, born at Sulgrave Manor in 1602, became destitute with no prospects for himself or his young family. Sulgrave Manor was sold to an uncle by marriage. John Washington, the eldest son of the Reverend Lawrence, became a merchant seaman and set sail for America to trade with the Virginian colony.

This Event Includes 

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

Spiritual Medium during the investigation

Complimentary Tea, Coffee,

Complimentary light snacks

Requirements For This Event 

All attendees must be 18 years or older.

Not suitable for pregnant ladies.

Anyone under or suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or illegal substances will not be permitted.

This is an old and dark location, all attendees must bring a torch with them.

All attendees are expected to wear sensible shoes no heels or sandals etc.

We advise that you wear warm clothing, as this locations can be very cold after dark (even during the summer months)


Please Note:

Before booking this event, please read the following as per our terms and conditions agreed at the point of sale.

All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of any circumstances.

When you make a booking with us, it is entirely your responsibility to ensure that you can make the event date that you have booked. The paranormal eye cannot offer a refund or transfer your places onto another event date if you or any of your party are unable to attend.

General Information 

This is not a sleepover event.

Complimentary hot and drinks are provided along with light snacks, We do not cater for dietary requirements. However guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and drinks.

We operate a ticketless event. sign in on arrival.

Arrival time is 15 minutes before the event start time.


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