The spookiest weekend of the year is fast approaching and in the spirit of Halloween, we thought we’d take a look at some of the most haunted properties in the UK. We think some of these might be a bit tricky to sell…

The 5 Most Haunted Houses in the UK:

1. Borley Rectory, Essex
Borley Rectory was a Victorian mansion in the pretty village of Borley, Essex. It was destroyed by fire back in 1939, but gained a reputation as being haunted after a series of reported unexplained paranormal going-on. The mansion was said to be haunted by the ghost of a nun, two headless horsemen, a phantom carriage and bottle-throwing ghosts.

The Ancient Ram Inn. Image Credit: Brian Robert Marshall

2. The Ancient Ram Inn
The Ancient Ram Inn has often been referred to as the most haunted house in Britain. Having supposedly been the location for many sinister happenings and used as a hideout by criminals, it’s current owner believes that he shares his home with all sorts of spooks, including a witch.

Woodchester Mansion. Image Credit: Philip Halling

3. Woodchester Mansion, Gloucestershire
Woodchester Mansion is a Gothic revival mansion in Gloucestershire. Whilst it looks complete from the outside, the inside remains unfinished with whole floors missing. Over the years there have been lots of paranormal sightings, including a phantom horseman and a ghost in the cellar.

Athelhampton House, Dorset. Image Credit: Christine Matthews

4. Athelhampton House, Dorset
Athelhampton House is located in Dorset and is thought to be one of the most haunted places in the country. A guest once reported seeing a pair of duellists fighting in the great chamber and there have been tapping sounds heard coming from the wine cellar, as well as the ghost of the Grey Lady who has been seen around the house on numerous occasions.

Salmesbury Hall, Lancashire. Image Credit: Phil Platt

5. Salmesbury Hall, Lancashire
Salmesbury Hall is a black and white medieval house that dates back to the 14th century and is reported to be haunted by the ghost of Lady Dorothy Southworth. It has appeared on TV a few times in shows such as Most Haunted and Ghost Hunters.

What do you think, would you be willing to take on the challenge of selling these haunted homes? Let us know on twitter @AltoSoftware