are reputedly several ghosts that haunt this seventeenth century manor house,
the most famous being the 'Gray Lady'. This woman is thought to be the wife of
a previous Lord of the Manor.
has been seen walking along the corridors of the house, wandering from room to
room as if searching for someone or something.
to the owners of the house, the lady's husband came home one day to find her
in the arms of another man. He quickly locked his wife in a room and walled up
her lover. Eventually, both of them starved to death and it is now thought
that when the 'Gray Lady' appears she is looking for her lost love. The
unfortunate young man is said to appear as a ghostly figure at the window of
the bricked-up room where he died.
ghost, known as the 'White Lady', has been seen walking around the lake in the
grounds of the house. She too once lived at the Hall and supposedly was thrown
from her horse whilst hunting. Her body was never found and it is believed
that she drowned in the lake where she is now frequently seen.
fourth ghost is a phantom coachman who was believed to have been dragged into
the lake by his horses. He has been seen wandering around the water,
presumably looking for his lost coach and horses.
is a 300 year-old wooden cradle in one of the bedrooms of East Riddleston Hall
that is said to rock of its own accord each New Year's Eve. It is rumored that
the 'Gray Lady' herself is rocking the cradle.