*An introduction into the Paranormal & Charlton House Ghost Hunt £45

booknowWe are back at Charlton House to see what more we can find out from the history of this beautiful Jacobean manor house but with a difference, we are providing a more in-depth look into the paranormal world! This will be particularly useful for people who have never been to a ghost hunt before but will also provide a useful insight to others who have previously attended ghost hunts. We will, of course investigate Charlton House in full with more experienced guests having time to explore the house on their own if they wish.

What secrets lie behind the bones of a child found during renovations? Join us on an investigation on this beautiful house built over 400 years ago for Sir Adam Newton, tutor to Prince Henry, son of James I. This house has become a firm favourite with our attendees in recent years due to its beautiful old library, long basements & intimidating attic!

Join Fright Nights London for our overnight investigation at Charlton House!

Our Charlton House Ghost Hunt special includes:

  • Mediumship walkround – who haunts tonight?
  • Use of Ghost Hunting Equipment
  • Psychic Experiments including seances and glass divination
  • Ghost Hunting Vigils – in the pitch black!
  • Hot Drinks and Snacks
  • Expert advice and discussion about the paranormal
  • Your chance to ghost hunt in a haunted location overnight!

Charlton House is one of the finest surviving Jacobean manor houses in England.

The house was built with great precision to detail, both inside and out, using red brick which was characteristic of the time, with white stone dressing. The imposing oak fireplace in the Jenkins Room bears the date 1612.

Extensive renovations were carried out in the 1830’s by Sir Thomas Maryon-Wilson, including installing a bathroom, wardrobe rooms and then later the minstrel gallery.

Charlton House played a vital role during the First World War. As the Divisional Headquarters of the Red Cross for Greenwich and Woolwich, working parties raised funds for the war effort and supported the soldiers at the front by collecting gifts and donations. Lady Maryon-Wilson stood as Vice President.

By 1918, four years of hard continued fighting had taken its toll & led to huge numbers of wounded. Hospitals were full. In response, Sir Spencer and Lady Maryon-Wilson gave the Red Cross free use of their Jacobean home. Rooms that were once occupied by the family were turned into wards as the house was fitted out with new and donated furniture. On 14th October 1918, the house opened as an Auxiliary Hospital to help soldiers convalese at Charlton House. There were eighteen wards throughout the house with around seventy beds. During its time as a hospital, over one hundred and sixty men were admitted to Charlton House. On 30th April 1919 the House closed as a hospital.

Over the years several mysterious sightings have been reported at Charlton House including the presence of a man on the original wooden staircase.

The bones of a boy were found when installing a lift by the second staircase.

This is sure to be an interesting evening at Charlton House!

Please note: Over 18s only – no pregnant women allowed and attendees must be reasonably fit. Parking is available onsite. For more information please see our Terms and Conditions


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