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Ghost Hunt Rufford Abbey

14 August @ 9:00 pm - 15 August @ 2:00 am

Rufford Abbey

Our Ghost Hunt at the fantastic Rufford Abbey.

Originally a Cistercian Monastery built in the 12th Century, it was of the first to be affected by King Henry VIII Dissolution of the Monastery.

Do the monks still walk the grounds of this beautiful estateDo they continue to carry out their daily monasterial duties?

Later converted into a country house by George Talbot in the late 16th Century, what families or servants resided here over the years?

 If the walls could talk, what would secrets would they tell?

Today, the abbey is mainly the picturesque remains of the country house.  It still has every kind of architectural style from the 12th to the 20th Century making it an atmospheric location.

Who still haunts the amazing abbey and whose ghosts has been seen within its walls?

With many ghost stories and sightings of apparitions, this is the ideal location for a paranormal investigation.  And we would love you to join us…

Wander through the cellars, rooms and dormitories, taking in the historical significance of this once busy home.

So why not come along to our ghost hunt at Rufford Abbey and see who you will encounter?

Experience this magnificent family home for yourself and be a part of discovering the people who once considered the abbey their home?

Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire

 If you like this one, why not check out our other paranormal investigations in the area.

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The History of Rufford Abbey

The Abbey was founded in 1145 by monks. although it took over one hundreds of years to complete, it was not a large monastery.

The abbey was closed in 1536 by order of Henry VIII and the estate was given to the Talbot family, Earl of Shrewsbury who used it as a part-time hunting lodge until around 1610. The Abbey was later acquired by the Savile family in 1626, it remained in their ownership until the mid-20th century.

In 1938, the Rufford estate was sold, this was quickly followed by military use during World War Two. The house continued to decay and in 1956 a controlled demolition had to be carried out leaving the building much as you see it today.

Ghost Hunt Rufford Abbey - past events


14 August @ 9:00 pm
15 August @ 2:00 am
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Rufford Abbey
Ollerton, Newark
Nottingham, NG22 9DG
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Rufford Abbey 14th August
EVENT INCLUDES: Use of ghost hunting equipment including EMF Meters, K2 Meters ect. Experiments including glass divination, table tipping and Ouija boards. Ghost hunting vigils and seances. Refreshments will be served throughout the evening. This venue is not suitable for people with mobility issues or walking difficulties
£ 42.00
20 available