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Leicestershire Ghost Hunt – Donington Le Heath Manor

3 September @ 8:00 pm - 4 September @ 1:00 am

Leicestershire Ghost Hunt at Donington Le Heath Manor House.

Leicestershire Ghost Hunt. At the fantastic Donington Le Heath Manor.

Leicestershire Ghost Hunt.

Join us in one of the oldest houses in Leicestershire. Also known as Donington Le Heath Manor House, and the 1620’s. Dating back to 1290!

With centuries of history and many families who have considered this beautiful house their home, it is well worth a visit… but after dark, this place has a different atmosphere.

Whose spirits reside here?  What was their connection to this amazing building?

Is it Sir John Digby? Once owned manor, he fought for Henry Tudor against King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth which took place just a few miles down the road.

Does Sir John still reside here? 

The most famous Digby family member was Sir Everard Digby, who was hung, drawn and quartered for his part in the conspiracy to kidnap Princess Elizabeth from Coombe Abbey following the intended blowing up of King James and Parliament in the Gunpowder Plot (1605).

Have you noticed the graffiti on the stone and timber work outside? NO!

It was probably during the Digby era that the graffiti appeared. It was designed to protect the manor and its inhabitants from evil spirits. Among these apotropaic marks are deliberate taper burns on the doorways, used to stop evil spirits passing through them. Supposedly having the power to avert evil influences or bad luck.

From 1670, it was left to a charitable trust who rented the land and buildings.  A number of families were residents here over the years…

So what spirits continue to reside in their family home?

But, be aware, as you walk through the door, you can feel the spiritual engery step forward. Come and wander through the chillingly empty rooms and soak up the atmosphere of this once busy home.  It takes on a whole new feel when darkness falls for our Ghost Hunt

Who still haunts this amazing place and whose ghosts have been seen here?

With many ghost stories, this is the ideal location for a paranormal investigation.

Join us on our ghost hunt and see who you will encounter? 

Come and join us for this ghost hunt,  an experience you will not forget at this magnificent family home, be a part of discovering the families who once considered the house their home.  You may even encounter the odd ghostly farm animal wondering around… why you may ask?…Well you will have to join us to find out!!

Why does our team rank this venue top of their list?

This event NEVER fails to deliver… even our guests come back time and time again. We have witnessed dark shadows, voices, faces at the window and noises from the upper floor when no one was there?

Not convinced yet?

Check out our past events page and gallery to see information and photos from previous investigations here!

Guests must be 18 years and over to attend this event

Come and visit this magnificent manor house in the day. Donington Manor 

Why not check out our other paranormal investigations in the area. Leicestershire Beaumanor Hall and the Haunted School House

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The History of Donington Le Heath Manor

It is believed that Robert De Herle bought the land and had the house built between 1258 & 1295.

For nearly 700 years the house remained a family dwelling.

In the early part of the 16th century, the house was modernised and it was around this period the house may have been owned by the Digby family, who were caught up in the War of the Roses and the Battle at Bosworth.

And as history tells us, Sir Everard Digby achieved notoriety as one of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot in 1605; as an associate of Guy Fawkes.  His crimes would see him meet a ghastly demise.

The house was let to several families over the years and as there was no money to renovate, many of the original features from the past remain.

With so much history and so many families who once lived here, there is no question that Donington Le Heath 1620’s Manor House is haunted!

Leicestershire Ghost Hunt – Donington Le Heath Manor - past events


3 September @ 8:00 pm
4 September @ 1:00 am
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Donington Le Heath Manor House
Manor Road, Coalville.
Leicestershire., LE67 2FW United Kingdom
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Donington Le Heath Manor
EVENT INCLUDES: Use of ghost hunting equipment including EMF Meters, K2 Meters ect. Take part in experiments including glass divination, table tipping and Ouija boards, ghost hunting vigils and seances. Refreshments and light snacks will be served throughout the evening included in the price. This venue is not suitable for people with mobility issues or walking difficulties. Guests must be aged 18 years and over.
£ 35.00
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