Dorking, Surrey, England

The White Horse Hotel

West Street

West Street appears to have quite a collection of haunted premises:


The ghost of a lady haunts the commercial premises at number 17.


A few doors away, an antiques shop called Christique Antinques is haunted by the apparition of a Tudor man referred to as “Ben”. He is described as wearing dark clothing or a cloak, with a white ruff.


A very old house on the street that was once the home of a certain William Mullins (one of the passengers aboard the famed Mayflower in 1620). A figure dressed in dark clothes and breeches has been sighted walking up the stairs from the cellar. It has been suggested that this is Mullins returning to his former home.


Pictured above is a view of West Street courtesy of Richard Slessor.


For more information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe and Haunted Surrey by Rupert Matthews.

The White Horse Hotel

The White Horse Hotel (pictured above) is reputedly home to two spirits of the non-alcoholic kind. The main bar is host to the ghost of Charles Howard (Earl of Surrey), whereas the apparition of a woman in a cloak frequents Room 16.

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For more information, please read Haunted Surrey by Rupert Matthews.


Visitor Information

Dorking is a market town in Surrey, England.

It lies in the valley of the Pipp Brook between the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge 21 miles from London. It lies between two hills, Box Hill and Leith Hill.

Pictured left is the White Horse Hotel courtesy of Colin Smith. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.