If you’re someone who loves nothing more than being scared senseless, this will most definitely be of interest for you.
A prison which is often said to be the most haunted in the united kingdom is letting individuals explore its terrifying cells – before staying the night time in another of them.
Shepton Mallet Prison, less than an hour’s drive from Bristol, was house to a number of hardened criminals including child killers, rapists and notorious gangs, including the Kray Twins, who have been moved there from the Tower of London.
Before shutting in 2013, the Somerset lock-up was the oldest working prison into the nation and held an overall total of 189 high-risk prisoners at its peak.
Now, 5 years on from the closure, the empty corridors and lifeless cells are crying away become investigated by those people who have a fascination for just what life must have already been like in such a desolate and unforgiving existence.
And on two dates next 12 months there would be the possibility to do just that, as events company Bump In The Night is bringing back its hugely popular overnight stays following a sell-out run last year – which Bristol Live tried out very first hand to find away just how scary it is.
On June 15 and July 20, 2019, courageous souls will have the ability to explore the creepy penitentiary, provided with snacks and ghost hunting gear to see them through the evening.
The ghosts that are believed to have a home in the solid building are vast and varied.
With links back to your very early 17th Century sufficient reason for many thousands of unnamed victims that lie within the grounds, it just isn’t a destination where you would ever desire to be alone.
Cell doors are regularly heard opening and slamming shut for no reason, footsteps are heard regarding the walkways and along the corridors and ghostly figures will also be seen going around the jail in the dead of night. Therefore it is definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Do you believe you might stomach per night locked up there? There’s only a good way to locate away.
And do not forget, not merely will you must put up with sharing the space with ghosts of former inmates, you are going to be sleeping for a back-pain-inducing bed and using the most basic facilities imaginable.