Abandoned park hotel ghost hunt
The grand hotel, which now stand abandoned on the seafront, was built in 1895 by Edmond Park. The luxury hotel attracted England's wealthiest and most influential, but it was rumoured that Park held séances and strange occult rituals. Adding to his mystery and strange rumours, hemysteriously disappeared in 1899, never to be seen again. Many think that he was murdered in the hotel, cursing the property and his spirit has never left.
The building fell quiet for a couple of years, being purchased in 1899 by Thomas Baxter and John and Robert Fisher on 15th May 1899
Further misfortune beset The Park Hotel and due to bad publicity from a series of deaths the property was once again closed and repossessed by the Lancaster Bank in 1905.
Since 1905 the hotel has changed hands through several breweries from Tetleys - 1905 to Ind Coope -1970 and Allied Breweries - 1982. Through this time The Park Hotel has endured good and bad times, mishaps and mismanagement, problems and deaths.
Locals say a young soldier drowned in the sea and was brought back to the hotel, where he was pronounced dead. Emma Manson, who was murdered by her husband on the second floor and his body was found hanging in the tower. Another man took his life in the tower also, hanging himself from the outside. Lightning marks can be seen on the ceiling of the Observatory, where a green light used to be shone, ironically thought to ward off ghosts. . In total there are thought to have been 16 deaths on site.
When The Park was bought by its current owner, shrouds were found hanging from a ceiling and a human skull was found in a sink, indicating that maybe some occult or satanic worshipping may have taken place. Many stars of the stage would have stayed at The Park after performing at the nearby Morecambe Winter Gardens Theatre. Famous faces to have performed there are Laurel and Hardy, The Rolling Stones and George Formby
|29-04-2023 9:00 pm
|Event End Date
|30-04-2023 3:00 am
|abandoned park hotel