Britain’s ‘Most Haunted’ House Costs £75 A Night To Stay In If You Dare


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A visiting couple declared that they “would definitely not stay there.”

The eerie residence known as “Britain’s most haunted house” has drawn horror enthusiasts who want to spend the night there.

30 East Drive in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, is said to be the home of Europe’s most violent poltergeist, and guests may rent it for £75 a night.

When Jean and Joe Pritchard moved there with their two children, Diane, then twelve, and Phillip, then fifteen, in 1966, the unusual incidents in the three-bedroom house began.

After that, the family had years of strange happenings, such lights turning on and off, green foam coming out of tops, and photos being slashed.

There have even been reports of family members being pushed and shoved down the stairs, and plants have been seen jumping out of their pots and landing on the steps.

Many came to believe that the haunting originated from the discovery of a Tudor monk’s grave beneath the house following the Pritchard family’s departure.

The home also featured on the 2012 horror movie “When the Lights Went Out,” which was inspired by the experiences of the Pritchard family.

Filmmaker Bil Bungay paid £155,000 for the property after the movie was completed, and hundreds of people have spent the night there.

Recent guests at the property report seeing a duvet-made man figure on a bed and dolls in the front room that seemed to have moved.

When Josh Boffin and his companion paid the residence a visit in August, they reported seeing “a lot of activity” in Phillip’s room, including “moving shadows.”

He said: “We had lots of activity in Phillip’s room.

“My partner stood a couple of metres into the room and stood with her arms crossed. I took three photos within seconds of one another and she didn’t move.

“We were really surprised looking back to see the shadow. As I said, my partner didn’t move but the shadow seems to move and looks as if it’s resting an arm on its hip.

“The whole time, and for all three photographs, my partner’s arms were crossed.

“The only light in the room was an orange glow from a small temperature device on the side to the left of me, out of shot. This didn’t move either.”

After seeing “When the Lights Go Out,” Jason Churchill, 38, and Susan Preece, 48, made the decision to go to the property.

The pair stated they wouldn’t stay inside the haunted house, even though they drove over 100 miles from their Cannock, West Midlands, home to inspect the property.

Jason said: “We watched the film, which is based around the Black Monk, so we wanted to come and see the house.

“It’s really weird here – like we can now see the staircase where the ghost has been spotted before.

“There’s nothing else in Pontefract that we want to go and see – just the house.

“I would definitely not stay there though, I’ve seen the film and heard about the things that have happened here.”

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‘Most Disturbing Movie Of All Time’ Is Horror Film From 2005

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What is the all-time most unsettling movie is a recurring topic of discussion among enthusiasts of the genre.

One movie may have won the top slot following a flurry of debates that left viewers uneasy; surprisingly, the film in question was out almost twenty years ago.

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Because of its graphic nature, the sequel was even the subject of a debate in the UK Parliament. It is so horrifying that it is still prohibited in one European nation.

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If you’re still trying to figure out which horror movie came in first, you might put off planning a low-cost vacation any time soon.

The films in question are Hostel and Hostel II.

For those of you who haven’t watched the spine-tingling horror that debuted in theatres back in 2005, here is a brief plot summary.

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It reads: “American best friends Josh and Pax, staying at hostels along the way, decide to backpack through Europe following college graduation to indulge in all their hedonistic fantasies in part to help Josh recover from the heartache of a breakup.

“There, they initially find that the stories are nothing compared to their actual experiences, far exceeding their expectations.

“However, those fantasies quickly turn to nightmares as they end up separated by design, their new hell from which they may never be able to escape.”

The horror movie, which received harsh criticism from critics for its excessive use of gore, was made by renowned director Eli Roth, whose other works include The Green Inferno (2013) and 2001 Maniacs (2005).

The movie maintains a dark tone throughout, with its disturbing ideas being almost as ominous as the character’s chances of escaping, despite the nail-biting “torture p***” element.

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In fact, the film’s original finale had to be completely removed because audiences were so outraged by Paxton abducting the daughter of his tormentor.

Although it had its gore toned down, the horror film nonetheless left viewers “traumatised,” and several nations put it on their backlists because of its violent content.

Because of how graphic the Eli Roth original was, it was banned in Ukraine.

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Hostel also enraged Slovak and Czech viewers because of how Eastern Europe was portrayed in the film.

The amount of criticism stemmed from the film’s portrayal of the country as impoverished and violent, and a representative of the Slovak culture ministry, Linda Heldichova, even spoke out and claimed that it “damaged” the country’s image at the time.