Why These Yorkshire Roads Have Been Named The Top Most Haunted In the Country



By Alex Evans in The Yorkshire Post.


Two blood-chilling Yorkshire roads have been named in a list of the most haunted routes in the country. Stories of gruesome deaths, haunting spectres and a ‘terrifying’ hairy creature have lingered on certain Yorkshire roads for many years.

Haunted roads in Yorkshire The B1249 between Driffield and Staxton Hill in the East Riding appears in 24/7 Vehicle Rescue’s top 10 most haunted roads. The B1249 entered paranormal folklore for its association with the ‘werewolf of the Wolds’ which has terrified passing drivers. Real wolves roamed the woodlands of the East Riding up until the 15th century, when they were hunted to extinction – yet the legend of their presence persists. One werewolf report from the 1960s, and documented by author Charles Christian, describes how a lorry driver was left terrified when a red-eyed hairy creature tried to smash its way through his windscreen as he drove along the remote road.

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