The Leopard Hotel, in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, is renowned as one of Britain's most astonishing paranormal venues. Built as an 18th Century coaching inn, the hotel was extended during the Victorian era to accommodate 55-bedrooms and became known as the 'Savoy of the North'. In 1952 the doors of the hotel were finally closed and its compact rooms became a time capsule to a bygone age. Ten years ago, the hotel re-opened – but this time to a new generation of historians, photographers and followers of the paranormal.
Today magician and illusionist Chris Stokes takes guests on an unforgettable tour of the Leopard's creepy cellars and long-forgotten hotel rooms, regaling them with stories of supernatural encounters, grisly murders – and the curse of local witch Molly Leigh. Definitely not for the faint-hearted! Public tours run throughout the year based on demand and private tours are also available for guest numbers between 18 and 22.
The Leopard Hotel, 21 Market Place, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England ST6 3AA. Original Georgian coaching inn with Victorian extension.
Tours operate throughout the year based on demand (usually Friday or Sunday evenings). Private tours for between 18-22 guests can also be arranged on any date (subject to availability).
Meals commence 7.00pm (October to March)
Meals commence 8.00pm (April to September)
Ghost tour begins one hour after commencement of meal.
Not suitable for under 14 years, wheelchair users or those with mobility issues.
Indoor tour, so suitable for all weather.
Flat shoes (no stilettos) and small torch.
Tour involves staircase, so not suitable for wheelchair users, or those with mobility issues.
Payment in full is required if cancellation is made on the day of the tour.
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