140 Castle of Good Hope – South Africa

Is the Castle of Good Hope in South Africa Haunted?

The Castle of Good Hope has a long, dark history. From the Grey Lady to Lady Anne Barnard, there is no shortage of ghosts here. Or are there? Listen and decide!

Questions Discussed in this Episode

When and why was the Castle built? How has it evolved over the years? Why was it important to the Dutch East India Company? How did it affect the indigenous population? Who was the Grey Lady and where is her ghost seen? What did guards see in 1915 and 1947 on the ramparts? Who rings the bell behind the bricked-up tower? Is it haunted?

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Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers

“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo

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