World’s Most Haunted Forests

By: Vaishnavi Barthwal 

Wistman’s Wood, England

Rumours suggest that this forest is home to ghosts, druids, and a host of supernatural creatures

The Appalachian Trail, United States

The legend goes that the ghost of a young boy that went missing in the late 19th century haunts the forest grounds

The Forest of Broceliande, France

It is considered by many as the forest of the King Arthur legend and the home of Merlin’s tomb

Aokigahara, Japan

Residents that live close to the forest claim to hear the voices of the tormented spirits throughout the night

The Island of Dolls, Mexico

This forest is covered in dolls hanging from trees, believed to honour the soul of a little girl who drowned on the island 

The Hoia-Baciu Forest, Romania

The Hoia-Baciu Forest in Romania is considered the Bermuda Triangle of Romania because of strange occurrences

The Smolensk Forest, Russia

Invading German troops found 20,000 Polish soldiers' mass graves, massacred on Joseph Stalin's orders

Wychwood Forest, England 

Many have reported seeing apparitions of crying children and even being touched by an invisible being in this forest

The Black Forest, Germany 

This forest is known for being home to a range of supernatural creatures like demons, witches, and werewolves

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