Bowerchalke, Salisbury, Wiltshire
This village has the claim to fame of being the most haunted village in Wiltshire; allegedly the ghost of a very benevolent old woman comforts children when they’re poorly, a besmocked shepherd wanders the hills to the south of the village moaning ‘I want to go home’, and the ghost of a young girl has been seen sitting by the crossroads near the village. Heebie-jeebies? It’s other renown is that nobel prize-winning author William Golding, who wrote Lord of the Flies, is buried in the churchyard, but on the whole it’s pretty quiet; no school, no shop, no pub. Still nice to see if you’re out walking in the Chalke Valley because it’s so quintessentially pretty.