The history of Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire can be traced back to the Saxon period, then known as Bekenesfeld. However, a Roman road from St. Albans to Reading cut through much earlier. The cross roads in the Old Town served as a meeting point for travellers going between London, Windsor, Aylesbury and Oxford, hence the name of the 4 "Ends"
19 coaching inns once occupied the small area, and where there were weary travellers, there were also highwaymen, some of whom were executed in High Wycombe.
Behind the picturesque market town lies an almost disproportionate amount of paranormal tales. Several buildings hold significant accounts of hauntings, and fortunately for us, some of them are pubs we can visit!
Join us as we explore the area (and pubs!) looking at the history and hauntings. During research, some locals have been scared to even talk to us about their experiences!