Cult British horror starring the inimitable Christopher Lee struggling with a hotel containing memories of a history connected to witchcraft. In the 1600s the town of Whitewood, Massachusetts tries Elizabeth Selwyn at the stake for a witch. She makes a pact with Lucifer to save her soul. Fast forward three hundred years or so and young Nan Barlow (Venetia Simpson) is researching witchcraft in history for a college thesis. She decides to take a trip to Whitewood and her father (Lee), born and raised in the town, suggests she lodge at the Ravens Inn, run by a Mrs. Newliss. Nan soon finds that things are not all they seem in Whitewood and that Mrs Newliss might soon be celebrating her 300th birthday..