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York Terror Trail

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Address: 16 The Pavement | The Golden Fleece Inn, York YO1 7PR, England
Phone Number: +44 7923 543342
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York Terror Trail, a history tour of the horrors of York.There is a...

York Terror Trail, a history tour of the horrors of York.There is a monster, 1900 years old, thousands have died in its name. Like all the best masters of disguise it’s gone by many names: Eboracum, Eoforvic, Jorvic… today we just call it York. It has many weapons: battles, murders, terrible accidents and deliberate neglect. This city has two sides, the one it wants you to see and the one it doesn’t. It hides it down back streets and in the corner of your eye. We shouldn’t want to see it but we do. The terror trail can show it to you…The tour starts 6.45pm every night from York’s most haunted pub the Golden Fleece Inn.Adults: £5Children: £2

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Fun, factual and fantastic!

Been on a couple of the tours in York and I must say me and my partner thoroughly enjoyed this one it was the perfect mix of happy, sad, funny and realistic our tour guide seemed... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on a couple of the tours in York and I must say me and my partner thoroughly enjoyed this one it was the perfect mix of happy, sad, funny and realistic our tour guide seemed to have a real passion for the story's he was telling and really tried to get all of the group involved in his story's... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is absolutely fantastic! It's REALLY, REALLY good! I went on the tour earlier this week and was hugely impressed. I'd seen it advertised last time I was in York and thought "might as well" while I was there again, especially as it was only £5. I wasn't expecting too much from it and oh how wrong I was!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I went to York for the weekend and on theFriday night decided to do The York Terror Trail. It was really interesting and also great fun. Audience participation is a must. The guy who took us on the tour was brilliant. Lots of fun especially "skipping" across the road.......The stories that were told were a mixture of... More 

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Audience participation from the off. This trail gave you history and information about York in a interesting way that will stay in your memory for not just the 85 minutes of the tour but years to come. To get the most out of this, don't be bystander, join in with the role plays, skip across the roads, embrace it. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A walk around York with true gory tales about York's history. Booked online but some people turned up on the night. Good value.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This really is an excellent tour around York, unlike the ghost tours this is a factual tour with built in humour and a few surprises, I actually learnt a lot. Damien the tour guide was superb, really knew his stuff and presented it so well. If you're in York it's a must!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the terror trail. It was very entertaining even the skipping across the roads. Damien got us all evolved acting out various parts and had us laughing as well as relatively sad at times. Even though it was bitterly cold we had a good time and would recommend this tour.

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Thank Carol c
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Throughly enjoyed the terror trail last night ! We were originally going to do a different 'ghost walk' but are glad we choose this one. Our guide was brilliant!! He interacted with us all and got everyone involved with his stories! There was 3 children amongst our group who he was brilliant with I will definitely be returning and bringing... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went on this Terror Trail with high expectations, I thought there would be great stories of the history of York. Disappointed as this was the Halloween special and ended up with lots of acting instead of stories and information. Stared off quite promising and then went too far off track for me, actually left early so can't review for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Drawn in straight away by the actors who take you on a guided history lesson and they do not leave out the gruesome details as you go. Fun and interesting and a good way to spend the halloween weekend. Price is cheap, tour is worth more. Well done Guys !

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