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The Bloody Tour of York

College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
+44 7584 855443
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Great local knowledge

Arrived in York around 5pm when most attractions shut so decided to attend this walking tour after... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cara M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
So Charming!

Alice is as charming as York itself. We took 15 walking tours during our 2 week trip to GB and this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
valeriya1118
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San Francisco
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Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6.00pm and 8.00pm .York has nearly 2,000 years of gruesome and gory history. Join your guide Mad Alice as she embarks on a journey around the city uncovering the truth. Hear the stories of murders, criminals, executions, blood-thirsty Kings and Queens. Learn the truth about history's most famous characters such as Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin. This 90 minute tour tells all the tales that other tours daren't.
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College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Arrived in York around 5pm when most attractions shut so decided to attend this walking tour after seeing all the great reviews. Met on time and was an easy yet informative walk throughout the city. As we had just arrived this allowed us to get...More

Thank Cara M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alice is as charming as York itself. We took 15 walking tours during our 2 week trip to GB and this tour with Alice was our absolute favorite. Alice skillfully delivers this tours as a theatrical performance full of history, mystery, and an abundance of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting York on a Hen do and Alice was absolutely brilliant. Her captivating stories and quick wit made the tour very personal and also very informative. She is the perfect entertainer for all ages with the spine chilling stories and spot on delivery. Would definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a Bloody Tour of York. Mad Alice was entertaining, funny, a wealth of information, and well-spoken! She is also quite the actress. We enjoyed the walk to various places in York, where she regaled us either with true history or gruesome tales...More

Thank memoryseeker103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been on a few ghost tours in York but this was something completely new and so so special!! Mad Alice is amazing, funny and the tour was incredibly interesting for adults and children alike. Must do if staying in York!!

Thank elean0rmcallister
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the tour of York and found it very interesting. Our guide was very knowledgeable of the area, had a great weekend and will return.

Thank FuninthesunMary01
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully entertaining. Mad Alice is excellent. Don’t go home from York without doing this tour. Top marks!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of Ghost Tours in and around York but this one is the one to do.Mad Alice manages to tailor her tour each time to the people who turn up on the evening.She even managed to continue the tours earlier this year when...More

Thank 155jacquelinef
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Mad Alice, was well, mad. Her historical knowledge and Showwomanship were amazing. She had a our group in stitches. I always seem to get picked on, but this time she was truly right. I am a Dick (Turpin). Fun for all the family, nothing scary,...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

My family and I did the 6pm tour last night which included a 7 and almost 5 year old. It was fantastic. Truly informative. There was quite a few of us in the group but she included everyone and no one felt pushed out or...More

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Melissa v
3 June 2018|
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Response from Liz O | Reviewed this property |
This is a guided history walking tour of the city. The dungeons is more of a history theme park.
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Devinsimpkins
26 May 2018|
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Response from MadAliceLane | Property representative |
There is no need to book but just check the website the day of to ensure the tour is running.
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