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The Ghost Hunt of York

| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
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Very entertaining!!

Walking around the city hearing ghost stories may not sound fun to all but with this guide it is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Trail, Canada
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Time well spent

We had a great time in the ghost hunt. The guide was very entertaining and the stories we good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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The award winning Ghost Hunt of York combines magic and energetic accounts of classic York ghost stories that will take your emotions from horror to hilarity.  The Victorian guide in his frock coat, top hat and carrying his Gladstone bag manifests at half past seven at the bottom of Shambles, ringing his death bell he gathers the awaiting ghost hunters...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Hours Today: 19:30 - 20:40
| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking around the city hearing ghost stories may not sound fun to all but with this guide it is very entertaining and well worth 6 pounds!! The guide does a fantastic job engaging the group. He delivers many laughs and a few frights. I would...More

Thank kbulney
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time in the ghost hunt. The guide was very entertaining and the stories we good. Well worth the 6pounds.

Thank herbal_healer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great fun - really entertaining, even thought the weather was miserable and raining it was well worth getting wet. Would highly recommend this tour.

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun for a couple of 26 and 25, the guide plays his part brilliantly and is very funny. No its not the scariest and most informative but if you aren't stuck up (like the people who write bad reviews) and want to have a...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

V enjoyable. Suitable for all. Great hosts and at an hour and a bit, long enough to be good, short enough to keep interest. Mind the rail.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the ghost walk you can expect to hear grousome and terrible tales of all things that go bump in the night in York. The walk lasts about an hour and a quarter and is tremendous value for your money. Expect tales of beheadings, kings,...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lot of fun on this tour, the guide was highly amusing and had us laughing the entire time. He really engaged the audience and kept us all involved. The only thing I would suggest is that they include a few more facts...More

Thank emily_rose1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend this hours walk. We laughed. We jumped but mostly we had a great time. Starting from the famous Shambles street. This was a very enjoyable end to our day in York.

Thank jca54
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what a great tour, engaging, funny, a great story teller. If you go to York you must do this tour. Great value for money

Thank SueCrook61
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This tour is suitable for all ages, but be advised that the guide does not "hang about" and sets quite an energetic pace through the City. The guide is very theatrical and encourages his audience to participate, on this hour long tour. As previous Reviewers...More

Thank Cazza1999
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the tour on this evening? where is the meeting place please? and do we need to book before hand?
28 May 2017|
Response from tallgrlca | Reviewed this property |
It was in the evening and we met in the Shambles...you just show up and pay the guy directly. Cash only though.
Ady S
I am coming on the 12th of April and would like to do the ghost walk
20 March 2017|
Response from aremac | Reviewed this property |
Did you have a question?
What locations does it visit? I visited when I was young and would like to find out more information about some of the locations! Thanks. Mostly interested in the big house behind the big gates
14 February 2017|
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Response from McDonald-Family | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Paul A. If you want a walk that includes lots of historical information then this isn't the walk for you. This is really just a bit of fun. There are lots of other walks which get good write ups on TA suggest... More