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The Ghost Hunt of York

| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
+44 1904 608700
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Great funny tour

Well, what a great tour, engaging, funny, a great story teller. If you go to York you must do this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SueCrook61
via mobile
Very entertaining if not overly scary.

This tour is suitable for all ages, but be advised that the guide does not "hang about" and sets... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cazza1999
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Carlisle
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  • Excellent69%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 19:30 - 20:40
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| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
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+44 1904 608700

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Reviewed yesterday 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I have been talking about doing a ghost walk in York for sometime, our friends had been on one in February and had really enjoyed it so last-night we joined the Ghost hunt of York. It was very good, the gentleman leading...More

Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

There are a few of these and I read this was the best. The guide was so funny and loved his character. Good for all ages!

Thank tallgrlca
Reviewed 3 April 2017

You need to take these ghost walks in the manner they are meant. This one was entertaining, yet gave a lot of historical information during the course of the walk.

1  Thank leflerpet
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Met at the shambles at 7.30pm on a very rowdy Saturday evening, (about 50 of us) He was dressed the part, in black cloak and top hat( he didn't tell us his name...said it was unimportant!) He had a good strong voice so you always...More

Thank CheshireAngie
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I don't know what i expected, but it wasn't this!! A comic view of the ghost tales of York. Worth going for £6 but dont expect to be scared!!

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The man that leads the Ghost Hunt tour is quite a character. He does an excellent job bringing drama and humor to the tour. Overall it was worth the few quid.

Thank sheatly
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Very good fun and entertaining. Enjoyed it very much. The guide was great. Only costs 5-6 pounds depending if you have a coupon. Fun way to spend an hour walking around York and learning a few facts.

Thank aremac
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Three minutes in he made jokes at an audience member and continued to point him out the next thirty minutes (we left at 30min). He asked for upfront payment without really engaging us. There was one girl who walked off at this point and I...More

1  Thank 1shopkins
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Ady S
I am coming on the 12th of April and would like to do the ghost walk
20 March 2017|
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Response from aremac | Reviewed this property |
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Kelmarie12
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
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Lynsey M
how on earth can £6 be overpriced??????
26 January 2017|
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Response from Craig H | Reviewed this property |
Worth... every.. damn... penny! I've been multiple times over the years - I'd happily pay more to experience the Hunt that's actually good, professional and keeps you entertained.
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