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The Ghost Hunt of York

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“step ladder”(17 reviews)
“street theatre”(11 reviews)
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...more
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| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
+44 1904 608700
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All reviews great fun step ladder street theatre audience participation whole group tour guide value for money interesting stories story telling all ages humour character shambles comedy unimportant hat performance
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You meet your guide at the top of The Shambles and are treated to non-stop entertainment for an hour or so - very very funny and well worth the small cost. Brilliant!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a great performance from the tour guide, very entertaining. Having been a resident of York area for many years, it was a great experience, and a new way to see a city I was already familiar with. Great story telling, would highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank King_Int_North
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk and show, very entertaining and a great way to explore the streets of York. Was right length ( about an hour) and worth the fee

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scroggsj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner really enjoyed the Ghost Hunt of York. The host has character, quick wit, looooads of personality and great comedic timing. We were laughing throughout. Great interaction with the audience too so be ready to get involved if called upon! Also, it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank H1894RMchrisb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not what i consider a ghost tour. Managed 40 mins of the tour before having to subtly depart. Lots of silly instructions and only two ghost stories which had absolutly no detail and what i think may not be real as can't find any reference...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cathedral88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing. 'ghost stories' served only to illustrate the magic tricks. First 15 minutes were spent being herded like sheep into various corners of shambles market for weak jokes. We perservered for 40 minutes, before abandoning hope and the tour group. Two tales in 40 minutes,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank holisticliving
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Interesting selection of ghosts stories with a little bit if historical interest thrown in. Not a long tour but just right on a cold December night, Brrr. Would recommend if you want a little evening entertainment Whilst visiting York.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank smansfield2
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Ghost hunt? Rather a stand up comedy on the go. This was not what we expected at all. We were expecting some good ghost stories backed up by history or atleast told in a somewhat spooky way. Instead, in the hour we participated, we only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Olivia K
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Was a funny evening, the story is easily to follow and we laughed a lot. can only recommend it, you get to see different parts of York and with some stories behind. We had someone in wheelchair and he always took care she is with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lailis_x
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

£6 for 4 stories, none of which were scary or very ghostly. Locations weren’t very good. No history in it. Had to pull faces at people in a restaurant at the end which was cringe. I have been on much better and funnier walking tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from DennyS510 | Reviewed this property |
Ours didn't. But, It is only about 1/1/2 - 2 hrs (depending on participation, etc.)