We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Ghost Hunt of York

| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
+44 1904 608700
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
THE YOUNG ACTOR REALLY WAS EXCELLENT

I went on the ghost walk and was highly impressed, the young man leading us (obviously a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
aprildou0621
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Brilliant Night!

This tour was really fun, the man leading us was very entertaining indeed. Being led through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
302sarahlouisea
,
Preston, United Kingdom
Read all 896 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“great fun” (78 reviews)
“street theatre” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 7:30 PM - 8:40 PM
LOCATION
| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
CONTACT
Website
Call

Similar Things to Do in York

Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (896)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 875 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I went on the ghost walk and was highly impressed, the young man leading us (obviously a professional actor/comedian) was fantastic, York holds many interesting stories that are worth taking a closer and theatrical look at.

Thank aprildou0621
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was really fun, the man leading us was very entertaining indeed. Being led through creepy alleys off the usual beaten track in the eerie darkness you get to see a refreshingly different side of York.

Thank 302sarahlouisea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic entertainment even in the chilly winter weather. There are several Ghost Walks taking place in York this was the Ghost Hunt Walk which meets at the Shambles. An excellent way to spend a hour with family providing the children are around 10 years of...More

Thank TripMember120620162
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this ghost hunt. The guy who leads it is a hoot from start to finish. Everyone has a great time on this tour and it never gets old. Planning on bringing our son in January for his birthday.

Thank Miss_VintageVixen
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Brilliant guide and a fun hour for an evening in York. The tour pitched just brilliantly, very fun, very entertaining. Highly recommended.

Thank jonburford
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

The walk was great fun, Lots of laughs, Lots of stories, highly recommended for anyone interested at a different place to be sure or if your around your family and friends

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A really funny, theatrical tour of some beautiful buildings in the city, with stories of the supernatural combined with good humour and clever props. The young guide was very good, with expert comic timing! Well recommended :-)

Thank RWG83
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Myself and some friends joined the Ghost Hunt of York tonight, so glad we did! The young guy leading the walk was brilliant, he was really engaging, funny and informative! The tales were interesting, spooky and humorous...Comedy timing was excellent and the whole group was...More

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

A great hour of entertainment on the ghost walk! Young lad who ran it was great with the crowd and there were lots of laughs. Would recommend!

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Not as scary as what I was hoping for but the guide made up for it with his dark humour. Participants have to be sporting for it to be fun.

Thank Lin Z
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in York
Hilton York
2,997 reviews
.34 km away
Park Inn by Radisson York
2,181 reviews
.36 km away
The Judges Lodging
1,112 reviews
.38 km away
Dean Court Hotel, BW Premier Collection
1,697 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Los Moros
225 reviews
.03 km away
Shambles Kitchen
680 reviews
.04 km away
Shambles Tavern
538 reviews
.03 km away
Pivni
250 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Shambles
11,453 reviews
.02 km away
York's Chocolate Story
4,062 reviews
.07 km away
Shambles Market
137 reviews
.11 km away
Monk Bar Chocolatiers of York
67 reviews
.03 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
RWG83
26 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Denny S | Reviewed this property |
All of the streets are flat, and there are no curb issues. As far as distance, I really can't judge - covers much of old York center. But, I think you would have little difficulty - so yes, you can do it.
1
Vote
Claire G
21 November 2017|
Answer
Response from kellydickinson |
nope..
0
Votes