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The Ghost Hunt of York

#10 of 57 Tours in York
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Address: | Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
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+44 1904 608700
19:30 - 20:40
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 20:40

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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 quite an energetic pace through the City. The guide is very theatrical and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 have mentioned, a male & a female volunteer are selected fairly early on and are... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 it was brilliant and kept the whole session interesting and entertaining. Not too scared for... More 

Thank Jeffrey G
Sherman Oaks, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Petaluma, California
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115 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank leflerpet
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 heard him above the pub goers. 4 ghost stories were told in around 1 hr... More 

Thank CheshireAngie
Sutton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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
Salisbury, Maryland
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 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 wish it was us. Not worth £12 when there are sooooo many other great ones... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Did this ghost walk on Saturday night, along with around 25 other people who met at the Shambles at 7:30pm. It costs £6 per adult, £3 for children. The first ten mins is taken up with gathering payment and then you're off! For a gentleman getting on in years, he didn't hang about! You are led through the streets of... More 

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