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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
+44 7941 041811
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Haven't had such a good time

Took the grandsons as a birthday treat. They were involved all evening in Bill's trickery and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jlc946
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Excellent

Spent a really good evening with Bill walking around Oxford, He is so interesting and entertaining... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
j0nutt
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD WINNING THEATRICAL TOUR of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions your costumed guide will entertain and horrify you through the streets of one of the most historical and haunted cities in Britain. On Fridays and Saturdays meet him outside the gift shop of Oxford Castle Unlocked at 6.30pm, or directly outside The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street at 6.55pm. Group bookings at other times available in Oxford, Burford, Woodstock and Stratford on Avon.
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Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
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+44 7941 041811

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the grandsons as a birthday treat. They were involved all evening in Bill's trickery and amazing tales. Everyone in the group thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Would thoroughly encourage everyone of all ages to book up.More

Thank jlc946
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Haven't had such a good time"? Had me worried! Thanks for coming along with your excellent volunteers, much appreciated! Thanks also for the lovely review, I'd be a lost soul without positive feedback to help encourage others to seek me out. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a really good evening with Bill walking around Oxford, He is so interesting and entertaining with all the ghost stories, well worth doing.

Thank j0nutt
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your wonderful feedback! Word of mouth is the best advert and is so helpful, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went with 3 close friends and saw parts of the city never knew existed. Bill is great fun but is full of great information, and is a bit of a prankster. We were lucky and had a fine evening for our walk. A very enjoyable...More

Thank fusspot108
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks fusspot! Fun only works when the audience are that way inclined, thank heavens for audience members like you! Thank you for taking the trouble to submit your review, really helpful.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent evening spent with Bill touring Oxford city centre telling tales from old about numerous ghosts. Bill is an excellent raconteur and brings so much life to the tales. His knowledge is amazing! Definitely one of the highlights of our weekend in...More

Thank GuinnessEm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have been on this Ghost Walk. I loved it so much the first time that I really wanted to take my friends. You learn so much about the history of Oxford and go to places you would never see...More

Thank kathrynrush2n
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Kathryn, really appreciate your support! A lot of how the tour works comes down to the audience, thank you for being part of a fun group and helping the evening flow.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a fabulous tour. Bill is brilliant, entertaining, and taught me things I didn't know about my own town. Highly recommended it and will go again with the family.

Thank Sara B
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your cracking review Sara. Mightily appreciated as word of mouth and TripAdvisor are about my only marketing tools. Enjoy the rest of the summer and thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on the tour tonight and it was brilliant plus Bill Spectre is a great story teller everyone was engrossed. A special thank you, Bill , for my birthday hat. Annette

Thank Annette P
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Annette! Happy birthday and thanks for your cracking review. Thank you for entering into the spirit of the night despite the rain! Enjoy the rest of the summer!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Are you into ghost stories? Do you like learning about Oxford's ghostly history? Do you like magic, storytelling, and walking the cobble stone alleys of one of the most unique cities in the world? Then you must journey on the Ghost Trail with Bill Spectre....More

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a million for your very comprehensive and generous review! A really great help as I rely almost entirely on word of mouth for people to find me. You were a fun audience that night, everyone joining is a fantastic help. Thanks again!

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Decided at the last minute to join this tour so we rushed there and missed the first two or three minutes. But we were then entranced for the duration! Bill is a fabulous story teller and kept rather a large group of us-of all ages-thoroughly...More

Thank Lisa467
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lisa! Thanks for your lovely review, delighted you enjoyed the tour. Much of how well it goes is down to the audience, thank you for being part of a good one!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Bill is a great guy & this 90 minute (60 if you join at the 2nd meeting point) early evening tour is a bit of fun & a short wander around some of Oxfords historic sights. It's definitely more humorous then scary, particularly if you...More

1  Thank mrstraveller1
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your review, delighted you enjoyed my trail, spooky fun has always been my aim!

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Carlena1986
26 October 2016|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Hi Carlena, the information is on my website, but the 18:30 tour will end at about 20:10. Many thanks Bill
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Easyanna
28 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Public tours every Friday and Saturday from outside Oxford Castle Unlocked. Please arrive at 18:20 ready to leave at 18:30. All year round but please check Bill Spectre's website for latest news!
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carla B
27 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
No need to book, simply turn up and pay on the night. Bill Spectre is always to be found wearing his black top hat.
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