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The Original Ghost Walk of York

3 Kings Staith, York YO1 9SN, England
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Great fun night don't miss out!

Recommended by our hotel, this was a highlight of a 3 day break in York. Priced at £5 adults and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassie K
Down by the Riverside - Original Ghost Tour

From the origins of "Georgie Porgie pudding and pie" to Guy Fawkes wrath, the tour was both... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dan802015
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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The Ghostwalk was established before 1973 and was an original creation believed to be the first in the world. We promise a unique opportunity to discover the hidden magic of our ancient City through the real art of storytelling. Tales are drawn from the immense history of York and are told against a backdrop of haunting beauty. We walk in the very footsteps of those who have passed before.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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3 Kings Staith, York YO1 9SN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our hotel, this was a highlight of a 3 day break in York. Priced at £5 adults and £4 children, the tour began at The Kings Arms by the river, sign on the side of building and was a leisurely stroll around the...More

Thank Cassie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the origins of "Georgie Porgie pudding and pie" to Guy Fawkes wrath, the tour was both entertaining and personable with the tour guide taking time to talk to each member of the group and remembering details that he would later related to the chilling...More

Thank dan802015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to York many times and not done this so gave it a go. Our guide was Pat and he was really good - very entertaining, very interesting stories. Although we know York quite well, we saw things we'd just not noticed before. Not...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice walking tour with lots of history about York. Really good tour guide and good ghost stories. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see York.

Thank Robin T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on this tour the other day and we enjoyed the walk and the stories. Mark is a talented story teller with a voice that booms impressively across the river! It is an easy, well paced walk about various sites in the city and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Informative, dark humoured tour of the supernatural history of york’s past. Mark is s great tour guide. He took time to talk to all of the people on the tour individually. And he’s very entertaining. Definitely worth a visit at £5 per adult.

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For only £5 you can't go wrong with this walk. Very entertaining but knowledgeable and fun. First story your told is free and you can then decide whether to continue on the walk or not. We have been on plenty ghost walks around the country...More

Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the highlights of my stay in York. Our guide kept us well entertained for over an hour with interesting stories at various locations around the city. We were taken around many of the back alleys and out of the way bits. £5 per...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a brilliant ghost walk and Mark is a great storyteller. Quite often these sort of walks rely on cheesy gimmicks to create an atmosphere but Mark does it just by his excellent storytelling, he really had all of us hanging on his every...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did this last night , have to say it was really , really good , we met at the kings arms pub by the bridge on the river ouse , really easy to find , our walk was led by Mark , he was captivating...More

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plafreniere
8 May 2018|
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Response from ghostwalk | Property representative |
The cost is £5 adults £4 children/seniors/students. Kind regards, MG
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Dawn M
17 April 2018|
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Response from Chrissy O | Reviewed this property |
They start at 8pm, no need to book & cash only. Meet outside the Kings Arms Pub, Ouse Bridge
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Alf N
8 April 2018|
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Response from ghostwalk | Property representative |
Yes but only with well behaved owners!!
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