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The Original Ghost Walk of York

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Bloody Fantastic!

Amazing! Pat held us spellbound for the duration of the tour. An incredible mix of history and... read more

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Fantastic spooky fun

Pat our guide took us on a generous two hour tour of the City regaling stories of murder, disease... read more

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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...more
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3 Kings Staith, York YO1 9SN, England
+44 1759 373090
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing! Pat held us spellbound for the duration of the tour. An incredible mix of history and storytelling! We visited a variety of sites, each with its own gruesome history, which Pat brought to life. A must, if you are visiting York!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pat our guide took us on a generous two hour tour of the City regaling stories of murder, disease, monstrous goings on and all things awful!!!! We had a brilliant time - classic story telling, great humour and good audience participation!!!!! Excellent value for money...More

2  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a very entertaining and educational walk with a very friendly and funny guide. Thank you from Sheffield.

1  Thank sheffielddi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few nights in York last week & decided that we would do this tour on Friday evening - well worth the £5 fee, was an enlightening couple of hours, intermingled with ghostly tales, historical fact and a good smattering of humour to...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were probably 40-50 people in our tour group, which made even the scariest of ghost stories somewhat ineffective. The tour guide was knowledgeable and a good storyteller, but a lot of the stories ended on a more lighthearted note than a spooky one.

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I selected this ghost tour due to the generous reviews & walked four miles across York to get there. My own experience was that it was pretty slow & dull. There was too much history & not enough supernatural thrills. You could tell the guide...More

Thank Lyndon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the tour last week. Would like to thank our ghost tour guide Pat for being so entertaining, immersive and generous with his time and stories. He was very enthusiastic with a booming voice and made the experience spooky & fun! If it could...More

1  Thank Devika1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I and 3 kids enjoyed this ghost tour on Sunday night, 8pm until 930pm. Our guide was very friendly and informative and made extra effort to talk to everyone individually and made sure our kids were at the front so they didn’t...More

1  Thank foxmeister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent walk around York - entertaining stories and well worth the money. Each ghost tour will take a different route and tell different stories but this is definitely up there with the best of them. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Paul9978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We looked at a few of the Ghost Tours, quite simply this was closest to our hotel. So pleased we went with this one. Pat, our guide, was amazing - funny, informative, entertaining, he had it all. His knowledge was excellent, and although the group...More

1  Thank lolly2303
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Rowan G
29 May 2018|
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Response from Violetta M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the tour is suitable, but there is a lot of cobbled street. There wasn’t any steps on tour which I chose.
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8 May 2018|
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Response from ghostwalk | Property representative |
The cost is £5 adults £4 children/seniors/students. Kind regards, MG
Dawn M
17 April 2018|
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