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Canterbury Ghost Tour

38 St. Margaret's Street | Outside Alberrys Wine Bar, Canterbury CT1 2TY , England
+44 845 519 0267
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Ranked #8 of 33 Activities in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: A darkly entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting on the streets of Canterbury, suitable for all ages , conducted by your jovial host John Hippisley - Kent's Premier Award Winning Ghost Hunter. Join a tour to discover some chilling tales that will haunt your dreams and leave you hair tingling. No harm can come as long as you travel with the Ghost Hunter! Book now online!

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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Well we went on the ghost tour on 15th Nov and we really enjoyed it Ian was excellent he is very enthusiastic and full of knowledge about the local haunted buildings and had everybody in stitches with his sense of humour definately worth going .

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We met John in his regalia - really looked the part, and was so helpful to know we had found the right place. The walk was more of a casual saunter, and this was no bad thing. Really enjoyed the stories, John has certainly done his research, and well planned to include most members of the group. Also a good... More

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I went on this tour with my mum and thought it was brilliant!! John is a great tour guide and has great knowledge about canterbury, really worth a good night out 😀

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What there was plenty of: - flatulence jokes - 'scares' by sudden raising of the voice - not very funny jokes about Germans and Dutch (members of the party) - mumbling (not helpful, especially not for foreign visitors) What there wasn't much of: - ghost stories - enthusiasm - taste

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I pre-booked tickets for me and my friend ready for her visit for the Halloween weekend. We both like a good fright and I was especially excited because there was going to be a walk on Halloween night! The tour guide looked the part in his top hat as we set off. The guide was very knowledgeable about Canterbury's history... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Our Psychology group went on the tour with John tonight and he really was brilliant! Would highly recommend and good value for money too! Lots of giggles and interesting facts thrown in :)

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This was a brilliant tour which included the perfect mix of information, spookiness, humour and sheer entertainment. I would wholeheartedly recommend it to others and want to return for another go, this time with my children. I thou roughly enjoyed the experience.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The tour didn't turn out to be like I expected. However, this didn't turn out to be such a bad thing in the end. Rather than a 75 min tour packed full of ghost stories across the numerous streets of Canterbury, we got what felt like a stand-up act across a few of them (with ghost-y parts thrown in). Although... More

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Rayleigh, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We called on the day and was offered a private tour for the same price. The effort sermed the same as he would with a big group. My parents and I were very impressed. Lots of detail and drama in the stories and delivery of them.

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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went on this Ghost walk with John this Saturday. We really enjoyed it but I've read a few negative reviews on here that say otherwise. As long as you don't take it too seriously you'll have a bit of fun. True, it could take in more of the city, but it is what it is! I would recommend this... More

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