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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 #6 of 21 activities in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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... more » 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! « less
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We joined our group of kids in the tour and it was a great decision! Very funny, fascinating stories and we even got to burn the witch:) The kids were very happy as John can speak couple of languages so that helped a lot in keeping 40 kids fascinated about the story! My favourite story was Thomas Becket, and it... More

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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I was recently lucky enough to attend one of John's Ghost Tours and thoroughly enjoyed myself. If you are going expecting to see hundreds of ghosts then you may be a little disappointed but if you are planning on having a great night out, laced with humour, anecdotes and fascinating stories, then you'll get exactly what you want. John meets... More

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Dartford, Kent
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Myself and three others took part in the ghost walk in Canterbury on Saturday 5 April hosted by John. What a huge disappointment. Having been on many ghost walks around the world I thought I knew what to expect, an enjoyable evening of historical and spooky stories with a bit of humour. Oh how wrong was I!! It was what... More

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A group of us went on this tour on Saturday night, it started off being funny but we all quickly didn't find his terrible and quite frankly close to the mark jokes funny. We are all up for a great laugh and certainly not prod but OMG some of his jokes were tedious. We booked and paid for a Ghost... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Prepared myself for a two hour walk along cobbled streets in the cold. I had a thick coat , walking boots , and a flask ! In reality it was an easy stroll for an hour covering little more than 3 short streets. The ghost stories were few and almost incidental. It was pure brilliant theatre from the tour leader.The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

John was very entertaining and my daughter and her friends really enjoyed the walk as did I,Thankyou for the private tour even though only a small group.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We found out quite a lot about some of the darker side of Canterbury. John, the guide, was full of one liners and as an Englishman I would find myself getting lost in his streams of consciousness (I'm not sure if I would've understood more than half if I didn't speak English). I might have given another mark had it... More

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Ghosthunter1, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review, sorry about the awful weather but as we now know it was the wettest winter since records began. As soon as I work out how to pray for a dry night my reputation will doubtless improve. Glad you had a good night it was a pleasure taking your party. Kind Regards John More

Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Had a really interesting time walking the streets and listening to John. Tour was full of humour and very entertaining.

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Ghosthunter1, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to review, I know my humour may not be to everyone's taste, so I am glad you had fun. I found long ago that if I just bang on about the supernatural all night people switch off as quickly as they get depressed, drama only works if interspersed with comedy... More

Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We popped along to the Ghost Tour on what I think was a record night. There were around 50 - 60 on the tour, whereas there had apparently only been a few the night before. However John took the extra numbers in his stride. Right at the start of the tour was an unscripted dramatic pause when one of crowd... More

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Ghosthunter1, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to review, I had no way of foreseeing that happening, and was very lucky as you pointed out to have a paramedic on hand in the group. I felt it was better to continue the tour rather than cancel, I do not know if she made it to hospital and... More

Isle of Sheppey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I would love to thank John for a wonderfully humurous and informative evening last night ... his stories will certainly make me see parts of Canterbury in a very different light!! Despite the awful weather myself and my partner enjoyed every minute and would recommend to anyone with an interest in all things spooky :0)

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Ghosthunter1, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to review, so gad you enjoyed the tour. Thanks for the review. John More

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