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The Ghost Hunt of York

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Address: Shambles, York, England
Phone Number: 01904 608700
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7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm

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A fun way to spend an hour or so. Not really very scary, but very funny, we were crying with laughter at points. If you are looking to find ghosts you may want to try something... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Sheffield, England
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Sheffield, England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A fun way to spend an hour or so. Not really very scary, but very funny, we were crying with laughter at points. If you are looking to find ghosts you may want to try something else, but if you are looking for family friendly street entertainment then this if for you!

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is the second time I've done this first with my family this time with a group of 11 friends! Forgot how hilarious it was! Stories are great! All good fun and Andy just adds to spookiness of the hunt! Brilliant would recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

had a great & funny ghost walk. The ghost hunter was really funny & we had a good laugh, it goes really quickly & for some people maybe abit too energetic as you spend alot of the time moving to different locations. we had a good dry nite in November great fun & would recommend it

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North Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We are a family of 4 (kids are 6 and 9) and I was concerned that the ghost stories might be frightening for the kids; however, they were presented in a very entertaining way and the children were entranced and there was no risk of nightmares. The guide was theatrical, entertaining and knowledgeable. We loved it!

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Well worth a fiver for an hour of total entertainment, really enjoyed this laughed all the way. A good way to find the back alleyways around the inner walls.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Well, it wasn't really what I was expecting, but it was certainly a lot of fun! The guide, dressed as he is in all the photos, met us at the end of The Shambles, and was a good actor. He took us around York, stopping to tell us a few bits and pieces about the history of York, and told... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I organised a tour for some colleagues visiting from Europe. When we met afterwards they were delighted and could not stop talking about it. Not just talking but real participant involvement. Would definitely recommend.

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ellesmere port
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Been on quite a few ghost walks in past and they have all been brilliant, was really looking forward to it, being it was from the shambles thought it be good. Was so disappointed guy was an idiot did not know anything, no history, nothing about York, told 4 stories at 4 different locations, that was it did some stupid... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Wow. Just wow. Our guide for the night was "Unimportant" aka Dan. And he was outstanding. Within 5 minutes of meeting him at the Shambles my partner who "didn't want to spend an hour walking round hearing about ghost stories" was crying with laughter and utterly captivated by "Unimportant" The walk itself lasts a hour but it feels like 10... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

For years I have always wanted to take The Ghost Hunt in York. I finally decided to undertake this walk on a recent visit to the City. Despite the rain in excess of 100 people turned out and met at The Shambles at 7.30. As the bell rang out we all paid our £5 fee and set off on a... More 

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