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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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Didn't really know what to expect from this tour but if there is one thing you have to do in York it is this tour. Highlight of the weekend - fantastic for adults and children and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Didn't really know what to expect from this tour but if there is one thing you have to do in York it is this tour. Highlight of the weekend - fantastic for adults and children and would recommend it to everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We did this tour with our children aged 11 and 14 and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. It was light hearted and fun, well worth the £16 we paid. He is very entertaining with audience participation (especially if you are the tallest)! Excellent hours entertainment! Would definitely recommend.

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The guide was hilarious and was great at setting the scene and telling the stories, well worth the £5 for the hour.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Ghost Hunt of York is mediocre at best if you have been to the Original Ghost Walk and if you are looking for the nitty-gritty stories that have the possibility to keep you up at night. However the Ghost Hunter does an excellent job at taking you through the various sites of York and explaining the ghouls that inhabit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I never thought I would have so much fun on a ghost tour but we couldn't stop laughing in between the scary stories. Well worth the money. Highly recommend doing.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

For £5 the hour or so we spent on the tour was great fun. The guide was entertaining and held everybody's attention throughout. Don't expect too many tales but the four or five we had were great to listen too. My seven year old daughter loved it too.....and that was important as it was family entertainment......not too serious or too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

For £5 I cannot complain! He was really funny and he spoke clearly and loud enough for everyone to hear. It isn't scary, granted, but when all ages are allowed to participate there are obvious limitations. All of my party enjoyed and I would recommend for all ages.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We fell upon this tour which starts from the Shambles every evening rain or shine at 7:30. There are numerous ghost tours around the city and if you keep your eyes open you will see the signs. We chose this one due to its trip advisor reviews and awards. He collects people from both ends of the street and there... More 

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After a lot of researching and deliberation we plumped for this ghost tour while on holiday in York. We were really glad we did. Although we had young children with us it had just the right balance of scariness and fun and the presentation was excellent. Took about an hour which was just right for the children and it started... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great Fun!! Probably the best Ghost Walk I've ever been on. My husband, teen daughter and I all loved it. We'd read about this in our Rick Steves guide book. We met our deadpan Guide, dressed in Victorian garb at 7:30 pm at the foot of the Shambles. He was Hilarious! Don't let the large crowd put you off You... More 

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