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The Ghost Hunt of York

Shambles, York, England
01904 608700
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Ranked #15 of 70 Activities in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This is the ghost hunt that starts at 7.30pm at the Shambles. We had read that it was the best one in York and we were really not disappointed! We went with our children (9 and 11) and we all absolutely loved it. The 'hunter/guide' was very enthusiastic and funny...but I'm not going to say any more about it! Do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Went on the 17/08/14 and couldn't recommend it more.Highly entertaining evening with great crowd interaction.We loved it and will definitely go again(we're back in February!)Informative,interesting and great fun!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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41 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I and perhaps 100 others took The Ghost Hunt on July 28th. The host was hilarious and very entertaining. If you are looking for real ghosts you will be disappointed. However, a trained actor walking with you for an hour through a 2000 year old city providing historical narratives of deaths and alleged ghost sightings was pretty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

The Ghost Hunt was entertaining, brilliantly executed and funny/scary/spooky all at the same time. You must see this if you go to York!!!

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is great fun! Slick, professional street entertainment - meticulously scripted and performed with perfect poise and flawless comic timing. I love ghost walks - and after a recent chance encounter with The Original Ghost Walk of York I have been revisiting some old favourites. This one is always the same - and that's a good thing! The Ghost Hunt... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this ghost walk. Was very funny and the young actor was great! We also thought it was very cheap compared to other attractions. Might not be the same if you did it again as you would know what to expect but I'd recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went on this ghost hunt on Wednesday night with my two kids aged 11 and 8.... The walk lasts for just over a hour and consisted of 5 or 6 tales at different locations all very close to the Minster. For the first couple of stories my kids got stuck at the back and couldn't see however this changed and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Me and my partner where walking around york the day we arrived, when we heard a man shouting..."DO YOU WANT TO HUNT GHOST" i look around and this man was shouting at a woman. I stopped to listened out of curiousity and he explained about the walk so we came back at 7.30pm and we didnt regret it. It was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed this walk around York, however I would say it is atmospheric whimsy and stories of the macabre with comedy. It's not scary or historical however it is hilarious, very entertaining, well acted, great crowd engagement and thoroughly entertaining for a fiver.

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Me and my 14 year old daughter went on the The Ghost Hunt from The Shambles along with about 50 other people. It is really good. At first the guide does appear quite strict and scary but as the walk begins and continues his personality really shows. He is really funny, whitty and informative(at some points we both said he... More

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