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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

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Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
Phone Number: +44 7941 041811
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Description: NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to...
NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD WINNING THEATRICAL TOUR of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions your costumed guide will entertain and horrify you through the streets of one of the most historical and haunted cities in Britain. On Fridays and Saturdays meet him outside the gift shop of Oxford Castle Unlocked at 6.30pm, or directly outside The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street at 6.55pm. Group bookings at other times available in Oxford, Burford, Woodstock and Stratford on Avon.
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So much fun!!!

Took a bunch of 14-17 year olds on this trip as part of their summer school program and Bill Spectre was hilarious and highly entertaining, getting them all involved and taking us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Took a bunch of 14-17 year olds on this trip as part of their summer school program and Bill Spectre was hilarious and highly entertaining, getting them all involved and taking us to some pretty (and spooky) spots in Oxford. 10/10

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We decided to join Bill's ghost tour whilst on a visit to Oxford. The tour was great fun, Bill is a true entertainer, and makes the tour really enjoyable for all there. Taking the tour, as well as learning all the spooky stories from Oxford's history, you also get quite a good little tour of the colleges. I would definitely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the tour! Our guide was brilliant! The only thing to improve it is to do the tours later when its dark - this makes it more scary.

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your lovely review Liam, much appreciated. The reason I don't run the tours later is simply that at this time of year it's not dark till 10pm. By then, the streets can become a little scary with those who have chosen to over indulge in spirits of their own! Also, I'm aware that often people have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I took my students on Bill's ghost trail last week end they loved it, he was brilliant. Thank you Bill for a very well done job. Will be coming back :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have been on Bill's tours 3 times. On the second occasion we hired Bill for our Hen/Stag night. We have always thoroughly enjoyed the evening - his tricks and jokes never get old and he is very clever at the art of 'ad-lib' ... usually when passers by offer a contribution to the entertainment. Unlike other ghost tour guides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Bill's tour combines the elements of theatre, magic, and humor to bring bits of Oxford's 'unsavory' past alive. It is fun for the whole family. The tour is not scary, because Bill lightens the mood with magic and humor. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What can I say but you really must do this tour. Bill himself is a real gem and makes this tour so unique. So entertaining and lots of stories to tell. Made the whole Oxford trip worthwhile. 👻👻👻

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We had a special afternoon booking, on a glorious sunny afternoon in Oxford. The tour was magical, great fun, lots of tricks, a little audience participation and Bill is very, very entertaining. I really enjoyed it, was lots of fun and I laughed so much, Bill is very funny. Would definitely recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bill is the consummate showman, enlightening with real stories of Oxford's often shady past, interspersed with tricks and jokes. Audience participation especially of children encouraged.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Decided to go on a ghost tour of Oxford. Absolutely fantastic. Bill Spectre's Ghost Tour. He is an excellent actor at telling the stories and the use of the props was amazing. There were some small children aged about 9 and 10 on the tour and they absolutely loved it. The tour is suitable for any age. This is highly... More 

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Thank you so much for your fantastic review! I cannot emphasise how vital word of mouth and TripAdvisor are to the existence of Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail. I rely upon the generosity of these lovely reviews to help guide lost souls through the treacherous waters of the competition and onto Bill Spectre's ghostly galleon. Thank you! More 

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Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
Phone Number: +44 7941 041811
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Friday 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

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