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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
Phone Number: +44 7941 041811
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Ranked #4 of 68 Activities in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I would recommend everyone to go on this walk amazing facts a frightening story's! Brilliant for all young and old! Amazing bill is brilliant and funny all in all a good night out well worth it! Go for it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

From the start to end Bill Spectre kept the audience enthralled and spellbound with insights into Oxfords dim and distant past. A "must do" if your in town on a Friday or Saturday evening...Brilliant Graeme Currie

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

For my daughter's 11th birthday I organised for a group of 9 children and 4 adults to attend Bill's tour. What a great time we had! Funny, spooky and full of surprises we could have happily stayed for more stories! I was particularly impressed at how helpful Bill was with regard to helping me to organise the evening as well... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My boyfriend brought me on this tour for Halloween. He had been on it before and really enjoyed it. I absolutely loved it! Bill Spectre is incredibly charismatic and also very informative. The magic and jokes really brought the stories to life. I'd definitely go again.

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

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write your very generous review. Everyone seemed to be in a good mood on Halloween which really helped the fun! Thanks so much for your enthusiasm, the trail would be as nothing without the support and reviews of good people such as yourself, many, many thanks! More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Myself and a group of friends did the Halloween ghost trail and it was absolutely fantastic. Great stories delivered by an engaging and entertaining guide with a flourish of wit. I wholeheartedly recommend!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I went with a group of Harley Owners and anyone that can make a group of big hairy bikers jump really knows his stuff! Bill is engaging and entertaining. He knows his history and has the flourish of a magician in his delivery. He also managed to get 3 big bad bikers to gallop down an alley clapping coconut shells... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Had a wonderful time with Bill - really funny night with friends and a very cool way to explore Oxford.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Now, first let me tell you this - Bill Spectre is bloody excellent. Last night was the second time I've done his Ghost Trail and I immensely enjoyed both times. Adults and children alike were enthralled and entertained as Bill is a natural storyteller and effortlessly builds rapport with his crowd. For this alone, he deserves every star he gets... More

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

Hi Msfingerpaint, Thank you so much for coming along - twice! I really appreciate your taking the trouble to write your review as word of mouth and TripAdvisor are vital to my survival, Bill Spectre wouldn’t be around without the assistance of lovely people such as yourself! I do apologise on behalf of Oxford, everyone here should spend a day... More

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My netball team and I went on Bill Spectre's Ghost Tour for a club social, and had a great time! Not only did we get to see beautiful parts of Oxford by night, but the stories were extremely entertaining and there are a few hidden surprises along the way! Highly-recommended.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I attended this as part of a work social and was a little dubious to start but every one of us - even the most cynical - had a great time. The tour took in some of the most authentic parts of Olde Oxford and Bill's story telling and acting was just brilliant.

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