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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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Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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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Enjoyed every minute, Bill is a born performer, captivating, entertaining and deeply knowledgable when it comes to Oxford and it's history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed every minute, Bill is a born performer, captivating, entertaining and deeply knowledgable when it comes to Oxford and it's history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We went on this on Halloween which was busy but great fun. Would recommend on any dark winters night if you'd like it quieter!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Really enjoyed every minute Bill Spectre's hour-and-a-half-plus ghost walk in Oxford. Informative, entertaining and just damned good fun at the end of the day. Bill's a great story-teller, and does a good job of bringing his tales to life, with the aid at times of the odd prop and terrible puns. Highly recommended.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were a group of four that had arrived in Oxford on Friday afternoon and decided to take the Bill Spectre Ghost Trail that evening. We are so glad that we did. Bill was very entertaining and informative, and the little jokes and magic tricks added to the fun. We didn't want anything too heavy or serious, just an entertaining... More 

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Taplow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My friend and I went on this walking tour on a whim on a Saturday evening tour, and we were very glad we did! It was informative, funny and showed us more of Oxford than we would have been able to see if we were wandering on our own! The stories were delivered with dramatic flare and even a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This was an excellent walking tour. It rained throughout our tour, but the thoughtful guides even were even kind enough to offer a few umbrellas to borrow. In addition, Bill made sure to guide us to places where we could take cover from the rain whenever we stopped at a site. Bill is a gifted entertainer, and I highly recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We went on Bill Spectre's Friday evening tour in Oxford, and really enjoyed it. Bill was highly informative and amusing, and even supplied some nice little magic tricks. Or was it actually real? You never know do you? After all, this is a ghost walk!

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Burnham-on-Sea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We did the Friday evening tour which we thoroughly enjoyed. Very tongue in cheek, appealed to our sense of humour enormously. If you want a bit of fun take this tour, well worth the £8 and highly entertaining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We've enjoyed it a lot. It came quite a surprise that Bill Spectre is a professional actor, which is rare on such tours. He plays many voices and engages audience to relax and enjoy the experience. His tour is very cosy and opens Oxford even for those who live here. Props too came quite unusual and brought lots of laughter.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I took a party of 22 to join Bill on his ghost trail, as we were raising charity donations for Maggie's cancer care centre at the Churchill Hospital Oxford. It was a brilliant night, as it was dark and slightly chilly which gave the tour a good atmosphere. Everybody enjoyed the evening, as Bill gave it his all with ghost... More 

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