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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
07941 041811
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Ranked #3 of 50 activities in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: "You are hereby cordially invited to join Bill Spectre on his award winning theatrical tour of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions... more » Owner description: "You are hereby cordially invited to join Bill Spectre 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. " « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

It was excellent! Bill Spector really made Oxford look really interesting! It looked real and he was really funny! He could either make us shake or laugh. Really enjoyable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Bills spectors ghost tour was largely chosen for me as it was during the evening 6.30 pm, and I am so glad I whent. Bill mixes grizzly tales, fabulous props and mystifying tricks to tell Oxfords grim tales. Highly recomended for all ages don't let the the fact it is a ghost tour put you off, he has a wealth... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is a brilliant bit of entertainment for all the family. Bill has a unique and fun way of telling "grissly and ghostly" tales of haunted Oxford. Whilst some of his gags are a bit cheesy it makes the tour suitable for a wide range of ages and there was certainly plenty of laughter. The tour takes you around streets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We are a large Oxford summer school with students from all over the world, various levels of English but Bill Spectre's wonderful & engaging tour left all, including staff, very enthralled with the ghosts & ghouls of Oxford's gruesome history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Recently visited Oxford and decided to go on a ghost trail. Bill Spectre's was recommended so we joined his. Very reasonably priced and from the get go you know it's going to be fun. Tongue in check and never taking things too seriously its a brilliant tour for all ages. If you want a laugh whilst checking out the Oxford... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If you're looking for a scary time in Oxford, this is probably not for you, but it's FANTASTICALLY fun! I think he probably tunes it to his audience because there were some younger kids with my tour and he made them the stars, which was great. He does some pretty cool magic and some of it is really cheesy, but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

One of the best evenings ever celebrating our daughters birthday.... Bill Spectre is awesome, his humour appealed to all and the very theatrical special effects had the kids spellbound! Would definitely recommend him and the kids had a fab night helping him set the scene for ghostly horse rides and the sound effets for his ghostly bicycle bell!!! Brilliant!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

One of the best ghost tours I've been to in the last couple of years! The guide was awesome, funny and.... spooky as well!! It was a different approach to tours of Oxford, and it was totally worth it! I definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Bill Spectrum is a true entertainer and we had such a great fun during the Ghost Walk around Oxford!! It was both informative, funny, interesting and the time really flew buy. I recommend everyone to do the tour if visiting Oxford!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Having living in oxford for nearly 8 years we did the ghost tour for the first time tonight! Was absolutely fantastic!!! Professional and kept in character the whole time, so funny and something for everybody! Great value for money!!

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

Thanks so much for the lovely review! I can't emphasise how vital reviews are to Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails. I don't have any signs in the centre of Oxford so word of mouth and positive reviews are my best allies! Thanks again. More

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