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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
+44 7941 041811
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Ranked #4 of 52 Activities in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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.... more » 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. « less
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect, having not done a 'ghost tour' before. It's certainly more of an evening's entertainment than a scary night out, but no worse for that - it's a great chance to walk round some lesser known parts of Oxford, learn some interesting bits of history and Bill's manner is definitely fun and engaging. We went... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This evening 23 Oct 2014 we spent an hour in the company of Bill and the whole group (15 of us) enjoyed every minute of his commentary, his theatre and his humour. Highly recommend you take this tour if you're in Oxford.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is a mean feat to be able to entertain adults and children alike for 2 hours, so well done Bill. We all enjoyed your tricks and tales along with the wonderful array of historic landmarks. Recommend to all.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

What a character Bill is! Truly entertaining from start to finish. A real treat to round off a superb day in Oxford!

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Witney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

A fun, personally guided walking tour of Oxford incorporating history, entertaining stories, a bit of theatre, magic and humour. Well recommended and great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We saw Bill Spectre at Woodstock where he gave a really informative tour of the village but also related some interesting stories about past characters from the village who have lived there. He also had some magic tricks up his sleeve which still have us intrigued today. He made the whole experience really enjoyable and fun. He got all the... More

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My sis-in-law was celebrating her 50th birthday and asked for 'experiences' during the month of September. We did the normal things - meals out, a Spa day, trip to London etc, but were running out of ideas, then we heard of 'Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails' and thought it would be a bit different to take Helen on such an evening.... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A great performance and fantastic stories with an interesting/informative angle on Oxford's history...it was also very funny and had a few surprises too! Perfect way to spend an evening in Oxford, I highly recommend.

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

Thank you so much Danielle for taking the trouble to write your review. I rely a lot upon word of mouth for my advertising so your help is greatly appreciated! Thanks for being such fun and entering into the spirit of the evening. Have a spookily good Halloween and I hope we get to meet again one day. More

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A wonderful evening with friends listening to Bill's tales and seeing the magical buildings of Oxford. Would recommend for all ages except perhaps the under 5s due to the nature of some of the 'experiences'. Bill is a great storyteller and keeps his audience amused and attentive ( a great feat with 15 foreign students who didn't fully understand what... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Really great fun, Bill is charming and a great storyteller. I'd recommend it to anyone visiting Oxford.

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