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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are new to Oxford this ghost trail is compulsory! Not only does Bill Spectre deliver a professional, haunting experience he also provides you with his knowledge of locations and landmarks which really helped me for the rest of my stay. Bill is an engaging performer and includes everyone in his tour, utilises props to great effect and pays... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was an amazing tour full of fun, facts, and "spirited" interactions! I recommend doing the entire tour, not the shortened version. It went by so quickly, leaving us wanting more.

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bristol, england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were recommended to do this by a friend and we are very glad we did. The weather wasn't looking great but that didn't deter us. It was an hour an a half of great interest, facts and laughter. Bill tells stories about ghosts around Oxford with great comedy effect whilst walking around the streets. So if you find yourself... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Not what I was expecting but SO much better. Bill Spectre is absolutely brilliant, and enthralled everyone on the tour. It's a wonder he hasn't been snapped up by the RSC! Had us all laughing and I saw the group of middle-aged men walk away at the end with huge grins on their faces. Great for all ages and so... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great time and brilliant tour by Bill My wife and me spend nice weekend in Sunny Oxford, Bill make great job by telling you the best stories about oxford goats stories. We enjoy the tour +his funny breaks and demonstration. 1.5-2 house will bring you to the sites in the city were the events happened. It cost GBP 8 per... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This really is a fantastic way to see some of the historic centre of Oxford. The tour lasts just over an hour and was excellent value for money. Our guide was both engaging and entertaining, bringing tales of unfortunate past lives of some of Oxford's notable residents. A great way to see the City on foot and our guides knowledge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Highly recommended on a visit to Oxford. Bill Spectre's Ghost Tour was very entertaining and produced some great acting.

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

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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Address: 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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