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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 7:00 pm - 8:30 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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Good fun walking through oxfords darker side at night with horror story's and comedy mixed together made a great finish to our visit. Worth every penny

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This walking tour was not what we expected at all. It was one man who, admittedly was good at performing his lines, but spent the whole hour telling pretty standard ghost stories in a "scary" voice. Everytime he pulled out a "special effect" to illustrate the story it ended up just being a joke. We expected to be genuinely frightened... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Good fun walking through oxfords darker side at night with horror story's and comedy mixed together made a great finish to our visit. Worth every penny

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The selfcalled "Primark version of Darren Brown" was very good value for money. Clever, surprising, funny and scary. We loved it!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I'm sort of a horror junkie and whatever city I visit, I like to take these tours. I must say Bill's has been my all time favorite. I went on the tour with a group of 15-20 other people and Bill managed to keep us all interested and laughing throughout the tour. He's lovely, he really is, he involves his... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Good story's, history and overall a great night he kept your interest the whole time and really welcoming.

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Me and my lady took the tour in a group size of no more than 10 which, to me, seemed like the perfect amount of people to share the experience with. Of course however this is the only time I've been on Bill's tour so I have no other comparison. From the start Bill made sure we were welcome and... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I live in Oxford, so I wouldn't normally think to try something like this. However, when my parents came to visit a few months ago and suggested the ghost walk, I was really pleasantly surprised. The tour is very much geared towards family fun and although I got to see some nooks and crannies of Oxford I wouldn't have thought... More 

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Northland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We took my nephew to this ghost tour when he came to visit us in Oxfordshire on halloween, as he was that awkward age between trick-or-treating and being able to spend the night in the pub. We couldn't have picked a better thing to do! The tour was great and contained lots of historical information and stories, but also props... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

this ghost tour was very fun lots of interesting stories! it was cold outside but forgot about that with all the fun that was being had. don't miss the chance to be a part of this event.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Living in this city, I felt slightly sceptical about the origins of the 'things that go bump in the night'. As a walking tour, we stopped at regular intervals at spooky back streets and dark alleyways. Bill did a fantastic job of permeating a historical account with jokes and props that really bring the story to life. A great way... More 

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