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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
Phone Number: +44 7941 041811
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Ranked #4 of 68 Activities in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD...
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Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

very informative with lots of facts about ancient Oxford. Bill is a great oratator with lots of surprises along the way. Would be good for all ages.

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Oxford, Royaume-uni
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was tonight my 4th tour will Bill Spectre and I am sure, it is not the last one...! Bill Spectre is just amazing ! Funny ! He is full of humour, full of energy, and very knowledgeable about the ghost stories in Oxford... It is always a pleasure at the end of the week to come along this tour... More 

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A great evening. Phil Spectre was amazing, so funny with loads of 'facts'. We walked through Oxford down some spooky alleys whist Phil told us of the ghostly tales. It is really enjoyable and can recommend it to people of all ages.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

By the time we found the entrance to the castle - where the walk convenes - he'd already started. But we hadn't missed much, and as there's a second starting place on the main road, we had an opportunity to pay. (Nuts!) In Victorian costume (and carrying a bell), he led us through the streets, telling tales as he went,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I would recommend everyone to go on this walk amazing facts a frightening story's! Brilliant for all young and old! Amazing bill is brilliant and funny all in all a good night out well worth it! Go for it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

From the start to end Bill Spectre kept the audience enthralled and spellbound with insights into Oxfords dim and distant past. A "must do" if your in town on a Friday or Saturday evening...Brilliant Graeme Currie

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

For my daughter's 11th birthday I organised for a group of 9 children and 4 adults to attend Bill's tour. What a great time we had! Funny, spooky and full of surprises we could have happily stayed for more stories! I was particularly impressed at how helpful Bill was with regard to helping me to organise the evening as well... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My boyfriend brought me on this tour for Halloween. He had been on it before and really enjoyed it. I absolutely loved it! Bill Spectre is incredibly charismatic and also very informative. The magic and jokes really brought the stories to life. I'd definitely go again.

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

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write your very generous review. Everyone seemed to be in a good mood on Halloween which really helped the fun! Thanks so much for your enthusiasm, the trail would be as nothing without the support and reviews of good people such as yourself, many, many thanks! More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Myself and a group of friends did the Halloween ghost trail and it was absolutely fantastic. Great stories delivered by an engaging and entertaining guide with a flourish of wit. I wholeheartedly recommend!

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I went with a group of Harley Owners and anyone that can make a group of big hairy bikers jump really knows his stuff! Bill is engaging and entertaining. He knows his history and has the flourish of a magician in his delivery. He also managed to get 3 big bad bikers to gallop down an alley clapping coconut shells... More 

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