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Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Llandaff Cardiff Ghost Walk

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Address: Cathedral Green, Cardiff CF5 2LA, Wales
Phone Number: 07538 878609
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Description: This is a ghost walk with a difference, for adults and older children (min...
This is a ghost walk with a difference, for adults and older children (min age 12) brought to you by "Cardiff History and Hauntings" offering professional guided walks discovering Cardiff's past - on this walk you are in a city but can enjoy a mystical rural atmosphere, a chilling torch lit Cardiff ghost tour in an ancient village setting amidst ruins, graveyards and wooded lanes, with the spirits of those long dead – sad phantoms, strange lights, and sinister entities. Just a 10 minute bus ride from Cardiff Castle.
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We visited the ghost walk as a group of four over the easter weekend and we're pleasantly surprised. The raconteur was not only engaging but funny and entertaining throughout the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited the ghost walk as a group of four over the easter weekend and we're pleasantly surprised. The raconteur was not only engaging but funny and entertaining throughout the long walk. Recommend it to everyone who heads to cardiff for a weekend, it's also really worth doing the meal and ghost walk option on the website as Mulberry St... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We gathered on a damp and slightly chilly May evening near the cathedral, not quite sure what to expect. I've been on ghost walks in other locations and this surpassed them all. With no gimmicks and no tricks, our guide John allowed the history and the stories of dastardly deeds and past tragedies weave their own magic, as we walked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this ghost walk. Tour guide was fantastic, he really knew is history of llandaff and was very interesting. I would go again :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I went on this tour last Saturday and it was amazing! I learnt so much about the history or Llandaff and also the ghostly tails. We had an amazing experience mainly due to our energetic and knowledgable ghost guide. The tour was great value for money and I will be going again to the other tours they do!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I've done ghost tours elsewhere, but they tend to be more funny than scary. This tour was actually pretty scary though, which was refreshing and a bit terrifying. Our host John took us through the history of the area near the cathedral, walking us around and stopping along the way to talk about accounts of strange/spooky ghost sightings and sounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Our guide Jon was engaging and entertaining, an amazing story teller and scene setter. An alternative way to spend the evening, a perfect setting for a date with a difference and huge value for money! Will definitely be going on the other ghost walks in Cardiff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect but a real fun evening.John was really good and Geoff at the back really looked after us straggelers behind. Da iawn i John a Geoff

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Llandaff Cardiff Ghost Walk, responded to this review

Diolch yn fawr iawn am eich adroddiad! I am glad you had an enjoyable experience on tour and I hope we can see you on another tour with us soon! James Cowan More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Ok a slight over reaction but good fun with some great stories of Llandaff and its history. Not your typical gimmicky jump out and frighten you tour but the stories are very interesting apart from one I thought was a bit silly. I won't spoil it for the potential visitors though. The host was a good story teller though. Wish... More 

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Llandaff Cardiff Ghost Walk, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I am glad you had such a good time even though you were cold. I am guessing but I suspect the one story which you did not like was the one "legend" we include, because it so old and established for the location. If you visit Cardiff in future I do hope that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I throughly enjoyed the ghost walk. I learnt a lot about local history coupled with ghostly tales. I didn't dress warm enough and gave myself a headache from staring too hard into the dark shadows. But otherwise money well spent and you can have a drink locally afterwards, if you're not too worn out!!

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Llandaff Cardiff Ghost Walk, responded to this review

Oh dear, sorry to hear that you found it too cold. We do our best to advise on the need to wrap up warm but people (including me at times) have often been surprised at just how cold it can get in places sometimes. I am glad that it didn't spoil your enjoyment though and I and the team are... More 

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Very scary night with tales and stories of past and present. The missis sware she saw little kid but I didn't see anything but loved the history and stories. Very dark and scary.

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at Cardiff History and Hauntings - The Llandaff Cardiff Ghost Walk, responded to this review

Dear Chris, well what a great way to put it ha ha! So glad you had a great experience on the ghost walk. Thank you very much for the feedback and I hope you can summon up the courage to join us on more ghost walks in future! James Cowan More 

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