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Canterbury Ghost Tour

38 St. Margarets Street | outside Alberrys Wine Bar, Canterbury CT1 2TY, England
+44 845 519 0267
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Good fun!

We enjoyed the tour (2 adults plus a 14 and a 10 year old) as John was entertaining in a very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kirsten B
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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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Daytime tour

We had a tour today and we loved it , very informative . Definitely recommend . Saw parts of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Victoria P
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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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A darkly entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting on the streets of Canterbury, suitable for all ages , conducted by your jovial host John Hippisley - Kent's Premier Award Winning Ghost Hunter. Join a tour to discover some chilling tales that will haunt your dreams and leave you hair tingling. No harm can come as long as you travel with the Ghost Hunter!
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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38 St. Margarets Street | outside Alberrys Wine Bar, Canterbury CT1 2TY, England
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+44 845 519 0267
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"thanks john"
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"whole group"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the tour (2 adults plus a 14 and a 10 year old) as John was entertaining in a very British sarcastic way. An interesting hour or so finding out a little more about buildings you would otherwise just walk past. Helps to be...More

Thank Kirsten B
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a tour today and we loved it , very informative . Definitely recommend . Saw parts of Canterbury that we’ve never seen before !

Thank Victoria P
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the Ghost Tour soon. Kind Regards John

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through Canterbury in the evening seeing some details of the past has to be great. Seeing all the glowing reviews on here made me wonder because there was a lot to 'critique' as far as I am concerned. Firstly it is inappropriate for foreign...More

Thank Martin H
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide was ok to be fair in his presentation. He did point out a few interesting facts. However, we had more spirits in us than what was on offer.More

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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An upbeat and very interesting ghost tour! It unravels some seriously gruesome facts that lie beneath the beauty of the city. John's knowledge is amazing and I will definitely be booking on one of his other tours next time I visit. This is definitely a...More

Thank Discolew
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

On our regular trips we book an obligatory ghost tour. This was one of the best. We had a great fun tour with John. We all enjoyed it and laughed and laughed. He was very entertaining for us as a group of 12 adults although...More

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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Hilarious Ghost Tour last night with John Hippisley ! If you ever visit Canterbury do make the time to join him, he’s so knowledge, multi lingual and thoroughly entertaining, sometimes scary, sometimes gory but a fun way to spend a couple of hours. His historical...More

Thank Julia R
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So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

A very unique and interesting experience! - we all loved John's very informative tour, from the grizzly historic facts to a great mixture of wit and humour- We'll look at canturbury very differently! Would recommend John and all the crew behind the scenes and thank...More

Thank Andy H
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

If a superficial meandering of Canterbury’s medieval lanes makes you feel like you’ve only scratched the surface, and you want to learn more about the real scratchings on the undersurface (literally!) then this is the tour for you! A hilarious, irreverent and at times chilling...More

Thank Marcus C
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I and 3 others went on the Ghost Tour Last night. It was very interesting and entertaining. Would definitely recommend it.More

2  Thank Tim S
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CanterburyGhostTour, Owner at Canterbury Ghost Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

So please to read your review, and thank you so much for taking the time to post here, I look forward to welcoming you on the ghost tour soon, and anyone else reading this please note my new "Day-Time Horridly Historic Tour of the City"....More

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