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York Terror Trail
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“golden fleece”(127 reviews)
“ghost tour”(69 reviews)
York Terror Trail, a history tour of the horrors of York.There is a monster, 1900 years old, thousands have died in its name. Like all the best masters of disguise it’s gone by many names: Eboracum, Eoforvic, Jorvic… today we just call it York. It...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
York YO1 7PR, England
+44 7850 416393
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Reviewed yesterday

Went at the weekend and had such a great time. The guy taking us round was so passionate and dramatic that he got you hooked as soon as you started the tour. Been to York so many times but we ended up in areas I...More

Thank Koll18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on tour 9/10/18 The Tour Guides very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.We enjoyed the tour very much and came away full of wonderful information.will recommend it to our friends too.Brilliant start to our few days in York

1  Thank Ann O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the stroll around York at night hearing all the gorey stories about honest Joe, Issac the Jew, the poor girl in the plague, Ragnok, Constantine and Guy Fawkes. Ben the tour guide was excellent: witty, funny and sharp.

Thank ClaudiaMic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic way to spend our first evening in York. Our guide Jake had great charisma and took us on an entertaining trip through some of York's (and England's in general) bloody history. Truth tends to be more horrifying than fiction, and we...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and interesting tour about some of the York's horror history. Recommend to anyone who is free for about one and half hour and want's to hear more about gore side of the past.

Thank Gabriel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and fiancee recently experienced a great evening in the company of these guys and what an informative trip it was the guides were excellent you really need to do this to understand what really happened in this beautiful city all those years ago highly...More

Thank gezev
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I went on this tour and found it very informative and enjoyable. A great alternative to the traditional Ghost Walks, telling stories of fact and not superstition, albeit in a light hearted way. Would recommend for all and the tour guide Benjie...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Horror history tour. Damian was very knowledgeable about the history of York and such a Character. He was very funny and theatrical. Got everyone involved and I learned a lot. Would do the whole thing again x

Thank Karen D
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing evening discovering the history of York through our entertaining tour guide Benji ! His knowledge of the city was great and he has an excellent rapport with his audience. Best tour we have been on !! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 Definitely well worth doing...More

Thank Jema S
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Thank you so much for the tour run by Gemma ? {long pink hair}. Myself and my 9 year old daughter really enjoyed it. How you got everyone skipping across the roads was so funny and my daughter will remember that !! Also all your...More

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January 3, 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up outside the Golden Fleece Pub. They won’t take any money off you until the end of the walk. I think it’s a 7 start, but the sign is there all day giving the details. Enjoy.
Gemma W
October 17, 2016|
Response from Damian F | Property representative |
Apologies for the late reply but yes it was running on those days. We hope you found us.