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Enjoyable and factual tour

My fiancé and I went on this tour and found it very informative and enjoyable. A great alternative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Thoroughly enjoyed it

Really enjoyed the Horror history tour. Damian was very knowledgeable about the history of York and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen D
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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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did the Halloween version of this tour. The interactive bits scared the bejeesus out of my so. He loved it, we all loved it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on this tour earlier this week and our guide was Gemma. The evening was excellent, entertaining and we learned a lot about York’s history. We had dinner in the Golden Fleece first which was really good. This trail is great value and we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide, Gemma was enthusiatic, knowledgeable, charismatic and just generally lovely. I believe there are 3 different guides who run this tour, and going by other reviews they're all excellent. This is a history tour, but not the dull lecturing kind, the stories are told...More

2  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So as everyone else, we didn’t know what to expect. Chris was great! He was funny and made us laugh, but also was very good at telling the not so nice story’s of York as well. I would recommend this to anyone visiting, it’s not...More

Thank Klpearce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, Chris had a fantastic bank of knowledge about the history of York and he has a very engaging way of delivering that. That being said, this tour could not be further away from the idea of “terror”. I completely understand it isn’t a ghost...More

1  Thank Keegan1991
YorkTerrorTrail, General Manager at York Terror Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon, We are sorry the tour was not what you expected. The Terror Trail focuses on the darker side of the history of York, bringing an element of comedy into the stories in order to make the information easier to digest. Much of history...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked this online for the whole family including two teenagers (16 & 14) as the reviews looked promising. Damian arrived bang on time and immediately started to build a rapport with the group (maybe 15-20 people of all ages). We were taken on a entertaining...More

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January 3, 2018|
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Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
December 2, 2017|
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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.