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York Terror Trail

York YO1 7PR, England
+44 7923 543342
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A Terrorbly enjoyable Tour

We decided to take this tour, having undertaken previous ones, while a member of our family was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Angela A
Fun and informative

Wonderful tour. The guide has a dry sense of humour, a quick wit and a great knowledge of history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dacia N
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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 has many weapons: battles, murders, terrible accidents and deliberate neglect. This city has two sides, the one it wants you to see and the one it doesn’t. It hides it down back streets and in the corner of your eye. We shouldn’t want to see it but we do. The terror trail can show it to you…The tour starts 6.45pm every night from York’s most haunted pub the Golden Fleece Inn.Adults: £5Children: £2
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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York YO1 7PR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to take this tour, having undertaken previous ones, while a member of our family was staying form America. We undertook it with an expectation of fun and maybe something a bit spooky. We got everything we expected and more. The guide was well...More

Thank Angela A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful tour. The guide has a dry sense of humour, a quick wit and a great knowledge of history. We really enjoyed this tour and learned a lot about York's dark side. Amazing value for money. We did another tour from the Shambles (just look...More

Thank Dacia N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on this trail last night with my wife and daughter. Absolutely fantastic learning about some of the grim history of York. This was recommended to us and it totally lived up to recommendation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the terror trail tour last night and thoroughly enjoyed learning some history in a very entertaining way. Could not recommend highly enough!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well thank you Chris for all of your energy and facts making this the best value tour ever. We visited in July 2018 and pre booked the tour. It was absolutely fantastic and everyone enjoyed it. We were touring with some American friends who were...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great ending to our holiday in York with this tour lead by Gemma who was fantastic. We were well educated and also had a great time as she was enthusiastic and made us laugh too. I would highly recommend this to those who...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour, was taken on the tour by the very knowledgeable and entertaining Chris, who clearly has a real passion for the history of York, this tour is based on facts on some of the dark and gruesome history of York and was brilliant to...More

Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve got to say this has to be THE best value for money trip I’ve experienced. Chris did a great job in keeping myself and my family engaged for the full 2 hours and more. I’m not going to give out too many spoilers as...More

1  Thank Jim D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget made up ghost stories which may or may not be true, this tour takes you back to real facts and history of some of York's people and events they'd rather kept covered up.The guide (Chris) was so knowledgeable and his passion for history drew...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent evening of historical fun. Our tour guide was hugely entertaining and very knowledgeable of the dark past of York. He contemporised stories and pulled us into the past by including us all in role play sessions. Lasted for about an hour and a...More

Thank Andy H
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kipling1960
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Sarah M | Reviewed this property |
£5
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andydonna123
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.
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Gemma W
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Damian F | Property representative |
Apologies for the late reply but yes it was running on those days. We hope you found us.
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