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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

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Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
Phone Number: +44 7941 041811
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Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to...

NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD WINNING THEATRICAL TOUR of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions your costumed guide will entertain and horrify you through the streets of one of the most historical and haunted cities in Britain. On Fridays and Saturdays meet him outside the gift shop of Oxford Castle Unlocked at 6.30pm, or directly outside The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street at 6.55pm. Group bookings at other times available in Oxford, Burford, Woodstock and Stratford on Avon.

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Great tour !!

Bill Spectre is an awesome actor who transports you in his way into the world of ghosts. I highly recommend it for younger people as he has a great sense of humor. It is a must-do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
LuZhou666
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bill Spectre is an awesome actor who transports you in his way into the world of ghosts. I highly recommend it for younger people as he has a great sense of humor. It is a must-do if you're staying at Oxford and it is definitely worth going to this tour, especially with friends.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bill was very talented performer/ storyteller. He knows his history and took us to areas of Oxford we missed on other tours. It is a good value for money evenings entertainment! Thank you.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fun and very informative tour. The special effects were good and certainly added to the fun. I think a tour at Halloween will be brilliant.Just remember the tour has two starting places and I recommend starting at Oxford Castle. The finish of the tour is at the opposite end of Oxford City so bear this in mind if you... More 

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, really appreciated especially as I rely almost entirely on word of mouth for people to find me. The Oxford Castle start is an optional extra as I appreciate that some prefer to avoid the walk and like to start at the Info Centre where the tour continues. I haven't quite finalised things, but at... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spell binding with really good magic tricks to spice up the storytelling. Excellent the way he engaged with the audience and involved "volunteers" from those on the Ghost Trail ti help with his illusions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went with a group of mostly young adults, and we were all pleasantly surprised. I don't think anyone else signed up expecting to be scared, but we also weren't expecting to be so amused. Bill is a great performer and I was exceptionally pleased at hearing some of the types of humor he used, as I rarely hear those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Bill Spectre for a private ghost tour as part of our company summer party this week, and cannot recommend highly enough. The tour was informative, funny and he got everyone involved. A true storyteller who had the whole team hooked! We loved it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Bill Spectre's ghost tour with next to no expectation and we were utterly blown away! His comical timing and well though out routines made everybody laugh! He was extremely inclusive with the group and got adults and children alike involved with the tour! A must for all ages - would thoroughly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The story's are entertaining and slightly ghoulish but safe for kids. Bill Spectre is very, very good his joke's, character acting and getting his audience involved are all first rate. The bit at the end where he somehow gets three knights on horseback to go charging down the street was impressive! I thoroughly enjoyed it and would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed Bill Spectre's Ghost Trail. It was entertaining, amusing and informative. A must see. No trip to Oxford is complete without it.

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Really appreciated as word of mouth is always the best advert. Always a joy when I have a relaxed fun seeking audience, makes my job a pleasure! Hope we meet again one day. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very good and a must if you visit Oxford! Bill makes a really good performance and makes the audience be involved and enjoy in each story!

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