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The Margam Ghost Walk

Margam Country Park Orangery CAR PARK, Port Talbot SA13 2TJ, Wales
+44 7538 878609
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Interesting and atmospheric

I attended the Margam Ghost walk at 11pm on 21st October 2017 as I have been interested in the... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2017
Adrian C
Had a very exciting and scary night

Came on the 21 October for the ghost walk we met James our tour guide who was very nice , told us... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
glynu149david
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Margam Country Park Orangery CAR PARK, Port Talbot SA13 2TJ, Wales
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

I attended the Margam Ghost walk at 11pm on 21st October 2017 as I have been interested in the ghosts of Margam for years and have promised myself one of these events for too long! Our guide, James, was very knowledgeable on the subject of...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Came on the 21 October for the ghost walk we met James our tour guide who was very nice , told us about the ghosts of the monks around the grounds of the house then took us up to the house and told us about...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Hi Glyn and Nigel, thanks so much for a great review. I am so glad you enjoyed the experience - one of those nights when, it seemed, the castle "came alive"! Yes, I must admit that at moments I got a little creeped out myself....More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

I did the Margam Ghost Walk on Saturday night and loved every minute of it! I experienced some pretty amazing things, and it is definitely something people have to experience for themselves. The team were fab and I can not wait to do another one!

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Thanks Ffion. Glad you had a great time. Hopefully we can see you on another one of our walks soon! James Cowan

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Having been on the St Fagans Ghost your I decided to book me and my friends on the Margam Ghost tour, and it didn't disappoint! I cannot wait to book my next Tour with Cardiff History. A grade 1 listed Victorian Gothic castle built in...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2016

Dear Vicky Thanks for a great review! Margam really is a pretty remarkable and dramatic place and I am glad that you enjoyed the history as well as the atmosphere and ghost stories this place holds. I and my colleagues look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I and our friend visiting from Prague joined James on Saturday 21 November for the Margam Ghost Walk - we had a thoroughly fabulous time! James is an amazing teller of local history and stories about this historic site. We had a...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner/operator at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review. Really really pleased that you had such great evening. I and my team look forward to seeing you on another tour in future!

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Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Wow!! What an experience!! I have now done all the ghost tours with Cardiff history and hauntings and this one by far is the scariest!! But would definitely recommend anyway to do!! There was a group of 11 of us and we travelled from Cwmbran...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner/operator at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2015

What a terrific review! Thank you so much Lucie. I am delighted that your group had such a good time. Margam really is an amazing venue and the atmosphere is something else. Whether you believe in ghosts or not, it is not hard to imagine...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We went on James's ghost walk at St Fagan's Castle earlier this year and thoroughly enjoyed it so were really looking forward to his tour at Margam Castle last night. And it didn't disappoint! James is a fantastic, entertaining storyteller and the ghost stories and...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner Operator at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2015

Dear Annie I am delighted that you had such a great time on Saturday. It was a great night and the wind echoing through the castle really did enrich an already spooky atmosphere! Thank you so much for your feedback, it is very gratifying to...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was a fabulous evening, the best so far, particularly wandering around the old mansion, such a shame it isn't being used to its full capacity anymore, amazing place and fabulously frightening in the dark, a must see.More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner/operator at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2015

Dear Maxine, Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad to read you had such a positive experience. The atmosphere of Margam is truly powerful and I am glad that I was able to help you experience it to the full. Hope...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2014

We've been on loads of Jim's ghost toiurs before, but this was our first visit to Margam....I must say this was the BEST tour we've ever taken. There were 11 of us in our group and some were new to the tours and didnt know...More

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JimCardiffresident, Owner/operator at The Margam Ghost Walk, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2015

Wow! What can I say! Thank you so much for a fabulous piece of feedback. I am so glad that my enthusiasm for this wonderfully terrifying place was so infectious! Thank you for your continued support. Hope to see you on another tour soon. Much...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

I thought the ghost walk was so good, like nothing I'd ever done before! The tour guide was great and made us all feel welcome, and was very informative. I loved all of it, a great experience! I loved that we had the chance to...More

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gands83
October 11, 2017|
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Response from JimCardiffresident | Property representative |
Hi there, unfortunately Margam Park and Castle is a very expensive venue to hire with a lot of competition from other organisations wanting to hire it, so we can only conduct ghost tours there (and keep the ticket prices as... More
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holliejanemcneil
July 21, 2017|
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Response from JimCardiffresident | Property representative |
HI there many thanks for getting in touch. The next Margam Ghost Walk is on 21st October 2017. There will be 3 walks, at 6pm, 8.30pm and 11pm. The prices vary for each walk. I realised that the website link on this... More
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Stephanie F
January 26, 2017|
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Response from JimCardiffresident | Property representative |
Hi there, I am hoping to be able to confirm dates in the next few weeks but they will be in the autumn of 2017.
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