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The Ghost Hunt of York

| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
01904 608700
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Worst ghost tour ever!

What a dissapointing tour! Wish I had saved those £6 for something else. Fake ridiculous stories... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yasmina R
via mobile
Save your money

Tried the ghost walk as it was 6 pounds but I wish I had saved my money. Led around and given 4... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The award winning Ghost Hunt of York combines magic and energetic accounts of classic York ghost stories that will take your emotions from horror to hilarity. The Victorian guide in his frock coat, top hat and carrying his Gladstone bag manifests at half past seven at the bottom of Shambles, ringing his death bell he gathers the awaiting ghost hunters...
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“great fun” (73 reviews)
“street theatre” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 PM - 8:40 PM
| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
01904 608700

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a dissapointing tour! Wish I had saved those £6 for something else. Fake ridiculous stories, only lasted 60min and it wasn't even spooky! Shame they ask for the money at the beginning of rhw tour because it isn't worth a penny.

Thank Yasmina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried the ghost walk as it was 6 pounds but I wish I had saved my money. Led around and given 4 fake stories. At one point we did get a scare when a gaunt, pale ghoul emerged from the shadows....but but it turned out...More

Thank bash99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 2 adults with grown up teenagers . We had a good time with some laughs. It was entertaining and good value. I would still recommend doing this tour because the guide plays the part very well and adds to the...More

Thank SLM_Malta
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've previously done another ghost walk in york and couldn't wait for my son to be of an age to enjoy it. The previous one I went on stayed with me for days. It was so entertaining, haunting and funny 😂. All I can say...More

Thank Sean15
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had fun tonight on this so-called ghost hunter tour of York. It's not historic, it's probably not even based on alleged events or real superstitions - or maybe it is? - but it doesn't matter because it's street theatre set against some great streets...More

2  Thank hoopertravel
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband was singled out from the start and ritually humiliated in front of everyone. At one point he was slammed in the chest with a stephascope which has left a mark. My husband has a condition that makes this painful. At no point did...More

2  Thank Claire V
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited in September and I would recommend. The actor is very good, it's a bit of good fun and entertainment. Suitable for kids and teenagers

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This tour is not good. only had 4 stories and seemed rushed... also £1 more expencive than the others..... we came away from this tour very disheartened as anyone could have made up what he was saying... there was no history involved about York or...More

3  Thank Jayne J
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a bit of fun and something to do in the evening then this is great. It's £6 and if you embrace it you'll enjoy it. We enjoyed the sass of the guy who took us round - remember, he's only acting!...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Happened on the ghost walk by chance and decided to tag along. Our guide was dressed as an old fashioned doctor and took us around the local ghost spots telling us tales of ghost sightings. He stayed in character for the entire tour and was...More

Thank Lushelle
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7 September 2017|
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Response from Nigel W |
No but he is on the sex offenders register.
maisie c
9 July 2017|
Response from Jayne J |
I wish I had seen this question before I went on this tour.... changes everything.... as with all bad feedback or things like this I dig deeper, and to my utter surprise and shock,,, the facts are correct..... PLEASE READ... More
28 May 2017|
Response from tallgrlca | Reviewed this property |
It was in the evening and we met in the Shambles...you just show up and pay the guy directly. Cash only though.