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The Ghost Hunt of York

| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
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Poor.

We had spent two days in York with Australian relatives. Having done a really good ghost Hunt... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stan0951
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Non informative poor stand up comedy

This is the worst ghost walk I have ever been on. We were given minimal history and ghost stories... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniella D
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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...
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“great fun” (82 reviews)
“step ladder” (15 reviews)
“street theatre” (10 reviews)
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| Shambles, York YO1 7LX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had spent two days in York with Australian relatives. Having done a really good ghost Hunt around Norwich last year we thought this would be a good way to end our trip. How wrong can you be it was awful not very informative and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst ghost walk I have ever been on. We were given minimal history and ghost stories, this tour was mostly poor stand up comedy. So much time was wasted telling jokes than none my group of friends or myself found funny and...More

Thank Daniella D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the ghost hunt of York and we really enjoyed it especially my 13 year old daughter who laughed all the way through it. Five different stories plus a bit of fun towards the end. Not overly expensive. Was good to walk round part...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the sign whilst in and around the shambles and decided to give it a go. The host was amazing; funny and stayed in character the whole time. He was brilliant with audience participation, having picked me and a few others several times to...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Joined a group on a wet evening for a ghost hunt. Lasted for about an hour. Cost £6. Was a bit of fun. Can only recall one story. Was maybe hoping for a bit more, in the way of unique spots and better stories. haha....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Ghost Hunt went for 75 minutes. 15 minutes was setting up and paying and another 10 minutes was playing a 'prank' on a restaurant - this didn't leave much time for actual ghost touring (considering a lot of the time we were just walking...More

1  Thank Dover D
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Andy turns up with a Gladstone bag and small step ladder..very clear speeches and well presented with fun and excitement , our kids really enjoyed it even in the rain. Very good value for money good humour and interesting ghost stories. Definitely worth doing and...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Stuck what to do in York during the evening tgen why not try a ghost walk? Just over an hours walk and Suitable for all ages this is a great way of exploring York and gain some historically gruesome facts from a knowledgeable actor. Be...More

Thank Claire T
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews we were looking forward to hearing some interesting and spooky ghost stories around York. However, right from the start it became apparent this would not be the case. Stories were weak and out of context. Locations were anything but spooky. Cheap comedy...More

Thank AliH0p
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Got this through a Groupon Deal and found it really entertaining and informative. A really good way of seeing the city and finding out more about the history.

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RWG83
26 November 2017|
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Response from Denny S | Reviewed this property |
All of the streets are flat, and there are no curb issues. As far as distance, I really can't judge - covers much of old York center. But, I think you would have little difficulty - so yes, you can do it.
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Claire G
21 November 2017|
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