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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
+44 7941 041811
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You will love this tour!!!!

Are you into ghost stories? Do you like learning about Oxford's ghostly history? Do you like magic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lincoln O
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Astoria, New York
Very entertaining tour

Decided at the last minute to join this tour so we rushed there and missed the first two or three... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lisa467
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London, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 18:30 - 20:15
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Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
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+44 7941 041811

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Are you into ghost stories? Do you like learning about Oxford's ghostly history? Do you like magic, storytelling, and walking the cobble stone alleys of one of the most unique cities in the world? Then you must journey on the Ghost Trail with Bill Spectre....More

1  Thank Lincoln O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Decided at the last minute to join this tour so we rushed there and missed the first two or three minutes. But we were then entranced for the duration! Bill is a fabulous story teller and kept rather a large group of us-of all ages-thoroughly...More

Thank Lisa467
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill is a great guy & this 90 minute (60 if you join at the 2nd meeting point) early evening tour is a bit of fun & a short wander around some of Oxfords historic sights. It's definitely more humorous then scary, particularly if you...More

1  Thank mrstraveller1
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, delighted you enjoyed my trail, spooky fun has always been my aim!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A brilliant evening from start to finish (and it finished too soon!). Hubby and I had a great evening listening to all the ghostly parts of oxford. Both of us were chosen (separately) as volunteers and one lady thought we were a plant (but she...More

Thank Mary R
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a million Mary! The trail works best when I have an audience happy to join in and help the evening flow. A real treat for me, thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, Bill does such a great job! Appealed to all ages, young, middles and older. Highly recommend.

Thank Wiggleswoo
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the trouble to write your lovely review, word of mouth is always the best advert! Great to meet you and thanks for being part of a lovely audience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Fun, Very entertaining evening, even in the rain !! Full of suprises, Bill Spectre is a star :)

Thank Pete B
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Pete! It's been so wet lately, thank you so much for laughing in the face of the rain, not easy I know! Thanks a million for the review, really helpful! Hope the rest of the summer is drier for you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled for six weeks all over northern Europe and this was one of the absolute top standout activities of our trip. My husband, myself, and two daughters ages 10 and 8 all found Bill's tour so incredibly engaging. The voice, the magic tricks, and...More

Thank Andria G
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for your lovely review, I think I'd better retire now as I'll never top that! Jan and I remember you well and thank you so much for bringing your family along and for taking the time to write such a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our tour Friday night and the most frightening thing was the weather, Bill did a excellent job of conducting the tour to try and minimize our exposure to the inclement weather. It indeed was a typical British summer evening as we huddled together...More

Thank SCARBOROUGH-JANE
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rain! Rain! Rain! Delighted you enjoyed the trail despite the downpour! It's not easy having fun whilst being soaked so thank you and an extra special thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not even the English weather could dampen Bills performance. A perfect combination of acting, comedy, history, and magic! A must do (for any age) when visiting Oxford!

Thank Rene M
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rene, Thank you for your lovely review! Rain really does not help and I'm delighted it didn't dampen your spirits. Hope we get to meet again one day.

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I had just finished work and thought I'd listen until the tour moved further down and ended up following the whole hour and a half tour because it was both entertaining and educational. Bill has an amazing character, I would strongly recommend this tour to...More

Thank Sianne C
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sianne, thank you so much for that cracking review! I'd be lost without word of mouth! At least half the fun comes from the audience, thank you for being part of such a good one!

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Carlena1986
26 October 2016|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Hi Carlena, the information is on my website, but the 18:30 tour will end at about 20:10. Many thanks Bill
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Easyanna
28 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Public tours every Friday and Saturday from outside Oxford Castle Unlocked. Please arrive at 18:20 ready to leave at 18:30. All year round but please check Bill Spectre's website for latest news!
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carla B
27 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
No need to book, simply turn up and pay on the night. Bill Spectre is always to be found wearing his black top hat.
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