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The Ghost Bus Tours - York

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    What to Expect
    Choose your preferred start time that best suits your schedule, and meet your creepy guide in central York for a journey through the city’s gruesome history. Board the ghost bus – a classic Routemaster bus with its own questionable history – grab a seat in the shadowy upper or lower deck, and peer out the window as you wind through the dark, narrow streets.  

    As you ride, hear chilling tales of York’s most prolific hauntings, misdeeds and most sinister characters. You’ll pass infamous landmarks like Clifford’s Tower, York Minster and Dick Turpin's grave, and stop occasionally to get better acquainted with ghostly venues. By the end, you’ll have an intimate understanding of York’s sinister side, touted as one of the spookiest cities in the world!

    Your tour returns to the departure point with time to warm your chilled soul at a local pub.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Station Road, Station Rd, York, UK
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews great fun dark side special effects tongue in cheek historical facts equal measure audience participation fantastic tour sense of humour value for money well worth the money earl conductor dorian bob robin grave
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    Dont do this, it is terrible. Amateur guide who talked about having man flu and seemed to have very little prepared. They had a tv on the bus, nothing scary at all. Disappointed.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank McSmithy2015
    Reviewed today

    Really enjoyed this experience. It was fun, interesting and never a boring moment. Great evening. Highly recommend it - don't miss this one.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank elainelE1168ZJ
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    It’s a very different experience boarding the ghosts bus tour. Seeing the city in its full glory in the night with the vivid narration of the passionate guide makes the ride especially spooky yet enjoyable. Highly recommended for tourists who want to know about the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Altonneo
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Tried many times to cancel last Sunday and again Monday Found it impossible to cancel on TripAdvisor so lost the money. Online cancelation only took me back to a homepage. Very disappointed. Nothing to do with the tour however. Hopefully next time as we looked...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Kevin B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We booked this before we travelled and was not disappointed. The conductor guide mixed ghost stories historical stories with a splendid sense of lunacy which kept us amused for the whole journey, Really great for the whole family.A great way to tour York

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Wrappo
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    Response from 307nitar | Reviewed this property |
    I would guess not but ask the guys, they are very helpful
    11 July 2019|
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    Response from 68pricey | Reviewed this property |
    When we were on the tour there was a school trip on board, the host Earl e Grave adjusted his language, it was good fun.
    2 June 2019|
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    Response from Rainbowswift | Reviewed this property |
    You can book and see availability on trip advisor. We booked only a day in advance.
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