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Shadows of York Ghost Walk: Voted Best Small Attraction in York provided by Shadows of York Ghost Walk

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The Belfrey
High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UKWe meet outside the front of St Michael Le Belfrey church which is next to the Guy Fawkes Inn and the Minster. (If the Church has an event on then please meet outside the Guy Fawkes Inn which is right next to it)
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Departure Point
The Belfrey, High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UK
1h 30m
Return Details
Stonegate, York YO1, UK Shambles, York YO1, UK
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for young children (Under 7)
  • Most travellers can participate
  • No drunk or disorderly behaviour is acceptable. Anyone misbehaving will be turned away without refund. Private bookings available for large groups or hen parties. (subject to availability)
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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nicolectomas wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom66 contributions39 helpful votes
This tour was genuinely fantastic, the guide Mackenzie was captivating in her story telling, leaving me hanging on her every word! She knew her stuff and how to tell the stories in an eerie and interesting way. I got scared and jumped a couple of times, but that's part of the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from mackenzievee, Owner at Shadows of York Ghost Walk: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Nicole and thank you so much for your review! Always good to know that you had a good scare 👻 Group sizes can be bigger but it is nice when they are smaller for the intimacy and frights 😂 Glad you had a great time. Take care with everything thats currently going on in the world and I hope to spook you again in the future. Best wishes Mackenzie 👻
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jamjc wrote a review Mar 2020
bristol4 contributions6 helpful votes
Mackenzie is fabulous. Very informative and theatrical. We booked this tour during the Coronavirus outbreak and it was a shame that only 4 of us turned up. We learnt so much about the local history and spooky goings on that happen in York. Well worth the cost and you will
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from mackenzievee, Owner at Shadows of York Ghost Walk: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
Responded 2 weeks ago
You are most welcome Jamie. Thank you for your review, I'm glad you and Bev enjoyed the tour. And thank you for turning up, I hope you both managed to enjoy what you could in the city as best as you could with everything thats going on as well. Best wishes and happy haunts Mackenzie 👻
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Alex S wrote a review Mar 2020
Swinton, United Kingdom22 contributions8 helpful votes
Very enjoyable evening and Mackenzie is very knowledgable about the early City life. The story about the Roman Soldiers was particularly enjoyable.
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Uta G wrote a review Mar 2020
Berlin, Germany37 contributions23 helpful votes
On a cold stormy night we met Mackenzie for a 2 hour private walk. The ghost walk is a great way to get to know the center of York, find churches and piazzas, walk through small alleys, get to know the local ghosts. Much of York has been churches and cementaries. So: yes, there
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Date of experience: March 2020
Aud wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
We did the ghost tour with Mackenzie and it was absolutely brilliant! Really good fun and lots of macabre added in - made us jump! Made a mental note to go back and look for Marmadukes inscription, and spent the rest of the weekend hunting the cats on the buildings!! Highly
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from mackenzievee, Owner at Shadows of York Ghost Walk: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
Responded 3 weeks ago
Ha ha! Yes I did love how you both took flight at that particularly tale 😂 thank you so much for your review and I look forward to seeing you both again with the kids. And yes when you pop in to that restaurant ask them if they would mind showing you the inscription. Best wishes and happy haunts! Mackenzie 👻
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simon E
Shadows of York
I had the great pleasure of enjoying a tour with the fabulous Mackenzie and her equally fabulous ghost tour of York
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Detailed,accurate,ghost-storytelling at its best!
I attended this ghost tour last sunday evening for the first-time.The tour guide,Mackenzie warmly greeted individua
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Family vacation
Great experience with lots of fun facts that we would not have known otherwise. Mackenzie was so entertaining and v
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Highly recommend!
We visit York regularly and have always wanted to participate in a ghost walk and we definitely weren’t disappointe
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Ghost Tour on a rainy night in York
Really enjoyed our night with Mackenzie. Her delivery and style was the point of difference. Vivid stories and know
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Evening in city
Great tour. It was just 5 of us. Really entertaining stories. Have done some other ghost walks over the years and
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Over and above to tell original stories
Did this with a group of friends, we all had a great time. Really great story teller and loved that she went out of
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Hilarious, fun & spooky!
We really loved this tour by Mackenzie. It was light hearted and a good mix of famous stories, not so famous, and e
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Fabulous host leading you round the haunted sites of York interesting, engaging and great fun for all.
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Excellent, entertaining tour
This year we picked York for our Company’s Strategy Day and we were looking for a fun, informative event for the ev
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Excellent ghost walk!
Our entire family thoroughly enjoyed the walk we had with Mackenzie. We got the wonderful ghost stories that we we
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Brilliant tour, a must do when in York!
Absolutely brilliant tour. We really enjoyed it. Mackenzie is very knowledgable and passing on that knowledge about
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5 star ghost walk!!
We had a brilliant time walking the hallowed streets of York with Mackenzie. She was very knowledgable and fitted
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Booked a group tour for me and my mates with Shadows after looking at all the others. This one seemed the smaller a
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Fantastic ghost tour with Mackenzie
We had a fantastic ghost tour with Mackenzie - she is an amazing storyteller who does her research and works really
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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