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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 11/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
This is an outdoor event but face masks must be worn when walking from one destination to another. They may be removed once we reach our various locations providing it is safe to do so. Group sizes are limited for each night as per government guidelines.
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Updated 11/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Belfrey
    High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UK
    We 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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  • Pass by
    York Minster
  • 1
    Shambles
    Stop: 5 minutes
    Shambles is a 15th century street, originally built as a meat market but mow jome to many Harry Potter shops.
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  • You'll end at
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Departure Point
The Belfrey, High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UK
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Stonegate, York YO1, UK 14 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, UK
Inclusions
  • Entertainment
Exclusions
  • WiFi on board
  • No wheelchairs provided
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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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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®» κhυи ραиdα`™ wrote a review Yesterday
York, United Kingdom2 contributions
She is perfect storyteller with good evidences and deep detail. Its not just for fun, but its historical learning.
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Bekkii D wrote a review Jan 2021
Oldham, United Kingdom2 contributions
I have only been able to attend a virtual tour with Makenzie but it was amazing, well researched & highly entertaining. I would recommend one of Makenzie's tours to anyone wanting to hear about the darker side of York. Can't wait to be able to go on an actual tour when we are
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Carol Greenley wrote a review Jan 2021
Liverpool, United Kingdom4 contributions
Anyone visiting York a ghost walk with Mackenzie is highly recommended. She is informative & generally a lovely funny person. She has been doing on line tours during lockdown ensuring her fans receive our 'Paranormal Fix' HIGHLY RECOMMENDED 10/10
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Amy L wrote a review Jan 2021
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Online tour review- I have watched many of Mackenzie’s online tours throughout 2020 and now in 2021 lockdown and I highly recommend them. The tours are informative, family friendly, interactive and very well researched! I am looking forward to a time when I can attend a tour in
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Date of experience: January 2021
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db1007 wrote a review Jan 2021
York, United Kingdom44 contributions6 helpful votes
I've only managed the online experiences so far. However, I have now taken part in five different events and thoroughly enjoyed every one. The walks cover much of York and feature some old and some new stories, and a useful bit of history. Mackenzie is very charismatic and
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from scarequeen, Owner at Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
Responded 6 Jan 2021
Thank you so much for your review! That really means a lot to me during these unprecedented times and I am very pleased you enjoyed the online talks and tours via Facebook. I look for to seeing you on a regular tour soon. Stay safe and heres to a happier new year. Haunting regards Mackenzie 👻
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By: Shadows of York
Skyestar2
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Amazing
My husband, myself and our three children throughly enjoyed every moment of this fun, informative spooky story tour
alexb330
alexb330
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Fascinating, entertaining, recommended!
MacKenzie was an excellent tour guide, obviously knows everything there is to know about York and it’s history, whi
RichG63
RichG63
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Interesting but far from ghostly
The walk took us around the centre of York and was interesting but half the tales were historical and some involved
19rebeccak93
19rebeccak93
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Brilliant Tour
Great site seeing and educational tour, scary ghost stories. Would recommend, make sure you wear comfy shoes
Mazza711
Mazza711
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City break
Excellent tour with some interesting stories of Yorks ghostly past and the host was really good, would recommend.
Natben1990
Natben1990
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Great tour, great host
Really enjoyed this tour, we are sceptics but the story telling really does make you question yourself. Host was gr
Michael H
Michael H
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iinteresting
informative.interesting knowlegable entertaining very good host showed some very interesting places with history
daynal2017
daynal2017
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Very informative, chilling tour!
Excellent tour, even the rain didn't dampen the evening! Very good tour, informative on Ghosts and haunting, but al
simon E
simon E
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Shadows of York
I had the great pleasure of enjoying a tour with the fabulous Mackenzie and her equally fabulous ghost tour of York
genialjas
genialjas
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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
holsttj
holsttj
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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
vickyo547
vickyo547
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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
664jend
664jend
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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
Murphyandjazz
Murphyandjazz
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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
Hailey1305
Hailey1305
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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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