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The Ghost Trail of York

| The Minster, York YO1 7EH, England
+44 1904 633276
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Lovely Guide

Guide was friendly. Welcoming. The tour was cheap. Probably more suited to adults than kids. Gentle... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JenniaEdinburgh
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Edinburgh
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Lovely time, but not much to do with Ghosts.

Our guide was a Star! What a pleasant fellow. We had an enjoyable, entertaining hour with him... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
willandsue2015
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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The multi award winning entertaining family Minster ghost walk. Leaving 7:30pm (prompt)every night from the West Doors of York Minster (beneath the twin bell towers)- whatever the weather. Equity qualified. Est. 1994
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“spooky tales” (4 reviews)
“story telling” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 19:30 - 21:00
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| The Minster, York YO1 7EH, England
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+44 1904 633276
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Guide was friendly. Welcoming. The tour was cheap. Probably more suited to adults than kids. Gentle walk.

Thank JenniaEdinburgh
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Our guide was a Star! What a pleasant fellow. We had an enjoyable, entertaining hour with him, striding around the locality of the Minster. But in reality it was little to do with ghosts. A few mentions of strange sightings, but only 1 explanation of...More

1  Thank willandsue2015
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The gentleman taking our tour was lovely-welcomed everyone very warmly with a handshake and was very friendly. The route of the tour was interesting and showed nooks and crannies of York we might not have come across on our own. The tour got off to...More

Thank Meghann T
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Attended the tour last night with my Husband. Greg the guide was really friendly. Well mannered and whimsical. There where lots of stories on the way around the tour. And Greg’s way of story telling immersed us in the story just long enough to almost...More

2  Thank JordanOz1990
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Having already done tours in the past with other guides, I decided to try The Ghost Trail. I arrived at 7.15 and was met by the guide. He was very friendly and was surprised that I had come out in the cold weather. Over the...More

1  Thank travelling_thistle
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

What can you do for an hour these days for £4? Not a lot but chuck 4 quid at this and you’ll get a gentle walk around some of the spots in York that you won’t notice unaccompanied. The stories are told in a poetic...More

1  Thank DrPyser
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

After searching for a ghost tour for an hour or so online, many people recommended this one. Me and my partner went along with an open mind hoping for genuine ghost stories with a bit of a laugh. The guide was incredibly welcoming but very...More

Thank Alanya W
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

We completely agree with review on 13 Jan 2018 by Tony. Not sure if different guides on different nights but ours was clearly the same one as Tony's. The guide???? gave very few facts, the stories he did tell seemed to be unfinished and from...More

2  Thank Angela8604
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

My friend and I attended the ' Ghost Trail of York ' on Saturday 13 Jan '18 and were both completely disappointed by the tour. We've been on nearly every tour in York having come here for years and can say that this is one...More

2  Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t expecting too much from this tour but my youngest daughter, who is eight wanted to experience it. There was me , my husband , eight year old and teenage daughter . Graham the tour guide kept us all entertained , on a very cold...More

Thank Jubbystar
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Response from DMcVicar | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit of both but more historical
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
The tour starts at the Minster and end at the Shambles.. As it is still reasonably light at 9pm,, you will find it an easy an easy walk to wherever you may want to go..
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