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The Ghost Trail of York

#24 of 57 Tours in York
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Address: | The Minster (West Doors), York YO1 7EH, England
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+44 1904 633276
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19:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 19:30 - 21:00
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The multi award winning entertaining family Minster ghost walk. Leaving...

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

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First time on a ghost walk I didn't really know what to expect, went with my 18 year old daughter and we had a fabulous time. Greg, the tour guide was very entertaining and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
Melanie W

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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tour guide Greg was charming and knowledgeable about Yorks history. We really enjoyed his story telling and sense of humour. He even fist bumped me as we arrived.

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Thank James R
York, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We invited three of our visiting overseas relatives to enjoy an evening in York with us. Having experienced other York ghost tours we expected an entertaining and informative 70 minutes of interesting corners of medieval York. Greg, our tour guide, was friendly and welcomed us. However his poetic ramblings were difficult to follow and we did not understand most of... More 

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2 Thank Julie M
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun addition to our trip. Couldn't have had a better host than Greg, great storyteller, very funny and sociable. Not particularly scary but the stories and humour that our guide added more than made up for that. For only £3.50 from our hotel the value was fantastic. Make sure to wrap up warm as it was very cold on our... More 

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3 Thank liiiiiiiiizs
Lichfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just an incredible storyteller, spooky and funny in equal measure plus incredibly informative. Had us enraptured for an hour and loved it. Probably not for anyone that wants something really scary or in depth but was such a lovely way to spend an hour.

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Richardson, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I think I might have been expecting a little more interaction like going into places of interest but no this was more of an informative outsider stroll around York to local ghostly points. Lasts about an hour plus, nice walk and entertaining.

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Thank tthoman
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Took in this tour as part of a 48 HR stay in York. Tour was conducted by Greg, who was very entertaining and performed the stories with tongue definitely in cheek. He encouraged audience participation which added to the experience. Overall, great value for money. £4 per adult. Tour lasts over 1 hour

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2 Thank Mgeorgecoops
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

First time on a ghost walk I didn't really know what to expect, went with my 18 year old daughter and we had a fabulous time. Greg, the tour guide was very entertaining and engaging. The stories were fascinating, delivered with highly entertaining enthusiasm. Great way to find your feet around York. I would definitely recommend it.

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1 Thank Melanie W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure which tour to do in York and are very glad we went with Greg. The tour was the right amount of spookiness and humour. He gives you a great overview of some of the notable sights in York interspersed with local ghost stories.

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1 Thank Charlotte M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went on this ghost tour last weekend. Disappointing to say the least. Very few actual stories or history, an awful lot of the guide trying to be dramatic. Considering it was only £4 I suppose I can't complain too much, but if you are looking for an entertaining or informative tour, I wouldn't choose this one.

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Thank David M
Selsey, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Saturday night on Halloween week-end, mild weather ... PERFECT... EXCEPT .... the guy NEVER turned up ----- waited more than 15 mn ....should he have turned up then ... i would not have bothered anyway .... Sorry, being late is discourteous at best ... Do NOT bother --- choose an other tour... (professional - multi award winning people do not... More 

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gjp_gt, General Manager at The Ghost Trail of York, responded to this review

The Ghost Trail ran that night at the usual time from the usual place (i.e. 7:30pm prompt from the West Doors of York Minster - beneath the twin bell towers) Can appreciate the confusion as it was so busy with the festival, the illuminations and the queues. The Guide gave a shout out at 7:30pm prompt and sorry that you... More 

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