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Haunted Walk of York

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Address: From Exhibition Sq. | St. Leonard's Pl., York, England
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+44 1904 621003

The Haunted Walk of York was started 25 years ago by the same family that...

The Haunted Walk of York was started 25 years ago by the same family that runs the tours today. We pride ourselves on traditional storytelling and do not resort to silly gimmicks or theatrics. The Haunted Walk of York begins at 8:00pm every night from Exhibition Square, in front of the City Art Gallery (over the road from Bootham Bar and the Information Centre). Traditional Storytelling 'At its Best'.

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fun night

We were in York for one night and we joined the ghost walk, a lot of fun and not just ghost stories but history too, fabulous night albeit cold.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 December 2015
Chesterfield, United Kingdom

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

We were in York for one night and we joined the ghost walk, a lot of fun and not just ghost stories but history too, fabulous night albeit cold.

Thank nosnibor2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

I'm really sad to hear that this walk is no longer running as it was the best by far. I've done this walk twice and even though I knew the second time what the stories were it still gave me chills. I've even recommended it to a friend who is visiting York in October so will have to tell her... More 

Thank pyeuk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

I've been on this walk every time I have visited York, I have tried the others but this one is head and shoulders the best one. Was planning a visit for halloween this year and taking some friends on a ghost walk - now I'll have to see what else is available. If you staat up again please post and... More 

Thank Tracy C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Just tried to go on this walk August 2013. It does not operate anymore. Very disappointed but the gentleman was very polite when I rang up

5 Thank Corinne H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

I had wanted a ghost tour of York that gave me some factual information about the City's rich history and I wasn't disappointed. I really hadn't wanted gimmicks or anything over the top and my guide, Lee, was incredibly informative and obviously takes his job seriously, passing on his knowledge and passion with ease. This was a great walk and... More 

2 Thank kate78London
Lakeville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

I went on the haunted walk last night, and it was an excellent experience. This is not the kind of ghost walk where actors in costumes jump out at you and tell corny jokes (Although those are fun too, when done the right way). This was a narrated walk around York's nooks and crannies led by a gifted storyteller who... More 

1 Thank CAChris33
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Had a great walk around some great places in York, and the historical facts were just as fab as the ghost stories. Very mature, no silly costumes, and I didn't need to keep looking over my shoulder for people jumping at me. Our guide knew what he was talking about, and was very eloquent. Will definitely recommend to friends and... More 

1 Thank CHughes25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

Our ghost walk was led by a fantastically informative guy called Lee. His stories were historical and spooky in equal measures! He made a great effort with all of the people on the tour and was truly passionate about the stories. It was a fantastic introduction to the history of the city, and although I have now heard all of... More 

3 Thank Scwlab
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012

It is a must do. We can't wait to take people on it next year the people are fantastic. They took there time done acts which were great it was really really good well weath a visit xxx

2 Thank Dairy12
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

5/5 all night long. My partner and I chose this tour after reading the description provided on this trip advisor page. No gimmicks or masks. The stories told by our guide Lee were informative and interesting and also provided a platform for our own walk the following night to a place called Bedern from where the most memorable story was... More 

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