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The Bloody Tour of York

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Funny, factual and a great way to learn about york

Generally don’t like these type of tours - but this was great fun. Mad Alice knows her stuff and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Highlight of my trip.

My boyfriend and I were so tired before the tour we were considering not going but thank god we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amber-Penelope F
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Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6.00pm and 8.00pm .York has nearly 2,000 years of gruesome and gory history. Join your guide Mad Alice as she embarks on a journey around the city uncovering the truth. Hear the stories of murders, criminals...more
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College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
+44 7584 855443
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Generally don’t like these type of tours - but this was great fun. Mad Alice knows her stuff and makes sure all are welcome and involved. Even the rain didn’t take away from the fun. Book now and have a great hour of gorey fun....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were so tired before the tour we were considering not going but thank god we did!! The tour takes around 90 minutes but when the first hour was up me and my boyfriend were so surprised because we felt like it...More

Thank Amber-Penelope F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a very fun and funny tour. Mad Alice is a very personable, funny, and knowledgeable tour guide. Unlike the ghost tours, in this tour you learn a lot about York’s Bloody history in a fun, entertaining, and educational way. You visit and learn...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done a few ghost walks around York and this is one of the most entertaining and fun Mad Alice is fun and very knowledgeable about the history of York, she gets everyone involved but if you want ghost stories this is not the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my favorite of the evening tours I took. Mad Alice is an excellent and informative storyteller- money and time well spent!

Thank Daniroc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our tour with Mad Alice. Very knowledgable and got us all involved and engaged throughout the tour. Saw parts of York we would have overlooked had it not been for this event. The story behind Clifford's Tower was very moving. Took the...More

Thank Bevlet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I read up about Mad Alice’s bloody tour. We waited eagerly at the meeting point for the 8:00pm tour. Alice appeared dressed in a great outfit that set the scene right away. Other couples joined us as Alice made introductions and small...More

Thank Calan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw Mad Alice entertaining the audiences at The Rose pop up theatre in the courtyard before the plays started. She was superb, bubbly, interacted with her audience and gave out a lot of fascinating facts. The next time I stay in York I must...More

Thank butterflybun2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is led by Mad Alice who is fantastic as she tells stories of York history. Very entertaining and an enjoyable evening

1  Thank TheWolver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend live in the centre of York and have seen the various different tours walking past and stopping near our front door and have seen first hand about the waffle that has been has been said on some of the tours so...More

2  Thank Giles A
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3 June 2018|
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Response from Liz O | Reviewed this property |
This is a guided history walking tour of the city. The dungeons is more of a history theme park.
26 May 2018|
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Response from MadAliceLane | Property representative |
There is no need to book but just check the website the day of to ensure the tour is running.