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The Bloody Tour of York

College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
+44 7584 855443
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Ohhhhhhh my Gosh do this!!

On a spur of the moment we decided to nab the last tour one random night. So glad we did!!! Mad... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
BlazenHsss
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Great fun tour round York

My husband, 7 year old daughter and I went on the Bloody Tour of York with the brilliant guide, Mad... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
ellythom
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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, executions, blood-thirsty Kings and Queens. Learn the truth about history's most famous characters such as Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin. This 90 minute tour tells all the tales that other tours daren't.
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College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

On a spur of the moment we decided to nab the last tour one random night. So glad we did!!! Mad Alice is an animated, fun, entertaining and engaging character that managed to keep us all hooked for the entire tour. Before we knew it...More

1  Thank BlazenHsss
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My husband, 7 year old daughter and I went on the Bloody Tour of York with the brilliant guide, Mad Alice. We decided to take the 8 o'clock tour to make it more atmospheric. Alice took us on a scary and fact-packed 90 minute tour...More

2  Thank ellythom
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Mad Alice knows her stuff! She is very entertaining and kept us occupied for the whole 90 minutes. Somehow, we managed to zigzag all over York during that time. Its a great tour and well worth the £5. Definitely go!

1  Thank Cinderella921
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Mad Alice provides the sort of tour that will appeal to almost anyone. It's not scary ( at least to anyone over 12 ), it has its funny moments, it's educational and a lot of fun. We seemed to walk all over York in the...More

1  Thank SimonsdadAdelaide
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Our family did this tour tonight. We generally are not group tour people, but the reviews were so good. Really glad we did it! Alice was so interesting and entertaining! We learned some great info and had a lot of fun in the process!

1  Thank Cpalisa
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My family and myself love this place go every time we are in york. Don't go if you are easily scared.can't wait for next weekend we are in york

2  Thank tunnicliffe16
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a private tour as part of my sister's hen party. The tour was brilliant and Mad Alice was a big hit with all the girls. Great value too. Would definitely recommend.

2  Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have no idea why there were only 8 people on our tour. Mad Alice has got to be the best tour guide in York. Our tour was interesting, funny and scary all at once. We started behind York Minister and walked through the city...More

2  Thank louisianagal
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Was staying in thirsk and kids were getting a bit bored so thought a ghost walk might do the trick. Looked on trip advisor and mad alice came top so thought why not. Was a bit sceptical as my kids only 5 and 9 and...More

1  Thank markandemma
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Spent a weekend in York with a some friends. Always wanted to do a tour. So glad we chose Mad Alice-we had a BRILLIANT hour and a half. She was knowlegable, very entertaining and developed a great rapport with the group-she talked to everyone while...More

1  Thank Minniejacks
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Sarahrees86
14 October 2017|
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Response from Wench2007 | Property representative |
tours normally last around 90 minutes
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drunkenduck
15 April 2017|
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Response from Wench2007 | Property representative |
Yes it is on tonight at 6pm and 8 pm. the starting point is St Williams college which is the black and white building at the back of York Minster.
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Giuliana2930
9 April 2017|
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Response from Wench2007 | Property representative |
There is no need to book in advance, unless you are a large group. The tour runs every Thursday Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m and 8 p.m. Booking is only required December and January.
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