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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

#3 of 52 Tours in Oxford
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Address: Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
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+44 7941 041811
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Fri - Sat 18:30 - 20:15
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NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to...

NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD WINNING THEATRICAL TOUR of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions your costumed guide will entertain and horrify you through the streets of one of the most historical and haunted cities in Britain. On Fridays and Saturdays meet him outside the gift shop of Oxford Castle Unlocked at 6.30pm, or directly outside The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street at 6.55pm. Group bookings at other times available in Oxford, Burford, Woodstock and Stratford on Avon.

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A really enjoyable tour of Oxford, some parts of which I had not been to before. Bill gives a warm, humorous and insightful delivery at the numerous stops around the city. I would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really enjoyable tour of Oxford, some parts of which I had not been to before. Bill gives a warm, humorous and insightful delivery at the numerous stops around the city. I would definitely recommend this tour for an evenings family entertainment.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely entertaining and kept the kids interested. Definitely suggest this for family's looking for alternative early evening entertainment

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review and for bringing along your family to help! More 

Oxford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Being local this is the sort of thing we tend to overlook. However for once we become "tourists" and I have to say we really enjoyed the tour. The whole family fully enjoyed themselves. A great mixture of fun, history and magic and excellent delivery. Thank you.

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thank you so much for bringing your family along, it's always a help when like minded souls enter into the spirit of the evening. Thanks again to you all! More 

Banbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on this some time ago. But was brilliant. You will enjoy Best to do this on dark night To get full advantage. Ds

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SpookyBill, Manager at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your positive feedback, I'd be a lost soul without word of mouth. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently went on this trip with my partner. Bill Spectre had a great sense of humour and new how to capture his audience with various tricks etc. It was a nice walk around all the oldest bits of the city centre (Oxford Castle complex and the colleges). It wasn't for us though, as it wasn't scary and we were... More 

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the trouble to write your review. Not always easy to tick every box for everyone, every time. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time, the tour was very interesting & full of facts I never knew even though I live in Oxfordshire. The costumes were very professional and the tour guides were brilliant and setting the scene! Definitely recommend

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the Halloween special, it was very interesting to learn the history behind the ghost stories. I found bill very funny and he put humor into the tour, there was some children in the group and they were included. Walking around the back streets and colleges was inspiring.

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thanks so much for coming along and for taking the trouble to write your review. I wouldn't exist without positive feedback so thank you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Partner and I had a nights stay in Oxford and wanted to do something a little different whilst we were there. Bill Spectres Tour did not dissapoint, the meeting point was right next to our hotel which was perfect. We wondered around Oxford stopping at different points to tell us a tale. I found it interesting and very amusing,... More 

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review it was great to meet you. Some people do find the idea of volunteering a little fearful, but I like to feel it enhances their sense of commitment to fearful fun! Thanks again. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just came back from the tour and honestly i would recommend this to everyone ! Bill is very funny and the stories interesting and scary. He will bring you to some spooky places in Oxford and discover the hide side of the city. I loved it !

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to write your generous review! I'd be lost without word of mouth, positive feedback and of course a lovely audience to keep me on the streets! Many thanks for your help! More 

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bill is an amazing person, he tells you all kinds of stories about the medival times. He makes a lot of jokes and takes you to nice places too. Personally I really liked his attitude and the way he presents his stories. Well done Bill!

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SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! Delighted you could come along on such a chilly night, many thanks! More 

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