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“Good evenings entertainment”

The Creepy Carmarthen Tour
Ranked #1 of 3 Tours in Carmarthen
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Carmarthenshire Tourism Association's "Visitor Experience of the Year". Take a magical trip through Carmarthen's creepy past and meet murders and their victims; see where they burned a bishop and locked up villains. Discover the dark secret of the town's greatest hero and find out where the ghosts walk! Visitors get the chance to take part in experiments in magic and mind-reading during the tour. Public tours are now taking place on Wednesday evenings at 7pm until mid-October. Always phone to make sure the trip is going ahead. Private tours are always available for groups and individuals.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Kidwelly, Wales, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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“Good evenings entertainment”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

Very interesting tour of the haunted venues of Carmarthen. Our guide was amazing and kept us captivated through out with his excellent knowledge and very clever "experiments" which we all participated in.

Apart from getting soaking wet i throughly enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to any visitor.

Well done Mr Grimoire.

Ronnie Gloucester

Visited April 2014
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English first
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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“Scary value for money”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

A fantastic and informative tour of Creepy Carmathen, with spooky experiments thrown in. Me and my son loved it! Money well spent, my son had more fun on the tour than he did at Oakwood that cost us a fortune!

Visited April 2014
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“Brilliant ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Really good tour very enjoyable good for all ages. My friend was nervous when visiting the cells. One of the group was convinced that someone had brushed up against her touching her hair.

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“Not spooky”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

The guide is very knowledgable of the history of Carmarthen, and gave a well spoken tour, however I wouldn't call the tour creepy or spooky. Therefore I would have to give my honest opinion that I felt that it was falsely advertised.

Visited April 2014
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Wizard0fOdd, Owner at The Creepy Carmarthen Tour, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
I am so sorry that this visitor didn't feel that the Creepy Carmarthen Tour lived up to her expectations. I always do my very best to make sure that everyone enjoys the experience to the full. Sadly I am not able to conjure up ghosts to order (now THAT would be a trick) but I do endeavour to make the stories as spooky and creepy as I can.
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Fantastic Night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

What a wonderful experience with Dr Nicholas Grimoire. As a resident of Carmarthen I was totally unaware just how many stories there are associated with the old town, both of the ghostly and historical kind. I would wholeheartedly recommend this tour to anyone and as there is a minimum of walking it is suitable for everyone. Nic is a wonderful storyteller and performer and his magic tricks are subtle but effective. He involves everyone in his "experiments" (we were only 3 in our party) and the whole tour is interactive and fun. The tour finishes in the old Police cells, watch out for the ghosts of children in cell 2 and the man in black at the end of the corridor (we saw them). I only wish the tour was longer because the two hours just whizzed by. Whether you are a native of Carmarthen or a visitor you should do this tour - you won't be disappointed.

Visited March 2014
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