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The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York : Winner of 4 #LOVEYORK Awards

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The Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York : Winner of 4 #LOVEYORK Awards

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

From plague to Vikings to butchery and murder, discover York’s sinister underbelly on this family-friendly tour led by a guide known for his dark sense of humour. See sights such as York Minster, the Shambles and Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma Gate, the silliest street in England, as you hear tales of bygone days, vile crimes and things that go bump in the night.
  • Walk the streets of York with a guide on a classic ghost tour
  • Family-friendly experience, tailored to those with a wicked streak
  • Great insight into York’s long and fascinating history
  • Get a fresh perspective on tourist favorites such as York Minster
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Guide
No scheduled restroom breaks
1331 Bar & Grill , 9, 13 Grape Ln, York YO1 7HU, UK

Dorian will meet you outside 1331 Bar and Restaurant / Quacks The Printers on Grape Lane.

27 Shambles , 27 Shambles, York YO1 7LX, UK

The tour usually concludes at the bottom end of York's most famous street, The Shambles. To find your way back to the city centre, just retrace the last bit of the tour, but if you feel a bit turned around please do ask Dorian for assistance!

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Dogs are welcome to join.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Dorian Deathly's Deathly Dark Ghost Tour of York
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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star-5
Great experience.
Eddie_G
, May 2022
Excellent!!!! Great sights that were really interesting and brilliant tour guide that was brilliantly detailed and equally hilarious. Definitely recommend.
star-5
Brilliant evening
Rhys_G
, May 2022
Dorian has been a great entertainer and the tour was fascinating and interesting. He made us laugh and the time just flew by. Definitely recommend!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
That's very kind of you to say, thank you Rhys.
star-5
A Wonderful Tour
phillip_h
, May 2022
Amazing tour, full of energy and fantastic stories. Dorian was a wonderful host and I'm not just saying that because I happen to look like him. There was an autistic young boy on the tour and Dorian was patient, kind and understanding a clear pro! Could not recommended any higher!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Hi Phillip, it was great to meet you and I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour. We have put a lot of work into making the tour welcoming and safe for everyone, so it's lovely to get feedback such as this.
star-5
York is plagued in history
Joanne_G
, May 2022
Was a great tour full of interesting facts and super operator full of humour, fascinating stories for all ages
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thank you very much for your kind words Joanne, don't be a stranger!
star-5
Spooky, interesting, enjoyable.
Oliver_P
, May 2022
Excellent tour guide picked us up on time, great value for money and we loved the whole experience all the spooky stories and jokes too.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thanks Oliver, very much appreciated :)
star-5
Entertaining and interesting ghost walk
Angie_S
, May 2022
Really fun evening. Dorian was interesting and fun with his ghostly tales as he took us around the city.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thanks for the lovely review Angie :)
star-5
Great night, so many laughs!
Lisa_D
, May 2022
Darien our tour guide was awesome, the way he told the stories kept you engaged thrown in with humour, so easy to get the group involved, great fun, great value, highly recommend.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Thanks for your kind review and recommendation Lisa, I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour.
star-5
Absolutely fantastic evening!
John_B
, Apr 2022
Absolutely fantastic evening spent with Dorian! Really captivating stories and fascinating facts about the local area delivered in a comedic way. The entire group was laughing their way round the town. Would highly recommend.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thanks for the 5-star review John, very much appreciated and glad you enjoyed the evening.
star-5
Amazing tour round the spooky sights of York!
Molly_M
, Apr 2022
Great host with so much knowledge and humour. Would recommend to anyone visiting York. Dorian really involved the group and made us all laugh
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Hi Molly, very much appreciate the 5-star review. Thank you so much :)
star-5
Highly recommended
Jum_M
, Apr 2022
Excellent performance. Great takes, and lots of new information for a long standing York resident! Thanks
icon Response from Host , Apr 2022
Thanks Jum, I love to hear when we've had York residents on the tour who have enjoyed themselves. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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