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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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York, United Kingdom

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

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

See a spookier side to York without the worry of getting lost during this guided ghost walk around the streets and snickelways (alleys) of the medieval city. Listen to your guide tell tales of York’s tragic past that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, ask questions along the way to learn more, and enjoy an atypical introduction to the city.
  • Get an unusual and entertaining insight into the spooky history of York
  • Benefit from the personalized attention of your guide throughout
  • Learn more than you could if exploring independently
  • This tour is a fun way to get your bearings, ideal for first-time visitors
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WiFi on board
No wheelchairs provided

Departure Point

The Belfrey, High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UK

Return Details

1: Stonegate, York YO1, UK
2: Shambles, York YO1, UK
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for young children (Under 7)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No drunk or disorderly behaviour is acceptable. Anyone misbehaving will be turned away without refund. Private bookings available for large groups or hen parties. (subject to availability)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Shadows of York Ghost Walk

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York ?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York .
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York .
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York .
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York ?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York .

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York ghost walk
Anne
, Nov 2020
Our guide was very informative and made the ghost walk very interesting and funny. She also made sure we were socially distanced.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you so much for your review I am so pleased you enjoyed it and felt safe. Kindest regards Mackenzie 👻
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Great experience
Lisa_J
, Nov 2020
Great time was had by my friend and I . Really enjoyed our ghost walk and very interesting. Would definitely recommend.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you Lisa! 👻 I am so pleased you both enjoyed it 👻 Best wishes and happy haunts Mackenzie
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Fun walk
Jane_K
, Nov 2020
Mackenzie was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Not scary but informative and good to explore York. Kids loved it.
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A night to remember
Claire_T
, Oct 2020
Went on the ghost walk last night and it was absolutely amazing would recommend it 1000%. You get to know the historical side of York as well as the ghost events.
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Great experience
A_J
, Oct 2020
McKenzie was a great historian and story teller. Really enjoyable, walking tour experience. Would recommend.
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Fun for all ages
R_E
, Oct 2020
Decided to let my 9 Year Old, Oscar review it. Here it is. Good stories about York and its ghosts, takes you though the main bit of York. Highly recommended.
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Ghost Walkies
James_E
, Oct 2020
We had a great night. Weather kept fine and we enjoyed the different stories about ghosts and York history. Would recommend it, the hour and and half flew by.
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Shaftesbury York is fantastic!
Emma_C
, Oct 2020
We thoroughly enjoyed this experience. We learnt so much about this history of York and found it so interesting! Would definitely recommend this experience to anyone else visiting York! MUST DO!
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Fantastic
craig_d
, Oct 2020
Brilliant night, lots of great story’s and information. Would highly recommend this guide tour. The lady who was our guide was fantastic, and played a great part.
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Ghost 👻 stories.
Karen_H
, Oct 2020
Lovely lady. She was interested in you as people as well. Really enjoyed it you can see she loves her job.
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