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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York

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Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York
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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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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Entertainment
WiFi on board
No wheelchairs provided

Departure Point

High Petergate, York YO1 7EN, UK

We meet outside the front of St Michael Le Belfrey church which is next to the Guy Fawkes Inn and the Minster. (If the Church has an event on then please meet outside the Guy Fawkes Inn which is right next to it)

Return Details

Stonegate, York YO1, UK

The tour will usually finish on Stonegate, however on busy city days it may end on the Shambles. Either way your guide will direct you to where ever you wish to be after the tour.

Return Details

14 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ, UK

Occasionally the tour may finish on the Shambles.

  • 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 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Shadows 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.
  • 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 .
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What is the social distancing policy during Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York ?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Shadows of York: Voted Best Small Attraction in York .
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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
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  • "Really enjoyable evening full of fun excellent value for money." See review

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star-5
Excellent! Spooky and historical
Sue_H
, Nov 2021
I have been on several ghost walks over the past 15 years and I have to say this one has been the best. Would definitely recommend.
star-5
Best in class
Dave_F
, Nov 2021
Mackenzie was a superb guide knew her stuff and brought you in to her world really worth while the ghost stories were warming on a cold night
star-5
Great ghost walk
Lynne_R
, Nov 2021
Great ghost walk, very enjoyable, entertaining & informative. Well worth the money. I would highly recommend
star-5
Mackenzie set the scene...
Lesley_M
, Nov 2021
Mackenzie set the scene especially by the graveyard where she told us spooky stories, Lots of history & tales of local ghosts & definitely lots of laughs! We all really enjoyed it & recommend the tour
star-5
It was highly entertaining and informative and a lovely way to see York in the shadows. I would highly recommend it
Anne_C
, Nov 2021
The story of the little girl and the last church and cemetery . All the stories were interesting and delivered in a fun and entertaining manner
star-5
Wether you believe in ghosts or not, do this !!
Karen_D
, Nov 2021
Mckenzie was a superb host and story teller, quite a haunting experience . She was honest and even the most sceptical (my partner) enjoyed the tour….
star-5
Fabulous!!
Michael_R
, Nov 2021
McKenzie was amazing from start to finish. Felt like we had our own show for the hour & half period . She entertained with fabulous accounts of ghostly experiences and spine tingling stories. Highly recommend this tour. Thank you lovely lady you have great talent and great knowledge York bygone times.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thank you so much for your review and kind words. It is always a pleasure. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit too. Best spooky wishes! Mackenzie 👻👻
star-5
A must-do!
Rachel_T
, Nov 2021
You won't be disappointed! Recommend going in the dark, the atmosphere was perfect and we were lucky it was dry. The tour guide was spot on. A really engaging lady that obviously knew her history. Perfect evening entertainment and a real must-do!
star-5
Brilliant!
Claire_H
, Nov 2021
Mackenzie was a great tour guide and story teller! She got into character and kept the audience interested! We would definitely recommend! Thanks for a great experience!
star-5
Don’t hesitate book it
Clare_B
, Nov 2021
Great experience with a fantastic guide who brought the past to life. Don’t hesitate to book you won’t be disappointed

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