Shadows of York Ghost Walk

York, United Kingdom

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GBP £8.50
Child (Under 16)
GBP £5

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1.5 hours

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

Note: The tour is rated PG.

The stories change from time to time. But they do contain in-depth historic details, some of which can be dark, sad or gory. These may include executions, plague or any other grim facts.

Some young children may find it disturbing. However, you have a bloodthirsty youngster who can't get enough of the macabre then proceed!

What's included?
  • 1.5-hour ghost walk


The tour starts outside the front of St Michael le Belfrey next to the Minster and the Guy Fawkes Inn. (High Petergate, York YO1 7EN).

The tour usually ends on the Shambles however occasionally if the Shambles is busy the tour may finish around close by.


Tickets are strictly limited for each night.

Please do not turn up without purchasing a ticket or calling.

Start times vary throughout the year so check the diary via dates and times above for more information.

Private tours are also available. Subject to availability.

Private tours prices depend on the size of the group and the tailored requirements or requests of the group booking. Please the tour operator for details.

Private tours are suitable for school groups, corporate events, couples, families, friends outing, hen/stag parties and other occasions.


Not recommended for young children under 7.


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


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

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

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