• Location: York, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 67.42 View price calendar

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Designed for travelers with a historical interest in the supernatural, this private 2-hour ghost tour of York — one of the most haunted cities in the world — allows you to customize your itinerary to suit you. Choose to visit sites with countless reports of ghost sightings, including York Minster, The Shambles, and The York Dungeon, and listen to frightening tales rooted in York’s 2,000-year-old history. The start time and location of your tour is up to you.


  • Private custom 2-hour ghost tour of York
  • A personalised expereince designed for travelers interested in history and the supernatural
  • Choose to visit locations of reputed haunting such as York Minster, The Shambles, and The York Dungeon
  • Listen to ghost stories rooted in York's 2,000-year-old history
  • Select a start point and start time to suit your schedule

What You Can Expect

Private Ghost Tour of York

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Greet your private guide at a start point specified in advance of the tour. Opt to convene at your York accommodation or launch straight into the ghost walk by meeting at a haunted location of your choice.

Over the course of two hours, your guide reveals the parts of York’s haunted history that appeal to you most. Opt to visit spine-chilling locations such as York Minster, The Shambles, and The York Dungeon, all of which are particularly atmospheric late at night, and hear stories from a repertoire of more than 200 tales.

York's 2,000-year-old history features treason, torture, treachery, and murder, so you're guaranteed to hear tales that capture your interest. If you desire, your guide can arrange refreshments and restaurant reservations for during or after your tour. This personalized experience can be tailored to your every request.

Customer Reviews

Piara S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

John our guide was fantastic, really knowledgeable and credible and happy to personalise the tour for you should you wish. We were just happy to follow his lead and soak up the wonderful ghost stories and the history behind them and the city. Great fun! Cheers John!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I would give this more stars if I could. It is a spendy tour, but it was worth the money. Unlike the other tours we had been on, this was very factual about events that happened and if appropriate, the current interactions that followed. Our guide, John, was very knowledgeable and tailored the tour to us. We went a lot of areas that the others didn't. We were taking the train back to Liverpool that evening and he even walked us back to the train station. If you are wanting an authentic, historical tour - this is the one to take.

Catherine S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The ghost tour exceeded my expectations. I thought it would be just a bit of fun, but it was far more than that. John is a true expert. He is so passionate and knowledgeable about York's history - everything is well-researched, and doesn't feel forced or scripted - in fact, I had the feeling that he could have carried on for several more hours and still not covered everything he knows about the history of York and its wider significance. He delivers it all in an interesting way, with the right mix of serious discussion and fascinating stories, to satisfy both your curiosity and your imagination!

We took his tour the night of our arrival into York and it absolutely made the trip, as we then went around everything in the daytime the next day with a proper appreciation of what we were seeing. I can't recommend this tour highly enough. It's the best tour either me or my boyfriend have ever been on, anywhere.

Richard B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Private Ghost Tour of York, great value John our Guide was amazing two and a half hours, filled with so much history and stories Dick Turpin especially

Donald G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

We met John and had a long and informative Ghost and History walk of York. I know it says ghost tour, but John knows a lot of York history. We walked for 3 hours and it seemed fast except for my tired feet. You won't be disappointed with this tour


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Absolutely fantastic our guide John could not have been better, so knowledgeable and entertaining, best Money spent.

Maria A

4 star rating: Recommended July 2017

Everyone on our tour enjoyed it a great deal. Our guide was John and his knowledge of history was unbelievable. My kids, our mothers, and my husband and I all thought he did a great job of keeping everyone engaged. The only thing I'd say could be improved is to have a few more ghost stories in the mix of stories there were really only a handful. That being said, it was a great experience.

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