How much is it for the tour?
The tour is £7.00 per adult and £4.00 per child (Under 16)
Private tours are also available.
For private tours, prices depend on the size of the group and the tailored requirements or requests of the group booking. Please contact me for details via the contact page.
Private tours are suitable for school groups, corporate events, couples, families, friends outing, hen/stag parties and other occasions.
What time does it start and how long does it last?
Tours normally last 1 hour 20 mins though please allow some time if you are making plans for after the tour.
Start times vary throughout the year so check the diary via dates and times
above for more information.
For private bookings the start times can vary between 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
Extended tours are also available for private bookings and last 2 Hours.
*Please be aware that for the private bookings, times and dates are subject to availability so it is best to book in advance to avoid disappointment!
Is there a minimum for a private booking? How many people do I need to book?
The minimum is 2. The maximum is 50. Groups exceeding 50 may be split up into two groups and another guide will be hired for the occasion.
Where does the tour start from?
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)
Please do not block the entrance or the roads!
On occasion there may be an event on at the church or someone has taken up the area for a one off gig, busking, etc. If this happens then panic not. Look for the guide in the top hat (Me) and I will take you around the corner to start the tour.
Is it suitable for children?
The tour is suitable for most but rated PG as the stories are in depth and can be very dark and or gory. It is advised that it might not suitable for children under 7 years due to the fact it is a long walk for little legs and we don't want any potential sleepless nights for parents.
If you have any worries please contact me directly.
Otherwise children seem to be quite blood thirsty and love it!
Is the tour suitable for wheelchairs?
Yes, the tour follows a wheelchair friendly route.
Are there any actors that jump out at you?
No. There are no hidden actors on this tour.
How do I book? Can I just turn up?
Simply click the 'Tickets' button above then select the date/time you wish to book and proceed from there. Dates highlighted in green are the ones available.
Sadly the 'just turn up' days for this tour are over.
There may be occasion where the tours are not fully booked up and you can try turning up but don't be surprised or disappointed if you are turned away if the group has reached its full capacity. Book yours now to avoid disappointment.
For private bookings contact me via the contact page or call/text: 07967460567.
Email: and I will respond asap. Please remember to check your SPAM MAIL just in case!
I can no longer make the tour. Can I get a refund or rearrange it for another date?
Sorry there is no refunds. Please check your dates and times before booking.
Partial refunds may be offered to large group bookings (7+)
Alternative dates can be arranged but are subject to availability.
(All cancellations are currently being refunded due to coronavirus )
Anyone abusing the ticketing system or continue to repeat cancellations after alternative dates are offered then all refunds and date alternatives will become null and void.
What if you cancel? Will I get a refund?
Absolutely! Yes. Life happens and I am of the living type so not quite a ghost myself yet! But if in the event I have fallen severely ill, car accident, flooding, you know, everyday realistic human life incident that can happen to any of us and it is going to be physically impossible for me or another guide to attend then you will be notified by call/text/email and a full refund will be given with grovelling apologies.
What if the weathers bad?
Grab yourself an umbrella and warm coat. Come rain, sleet or snow the show (or tour) must go on!
Is there car parking close by?
Indeed there is. Choose either below.
Castle Car Park. YO1 9SA
Bootham Row Car Park. YO30 7BP
Peel Street Car Park. YO1 9PZ
Marygate Car Park YO30 7DT
For any other information please dont hesitate to contact me.