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Dark Tales of York. Private ghost tours.

Dark Tales of York

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Our experienced guide will tell you tales from Yorks gruesome past, executions, ghosts and dark deeds, as we wend our way round some of the scariest places in the city.

As this is by private booking it is exclusive for your group (the price is per group).

As it is a private tour we can be flexible about your exact requirements, start time and pick-up point.
We offer hotel pick ups* and as we can start at different locations the tour route can be customised.
*City centre only.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

Learn the history of one of Europes oldest streets.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow, 35 The Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

Hear the terrible fate of the women who went on to be a Catholic Saint.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St. Crux Parish Hall, Pavement, York YO1 9UP England

Visit a site of execution and hear the horrible fate that befell Sir Thomas Percy.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Bedern, York YO1, UK

Find out the history of Bedern and the spirits that still haunt the area.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St William's College, 5 College Street, York YO1 7JF England

See this historic building and hear a tale of murder and betrayel.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Treasurer's House, Treasurers House Minster Yard, York YO1 7JL England

Hear one of York's most famous Ghost stories.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England

Visit this magnificent cathedral and hear a tale or two.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Stonegate, York YO1 8AW England

Visit this historic shopping street and hear about some of the spirits that haunt the area.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • .As this is a private tour the only people participating are the members of your group so you have the reassurance that you are not in close contact with other people.
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Shambles
  • Entry/Admission - Stonegate

  • Private transportation
  • Access to historical attractions.
  • Dinner - No food or drink is included in the tour price.
  • Entry/Admission - Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow
  • Entry/Admission - St. Crux Parish Hall
  • Entry/Admission - St William's College
  • Entry/Admission - Treasurer's House
  • Entry/Admission - York Minster

Departure Point
Roman Bath, 9 St Sampsons Square, York YO1 8RN, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
I can arrange a pick up from city centre hotels (i.e within the city walls.)
The start time can be adjusted to accommodate your group.*
* Note this doesn't mean that I'm available 24/7.

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/15/2020 - 5/28/2023
Monday:06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday:06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday:06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday:06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Friday:06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday:06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday:06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

1 to 2 hours

Return Details
1: York Minster, Deangate, York YO1 7HH, UK
2: Stonegate, York YO1, UK

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Dark Tales of York in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.