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Alfred the Great Ghost Trail in Winchester

Walsh Tours

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What better way to spend the spooky season, than a walk in the ghostly footsteps of King Alfred the Great?

Led by an actor/comedian, bringing the haunted tales to life!

We will meet at the Buttercross, as darkness falls. Then see the site of the nation's last female public execution.

After we will visit the eerie ruins of Hyde Abbey, cemetery, and the actual resting place of England's first king.

Also see the haunted sites, and hear such grisly tales, of Winchester's High Street and Cathedral

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Winchester Buttercross, High Street London, Winchester SE1 9DG England

15th Century Monument at the heart of Winchester. Savour the atmosphere. See tour first glimpse of Alfred the Great.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Alfred the Great, Winchester England

Dating from 1901 this impressive statue dominates the town. See Alfred in his Greatness! Imagine him coming to Life!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Winchester Cathedral, 9 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS England

World-famous Norman Cathedral final resting place of Kings and Queens (and Jane Austen). Sacked and nearly destroyed by Oliver Cromwell who left his ungodly mark.

Stop At: Winchester, Winchester, Hampshire, England

The Square: venue of the country's last bloody execution. Hear tell tale the tale. And look out!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Jewry Street, Winchester England

St Peter's and the Catholic Martyrs. A time of darkness in the history of England. Deadly deads done for Saintly causes.

Stop At: Winchester, Winchester, Hampshire, England

Hyde Abbey: final resting place of Alfred the Great and other deposed souls. Feel the destruction to the site by Henry VIII. Hear the stories of those departed.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Theatre Royal Winchester, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB England

Edwardian Theatre and equally haunted. Stories come to life. And on this night!

Duration: 15 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 10% off at The King Alfred Pub
  • Photography

Departure Point
Buttercross Monument, 106a High St, Winchester SO23 9AH, UK

Departure Time
7:00 PM

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
King Alfred, 11 Saxon Rd, Winchester SO23 7DJ, UK

Voucher Info
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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.