Comedy Horror Show: York Ghost Bus Tour

Comedy Horror Show: York Ghost Bus Tour

From $24.74 per person

Enjoy 75 spooky minutes of sightseeing in York on board the Ghost Bus! Your creepy conductor will show you the city’s top sights and give you bone-chilling and humorous insights into some of the more gruesome events in York’s past.

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Duration 75 minutes
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  • Enjoy a comedy horror sightseeing tour through York
  • See the sights of one of England's most haunted cities
  • Let your creepy conductor's narration send chills down your spine
Full description
Let the darker side of York's history send a chill down your spine as you discover the city’s dark and terrible secrets. Board the Necrobus and get ready to embark on a 75-minute theatrical sightseeing tour. Enjoy a comedy horror journey around York's seedier past as your creepy conductor shows you the sights from a classic 1960s Routemaster bus. The on-board actors and eerily decorated bus will ensure you have the spookiest ride in town. Learn about the sinister side of many of York's most famous landmarks including Clifford’s Tower, York Minster, and Dick Turpin's grave. Let your imagination run wild as you hear about the ghosts that reside within the medieval walls of one of England's spookiest cities.
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    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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      Meeting point

      Departs from Bus Stop (RE) by York Station on Station Road by the Royal York Hotel.

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      Important information

      Not allowed

      • Food and drinks
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Video recording

      Know before you go

      • Please note that the tour operator takes no responsibility for items left on the bus. Personal items are carried at the owner's risk and the tour operator takes no responsibility for items damaged or lost.
      • Smoking, eating, and drinking (other than bottled water) are not permitted on the bus.
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.4 / 5

      based on 350 reviews

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      There was a problem with the bus on the previous tour but we arrived early and the gentleman took our number to contact us to let us know if the tour was going ahead or not. He found us and confirmed it was and also advised on where to meet. We never stopped laughing from start to finish as did everyone else, and we hung on every word waiting for the next surprise brilliant don’t miss it only thing I will say is that you do briefly get off the bus so wrap up and a small torch may be handy .

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      March 15, 2020

      Loved this experience. It's definitely something different to do whilst in York. I think the conductor has a tough job keeping us unruly passengers entertained for over an hour, but he managed to pull it off and I think most if not all of us loved the experience. The only thing I would say is that it would have been nice to have gotten off the bus a couple more times to get up close to the "haunted" places mentioned. Saying that, York central is small so it's easy enough to do yourself afterwards.

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      February 26, 2020

      Really enjoyed the bus and loved the guide ...the problem was the p***ed up 60year old that quite clearly couldn't handle a couple of glasses of prosecco and kept screaming over the conducter so we actually missed half of what was being said .I would still recommend it to others though and hopefully they will be lucky enough to hear the whole tour

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      February 21, 2020

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