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York: Dark Chronicles Guided Walking Tour

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See where shadows linger and explore the gruesome past of Europe's most haunted city on a walking tour of York. Hear stories about beheadings, blood eagles, devils doors, torture, and the plague.


  • Learn the truth behinds York's abandoned plague child.
  • Witness iconic landmarks such as York Minster from a new, terrifying perspective
  • Discover secrets and grim stories of the untold truth of York's dark past
  • Listen to fascinating tales about York's historical saints and sinners
  • Explore hidden locations and secret spots that only the locals know about


Explore the grizzly, gruesome and occasionally bloody history of York on our highly rated Ghost/horror walk. Through battles, plague and heads on spikes, we explore the hidden side of York down its dark allies and snickleways. Shadows lye on every corner as we hear tales that curdle the blood. Stories of saints and sinners beguile the family as you hear how guy Fawkes met his end, Viking blood eagles and devils doors. Hear tales of mad men and plague children. Yorks tragic hauntings and devious past await every night, 6.45pm outside The Chocolate story Museum, Kings Square. Explore Europes most haunted city with our experience guides...If you dare! Suitable for friends, couples, those single travellers and families of all ages. The tour will run whatever the weather and dogs are welcome! Tours attended at visitors own risk. we take no responsibility for accidents or lost belongings on the tours. Children should be supervised by parent/carer at all times.


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