The Ghost Trail of York - FAQs from the minster ghost walk

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It was many years ago that the Ghost Trail of York ventured into the dark alleyways of the ancient city to impart with wit and propriety true ghost tales, dread deeds and terrific tragedies from the authentic accounts of York’s long and glorious past. A spine tingling and entertaining family ghost walk to haunt you forever!

Q: Is it scary?
Yes. And fun.

Q: How long does the walk last?
Around 70 minutes.

Q: What should I wear?
Sensible and adequate clothing, footwear and equipment (suitable for weather on the day) is strongly recommended and to the lawful extent no liability is accepted for any damage, loss or injury howsever caused.

Q: Is the walk push chair and wheelchair friendly?
Yes. Mostly level ground with some kerbs and a few cobbled sections.

Q: What happens if it rains?
We press on into the Tempest!
“Blow wind and crack thy cheeks! Rage! Blow!”
So wrap up and bring a brolly.

Q: Is the walk suitable for children?
Yes. As many children as there are sands on the beach have attended and enjoyed.

Q: What should we do if we want to bring a larger group?
Please ring or email ahead and we can arrange a private tour for work groups, scouts, guides, conferences, birthday parties, schools etc.

Q: Do we need to book?
IT'S EASY TO BOOK CALL - 07786 176 798 or 01904 633276 (before 5pm if on the day) with name, mobile no. how many and for what date (if unable to book come early to go on the stand-by list - places limited and present and other time slots are available) or email:

Q: Does the Ghost Trail run every night?
Yes. Except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year’s Day.

Q: Where does the Ghost Trail meet?
7:30pm every evening from the West Doors of York Minster (beneath the twin bell towers) – whatever the weather!

Q: What is the price?
Adult £5 Child £3.

Q: Why choose the Ghost Trail?
It’s multi award winning and the only Ghost Walk in York to be lauded with a County Yorkshire Tourist Board White Rose award for tourism.

Q: Can I make a private booking?
Yes. Please email or call 00 44 1904 633276


The Ghost Trail of York.
Multi award winning York ghost walking tour.

The Ghost Trail complies with government guidance on managing risk of Covid. Please maintain safe distance, bring you own PPE if you wish, come another time if unwell and take reasonable care