To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

Shadows of York

Guided Walking

York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7EN

Tel: 07967460567

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 104 reviews104 reviews
Shadows of York

Book Tickets Online

About us

A ghost walk of York. Your guide Mackenzie will lead you through Yorks most historic streets and tell you of its dark and ghostly past.

£6.00 per adult. £4.00 per child. To book your tickets please visit the website. Tickets are limited so book yours early. 

Tours last approx 80 mins. Suitable for most though recommended 8+ Rated PG. Wheelchair accesable. 

Bring a brolly just in case. The show (Or tour) must go on regardless of the weather!

Private bookings available throughout the year. Advanced booking recommended to avoid disappointment. Perfect for anyone wanting a more in depth and personal experience. Extended tours also available. Visit the website for more information. 

Please note there are no actors, tricks or pranks on this tour. BUT! Be warned weary travellers, the shadows of York have presented themselves time and time again in the past. They may be waiting just for you... 

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas

* 6.30pm Every Friday and Saturday (March to October)
Bookings/Dates available throughout the year except 24th and 25th December.



  • Disabled access


  • Children welcome


  • Guided tours for groups

Property Facilities

  • Guided tours for individuals - Min of 2
  • Guided tours mandatory - Private bookings only
  • Smoking allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups - Min of 2. Max of 60 per booking.

Road Directions

Taxi rank near/opposite Dean Court Hotel.  Bus Stops near York Theatre Royal Other nearest bus stops - Piccadilly 

Trains station 15mis away 

Follow Us


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Average
  • Poor
  • Terrible

Recent Reviews:

    What's Nearby

    1. York In Style

      We offer 2 houses with parking right next to YORK MINSTER both with a Tripadvisor...

      0.03 miles away
    2. Guy Fawkes Inn

      Standing next to York Minster, the Guy Fawkes Inn was the birthplace of the notorious...

      0.04 miles away
    3. 7 Precentors Court

      A stylish listed Townhouse in an enviable position just yards from York's most famous...

      0.05 miles away
    1. Stays York

      Stays York - offering high quality properties that will not just meet your needs, but...

      0.06 miles away
    2. Thirteen Thirty One Apartments

      If you are looking for somewhere to stay in the heart of the city you may want to take a...

      0.08 miles away
    3. Galtres Lodge

      Set in the shadow of the Minster in the heart of York's cafe quarter. It is a Georgian...

      0.09 miles away
    4. Lamb & Lion Inn

      Adjoining Bootham Bar, the Lamb & Lion Inn offers en-suite rooms with free WiFi,...

      0.1 miles away
    5. No 8 Precentors Court

      Situated only 90 steps from the western doors of the Minster this wonderful bolt hole...

      0.1 miles away
    6. Dean Court York

      Unique individual hotel adjacent to York Minster in the centre of the city with valet car...

      0.1 miles away
    7. The Fort Boutique Hostel

      The Fort York, voted #1 Hostel in England by Hostel World 2014.

      0.1 miles away
    8. Minster View Apartments

      A 5-star self-catering apartment situated in a spectacular medieval location in the Heart...

      0.1 miles away
    9. The Dutch House

      The Dutch House is a listed building believed to be York's Oldest Brick built house...

      0.1 miles away
    10. Grays Court

      Dating back to 1080, and nestled in the heart of the exclusive Minster Quarter, Grays...

      0.1 miles away
    11. The Townhouse

      Set within the city walls, the Townhouse is a stunning 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday home...

      0.1 miles away
    12. Exhibition Hotel

      The Exhibition Hotel in York welcomes our guests into an authentic and historic hotel,...

      0.13 miles away
    13. The Judge’s Lodging

      In the heart of York and just a 5-minute walk from the Minster, this historic inn has...

      0.14 miles away
    Previous Next

    Share the adventure

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss

    Don't Miss