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The Bloody Tour of York

Guided Walking

St Williams College, 4-5 College Street, York, YO1 7JF

Tel: 07584 855443

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Mad Alice

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About us

Winner of York Culture Award for Performing Artist 2016

Mad Alice will take visitors on a 90 minute walking tour of the city. Down snickleways and side streets recounting the gruesome and grisly past of the city.

Stories of invasions, executions and heads on spikes are rife on every corner. As are tales of some famous historical characters. Discover the true history of the city on this fun and fascinating tour for all the family to enjoy.

Tours run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Private tours are available everyday by booking via email or telephone.

Opening Times

* Thurs - Sat all year round

Feb-March 6pm ONLY
April - October 6pm & 8pm
November 6pm ONLY

Guide Prices

Adults -£5
Children under 15 - £3



  • Children welcome


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted


  • Typical duration of route - 90 minutes

Site Features

  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted


  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Tourism Awards Finalist York Tourism Awards Finalist 2016

Road Directions

The meeting point is outside St Williams College, College street. The large black and white building just behind the Minster.

The nearest railway station is York, which is 1 mile away.

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