Experience the most ‘Haunted City in Europe’
Celebrate the spookiest time of the year in the ‘most haunted city in Europe’ with a visit to York this October. Known as the most ‘Haunted City in Europe’, York offers tricks, treats and spooky encounters for all, where ghosts roam the snickelways and haunt Georgian townhouses and historic inns. York is a city with a dark past, and you can’t often escape the gruesome stories of York’s horrifying history. It has survived volatile and violent Viking invasions, the Norman conquest and the Civil War.
Discover a hair-raising list of frights to be had across the city, from ghost walks to frightening York attractions, get the chills at haunted hotspots. If you like things a little more gruesome, big kids and adults brave enough can take on horrific scares, visit The York Dungeon by day or by night with a series of Dungeon Lates on offer and for those who are of a more fragile nature try out the family friendly walking tour. Brand new for this Halloween York Dungeon presents Madame Card in the super scary ”Seance” show.
York Park & Ride. That's the ticket! Explore York with York Park & Ride. Just download the First Bus app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. Avoid the hassle and expense of driving into the centre with buses up to every 12 minutes and free parking at all sites – what’s more, an Adult Return ticket is just £3.50 and up to three children go free. Find out more about York’s Park & Ride service, including fare and timetable information.
Explore Haunted York
Experience the supernatural in York, 'Europe's most haunted city', this Halloween with fun events for the family and the fearless!
Make Trick or Treat chocolate bars, carve some pumpkins, find Ghosts in the Garden and so much more fun for all the family this Halloween in York!
With places to stay in the historic city centre to the surrounding countryside, book the perfect accommodation to rest your head after a day of tricks, treats and spooky encounters.
Meet the ghosts of York in any season, any month or day of the year with the city's resident ghost walks and tours. Be guided through thousands of years of history, mystery, folklore and legends.
Experience Halloween ghost walk events and discover York's mysterious cobbled streets, ancient buildings and medieval ruins and learn what smoulders beneath the city’s ancient streets.
Get set on a dark trip through York's sinister side and experience 'Europe's most haunted city'. Enjoy a range of grown up activities perfect for adults looking to make mischief this October!
York Park & Ride. That's the ticket! Find out more about York’s Park & Ride service, including fare and timetable information.
Discover ghosts, ghouls and frights galore in the UK's most haunted city this Halloween with a devilishly-good Visit York Pass