Experience the most ‘Haunted City in Europe’
Enter the most haunted city in Europe and be prepared to face your fears. York is known for its ghosts that roam its snickelways and haunt its Georgian townhouses and inns. The city's dark history, from Viking invasions to the Civil War, has left behind a legacy of terror that cannot be escaped. Dare to explore York and face the horrors of its past - will you survive?
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.
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Explore Haunted York
Book Your Spooky Stay ▸
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.
York Ghost Walks & Tours ▸
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.
Ghost Walk Events ▸
Experience 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.
The Visit York Pass ▸
Discover ghosts, ghouls and frights galore in the UK's most haunted city with a devilishly-good Visit York Pass