Guided tour

Oxford City Twilight Ghost Tour

4.7 / 5

25 reviews

Oxford City Twilight Ghost Tour

From £14.95 per person

See the dreamy spires of Oxford from a different perspective as you learn how it may just be England’s most haunted town! Walk the back streets and alleyways, checking your shadow as you hear stories of heretic bishops and town riots.

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Duration 75 minutes
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English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover why Oxford is one of the most haunted cities in England
  • Hear spine-chilling tales from Oxford's past
  • See ghostly sites, including where heretic bishops were burnt at the stake and the site where the bloody town v gown riots started
  • Visit Dead Man's Walk, where soldiers were shot at dawn during the English Civil War
  • Experience the city in the eerie twilight
Full description
Hold on tight for this 75-minute walking tour of Oxford with a difference. The relaxed evening walk explores many of Oxford's back streets and alleyways, in search of some of the city’s legendary spooks. Oxford has many different ghost stories, from tales of heretic bishops to soldiers shot at dawn during the English Civil War. Your guide will bring them all to life, to the extent that you might even believe some of them are true! Stroll around the oldest parts of the city, where the highest abundance of spectral activities are located. See ghostly sites such as the location where the bloody town versus gown riots began. Visit mysterious graveyards, see the mournful Bridge of Sighs, and follow in the footsteps of Dead Man's Walk.
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  • 75-minute walking tour
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    Trinity College Gate, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BH

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    • Note: the tour does not normally go inside colleges, as they are closed in the evening
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    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 25 reviews

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    Very entertaining!

    We were very lucky to be alone with the guide. So it was like a private tour for us. Our guide told the stories of the uncanny encounters with great commitment. You could tell that he was really enjoying it himself. Differentiated and with a very good narrative talent, he knew how to skillfully lead the creepy incidents to the punchline, in order to then dissolve the built-up tension with a funny punchline. It was just fun to listen to. A first class guide whose stories are a pleasure. Great! Great! Great! With 5 stars.

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    7 July 2018

    Good after a disappointing start.

    I booked this for my daughter and her friend. They were the only two to turn up and there was an initial suggestion that the tour would be cancelled as there needed to be a minimum of four (we were unaware of this). Finally it was agreed to go ahead and both had a really enjoyable time.

    31 December 2016

    Informative and enjoyable

    Simon epitomised a mad professor. It was a lot of fun and really informative! There was a good atmosphere with the group and everyone responded well. Although it was the wrong time of year for a ghost walk it nonetheless was well worth it! My friends also thoroughly enjoyed it and thought that Simon was a brilliant guide as they've never been to Oxford before

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    25 July 2016

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