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The Bloody Tour of York

Open today: 18:00 - 19:30

The Bloody Tour of York
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Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday 6.00pm and 8.00pm .York has nearly 2,000 years of gruesome and gory history. Join your guide Mad Alice as she embarks on a journey around the city uncovering the truth. Hear the stories of murders, criminals...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
+44 7584 855443
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I visited York in late November 2018. We gathered with a few other people outside the Minster at 6pm & were met by Mad Alice. She is very friendly & full of fun & she reminded me of Victoria Wood. She took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manxmanpaul
Reviewed 11 December 2018

My cousins and I had a great time on The Bloody Tour of York! Our guide was sassy, quick to reply and had the attention of the whole crowd. The only downside was the weather, but bless her she found us shelter when it was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nikee R
Reviewed 4 December 2018

The tour was really not what I expected; I thought it was just going to be a visit to some places where something 'bloody' happened. It went far beyond that. For one, there is a coherent chronological timeline that touches down upon some of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vilena55
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This tour is an unbelievably perfect accompaniment to this wonderful city. It really makes the city come alive. Mad Alice is hilarious, knowledgable, and truly entertaining. A MUST SEE!!!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We arrived in York on a suitably wet miserable evening to be greeted by Mad Alice with her big smile and even bigger personality. We were taken through the streets of York on an entertaining journey of skulduggery and treachery . The 90 minute tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Mad Alice gave us a full 90 min tour of York's darker corners. Blending grim reality with splendid Yorkshire humour, we were not short of entertainment and even learned some history, too.Crucially for us hard of hearing, Alice's theatrical presentation was audible over the busy...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Mad Alice tour is a must when visiting York! Mad Alice is just brilliant and so engaging. She makes everyone feel at ease - well as much as possible as she tells her tales!!! She is so passionate it makes the whole thing so enjoyable....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The perfect way to get to know York's history. Mad Alice gave explanations in a very interesting and fun way

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We joined the tour when visiting York for a weekend and had a great time! Alice is incredibly friendly, charismatic and performs with amazing enthusiasm. Easily the best walking tour I've ever been on and I totally recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UserGenDesign
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Spooky tour of York guided by Mad Alice, would definitely recommend, really informative and Alice delivers the stories like the actress she is.

Date of experience: November 2018
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25 October 2018|
Response from MadAliceLane | Property representative |
No need to book but it is advisable to check the website or social media on the day to make sure nothing has happened to Mad Alice!
23 October 2018|
Response from MadAliceLane | Property representative |
Just meet at St William's College which is the black and white building at the back of York Minster. There is a sign there. Mad Alice is quite easy to recognise. Look out for "The Wench ". It is £5 adults and £3 for under... More