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The Bloody Tour of York

College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
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Absolutely BLOODY Marvellous!!

Booked a private tour with Mad Alice for my Mother in-laws birthday, as she had always wanted to go... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BT502014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fabulous

This tour was amazing, Mad Alice is able to bring the stories alive and really captivate her... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HolidayGuyUK
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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, executions, blood-thirsty Kings and Queens. Learn the truth about history's most famous characters such as Guy Fawkes and Dick Turpin. This 90 minute tour tells all the tales that other tours daren't.
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College Street | Outside St. William's College, York YO1 7JF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Booked a private tour with Mad Alice for my Mother in-laws birthday, as she had always wanted to go on one of these. Our party consisted of 11 adults and 1 teen. Mad Alice made a point of knowing each one of our names, and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was amazing, Mad Alice is able to bring the stories alive and really captivate her audience. At only £5 for adults it’s also a very reasonable price for a 90 min tour. Mad Alice goes out of her way to chat to everyone...More

Thank HolidayGuyUK
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We choose to go on this tour as it was different from all the other Ghost walks around York. We were so pleased we made this choice. The tour was so good, Alice is funny and articulate she made the stories of York entertaining and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All been said before. Excellent tour guide made our walk around York fun, enjoyable and informative. Many thanks good value.

Thank A N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After much deliberation about which on the many walking tours we would embark on, we chose to go with Mad Alice. Well.. We were not disappointed. The tour was interesting, funny, interactive and informative and excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend to anyone. The...More

Thank Zoe I
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and husband together with sister and brother in law visited York for the weekend and decided to go on The Bloody Tour Of York. Mad Alec was most entertaining and very informative. We visited parts of York that we wouldn’t have found without a...More

Thank Sue E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant tour by Mad Alice, very entertaining and informative. Thoroughly recommend it to anyone interested in the history of York.

Thank Brenanmike
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mad Alice may be amazing but I guess I’ll never know. Read all about it when planning my visit to York and was really looking forward to the tour. Indeed, prioritised it over other options, only to get there with 2 very excited children and...More

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Wench2007, Manager at The Bloody Tour of York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear G12avy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. However I do feel your comments are rather unfair so please let me explain. I HATE disappointing visitors and cancelling tours and never take the decision lightly but unfortunately at times it is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mad Alice is wonderful! Such an entertaining and informative tour. Great for all ages! Give this wonderful tour a go!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour with Alice as the guide. Took around an hour and a half and good value for money and historical. Highly recommended!!

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DurhamXXX
6 February 2018|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
6pm start - great fun
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Sarahrees86
15 October 2017|
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Response from MadAliceLane | Property representative |
tours normally last around 90 minutes
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