The definitive attraction unearthing York's 'horrible history' in a fun scary way, The York Dungeon is an award-winner and favourite York attraction with families. Featuring live shows and actors with fantastic special effects and walk through experiences, you'll see famous characters making an appearance including Dick Turpin and Guy Fawkes.

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York Dungeon

Scary fun suitable for all the family, The Dungeon is one of York's MUST SEE attractions with the range of live interactive shows focusing on gruesome topics such as the Plague, Witches and Ghosts in York. Book online and in advance for the best ticket deals and visit the York Dungeon Shop for a fabulous range of spooky goodies. The attraction is an ideal treat or activity for a birthday party, Stag or Hen Party or Corporate event!

The York Dungeon sits right in the heart of the city centre just around the corner from Clifford's Tower and just opposite the Grand Opera House on Clifford Street. Tours last around 70 minutes.

Ghost Walks and Tours

The choice of York ghost walks and tours is impressive, with informative, professional and humorous performances guaranteed. The city is famously home to some of the most notorious ghosts and offers an eclectic mix of ghost tours around the dark cobbled streets of the city centre - renowned as one of the world's most haunted cities. The weekly Saturday night York Ghost Walk Experience is always a popular choice, departing 7pm on Saturday night from outside of the Gothic York Minster.

Award-winning ghost tours include the long-standing Ghost Hunt of York running nightly, commencing on The Shambles in the city centre whatever the weather! The Ghost Trail of York is another award-winner running nightly from the Minster. Cluster departure points popular with Ghost walks and tours include York Minster and The Shambles, Coppergate and Ouse Bridge. Tours usually last around 70 minutes, and often there's no need to pre-book, just turn up and join.

Accommodation in York & City Centre

  • York   (2.8 miles from the centre of York & City Centre)
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    Large and luxurious holiday home in York, providing rural accommodation less than 4 miles from York City Centre, with ample parking and free WiFi. Sleeps 16
     
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  • York   (1.7 miles from the centre of York & City Centre)
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    Immaculate three storey town house 300 yards within the city walls of York. Games room, parking, Wi-Fi service & family amenities. Short breaks available. No pets.
     
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  • York   (0.5 miles from the centre of York & City Centre)
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    Superior, Georgian Style holiday cottage – comfortable, well equipped in fantastic York City Centre location. Accommodates 10 in 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, park 3 cars
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