List Of Guided Ghost Walking Tours In The UK

September 17, 2018 6:00 AM ‐ ParanormalGhostsHalloween

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Discover the most famous haunts in your area this Halloween, take a guided walking tour around your town on one of the UK's best ghost tours.

Below is an extensive list of guided ghost walks taking place in the run up to Halloween. The list is sorted by region so you can easily find a paranormal event taking place in your part of the country.

Greater London

Ghost walks lead by historian Richard Jones, a leading expert on the ghosts of London and on all aspects of the Capital’s darker history.

Starting at London's Embankment Tube station in the heart of London's theatre district.

South East Of England

A guided tour through Brighton's famous laneways by night. Just turn up, there's no need to book for the public walks.

Join the Canterbury Ghost Hunter on a 90 minute tour of Canterbury's dark side with an entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting.

Surrey's county town boasts a striking cathedral, a famous high street and plenty of ghostly residents.

Many thousands of ghosts, spirits and poltergeists haunt the Isle of Wight and you can track them down on a walking tour.

Bill Spectre guides his guests around Oxford every Friday and Saturday evening no matter what the weather is doing.

Murder, ghouls and ghosts, dark alleys and passageways. Discover Reigate's murky past and hear tales of mystery, murder, and paranormal activity.

Charles Dickens, who spent much of his time wandering through the streets of historic Rochester, is known for some of the famous ghost stories of all time.

A guided walk around Southampton's most haunted places lead by a qualified tour guide.

Get ready to discover the ghosts of Winchester in this ultimate ghost tour experience.

Windsor Castle and the Old Town have many a ghostly tale to tell, from royals to rogues, from martyrs to murderers.

A spooky tour of Worthing led by Mortimore Spirimawgus, a frightfully good evening of eerie stories, places and people.

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South West Of England

Ghost Walks of Bath will take you to many famous places noted for their strange events.

Pop on your walking shoes, and grab an extra layer before setting-out on your guided adventure into Bodmin town's Heritage.

Bristol's haunted and hidden ghost walk reveals the darker side to Bristol's history and is a very entertaining and informative way to spend an evening.

Curious tales of unsolved crimes and creepy paranormal occurrences lurk behind Cheltenham's regency facades.

Local historian, John Girvan, hosts a variety of guided walks and illustrated talks and presentations, including the Devizes Ghost Walk.

Discover Dorchester's grisly history, including Judge Jeffreys and the Bloody Assize, ghosts that haunt the taverns and the alleyways.

Discover the cities haunted history with Gloucester Ghost Walks spooky journey through the dark, narrow alleys of Gloucester.

Many folk know Newquay as a party town but under the lights and surf culture lays an ancient history steeped in mystery and legends, tragedy and real hauntings.

Plymouth is a city rich with history, atmosphere and above all else its fair share of ghosts, ghouls and classic hauntings.

Hear the strange tales of the Charging Cavalier, the Medieval Messenger, and Prestbury's most regularly seen and most famous apparition, the Black Abbott.

Salisbury city ghost tours run on Friday evenings at 8pm from 4th May to 28th September 2018.

West Midlands

Beneath the surface of modern, bustling Birmingham lies a long history of dark deeds.

Your spooky guide will take you to a variety of haunted places in the medieval market town, each one with its tale of battle, murder or mysterious death which has left its ghostly imprint.

The walks take place every Friday at 8pm starting at the Buttercross, outside The Church Inn, Ludlow.

An award-winning ghost walk through the streets of Shakespeare's haunted Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Discover the darker side of the historic market town of Royal Sutton Coldfield, including plenty of stories of ghosts, mysteries and foul deeds.

For over 1100 years Warwick has been witness to plague, torture, public execution, and murder most foul.

North West Of England

The action packed tour begins from the town hall entrance.

Our journey begins from the railway station entrance and takes you on a thirty minute walk.

Visit some of Blackpool's most famous and most haunted, locations and hear of their spectres, phantoms and ghosts.

Every Thursday at 8pm from April until August.

Our ghost tour guides will take you on a night-time journey around the eerie haunts of Chester's mysterious and murky past.

The one hour guided walk begins at the cenotaph.

Your adventure begins at the Rifleman's Arms, Beast Banks.

Welcome to the wicked world of Shiverpool, whose mission is to deliver spirited street theatre entertainment.

On a cold winter's eve, join your ghost host Flecky Bennett for a stroll around the city centre.

Oldham Ghost walk is a mile long walk around Oldham telling the stories of ghosts, murders and frankly anything that has dragged up the darker side of life.

Your adventure begins at The Royal Shepherd Inn, which has been haunted since 1782 by the ghost of John Southworth who was murdered there.

Your adventure starts at the 1781 Swan Hotel, which is haunted by the tormented ghost of Mary Lane who sadly took her own life at the inn in 1843.

North East Of England

Free walks take place at 8pm on the first Sunday of each month.

Learn about the real ghosts of Middlesbrough.

A range of historical and haunted guided ghost walk tours of the most spooky and strangest haunted places in Newcastle.

Meet the ghosts of Sunderland at some of the most haunted locations in Tyne and Wear.

Yorkshire & The Humber

An award winning attraction hosted by medium and exorcist Ralph Keeton.

Explore the darker side of the historic city of Ripon on this ghost walk, hearing tales of ghouls and ghostly goings on around every corner.

Will you spot the apparition of an English King who died over 500 years ago on this tour dubbed "Scarebourough?"

Learn about the dark past of the friendliest city in the UK, telling you of its grim and grisly past.

The Robin Hood's Bay Ghost Walk in the ancient seaport of Whitby, the coastal smuggling villages and surroundings contain a world of stories.

Believed to be the first ghost walk in the world. It offers a night of History and Mystery to capture the imagination and inspire the mind.

East Midlands

Local historians Ian Morgan and John Fletcher Taylor have a wealth of stories about the ghostly world hidden on Chesterfield's streets.

The now legendary City Centre Walk takes you around Derby City Centre and is recommended for all would be ghost hunters.

Join the superb storytellers as they guide you through medieval streets, hear true stories and legends of foul beasts and dastardly deeds, of lost souls, unearthly maidens and fallen kings.

The original Lincoln Ghost Walk runs all year round on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings at 7pm from the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square.

Every Saturday evening, without doubt the most successful regular walking tour in Nottingham.

East Of England

The dedicated Cambridge award winning walking tour company for all things ghoulish and gory.

Offering two routes providing interactive ghost walk experiences in Hemel Hempstead.

A ghostly gallery of strange phenomenon and manifestations haunt many buildings in Ipswich.

Take a walk through the haunted streets of Norwich where you'll stories of death, ghouls, torture, phantoms, poltergeists, cannibalism, witches and spectres.

Explore the spooky side of Peterborough's past with our entertaining, informative and very popular ghost walks.


Professionally guided walks uncovering the history, legends and ghosts of Wales.


In the heart of Aberdeen, lies a dark and mysterious history dating back hundreds of years, which seem to have left a ghostly footprint behind them.

History walks and ghost tours from Edinburgh's award winning storytellers.

A walking tour of Glasgow packed with ghastly, ghoulish and horrible tales about Glasgow's past that will capture your imagination.

St. Andrews is not only the home of golf, it is also the home of ghosts.

Entertaining locals and visitors to the royal burgh for nearly 29 years. Book now for Halloween shows.

Northern Ireland

Join the Northern Ireland Paranormal Research Association on a spine-tingling guided tour of Titanic's dock and pump house.

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