We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Thank you for a brilliant evening of entertainment. highly recommend to anyone.

No need to book, just arrive at the Jorvik Viking Centre. From the start to the end it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
A brilliant ghost walk

We went on a well attended Ghost Keeper walking tour last night and myself and my wife both had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Read all 172 reviews
All photos (23)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
St. Mary's Square | , outside the Jorvik Viking Centreoutside the Jorvik Viking Centre, York, England
+44 7947 325239
Reviews (172)
Filter reviews
170 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsinteresting storiesfamily tourjorvic centrestory tellingmoney well spentvalue for moneywalking tourwhole familygreat funhumourpimmpartsjokespacefictionshiverperformance
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 170 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

No need to book, just arrive at the Jorvik Viking Centre. From the start to the end it is a brilliant performance of stories and history. It rained the whole time, though did not put him off and made the dark streets of York more...More

Thank cliveemma70
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a well attended Ghost Keeper walking tour last night and myself and my wife both had a great time, as did all those present. A fantastic look at the dark history of some of York's most interesting characters with just the right...More

Thank FatPaleandBritish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went on the ghost keeper walk of York and it was excellent. The host is fantastic in being part historian and part actor. The weather was foul but that didn't deter from the fun. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the Ghost keeper walk in York, we had an amazing time with good stories, witty laughs, and an amazing ending which I’ve never been so scared.

Thank andrew l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd like to say a Massive Thank you for a wonderful experience. Right from the moment we met you to the very end, you kept us all interested. A first class experience from a first class host. As they say in the film..... I'll be...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing night on the ghost walk, it wasn’t as scary and ghostly as imagined but fantastic information and interesting stories. The ghost walker was really entertaining and friendly who didn’t take himself too seriously. It was worth the money (£9 for 2 people on Groupon...More

Thank Niamh C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were 3 adult females in york for a short visit...i contacted gary prior to visiting and he was polite and friendly.....having read many different reviews on the various ghost walks in york settled on gary as people who had done several different ones said...More

Thank gail t
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Having bought the tickets off Groupon, we enjoyed the walk around the streets of York. We went to places you wouldn't normally notice or go to whilst visiting the city. Although it rained for most of the tour, it didn't stop Gary the Ghost Keeper...More

Thank Gareth R
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I would certainly recommend the ghostkeeper for an entertaining 90 minutes. Some of the other guests turned up seriously intoxicated but the guide made light of the situation and proceeded to deliver a very funny, informative if not particularly scary tour. The tour ended in...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We took 2 kids, aged 10 and 11. All of us enjoyed the stories and the walk. The Ghost Keeper has a certain sense of humour that may not suit everyone but for us it was perfect (he's still telling the tax office joke that...More

Thank Pea24601
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in York
Hilton York
3 182 reviews
.09 km away
The Queens Hotel
1 866 reviews
.28 km away
The Parisi Hotel
776 reviews
.28 km away
Travelodge York Central
1 092 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 994 restaurants in York
Pairings Wine Bar
641 reviews
.04 km away
Castle Tea Room
122 reviews
.07 km away
560 reviews
.11 km away
4 762 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 425 attractions in York
Shakespeare's Rose Theatre
103 reviews
.14 km away
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
582 reviews
.12 km away
The York Army Museum
186 reviews
.11 km away
Fairfax House
836 reviews
.05 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
28 May 2018|
Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think we went anywhere that was particularly difficult, if you can access the Shambles with your chair then that’s about the worst surface we went on, I’m pretty certain that the route would be able to be modified by... More
19 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Matthew H | Reviewed this property |
Near the Minster.