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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Nottingham, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Went on this tour last night with 2 friends , didn't know much about the history of Nottingham beforehand but got pleasantly educated along the way , the tour consisted of visiting 4 historical pubs some of which were haunted . We were told various...More

2  Thank irishchick63
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2015

Thank you for your review of the Historical Pub Tour. It is always helpful to get feedback. Please like madameparboiled ink on Facebook to keep up with the latest news. Thank you again Mad P

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Showed up at 7 and waited almost an hour and the tour guide never showed up. Very disappointing as all the reviews I've read were outstanding and we were really looking forward to it. After waiting an hour we called the number listed on trip...More

1  Thank Malinda Anne G
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Again I am so sorry this happened. I am surprised the meeting venue did not call me when you arrived especially as I had called them at 5.30 I have refunded your payment and issued a written apology.and again can pay apologizefir you dissapoint and...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Great spooky fun, enjoyed hearing about our local ghosts and ghoulish happenings. Not sure if I'm brave enough to try the Wollaton ghost tour, though!

Thank clareharv
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you. I hope you pluck up the courage soon

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We went on Madame Parboiled's Historic Pubs Tour last night. What a hoot. visits to 3 old pubs with true story telling in each - plenty of sitting down so not as tiring as a lot of tours. Odd snippets of history as we wondered...More

Thank Mo C
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lady. So knowledgeable. Stories and facts unlimited. How she remembers it all we dont know. Lived in Nottingham all my life but have learnt far more tonight than years at school(and had some things i had been taught corrected!!) HIGHLY RECOMMEND

Thank Wanderer726102
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I really enjoyed entertaining your family My pleasure

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Really amazing historic tour, with a lady that clearly loves what she does. Very infornative, yet entertaining.

Thank Fabian K
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review madame parboiled ink. It was my pleasure to entertain you

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the scheduled time and place and She didn't go to the meeting point. When we phoned her, she said that she had called to warn us that the tour was canceled. I had my phone operational all the time so I think...More

5  Thank Pili H
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We have been on a few tours with the wonderful madam Parboiled. She is completely full of interesting local knowledge and ghost stories. Fun and friendly atmosphere and always keeps you safe!! Wollaton Hall is a great trip and we have done this several times....More

Thank alexisd83311
kath G, Owner at Madame Parboiled Ink., responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Oh thank you so much. I am proud and humbled by you comments. I am glad you enjoy my work. I will endeavour to find more historical building with hidden bits to explore.

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely recommend this to anyone who who wants to do something a bit different with friends. I found it very interesting and learnt new things about the history of Nottingham .

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant, fun-filled evening in the fascinating company of Madam Parboiled Ink. Cleverly woven tales and facts about the past people, places and pubs in Nottingham took us back in time and kept us enthralled and entertained all evening. We got to see parts of pubs...More

5  Thank MrsBJohnson44
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour for my husband and myself as we live in Nottinghamshire and have never done anything like this before so we thought it we’d be interesting to delve into the history of the pubs we’d visited to drink in x the tour...More

1  Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I booked this tour for my husband and myself x we only live ten miles outside Nottingham so thought we would try this historical tour of the old pubs x we had to be at the pit and pendulum for 7pm last Sunday the 25th...More

11  Thank Samantha D
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16 May 2018|
Response from Mick P | Reviewed this property |
When we took the tour there were 30 or maybe more from what we remember. Hope that helps. Probably best to contact Madame Parboiled.