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A birthday treat

So much better than we expected. A brilliant night. Scary and interesting at the same time. Looking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Situated on St Marys Gate. See the items that police used to use and how things have changed within... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Angela H
Derby, United Kingdom
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50 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1DF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So much better than we expected. A brilliant night. Scary and interesting at the same time. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Situated on St Marys Gate. See the items that police used to use and how things have changed within the justice system. Many items in the collwection supplied by retired officers from Derby

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

6 friends and I did the Ghost walk from Derby Jail, we was meet at the door by Richard Felix he was dressed as the Jailer very good and amusing! We then started on the ghost walk and went to the other Derby Jail around...More

Thank SteveLilley
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is the third time we have tried to visit. Today, nine of us hung around from 11.30am to 2.15 pm, to no avail, even though we had been assured that it was open when we phoned yesterday. The outer gate was open, but the...More

2  Thank Sylvie206
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Today we visited Derby Gaol for the third time, not because we love it so much, but because it is never open as advertised on the website. We were hoping to look round with view to paying the £450 to hire it out for an...More

1  Thank Abigail S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Whether or not you live in Derby this is a great evening out. Booked online and arrived just before 7pm to be greeted by a jailer holding a lantern! Richard Felix was very knowledgable and gave a very thorough history of Derby throughout the evening....More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We did the city centre Ghost walk . It was Brilliant we had Richard Felix as our guide . And it was adapted due to unforeseen circumstances it was amazing ! Richard was very knowledgeable historically accurate and very interesting to listen to . The...More

Thank Quackamie
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I attended the Gaol on a ghost hunt and whilst the location is fantastic there was one member of the Gaols own staff whose attitude ruined the evening. He argued with the paranormal teams' lady host, in front of guests for a good 10 minutes,...More

3  Thank ECL73
Reviewed 2 October 2017

As a fan of Richard Felix I had to make this a stop on my journey and I was not let down. Fun staff, great history, fantastic stories and a visit with Richard Felix himself! How can you go wrong? He was every bit as...More

Thank DarknessRadioDave
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Being a retired Police Officer this is certainly one place I had to visit and I was not disappointed. Firstly the guide who took us around was brilliant, very knowledgeable and friendly, he certainly knew his stuff and was able to answer all the question...More

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carla w
31 March 2018|
Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
The ghost walk started at the Derby Gaol and cost £25 per head when booked in advance online. Lasts about 4 hours and includes hot food at the end of the evening.
24 October 2017|
Response from DarknessRadioDave | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. I dont run the place, I just visited. My guess would be that it does more business on a Saturday and not enough on other days and Richard Felix is quite busy with many projects.
10 September 2017|
Response from Newmarskeman | Reviewed this property |
It is a feast of beans as in times of great hardship the only thing the poor people had to eat were beans and grain.