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Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails

Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
+44 7941 041811
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Went with a corporate xmas do. Excellent

Went with a work do at the Randolph, Bill was really excellent, he is very entertaining. Keeps in... read more

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Devontiger
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Devon, United Kingdom
Great tour and great tour guide!

My friends and I decided to do a tour on Saturday night and saw the reviews online for this so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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NOT just any old Oxford ghost tour - BILL SPECTRE cordially invites you to join him on his AWARD WINNING THEATRICAL TOUR of Oxford's ghosts. Illustrated with props and illusions your costumed guide will entertain and horrify you through the streets of one of the most historical and haunted cities in Britain. On Fridays and Saturdays meet him outside the gift shop of Oxford Castle Unlocked at 6.30pm, or directly outside The Visitor Information Centre on Broad Street at 6.55pm. Group bookings at other times available in Oxford, Burford, Woodstock and Stratford on Avon.
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Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1, England
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Reviewed today

Went with a work do at the Randolph, Bill was really excellent, he is very entertaining. Keeps in role ( - a real thespian! ) I spent a year in Oxford when I was a young , and still showed us parts of the city...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to do a tour on Saturday night and saw the reviews online for this so decided to book. Very glad we did was a great tour and Bill was really funny. We learnt a lot and was nice to do...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun and fact tour. Weather helped, Bill is very funny and engaging. An enjoyable way to see parts of Oxford and find out more from a supernatural perspective. Would highly recommend

Thank Nick_k_uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in Oxford for years and been aware of Bill Spectre for a long while but had never got round to doing his tour. Over the weekend I had family visiting who I knew would be interested so we went along on Saturday evening...More

Thank bookwormvjm
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very happy you enjoyed the tour despite the very chilly evening. I've done my best to make the tour entertaining, just wish I could also make it warmer! Thanks for your really positive review, very helpful. Have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant ghost tour!!! It is perfect for couples as well as family. We loved the interaction and spooky effects!! The walk is not far at all, although the cobbles can be a little uncomfortable so stick to the pavement if possible and...More

Thank Alastair P
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted you enjoyed the trail, thanks so much for for your review, very helpful. Oxford is riddled with cobblestones so good advice there. Many thanks again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bill Spectre Ghost Trail came highly recommended, and thank goodness we were not disappointed. Booked for my daughter's birthday treat - we all had such fun. Learnt loads, walked down path's we didn't know existed, Bill is full of scary facts, has a brilliant...More

Thank annie12can
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Annie and thanks also for sharing it on Facebook. I have to rely heavily on word of mouth to spread the word and your help is massively appreciated. Many thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not sure what to expect, but it was an interesting tour, with plenty of humour as well. Recommended!

Thank Jane G
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jane for taking the trouble to write your review. Really pleased you enjoyed the tour, I rely on word of mouth for my marketing, so an extra thank you to you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our office went as a group and we really had fun. Bill's tour was interesting, funny, and engaging. Definitely recommend!

Thank Michael B
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Michael, I real joy to take you around. It's always such a help when I have a group in a buoyant mood to help the spread the fun. Thank you!

Reviewed 5 November 2017

Bill is a great tour guide and we had a lot of fun on his ghost tour. He makes it very interactive and lots surprises. He is very knowledgeable and he is able to mix the ghost stories with the history of different parts of...More

Thank cdnshepdog
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a million for your review, really helpful as I rely so much on word of mouth. Delighted you enjoyed my tour, always a help when the audience are on my wavelength! Many thanks again!

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Bill Spectre ghost trail is worth the time when in Oxford. Bill himself is a very entertaining storyteller with ghostly tales of the old city and neat tricks up his sleeves. Good for both adult and children alike. Recommend wearing a pair of good walking...More

Thank NaniSG
SpookyBill, Owner at Bill Spectre's Ghost Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thanks for your lovely review and coming along over Halloween. You were good fun, which is always such a great help. Thanks again, I'd be lost without positive feedback!

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Carlena1986
26 October 2016|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Hi Carlena, the information is on my website, but the 18:30 tour will end at about 20:10. Many thanks Bill
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Easyanna
28 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
Public tours every Friday and Saturday from outside Oxford Castle Unlocked. Please arrive at 18:20 ready to leave at 18:30. All year round but please check Bill Spectre's website for latest news!
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carla B
27 September 2015|
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Response from SpookyBill | Property representative |
No need to book, simply turn up and pay on the night. Bill Spectre is always to be found wearing his black top hat.
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