GHOST WALKS AROUND
BRITAIN AND IRELAND

Ghost walks are a great way to get to know the history - not to mention the darker side - of the many wonderful cities, towns and villages that stud the ethereal landscapes of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

Led by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, you can get to see places that you would never have dreamt - even in your most terrifying nightmares - could possibly exist as you learn something of the history and the hauntings of the places your are visiting.

To help you plan your journey, you will find listed below a selection of over 60 haunted tours around Britain and Ireland. The list is in alphabetical order, so, to find a particular town, city or location, simply scroll through the list from A to Z until you find the location you are looking for and then click on the website link to read further details.

THE A TO Z OF HAUNTED TOURS

ALL THE GHOST WALKS IN ONE PLACE

The Altrincham Ghost Walk.

ALTRINCHAM

Flecky Bennett's Altrincham Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • The Stone Cross, Old Market Place, WA14 4DN
  • 07787757642
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

ARBROATH

The Bespooked Arbroath Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • By the new signpost, Danger Point, DD11 1BH
  • No Phone
  • Website
An arial view of Bath and the Abbey by night.

BATH

The Bath Ghost Walk Haunted History

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • 8.00pm
  • The Garrick's Head Public House BA1 1ET
  • 01225 350512
  • Website
Crumlin Road Gaol.

BELFAST

The Crumlin Road Gaol
Ghost Walk Tour

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • 53-55 Crumlin Road
    Belfast, BT14 6ST
  • 028 9074 1500
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

BIRMINGHAM

The Brum Tours
Birmingham Ghost Walk

  • See Website
  • See Website
  • See Website
  • 0121 284 0909
  • Website
The Bolton Ghost Walk.

BOLTON

Flecky Bennett's Bolton Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • Bolton Town Hall, Victoria Square, Bolton BL1 1RU
  • 07787757642
  • Website
Buildings in Bradgate Park.

BRADGATE PARK

A Ghost Walk In
Bradgate Park

  • Varies
  • 7.00pm
  • Newtown Linford car park Bradgate Road, LE6 0HB
  • 07340 239294
  • Website
The guide on the Brighton Ghost Walk.

BRIGHTON

The Ghost Walk Of
The Lanes

  • Wednesday to Saturday
  • 7.30pm
  • The Druids head, 9 Brighton Place, BN1 1HJ
  • 01273-328297
  • Website
A view of a Bristol Street at night.

BRISTOL

Haunted And Hidden Bristol Walking Tour

  • Fridays
  • 8.00pm
  • Bristol Cathedral, College Green, BS1 5TJ
  • +44 (0) 776 6258407
  • Website
A tour guide on the Bury St Edmunds Ghost Walk.

BURY ST EDMUNDS

The Ghostly And Macabre Haunted Walk

  • Alternate Fridays
  • 6.30pm
  • Cathedral Tourist Information Point on Angel Hill
  • 07563 961956
  • Website
The guide on the Creepy Carmarthen Tour.

CAMARTHEN

Creepy Carmarthen Spooky Town Tour

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • The Guildhall, Guildhall Square, SA31 1PR
  • 01267 290411
  • Website
A view of Canterbury Cathedral at sunset.

CANTERBURY

The Haunted Canterbury Ghost Tour

  • Fridays and Saturdays
  • 8.00pm
  • Alberrys Wine Bar, St Margaret's Street, CT1 2TY
  • 0845 519 0267
  • Website
A street that features on the Cheltenham ghost walk.

CHELTENHAM

Creeps, Crimes And Curious Tales Tour

  • Varies
  • 7.30pm
  • Imperial Square opposite the Queen's Hotel, GL50 1NN
  • No Phone
  • Website
The guide on the Chester Ghost Walk.

CHESTER

The Chester Ghost City Haunted Walk

  • Fridays and Saturdays
  • 7.30pm
  • The Town Hall, Northgate Street, CH1 2HQ
  • 07790498898
  • Website
The Chorlton Chiller Ghost Walk.

CHORLTON

Flecky Bennett's Chorlton Chiller Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • Chorlton Green, Opposite The Horse And Jockey, M21 9HS
  • 07787757642
  • Website
The guide on the Cork Ghost Walk.

CORK

The Haunted Cork
Ghost Tour

  • Various
  • Varies
  • Cork Opera House, Emmet Place, Cork
  • No Phone
  • Website
The Darley Abbey Ghost Walk advert.

DARLEY

Darley Abbey Ghost Walk With Richard Felix

  • Varies
  • 7.00pm
  • The Abbey Public House, 6A Darley St, Derby DE22 1DX.
  • 01335 360882
  • Website
A Derby ghost walk location.

DERBY

Richard Felix's City Center Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • 7.00pm
  • The Old Bell Hotel, 51 Sadler Gate, DE1 3NQ
  • 01335 360882
  • Website
A Friary Gate ghost walk location.

DERBY

Richard Felix's Friary Gate Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • 7.00pm
  • Derby Gaol
    Agard Street, DE1 1DZ
  • 01335 360882
  • Website
The Didsbury Ghost Walk.

DIDSBURY

Flecky Bennett's Gates Of Hell Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • The Old Parsonage, Wilmslow Road, M20 2RN
  • 07787757642
  • Website
People on the Dublin Ghost Walk pose for a group photo.

DUBLIN

Haunted History Ghost Tour Dublin

  • Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • 8.00pm
  • The Small Square (Next To City Hall) On Dame Street
  • +353 1 9019661
  • Website
Devorgilla Bridge crossing the River Nith in Dumfries.

DUMFRIES

The Mostly Ghostly Dumfries Ghost Walk

  • Check Website
  • Check Website
  • The Midsteeple, High Street
    DG1 2BH
  • 01387 253383
  • Website
A creepy vault.

DUNDEE

The Dark Side Of Dundee - The Vaults

  • Varies
  • Various
  • City Square, 65 High St
    DD1 3BS
  • 07446 625682
  • Website
A night view of Durham Castle.

DURHAM

The Haunted Durham Ghost Tour

  • First Sunday Of Each Month
  • 8.00pm
  • Durham Market Place Under The Horse Statue
  • 0191 3846583
  • Website
A hooded guide on the Mercat Tours ghost walk.

EDINBURGH

Mercat Tours Edinburgh Ghost Walks

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • A variety of starting points Depending On Tour
  • +44 (0)131 225 5445
  • Website
The Mackenzie Vault on the City of the Dead tour.

EDINBURGH

The City Of The Dead Haunted tour

  • Nightly
  • 9.00pm
  • St Giles Cathedral On The Royal Mile
  • 0131 225 9044
  • Website
A view of Elgin by night.

ELGIN

Elgin High Street Graveyard Tour

  • Thursday - Sunday
  • 5.45pm
  • See The Facebook Page For Details of Tour
  • No Phone
  • Website
Exeter Cathedral.

EXETER

Ghosts And Legends Of Historic Exeter

  • Tuesdays
  • 7.00pm
  • The Hooker Statue on Cathedral Green
  • No Phone
  • Website
Glasgow Necropolis.

GLASGOW

The Glasgow Necropolis
Walking Tour

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • Castle St
    Glasgow, G4 0UZ
  • No Phone
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

GLOUCESTER

The Ghost Walks Of Gloucester

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • See Website For Various Meeting Points
  • No Phone
  • Website
Philip Hutchinson guiding a group on the Guildford Ghost Walk.

GUILDFORD

Philip Hutchinson's Guildford Ghost Tour

  • Fridays
  • 8.00pm
  • Holy Trinity Church, High Street, GU1 3RR
  • 01483 506232
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

Spirit Of The Old Town Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • By The High Street Gates
    of The Old Town
  • No Phone
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

HULL

The Old Town Hull
Ghost Walk

  • Nightly
  • 7.30pm
  • Lion and Key pub, Scale Lane
    HU1 1QE
  • 07887551069
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

IPSWICH

The Haunted Ipswich Ghost Tour

  • First Thursday of each month
  • 8.00pm
  • Tourist Information Centre, St. Stephens Lane, IP1 1DP
  • 01473 614032
  • Website
A view inside Peel Castle on the Isle of Man.

ISLE OF MAN

The Haunted Isle Of Man Ghost Tours

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • Varies dependent on Which tour you take.
  • 07624 416824
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

KESWICK

The Haunted Keswick Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • 7.30pm
  • Moot Hall, 12-14 Main Street, CA12 5JR
  • 07949 909365
  • Website
Kilkenny graves by night

KILKENNY

The One Of A Kind Kilkenny Ghost Tour

  • Nightly
  • 8.00pm
  • Lanigans Bar, 29 Rose Inn St, Collegepark
  • +353 (0)85 1706978
  • Website
A man with a lantern over Kinsale Ghost Tours.

KINSALE

The Kinsale Comedy Ghost Walk

  • Sunday to Friday
  • 9.00pm
  • The Tap Tavern, Guardwell
    P17 D981
  • 087 770 7701
  • Website
A guide on the original Lincoln Ghost Walk.

LINCOLN

The Original Lincoln Ghost Walk

  • Wednesdays - Saturdays
  • 7.00pm
  • The Tourist Information Centre in Castle Square, LN1 3AA
  • 01673 857574
  • Website
The Hope Street Shivers Tour.

LIVERPOOL

The Hope Street Shivers Experience

  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday
  • 9.30pm
  • The Philharmonic Pub, 36 Hope St, L1 9BX
  • 0151 709 2030
  • Website
The guide on the Old City London Ghost Walk.

LONDON

The Alleyways and Shadows Ghost Walk

  • Saturdays
  • 7.30pm
  • Outside Exit 3 of
    Bank Underground Station
  • 020 8530-8443
  • Website
A haunted alleyway in Smithfield.

LONDON

The Hidden Horrors Haunted History Tour

  • Fridays
  • 7.00pm
  • The Lord Raglan, 61 St Martins le Grand, EC1A 4ER
  • 020 8530-8443
  • Website
The White Hart pub from the Jack the Ripper Tour in London.

LONDON

The Original Jack The Ripper Terror Tour

  • Nightly
  • 7.00pm
  • Outside Exit 4 of
    Aldgate East Underground Station
  • 020 8530-8443
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

LYME REGIS

The Old Lyme Haunted Ghost Tour

  • Tuesdays
  • 7.30pm
  • The Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge Street, DT7 3QA
  • 07970 068700
  • Website
The Manchester Ghost Walk.

MANCHESTER

Flecky Bennett's Manchester Ghost Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • The Rear Entrance Of Manchester Town Hall
  • 07787757642
  • Website
The Castle Keep, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

NEWCASTLE

Till Death Do Us Part Ghost Tour

  • Sundays
  • 7.00pm or 9.00pm
  • The Castle Keep, Castle Garth, NE1 1RQ
  • 07525639943
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

NEWENT

The Haunted Newent
Ghost Walk

  • Saturdays
  • 8.00pm
  • The Lake Car Park, By The Pay Machine
  • 07711996223
  • Website
The Shadowcaster guide on the Norwich Ghost Walk.

NORWICH

The River
Ghost Walk

  • Mondays
  • 7.30pm
  • Adam and Eve Pub, 7 Bishopgate, NR3 1RZ
  • 0783 118 9985
  • Website
A view along Elm Hill in Norwich.

NORWICH

The Elm Hill
Ghost Walk

  • Tuesdays
  • 7.30pm
  • Adam and Eve Pub, 7 Bishopgate, NR3 1RZ
  • 0783 118 9985
  • Website
A view of Norwich Castle.

NORWICH

The Norwich Castle
Ghost Walk

  • Thursdays
  • 7.30pm
  • Adam and Eve Pub, 7 Bishopgate, NR3 1RZ
  • 0783 118 9985
  • Website
The Nottingham Ghost Walk guides.

NOTTINGHAM

The Original Nottingham Ghost Walk

  • Saturdays
  • 7.00pm
  • Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, Brewhouse Yard, NG1 6AD
  • 07968 648 950
  • Website
Bill Spectre the Oxford Ghost Walk guide.

OXFORD

Bill Spectre's Oxford Ghost Trail

  • Fridays and Saturdays
  • 6.30pm
  • Tourist Information Centre, 15-16 Broad Street, OX1 3AS
  • 0794 104 1811
  • Website
The guide on the Peterborough Ghost Walk.

PETERBOROUGH

The Peterborough Haunted Ghost Walk

  • Third Tuesday of Each Month
  • 7.30pm
  • Peterborough Museum, Priestgate, PE1 1LF
  • No Phone
  • Website
A Prestbury Ghost Tour guide holding up a lantern.

PRESTBURY

The Prestbury Historic Haunted Trail

  • Varies
  • 7.30pm
  • Tweney's Budgens, High Street, GL52 3AR
  • No Phone
  • Website
The Hoghton Tower at night.

PRESTON

The Hoghton Tower
Ghost Tour

  • Varies
  • 6.00pm
  • Hoghton Tower, Hoghton
    PR5 0SH
  • 01254 852986
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

RUGBY

The Rugby
Ghost Hour Walk

  • Varies
  • 7.30pm
  • Sent with confirmation
    upon booking
  • 01788 461 154
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

SALISBURY

The Salisbury City Ghost Tour

  • Fridays
  • 8.00pm
  • Salisbury Information Centre, Fish Row, SP1 1EJ
  • +44 (0) 7873 212941
  • Website
A haunted inn in Scarborough.

SCARBOROUGH

The Original Scarborough Ghost Walk

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • 7.30pm
  • The Golden Ball, 31 Sandside, YO11 1PG
  • 01904 654836
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

SHANKLIN

Shanklin Isle Of Wight Ghost Experience

  • Sundays
  • 8.00pm
  • Vernon Cottage, Chine Avenue, PO37 6NR
  • 01983 520695
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

SHEFFIELD

The Steel City
Haunted Ghost Tour

  • Thursdays
  • 8.30pm
  • Town Hall Steps, Pinstone Street, S1 2HH
  • 0114 220 3269
  • Website
A view of Sligo.

SLIGO

The Sligo
Dark Tales Tour

  • Fridays and Saturdays
  • 7.00pm
  • Riverside Promenade, by the Mill Bar, Riverside Hotel.
  • 0114 220 3269
  • Website
The exterior of St Albans Cathedral.

ST ALBANS

The St Albans Ghosts And Ghouls Tour

  • Various
  • Varies
  • St Albans Museum, St Peter's Street AL3 5DJ
  • No Phone
  • Website
A misty scene of the St Andrews Ghost Tour.

ST ANDREWS

The Haunted St Andrews Ghost Tour

  • Nightly
  • 5.30pm, 7.30pm, 9.00pm
  • The Doll's House Restaurant, 3 Church Street, KY16 9NN
  • No Phone
  • Website
Shanty Baba Giving his St Ives Ghost Tour.

ST IVES

Shanty Baba's Lantern Ghost Story Walk

  • Varies
  • Varies
  • Westcott's Quay, near Blas Burger Restaurant, TR26 2DY
  • 07986 123305
  • Website
Two Stirling Ghost Walk guides in a graveyard.

STIRLING

The Haunted Stirling Ghost Walk

  • Tuesday to Saturday
  • 8.30pm
  • Old Town Jail, St John Street
    FK8 1EA
  • No Phone
  • Website
The guides on the Stratford Ghost Walk.

STRATFORD

The Haunted Stratford Town Ghost Walk

  • Tuesdays to Saturdays
  • 8 or 8.30pm
  • By the Swan Fountain, 20 Waterside, CV37 6BA
  • 07855760377
  • Website
A ghostly figure.

TENBY

The Haunted Ghost Walk Of Tenby

  • Varies
  • 8.000pm
  • Tudor Square (beside the Yorkshire Building Society), SA70 7AH
  • 01834 845841
  • Website
The famous 199 steps at Whitby seen by night.

WHITBY

Dr Crank's
Whitby Ghost Walk

  • Various
  • 7.30pm
  • The Whale Bone Arch, West Cliff, YO21 3HA
  • 07880 801 957
  • Website
Actors on the Winchester Ghost Tour.

WINCHESTER

The Original Winchester Ghost Tour

  • Monthly
  • See Website
  • The Royal Oak, Royal Oak Passage, SO23 9AU
  • 07305 826116
  • Website
A ghostly guide in front of Windsor Castle.

WINDSOR

The Windsor Town
Ghost Tour

  • See Website
  • See Website
  • Outside Windsor Castle
    SL4 1NJ
  • 07305 826116
  • Website
The guide on the Original York Ghost Walk.

YORK

The Original
York Ghost Walk

  • Nightly
  • 8.00pm
  • The King's Arms, 3 King's Staith, YO1 9SN
  • 01904 764222
  • Website
The Ghost Trail of York meeting outside the Minster.

YORK

The Ghost Trail Of Haunted York

  • Nightly
  • 7.30pm
  • West Doors, York Minster, Deangate, YO1 7HH
  • 01904 633276
  • Website