The Bloody Tour of York - Tourism Award Winner 2022, Experience of the Year

1 hour 30 minutes
Free cancellation
1 - 10
Mobile ticket


The Bloody Tour of York is the multi award winning* tour of the City.
Join Mad Alice as you wander down the medieval streets hearing the gruesome history the city has to offer. Ghosts, Witches, murderers, Kings and Queens have all left their bloody footprints.
An entertaining, educational and a fascinating look at Britain's best loved city, Mad Alice promises a night to "Remember, remember..."
Suitable for all ages.
* Visit York Tourism Awards - Experience of the Year 2019
*Visit York Tourism Awards - Guided Tour of the Year 2019
*Visit England Tourism Awards - Tourism Superstar, Bronze Award 2018
*Visit York Tourism Awards - Visitor Experience of the Year 2018, Highly Commended
*Winner York Culture Award - Performing Artist 2016


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: York Minster, Minster Yard Deangate, York YO1 7HH England

See the splendour of one of Britain's largest Gothic Cathedrals.

Pass By: Stonegate, York YO1 8AW England

A vibrant street with Snickleways to visit

Pass By: The Roman Column, Treasurers House Minster Yard, York YO1 7JL England

Discover the origins of the city beginning with the Romans

Pass By: 11 Shambles, York YO1 7LZ England

One of the city's prettiest street. Travel back in time down this meandering Medieval street, originally the home of the butchers and once home to one of York's Saints, Margaret Clitherow

Pass By: Jorvik Viking Centre, 19 Coppergate Coppergate Shopping Centre, York YO1 9WT England

Arriving in AD 866, the Vikings left their mark on the city.

Pass By: Clifford's Tower, Tower Street, York YO1 9SA England

Once a grand Castle built by William the Conqueror, now little remains apart from the motte and bailey, it was once the site of a terrible tragedy


  • Guided Walking Tour

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Tours have limited spaces due to UK Government regulations. Throughout the tour, the 1-2 metre social distancing rule will apply. No contact will be made between tour guide and visitors.

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

May 2022

Spent an evening with mad Alice and what a evening it was.. full of amazing facts and stories plus lots of laughs. Definitely give this a go. The best £13 I’ve spent.

May 2022

This was amazing, one of the highlights of our trip. Funny, friendly and informative with a fantastic memory for names! We saw all of Yorks highlights with the tales of Dick Turpin and quite a few laughs along the way. Thoroughly recommended.

May 2022

Totally loved this experience and 'Mad Alice' was fun informative and friendly. Thoroughly recommend.

May 2022

Amazing tour by Mad Alis, she made the trip so fun. Very friendly and so creative. I don’t know how she was able to remember all the guests name and where did they come from.

May 2022

The dramatisation of our guide and the excellent way we were told about York’s grizzled and gruesome past was nothing short of a fantastic time

May 2022

A very entertaining and informative tour of York’s bloody past. Mad Alice’s friendly and engaging style was perfectly pitched. Would definitely recommend!

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