Bloody Tour of York
Join Mad Alice as you wander the streets and snickleways to historic landmarks. With 2000 years of history, York has fascinating stories of the macabre and the extraordinary. Uncover the tales of the Romans, the Viking invasion and the Plague amongst tales of torture and execution.
The history of the city is brought to life in this award-winning 90 minute tour which is suitable for gruesome little ones.
Learn about the city’s most famous son Guy Fawkes and what really drove him to want to blow up the houses of Parliament in 1605. Dick Turpin, the famous Highwayman was hanged at York in 1739 but he was caught by sheer luck. Margaret Clitherow, martyr and Saint lived amongst the entrailed and blood-soaked Shambles in the 1580’s.
How did their deaths come about and what is their lasting legacy in the City of York. Find out all this and more on the tour that even has spiked severed heads talking….