Guided tour

The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

Activity provider: Shiverpool

The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

Activity provider: Shiverpool
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From US$ 19.93 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover Liverpool’s most famous ghosts, hear its most grisly stories, and be taken on a journey that ends at the awe-inspiring Gothic Anglican Cathedral on this unique 1.5-hour historical ghost tour through the city's colorful cultural quarter.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Listen to the most famous ghost story in Liverpool
  • Visit two of Liverpool's awe-inspiring Cathedrals
  • Walk down the most haunted street in Northwest England
  • Start your journey outside Liverpool's most famous Ale House
  • End your Journey in St James' Gardens where 58,000 souls are buried
Full description
Experience the dark side of Liverpool on this eerie tour down Hope Street. Meet outside the city's Philharmonic Pub on Hope Street and visit two of the city's famous cathedrals. Pass by the famous Everyman Theatre and the Rodney Street Conservation Area, see the building where John Lennon lived for three years, and discover the place where Hitler’s brother hid to avoid conscription. As you approach the final destination of the tour, the impressive Gothic Anglican Cathedral cemetery, listen as your guides relay tales of the black plague and tell of Liverpool’s most famous ghost story.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour theatrical guided tour (+ coffins and personalized headstones)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Outside the Philharmonic Pub, on Hope Street. Please ensure you arrive 5 minutes prior to your tour.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Please dress appropriately for the weather.
    • Please do not wear high heels.
    • There are no toilet breaks so please go before you set off.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 127 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Service
      4.8/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5

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    This was an outstanding tour and we highly recommend it. Probably best for the 12+. Chiller Black and Mary Coffins were excellent guides, providing wonderful information, humor and lots of shivers. When we are back in Liverpool we plan take some of the other tours this group has on offer.

    April 15, 2022

    As a group of strangers gathered on the corner of the street the two guides drew attention to the tour and comanded the attention required. Dressed in black, wearing clothes befitting the victoriana era,wielding a 'tour guide' stick which was used to great effect when attracting attention, smacking a well dented metal bucket (containing some random body part as a prop). Such was the lead actress/guide's effectiveness, people were enthralled by the information (which was delivered with enthusiasm and great artistic merit) and the pergormance ( an exhausting display of fitness as she bounced around the streets while shepherding her charges around the streets being careful not to loosend people to the occasional traffic. 'Thriller Black' as she was self named and her young side-kick, made good use of the streets as a stage and included people in the paying group as well as interacting with padestrians and passing vehicles alike. We learned a great deal and enjoyed both girls personalities

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    August 27, 2021

    I was entertained by some brilliant actors

    These actors was so good they left you hanging on to there every word and sucked into the tails of Liverpool’s dark and interesting side. It’s tragedies murder and mental breakdowns all gave interesting hearing. Plus the acting was of a high quality as they tried to encourage very one to take part in some interesting ways. They make you feel empathy sad and horrified about all the ghosts that lerk around. They brought the tails alive with the props and scenery plus some bangers. They answered any questions around if any was asked. Highly recommend it.

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    August 3, 2019

    Product ID: 42930