Discover why Holy Trinity Church is cursed, the identity of the mysterious lady in grey seen around Tunsgate, where Guildford's criminals were executed, why cats should avoid 122 High Street and just how many ghosts there are inside Guildford's most haunted building, The King's Head pub. Since the foundation of The Ghost Tour Of Guildford, many hitherto unknown stories have been added through extensive archival research and scary tales told first-hand to the proprietor by those who have experienced those 'beyond the veil' for themselves.
The tour is run by Philip Hutchinson (a professional actor and Equity member) who also sits on the Council of The Ghost Club, the oldest paranormal society in the world, founded by Charles Dickens in 1862 (www.ghostclub.org.uk). He is a paranormal investigator who has been involved in ghost hunts at many haunted buildings and has been acknowledged in several books on ghosts and local history, including as advisor to the late Andrew Green for his final book 'Unknown Ghosts Of The South-East'.
The Ghost Tour Of Guildford has proved extremely popular since its launch and has been featured on various television programmes and independent documentaries. Appearances include 'Kilroy' (BBC1), 'The Big Breakfast' (Channel 4), 'Haunted Britain' (Channel 5), 'Xchange' (CBBC) and Den'en Kobo D'z TV in Japan. It has also been featured in the press and on the radio many times, including frequent guest slots on BBC Southern Counties.
Please note The Ghost Tour Of Guildford is a PROFESSIONAL INDEPENDENT BUSINESS and should NOT be confused with any other guided tour of Guildford. Costs are £5.00 for adults, £4.00 for students / OAPs, £3.00 for under 16s and a minimum fee of £60.00 for a private tour. There is no need to book and the tour runs whatever the weather. Please note, however, that the tour does require a minimum of 4 people for it to run (this said, numbers in summer can reach up to 70 or more). The tour includes some audience participation and humiliation and although all the family are welcome (and often do) attend, it is primarily recommended for those aged 8 and over.
The walk is fairly easy to negotiate, though wheelchair users may experience difficulty passing through St Mary's Churchyard. Besides the regular Friday night walks, private bookings can also be arranged for other times and days. Normal costs apply with a minimum fee of £60. If you are coming to Guildford on holiday or wish to discover its seedy and paranormal side, then you cannot afford to miss The Ghost Tour Of Guildford. It is an experience unlike any other you will find in the town and is, by acclaim, one of the most entertaining and educational ghost walks around. If you like to laugh and scream in equal measure, we invite you to join us.
Any further enquiries can be answered
by phoning The Ghost Tour Of Guildford on:
01483-506232 or (mobile) 07905-288833.
Map showing how to find the start of the Tour
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