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Dare You Take the Ghostly and Macabre Tour of Bury St Edmunds?

Murder, executions, plague, riots, witchcraft and sightings of ghostly figures, the Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides take you on a journey around haunted Bury St Edmunds.

If ghosts, spooky tales, and superstitions are your thing then the Ghostly and Macabre Tour of Bury St Edmunds, which starts on Halloween (October 31), is bound to raise spirits!

Starting with Moyse’s Hall, the oldest Norman building in the country and the second oldest building in England, you'll hear the story of the Red Barn Murderer – William Corder, whose trial, conviction and execution brought thousands to the town… onto spectral goings on at the Market Cross and then to The Nutshell pub to hear the stories of witches, mummified cats and local folklore.

As you wind your way around the darkened streets there will be stories of screaming skulls, mysterious ‘monk’ like figures appearing in cellars, burnings, hangings and more, finishing up in the dark and deserted Great Churchyard where the tour guides will recall the stories from the Abbey and the famous Grey Lady.

The Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tour starts on Halloween (Tuesday October 31) and then every other Friday evening from 3 November to 30 March 2018. The 90-minute tour costs £5 per person and starts from outside Marks and Spencer on the Cornhill at 6.30pm.

Numbers are restricted to 20 guests per guide - perfect to hear the stories close up and maybe experience something out of the ordinary ... 

Tickets must be booked in advance here. Due to the content of the tour, participants must be aged 14 years or over.