Ghostly Monks, Hangings, Burnings and Other Grisly Tales Feature on the Bury St Edmunds Ghost Tour
If ghosts, spooky tales, and superstitions are your thing then the Ghostly and Macabre Tour of Bury St Edmunds, which starts every year around Halloween, 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 90-minute Bury St Edmunds Ghostly and Macabre Tours start on Halloween and then continue every Friday evening until the end of March from outside Marks and Spencer on the Cornhill.
Tour dates and times and advanced booking can be found at the Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides website at http://www.burystedmundstourguides.org. Numbers are restricted - perfect to hear the stories close up and maybe experience something out of the ordinary ...
Due to the content of the tour, participants must be aged 14 years or over.
Want to know more about ghosts in the town? Visited our Haunted Bury St Edmunds Guide.
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