Things to Do, Tours & Guides, York Ghost Walks & Tours

The Polite Tourist

Waking the Dead of York, Scarboro', Leeds and Beyond.
Location: York, Yorkshire
Telephone:
07485 216628 Call Us
6 Shadow The Lady Brigante March 2023
7 The Raven and Letter B The Lady Brigante March 2023
Shadow Seeking by Scarboro Shore The Lady Brigante Steve Evans Photography
Through the Archway Lady Brigante March 2023
About Us

A TRUE CRIME WALK LIKE NO OTHER...

The Polite Tourist offers true crime walks through Victorian history. Through York, Scarboro' and beyond.

As dusk beckons, and as The Polite Tourist peels back the shadows which lurk just out of view - you will find yourself spirited back to the cruel streets and darkened passageways of a Victorian world and to a place where death was ever present.

And as you walk along the old, unquiet streets and through the dark and crooked labyrinths to a Victorian yesteryear of death and despair, crime, disorder, murder and mayhem – you will hear of the long forgotten tales of those folk who once claimed these streets as their own.

Innovative, meticulously researched and inspired by true crime stories from the Victorian era – our walks are designed to offer an informative and unique experience with a professional and spirited storyteller.

Our coterie of storytellers includes the celebrated Lady Brigante - a sleuth of infamy, wanderer of graveyards and the bête noire of the long forgotten dead.

WALK AWHILE?

“If you are in York make sure you book a tour with the Polite Tourist on her wanderings through the dark side of the city. We did and it was fantastic!” - YORK FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY

CURIOUS MUCH?

For all of the whispers from the archives and unquiet graveyards of a celebrated seeker of the dead – sign up to The Brigante Chronicles and step inside a twilight world rife with mysterious happenstance and feats of every egregious kind.

“Placing my trust in the erudition and resourcefulness of Lady Brigante, I allowed her to lead me on a walking tour through the dark, narrow, and labyrinthine streets of York; and I found myself spellbound by the Dark Lady’s tales of history, and murder.” - AUTHOR CREEPY CAT


Opening Times

From MAY 2024:


Foul Deeds in Fulford - SUNDAY from 7pm in YORK at Y010 5AJ


Sleepless in Scarboro' - SATURDAY from 7pm in SCARBOROUGH at YO11 2NN


Waking the Dead of Walmgate - SATURDAY from 7pm in YORK at YO1 9TJ


From JUNE 2024:


Who Hides Beneath? Those Ghosts of a Watery Grave - THURSDAY and FRIDAY from 7pm in YORK at YO1 7DP


Events at The Polite Tourist

Nearby Businesses

Related Businesses

View all businesses

You may also like

Ghost Keeper Tour of York
Things to do white

Ghost Keeper Tour of York

869297 C4 4 A58 49 EA 8162 41 FEBDD2 DE09 781742002
Things to do white

The York Tour Guide

Driver Guding vehicle RYT 1774149714
Things to do white

Real Yorkshire Tours