Ghost Tours

Ghost Tours

Explore the spooky side of Peterborough’s past with our entertaining, informative and very popular ghost walks.

Stalk the streets with our costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of the city, from phantom monks to ghostly children and from a slaughtered Cavalier to a phantom lorry…

To book, call 01733 864 663 or email museum@vivacity-peterborough.com

Peterborough Ghost Walk

Group awaiting ghost walk

Discover more about Peterborough’s most haunted building – the Museum – and most haunted area; the Cathedral Precincts. The walk starts at the Museum before heading around the City Centre.

Your costumed guide will entertain and educate in a fun and theatrical way, explaining more about the city’s past, while sending a few chills up the spine. There are no gimmicks or made-up ghosts on this tour – just good, old-fashioned story telling based on traditional and local tales associated with the area – all researched and verified wherever possible.

Due to its gruesome content, we don’t recommend this tour for children under 10 or those of a nervous disposition.

The tour, which has been featured on radio, newspaper and TV, including Channel 4’s ‘The Big Breakfast’ and Living TV’s ‘Most Haunted’, lasts about one and a half to two hours and is suitable for wheelchair users and the visually impaired.

Tickets for the tour are £5 for adults, £3 for children under 16.

Museum Candlelit Ghost Tour

Dare you spend an evening in a haunted building, by candlelight alone?

The museum is reputedly one of the most haunted sites in the city, with many ghosts said to be lurking around the building. This tour sets out to uncover some of their stories.

The tour is led by a costumed guide, who shows visitors around the building by candlelight, explaining the various paranormal happenings at the sites where they have taken place, including the back stairs, where people have reported a ghostly servant falling to her death, a phantom girl seen and heard in recent months, the story of the museum’s most notorious ghost, the ‘Lonely ANZAC’ Thomas Hunter. Visit our events pages to find out more and the upcoming tour dates…

Tickets for the tour are £5 for adults, £3 for children under 16.

Due to limited places, tickets are strictly pre-booked only.

Tours last about 90 minutes. The tour is not recommended for young children or those of a nervous disposition, and due to the nature of the building is unsuitable for those with mobility impairments.