Shiverpool Historic Ghost Walks

Tel: +44 (0)151 709 2030

A tour guide dressed up in a spooky costume holding a cane whilst a group of people watch on.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adults£16.50 per ticket
Family (2 adults and 2 children under 16)£56.50 per ticket
Senior£11.50 per ticket
Ultimate Shiverpool (Includes Tour + Ghost Map )£25.00 per ticket
Under 16's and Students£13.50 per ticket

Shiverpool Ghost Tours provide entertainment for all the family. However, due to the nature of the performance, some young children may find the content upsetting. Shiverpool would advise all parents and carers to take this into account before booking.

About

Winner of ‘Guided Tour of the Year’ at the National Tourism Awards and Tourism Experience of the Year on multiple occasions, Shiverpool is Liverpool’s award winning theatrically led ghost and history tour experience; exploring the city’s most famous locations and revealing their hidden histories and mysteries.

Shiverpool invite you to stretch your legs, take a deep breath of our River City’s salty sea air, and join us for a spooky stomp through time and place…

We dare you to journey through Liverpool’s most haunted heritage and share with us our sea-soaked stories…

On our journey your Spirit Guide will bring the pounding paves to life and invite you to take a step back in time and through that prism look upon those who’s footsteps we follow.

We will recount the most famous folklore tale in Liverpool and reveal the secrets of the city’s most infamous ghost, the Victorian Merchant Will McKenzie whose apparition and eerie pyramid tomb set a somber tone on Northern England’s most haunted thoroughfare Rodney Street.

Let us take you through the bloodied memories of Body snatchers and their gruesome trade.

The Shiverpool tours introduce creepy historical findings in a series of stunning theatrical performances presented by ‘Spirit Guides’ who consistently astound, chill and entertain even the most sceptical of cynics.

Shiverpool has become a talking sensation amongst the thousands of residents and tourists schools and businesses who have experienced their tours and events. Most of all they are guaranteed to chill thrill and entertain all of the family!

Tours:

ALL YEAR ROUND

Check out the Shiverpool website for full details and up to date times during holidays, Summer Shivers and Shiverpool's October Hallowe'en Festival.

The Famous Hope Street Shivers Ghost Walk Our signature dish takes in the Cathedral and Georgian Quarters of Hope Street. Beginning outside The Philharmonic Pub, Liverpool's most famous ale house, this tour includes both Cathedrals, Rodney Street and the infamous story of William McKenzie (Liverpool's most infamous un-dead resident) The Irish Centre (formally The Wellington rooms), and ending the journey beneath the Gothic Majesty of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral in St James' cemetery, where for over a hundred years Liverpool buried its dead.

Highlights
- Listen to the most famous ghost story in Liverpool
- Visit two of Liverpool's awe-inspiring Cathedrals
- Walk down the most haunted street in Northwest England
- Start your journey outside Liverpool's most famous Ale House
- End your Journey in St James' Gardens where 58,000 souls are buried

The Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour

Brand new for December 2021 the Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour provides a unique gaze into the lives of those now on the other side... Begin your journey within the midst of the city's striking Georgian Quarter outside the famously haunted hostelry, The Philharmonic Pub where you are surrounded by the former hospitals, asylums, workhouses and Victorian children's homes once served by the Necropolis. 

The Auld City & Dead House Tour

Explore Liverpool's Seven Original Streets and conclude your experience with exclusive access to a subterranean mortuary beneath the spire of St Nic's Church.

Traipse your way through silted up back alleys, where sulphurous pools of lamplight lead to the site of old plague pits, the old Liverpool Gaol and the site of Liverpool Castle’s dank and airless dungeons. Take in the medieval site of St Nicholas' Church Yard, Exchange Flags, and Castle Street, guests are then given exclusive access to a subterranean mortuary beneath the spire of St Nic's Church, here you will access Liverpool's oldest morgue through a trapdoor and see for yourself the Liverpool that Herman Melville wrote about in his fictional novel, Redburn.

Highlights 

- Explore the original seven streets of Liverpool and its ghostly medieval past
- Be entertained by a theatrical performance bringing Liverpool's grisly history to life
- Journey beneath the streets, exclusive to Shiverpool - into the oldest mortuary in the city. Accessed through a trapdoor- this is not for the faint hearted

School-trips and Special School Service

Shiverpool produces powerfully presented interactive tours, performances and workshops that bring our tantalizing twist on storytelling, chilling tales of history, mystery and folklore to your school.

For full details on what's on offer for schools here.

Private and Tailored Tours Can be booked for any date, time and tour route. Private tours are particularly popular with private parties, international groups, schools and corporate events.

Official Merchandise

The Shiverpool Ghost Map, Liverpool Hauntings and Histories

An original drawing by International Artist Stephen Walter using only the highest quality recycled paper materials.

Includes: 1x A1 Folded Poster | 1x Ghost Card (to send to your fiends) – all wrapped up in a be’spook’ Gold Foiled Cover.

Full details and how to purchase the Map see here

Shiverpool also offer a full range of exciting high quality Shiverpool merchandise from T.Shirts and tote bags to hoodies and other accessories. See the ONLINE SHOP here.

Audio Downloads

On the evening of 30th October 2017 a special guest joined Shiverpool through a trapdoor, beneath the spire of the oldest institute in the city. Now’s your chance to own the Gothic Readings with Paul McGann LIVE from Liverpool’s ancient mortuary named by Herman Melville himself, The Dead House.

Full Details here http://www.shiverpool.co.uk/downloads-shop/

Awards:

- Tourism Experience of the Year 2018
- Visit England Guided Tour of the Year 2017
- Tourism Experience of the Year 2015
- Independent Tourism Business 2015
- People’s Choice Award Winners 2014 in the LCR Tourism Awards
- Visit England Assured Tour Top 10 activities & Tours in Liverpool recommended on TripAdvisor Top ten outdoor activities in Liverpool recommended in The Guardian

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road access to Merseyside is excellent with the motorway network making access to central areas quick and easy. From the M6 follow the M56 or M62 to Liverpool.

Public Transport Directions

Regular services to and from Liverpool make it one of the most accessible cities on the UK rail network. Virgin trains operate a London-Liverpool service, with a journey time of just over 2 hours.

National Express operate regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool.

TripAdvisor

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
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      1452
    • Very Good
      128
    • Average
      15
    • Poor
      6
    • Terrible
      5

    Recent Reviews:

    • A8513CCam
      highly recommend
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 6th July 2021
      we did the hope street shivers tour and it was fantastic. the girls were fab and really engaged with the audience and we learned a lot and as we were a small group they even showed us a bit extra... Read full review
    • Deblou137
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      A must do
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st September 2021
      This is a definite must do tour in Liverpool. So funny and informative. Chilla Black was brilliant. We have done a few tours with them always brilliant. Read full review
    • sammymoyles
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Great start to the night!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th October 2021
      What a start to the night - everyone loved it, chillerblack's enthusiasm was spot on! The little extra at the end was really interesting an such a bonus, thanks for making it the best start to our... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)

    * Shiverpool operates all year round.

    We are open for Private & Tailored Tours 7 days a week from
    09:00-23:00

    General Public Tour Days
    Thursday
    Friday
    Saturday

    Please note that we offer extended tour schedules for holiday seasons- give us a call for full details.

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2013
    • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2014 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2014 - Winner 2014
    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015 - WINNER 2015
    • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017 - Best Tour VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017 - Best Tour 2017
    • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner 2018
    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
    • Regional AwardsWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Gradings

    • VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator
    VisitEngland Quality Assured Tour - Tour Operator

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