Haunted & Hidden Bristol Walk & Haunted Pub Stop

Established back in 2005 a fun and informative walk that combines Haunted buildings, Tv and Film locations and plenty of fun Bristol trivia an stories!

This experience reveals Bristol’s hidden past and the unforgettable stories that go with it. You’ll go back in time to discover the many haunted buildings around Bristol's Old City, including a 16th century church guarded by a ghostly monk, the UK's most haunted cinema, and a 17th century Inn haunted by a poltergeist. As you make your way around the oldest part of Bristol your host, John, will also be sharing plenty of secrets about Bristol’s most iconic buildings.

Halfway through your experience you’ll stop for a well earned drink at a 17th Century haunted pub before heading off to explore more of hidden Bristol. Your walk will also feature many TV and film locations including Skins, Being Human, Poldark, Only Fools and Horses, Dr Who and many more!

The walk includes climbing steps so please contact the Host re any mobility concerns, thank you.

Minimum fitness level required.

Age restrictions: 18+

Adult £10
Student £8
Senior Citizen £8
Concession (NHS staff) £8
£8.00 per person for any extra guests after a group of 4 booking £8

What people are saying

Kirsty McMurran
May 2023

Fantastic host, true Bristolian and knows the city inside and out. Had a great time and learned a...

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Andrew Gilbert
Apr 2023

My partner and I really enjoyed this experience. The tour delivered a great deal of historical kn...

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Feb 2023

Educational and a lot of fun! Was a great evening

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Helen Harfield
Feb 2023

Informative walk about the cinematic and spooky sights of Bristol. Good fun.

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How to get there


  • Experience takes place outdoors
  • Toilets
  • Refreshments available

COVID-19 guidelines

All walks will be covid secure with distancing observed

On the day

  • Walk starts from outside Bristol Cathedral main doors facing College Green, BS1 5TJ
  • The closest bus stops to your meeting point are College Green and Anchor Road.

  • This experience is available most days/evenings at a time to suit your group

  • Flat comfortable shoes area advised as some steep steps are involved, please contact the Host re any mobility concerns, thank you.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

You'll be hosted by

John Hughes

John has hosted the Haunted and Hidden Walk for 16 years, and has made TV appearances on Most Haunted, The Source and Made in Bristol. He has a whole host of stories about the city, having also run walking tours about both Clifton and Old Market and spent time working on private tours of TV locations for the Bristol Open Top tour bus.

Rock'n'roll is John's other biggest passion - from this love Bristol's rock'n'roll walking tours were born. Launched after lockdown, these walks are trips down nostalgia lane and around Bristol's legendary music venues. John has managed local bands in Bristol for over 30 years and promoted various shows - he seriously knows his stuff. 2020 saw the release of a book of his time with local band FAB 208.

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