Buy Tickets To A Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour In Liverpool

Abhijeet Modi
Apr 05, 2022 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Apr 05, 2022
Buy Tickets To A Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour In Liverpool

Embrace ghostly ghoulish fables, folklore and history, some scary chapters of Victorian public health, and more in this Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers tour in Liverpool. This is a ghost walk of St James' Necropolis and of Georgian Liverpool.

This tour lets you break down the scary narrative of the darker past of Liverpool and discover a series of gruesome fables and ghostly tales.

The tour starts outside the Philharmonic dining rooms, Liverpool's famous haunted pub. Follow your guide and check out the neighbourhood along with places like St James' Cemetery, the Dormitory of the Dead, former hospitals, workhouses, asylums, and children's homes that were once served by the Necropolis.

The St James' Cemetery gardens house the tombs of around 58000 of the people of Liverpool. However, after dark, you might feel the presence of some souls moving by.

People say that the soul of William Huskisson still haunts the cemetery today.

He was the first victim to die beneath a train and has his shrine, along with the mausoleums and shrines of many others. Book your Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers tour tickets now.

About A Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour

What are the locations and sights on the Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour?

This tour is a unique experience led by talented Shiverpool guides, who have won many awards. Your knowledgeable and entertaining guide will take you on a jaw-dropping, scary-looking journey offering insights from history to the present day.

Spooky and gothic spirits will dance, while stories will be told below the moonlight. This experience is unforgettable and easily one of the best ones you can check out in Liverpool.

Go as close as you can to the Liverpool great memorials and monuments in the famous cemetery in the city. The gardens of St James cemetery appear to be the perfect blend of ghosts, history, splendour, heritage, and all things gothic.

Start the tour outside the Philharmonic Pub in Liverpool and take your time to explore the infamous Philharmonic dining rooms. This is the most haunted pub in Liverpool.

You may feel a little eerie as soon as you set foot in this spooky watering hole. The guide will tell you all the tales about Robert Cain, the founder, and the ghosts that haunt this popular joint.

Check out the Chalybeate spring and explore the stunning natural spa waters. Enjoy the award-winning skills of your guide as you get to know the historical stories of this place and about the connections to the public health crises of the past. Spooky fanatics will definitely enjoy these places and people who love enjoy listening to a supernatural tale.

You may get to check out Blackburne House, and its impressive structure will mesmerise you. Blackburne House has seen a lot of history. The house has an extraordinary past, so listen to your guide as they tell you tales about this former girls' school.

Liverpool Cathedral is the biggest Anglican Cathedral on the planet. Liverpool Cathedral has a lot of stories to tell, and this Anglican Cathedral is full of history. The architecture and the view of this cathedral are ones not to miss on this Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers tour.

St James' garden is the showstopper on this tour and is full of everything from history, grandeur, ghosts, squalor, and more. Get up close to the impressive mausoleums and memorials and enjoy a walk in the most popular cemetery in Liverpool.

Around 58,000 of Liverpool's finest have their shrines and mausoleums here, which also includes the tomb of the first victim to die below the weight of a locomotive train. His name was William Huskisson, and many believe that he still haunts the place to this day.

Chalybeate Spring is the only natural spring in Liverpool that remains today. Some people believe the spa waters have magical healing properties and are full of minerals. People call the water 'Saint Anthony's miraculous water'.

How does this tour work?

This is a guided tour that starts outside the most haunted pub in Liverpool. Start the journey with your guide by knowing all the facts about the Dormitory of the Dead, including the asylums, former hospitals, workhouses and children's homes, St James' Cemetery, and more.

On this Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour, roam all the locations mentioned above and get spooked to the point of fear. Watch what people believe to be spooky spirits dance and weave stories about the ghosts of Liverpool.

What can I expect from this tour?

Look at the moonlight and listen to stories that make up the city of Liverpool. Spooky 'spirits' dance while your guide tells you stories about the secret garden cemetery full of history, ghostly fables, folklore, gothic references, scary subjects of Victorian public health, and more. Get close views of the stunning mausoleums and shrines in the cemetery.

Enjoy Chalybeate Spring, the spa waters of which flow from the rock bed of Liverpool. It's the only remaining natural spring in the city and is overlooked by Liverpool Cathedral.

What age is this tour suitable for?

This tour is available for all ages and children must be accompanied by adults. However, parents are advised that this tour might have some scary stories and could scare younger children. Guide dogs are allowed on this tour.

How long does this tour take?

The total duration of the tour is around one hour 30 minutes.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where does the Secret Garden Cemetery Shivers Tour start?

The tour starts from Hope Street 36, Liverpool, L1 9BX, Liverpool, United Kingdom. The meeting point is outside the Philharmonic Pub.

This tour ends at Liverpool Cathedral, Upper Duke Street, United Kingdom.

How do I get to the tour's departure point?

If you're travelling to the starting point from London, take the M40 and M6 to reach the destination in the shortest possible time. It should take around four hours to complete the journey.

Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central are the nearest train stations.

You can also travel by air.

When should I arrive at the departure point?

We suggest arriving at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

Where can I park?

Liverpool Philharmonic Car Park is the nearest car parking.

Where are the toilet facilities while on the tour?

You will find various public toilet facilities along the way.

Is the tour accessible?

The tour is most likely not wheelchair accessible, however, double-check while booking your tickets. Service animals are allowed.

Where can I eat on the tour?

Some popular recommendations in the area are Shiraz BBQ House, Esto Es Espana Restaurant, 92 Degrees, Frederiks, Starbucks Cafe, and The Refinery.

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Abhijeet ModiMaster of Computer Science

An experienced and innovative entrepreneur and creative writer, Abhijeet holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Application from Birla Institute of Technology, Jaipur. He co-founded an e-commerce website while developing his skills in content writing, making him an expert in creating blog posts, website content, product descriptions, landing pages, and editing articles. Passionate about pushing his limits, Abhijeet brings both technical expertise and creative flair to his work.

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