Skidaddle to The York Dungeon, a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It s hilarious fun and sometimes a bit scary.
Only suitable for over 10 year olds but a great 75 minute journey for all the family. Using your Skidaddle card will allow one free child entry with a full paying Adult on the door. They take you through 2000 years of Yorks dark history. Guided by a full cast of actors, you and your family walk through The Dungeon, moving from show to show. Shows are based on York’s real history (minus the boring bits). You ll get up close and personal with local legends including Eric Bloodaxe and Dick Turpin.
It a fully themed experience. That means 360° sets, full on authenticity and theatrical storytelling. On your journey you’ll pass through York Castle Prison and hear the tale of the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin; discover Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot and what really happened that November night; and join the Traitors Rebellion as Henry VIII brings the wrath of the Tudors against the City of York.