Hidden and haunted evening adult walking tour of Edinburgh
History & heritage tours

Hidden and haunted evening adult walking tour of Edinburgh

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Thursday to Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour
Do this because
  • Uncover the sinister side of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Go deep underground at the Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Enjoy a personal ghost tour in a small group
What to expect

A chilling way to explore Edinburgh after dark – and underground. Strictly adult-only, this ghost tour is a short, sharp shock – your unsettling introduction to our capital’s unsavoury past.

These tales are not fit for the glare of daylight – or for telling to those under 18. Your guide will share true stories of sinister misdeeds and terrible consequences. Starting your walking tour above ground around the wynds and closes of the Old Town, you'll hear of bloody plots that led to treason and torture – as well as secret lives that led to horrific deaths and tormented souls.

There’s definitely an unsettling feel to the Blair Street Underground Vaults – your expert guide will reveal troubled tales as you continue this terrifying walking tour. Expect true stories of murder and hangings – all of which took place right there in the vaults.

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What's included
  • Tour with expert guide
Reduced price
  • Seniors (60+ years)
  • Students (with valid ID)
Where

Mercat Cross, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

The Mercat Cross is an 8 sided monument situated on the Royal Mile. The tour departs from right in front of it.

What to remember
  • Please note that Blair Street Underground Vaults are not currently in use for health and safety/social distancing reasons. Tours will be above-ground only for the time being
  • Please ensure that masks/face coverings are worn if the visitor's health allows
  • Devices will be used so that the guide is still heard clearly whilst wearing PPE. Visitors are advised to bring their own headphones where possible
  • This tour is only available to over 18 year olds
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the beginning of your tour
  • This tour does not allow more than 12 people
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When
  • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availability
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Provider
Mercat Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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