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Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh

clock 1 hour 15 minutes
  • A ghostly guided walking tour of Edinburgh's Old Town.
  • Move from street level down into the underground vaults. Read more
  • Learn Edinburgh's dark history from an English speaking guide and master storyteller.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Walk the streets of Edinburgh on a ghostly guided tour.
  • Listen to gruesome tales of torture and murder from your storyteller guide.
  • See a hidden side of Edinburgh as you move from the old cobbled streets down underground to the vaults.
  • What It Includes:

  • A 1 hour guided walking tour.
  • Entrance to Edinburgh's underground vaults.
  • The dark history of Edinburgh as told by an English-speaking guide.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • A Very scary but enjoyable experience.
  • A great way to experience Edinburgh's history!
  • A Fascinating tour by a fantastic tour guide
  • Is It Right:

  • If you love giving yourself a scare and enjoy horror stories, this is the tour for you. It's equally good for those who love history, especially dark history!
  • This is a walking tour so you need to be reasonably fit.
  • Tours are not suitable for under 5's and the night tours are for adults only.
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Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh

clock 1 hour 20 minutes
  • A tour where you'll hear some of the spookiest tales of Edinburgh's characters.
  • It is going to reveal the darkness hidden in Edinburgh and will be hosted by a deceased cemetery director; Mr. Clapperton. Read more
  • It includes tales of invasions, witchcraft, executions, and punishments.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Learn about Edinburgh's ghostly side from the deceased cemetery director.
  • Enjoy a good number of laughs and a few frights.
  • Enjoy a tour that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
  • What It Includes:

  • Professional ghostly guide.
  • A copy of best-seller Witchery Tales by Adam Lyal.
  • Live tour guides and booklets are available in English.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Fantastic tour that manages to surpass all expectations with the amount of thrill it offers.
  • Mr. Clapperton keeps everyone informed of what's going on and makes sure that everything is interesting.
  • Is It Right:

    Anyone who enjoys a little horror should be part of the next tour.
  • This tour always finds a way to surpass expectations.
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Ghost Bus Tour of Edinburgh

clock 1 hour
  • A thoroughly entertaining ghostly experience!
  • A theatrical ghost bus ride & walking tour through Edinburgh's most haunted places Read more
  • Ghost stories galore to send shivers up your spine!
  • What You'll Do:

  • Ride the only spooky black bus that survives from the Necropolis Bus Company.
  • Learn about the grave robbers, plague victims, and ghosts of Edinburgh.
  • Walk in the graveyards with your spooky storytelling conductor.
  • What It Includes:

  • Bus ride on a black vintage route master bus.
  • Commentary in English.
  • A theatrical walking tour.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • What an entertainment!!!! Loved it loved it loved it....So much fun and information at the same time.
  • Mr Volvo was hysterical. Great tour. Enjoyable time
  • It was amazing, from the minute we stepped on the bus until the end!
  • Is It Right:

  • If you want fun and laughter mixed with spine-tingling thrills, this is a tour for you.
  • Good for those looking for an evening of fun.
  • Not recommended for younger kids or those who hate horror stories!
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Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Walking Tour in Edinburgh

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • It takes to under the streets of Edinburgh to listen to the gory stories on a tour of Auld Reekie.
  • It takes passengers to landmark sites and famous locations such as the infamous stone circle vault and a nasty torture exhibition. Read more
  • A 75-minute tour of Edinburgh to find out the darkest and most frightening stories to have ever existed about the city.
  • What You'll Do:

  • Take an exploratory trip above and below the Royal Mile.
  • Visit a torture exhibition and learn how some historic torture items were used.
  • Learn how people lived in the wynds and closes during ancient days.
  • What It Includes:

  • Access to a torture exhibition.
  • A visit to the vaults underneath Edinburgh's South Bridge.
  • A visit to the torture exhibition.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • The tour was exciting and managed to intrigued everyone who presents the dark and Gothic stories.
  • The information given on the tour was dark and enlightening.
  • Is It Right:

  • It teaches detailed history on the grisly past of Edinburgh.
  • It can be considered as a way to visit the past of Edinburgh once more.
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Self-Guided Exploration Game of The Haunted Edinburgh City

clock 1 hour
  • Embark on a haunted Edinburgh tour where you will follow clues to discover striking places and local stories.

    Play the role of a devilish staff on this spine-tingling walking tour, which takes you on a journey through some of the city’s most haunted places, including Greyfriars Kirkyard, the site of the Nor’ Loch and West Bow....Read more

2 Hours Ghost Tour - English Tour Guide

clock 2 hours
  • Follow your guide through the narrow streets of Edinburgh to hear about the city's chilling history of ghosts, murderers and witch hunts.
    • Discover stories of witch hunts, murderers and ghosts
    • Wander the narrow city streets at nightfall with a Spanish guide
    • Visit a cemetery famous for its high levels of paranormal...Read more

Private Edinburgh Dark History Tour - Auld Reekie After Hours

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Plague and pestilence, corpses and curses, hauntings and hellfire - let's face it, Scottish history is not for the feint hearted. On this evening walk down the eerie closes of the Old Town we will unveil the unsavoury side of Edinburgh's past. You have been warned!

    Our tours are private, with customisable content, duration and routes, so we...Read more

Edinburgh and Witchcraft : Walking Tour

clock 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Follow in the footsteps of some of Edinburgh's most famous witches and hear how witchcraft was used to win wars, help find a long lost husband and much more. Learn just how some rituals were performed including bloodletting and more.

    Learn all about the witches of Edinburgh on an immersive tour that explores how witchcraft was used in the...Read more

Edinburgh's Myths & Legends by Night Private Tour

clock 2 hours
  • Beyond Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring gothic architecture and medieval charm lies a long history riddled with stories of hope as well as dark and depressing periods. Get to know the famous and notorious people who have left their marks in Edinburgh and discover how locals used to live centuries ago. Explore hidden sites and secret paths, and witness...Read more

Tales of Edinburgh Private Tour: Ghosts, Graveyards & Legends

clock 3 hours
  • Ancient Gothic architecture, history everywhere, and sites that inspired J. K. Rowling to write Harry Potter; Edinburgh is a magical place! On this private tour, get ready to discover the best highlights the city has to offer.
    Get ready to experience Edinburgh the local way. Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and...Read more

Edinburgh - Dark History

clock 2 hours
  • Ah, Edinburgh! They don't call it "The Jekyll & Hyde City" for nothing. During the day, a respectable figure, with its astonishing architecture and wondrous history. But when the sun sets, it tells an entirely different story...

    Hear all about the darker history of Edinburgh: murderers, thieves, cannibals, hangings and decapitations,...Read more

Natura Bike Tours

clock 2 to 4 hours
  • I am Román, passionate about cycling, nature and adventure sports.

    Currently I combine my studies in the high performance mountain bike school, the work of a bicycle mechanic and the tourist guide.

    Wanting to offer a better service, take the mountain bike guide courses in technical fields and the outdoor first aid course.

    I...Read more

Edinburgh Old Town

clock 2 hours
  • Cramond City Tours is comprised of communicators eager to turn the experience into more than just a history lesson. Years working in different media have brought us to make communication our strong...Read more

New Town tour

clock 2 hours
  • Cramond City Tours is comprised of communicators eager to turn the experience into more than just a history lesson. Years working in different media have brought us to make communication our strong...Read more

Small-Group Tour in Edinburgh Ghosts and Horrors

clock 1 hour
  • Upon booking your tour will be private and exclusive to your group.


    This provides a safer tour for you in Cornavirus times.

    You will explore specific locations in the Old Town that can be difficult to find.

    You will learn of a sensational Royal murder and the brutal legacy of...Read more

Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults

clock 1 hour
  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

    Explore the grim and ghastly side of Edinburgh on a ghost walking tour with exclusive visit to Blair Street Underground Vaults. From fiendish plots that led to treason and torture, to secret lives lingering in the darkest corners of the city. Join this late-night ghost walking...Read more

Edinburgh Old Town Evening Tour, Including Blair Street Underground and Dram of Whisky at Megget's Cellar

clock 2 hours
  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

    Hear stories of blood, guts and gore in the Old Town in Edinburgh from your award-winning storyteller. Sip a Scotch whisky in a candlelit cellar to warm the heart as you spend 2-hours examining the darker side of history on this guided...Read more

Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

clock 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

    Explore the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard
    Hear of infamous murderers and cursed souls and delve into the terror of the city’s gruesome...Read more

Edinburgh Underground Tour with French Speaking Guide

clock 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

    Hear stories of blood, guts and gore in the Old Town in Edinburgh. Get up close to Edinburgh’s haunted past. Explore the famous Blair Street Underground Vaults.

    Experience a ghost tour in the safety of the daylight...Read more

Dark Tales of Edinburgh Walking Tour with German-Speaking Guide

clock 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

    Delve into the darker recesses of Edinburgh’s past on this 75-minute walking tour with a German-speaking guide. As darkness falls over the Old Town, hear about the public executions and tortures staged here and explore the cobbled alleyways around St Giles Cathedral. Then,...Read more