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Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh

4.5 20 Reviews

  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 80 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3830WITCHERY1
A unique and highly entertaining tour of Old Town Edinburgh. Your guide is Alexander Clapperton (deceased), who was an Edinburgh Cemetery Director during the 1840s.
Mr Clapperton takes a light-hearted look at Edinburgh's dark past, telling tales of tortures, punishments, witchcraft and invasion as he leads you through the Old Town's atmospheric closes and courtyards. En route, there will be a demonstration of several authentic torture devices, and ghostly encounters in the form of the notorious Mad Monk of the Cowgate, Agnes Fynnie the terrifying witch, the regal Blue Gowned Beggar, the ghastly Foule Clenger (plague collector) and the fearsome Highlander.

Beware! This walking tour takes place in the cobbled streets of Edinburgh in all seasons. In the interests of safety please dress appropriately and wear sensible shoes. You come on this tour at your own risk and it is not for the faint hearted.

Please note: Due to a planned annual event in Edinburgh the departure point will be a different location between July 28 - August 23, except Sundays. Further details will be provided on the voucher.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
Departure Time:
7:00pm
(time may vary)
Return Details:
Tour finishes within 1 minutes walk from the departure point

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Pricing information

Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh
©96606847

Inclusions:
  • Walking tour
  • The Witchery Tales Book, by Adam Lyal
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Deborah C W, July 2014

What a fantastic experience. Highly recommended for all ages!

Reviewed by: Pauline N, July 2014

Booked this tour for myself and my grand daughter.Bit disappointed that only 5 people showed up. However the guys did a fantastic job and despite the rain they made it a real fun and interesting experience. My granddaughter who is ten had a great time and loves telling everyone she got her hand chopped off for begging and that gran is really a witch. Well done guys, would definitely do another one. Great fun.

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