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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Historic Underground Vaults

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  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2934HIDDEN
Explore the grim and ghastly side of Edinburgh on a ghost walking tour -- 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 tour and experience Edinburgh's historic and mysterious streets and alleyways as your local guide brings to life tales of the city’s supernatural past and present.


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Explore the darkest secrets and souls of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour. Visit sites of documented hauntings, ghosts and spirits, and see where sinister events have taken place. Discover disreputable characters haunting Edinburgh’s dark corners, and hear stories of crimes, hangings and mysterious legends.

Hear about crimes of passion and poltergeists, and the story of Major Wier, the notorious wizard who was burned alive at the stake. Also, learn about the Bodysnatchers who stole fresh bodies from graveyards to sell to medical schools for anatomy lectures.

Follow your expert guide by candlelight as you journey through the Blair Street Underground Vaults, where these lively spirits are said to bide their time. Learn about the darkest deeds and unsettling tales as candles flicker in the shadows. Here, you’ll discover Edinburgh’s chilling history!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Mercat Cross central Edinburgh, near by the octagonal stone monument on Royal Mile
Departure Time:
9:30pm and 10pm
60 minutes (approx.)

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9:30pm Evening Tour
Code: 2130

Evening tour departing at 9:30pm.

USD $18.37
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10pm Evening Tour
Code: 2200

Evening tour departing at 10pm.

USD $18.37
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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Historic Underground Vaults

Hidden and Haunted Ghost Walking Tour Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh late-night ghost walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 16 years
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Reviewed by: Eleanor B, November 2015

Really good and interesting tour No sillyness with people jumping out at you, felt like i learn something too. The guide Linda? was great and she took a lot of time to listen to the group and made everyone feel welcome

Reviewed by: James G, November 2015

Had Alex as guide, brilliant.

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Tour code: 2934HIDDEN