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Edinburgh Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

  • Board a vintage double-decker bus for a ghost tour with a difference
  • Shiver as your guide tells tales of Edinburgh’s ghouls, ghosts, and criminals
  • Tremble at the tale of grave robbers turned serial killers, Burke and Hare
Edinburgh Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus
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For a deathly creepy ghost tour, you need a great guide. Join your terrifying conductor aboard a vintage Routemaster double-decker bus for an Edinburgh ghost tour with a difference. As you travel past eerie sights like Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Kirk, and Edinburgh Castle, thrill to gory anecdotes from the city’s chilling past.

What to Expect

As night falls, board the bus in central Edinburgh and pick a seat. As you ride through the streets, let your conductor transport you to the city’s dark side. Hear tales of murder, slaughter, torture, and ghosts; shiver at the story of Burke and Hare, gravediggers who turned serial killers to feed medical schools’ desire for fresh corpses; tremble at the memories of the witch hunts in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Learn a different, darker side of this historic city as you pass haunted sites like Greyfriars Kirk, Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. You’ll finish in Edinburgh Old Town with plenty of time for a warming whisky at a local pub.

Reviews (585)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great fun, lots of history

Really great bus tour of all the spooky sights in Edinburgh. Hector, our tour guide was great. Really funny, the right amount of scary and lots of information. Highly recommend.

Thank CiaraW118
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Spooky Birthday!

Myself and 17 of my friends and family went on the ghost bus tour on Saturday night for birthday. It was so much fun! Hector was amazing and very funny, everyone really enjoyed themselves. The cherry on top of the cake was everyone singing happy...More

Thank A7235QQlucym
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great bit of fun!

If you've never done a ghost bus tour, it's worth giving it a go. The tour guide really got into character and really made us chuckle. Very interesting facts and stories of Edinburgh and liked the cemetery walk was part of the tour and weren't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OliPun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Average At Best

The bus looks cool & the Conductor did a great job with very little material to work with but, as a ghost tour, there’s very little by way of detailed ghostly tales of Edinburgh & mostly just filled with suspenseful silences, constant mentions of the...More

Thank KrystleB579
TheGhostBusTours, Public Relations Manager at The Ghost Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Krystle, Thank you for the kind words about our bus and your conductor! Although we are sorry to learn that you were disappointed with the content of the tour itself. The tour is first and foremost a theatrical comedy-horror experience, this is what singles...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Good Fun

Just done the ghost bus tour and it was good . Having been on its sister tour in York we sort of knew what to expect but all the same still quite funny . If you have never been on one before it’s great little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GHalewood
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18 October 2018|
Response from kennyja007 | Reviewed this property |
As the trip is very interactive with the host I believe it was only in English. I didn't see any options for listening to the tour in other languages.
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13 June 2018|
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Response from Anastasia M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, 40-60 min
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