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Explore the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard
Hear of infamous murderers and cursed souls
Delve into the terror of the city’s gruesome past
Enjoy an Edinburgh ghost tour in a small group
Learn about Edinburgh’s haunted history from a costumed guide
Visit the notoriously haunted Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard
Enjoy a stroll through Old Town
Tour takes place at night for an appropriately creepy atmosphere
What to Expect
Your evening begins at St. Giles High Kirk beside the Mercat Cross on High Street, where you meet your guide and set off on foot to explore the city.
The first stop is the Blair Street vaults, where you explore dark chambers and passageways and hear tales of cannibals, body snatchers, and restless souls.
Next, head to the Canongate Kirkyard cemetery, where you can watch for specters wandering the tombstones and listen to yet more ghostly history.
Your tour ends at Canongate graveyard.
Mercat Cross, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK
Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh EH8 8FA, UK
Visit to Canongate Graveyard
Entry/Admission - Royal Mile
Food and drinks
Transportation to/from attractions
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
You must be aged 18+ to join this tour
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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It was a very fun experience. A little walk around streets with dark history. Then a walk below the streets, with creepier and scarier history. I went alone, but it was really fun. I did not remember being alone whilst on the tour. Because it...More
So many great stories, things that you didn't know (Hannah, our guide has a great expression when she told us about the Mercat cross and what really went on there), revealing the history of under the city in the vaults, all the spooky occurrences were...More
Anna was a great tour guide! She had interesting and engaging stories to tell. It wasn't a schlocky tour. It had a mix of history and haunted facts. Anna projected well; we could always hear her even at the back of the group. The vaults...More
Margaret-Ann was a great guide! She was funny, knowledgeable, and made sure everyone kept up and was included. The vaults are very cool and have a lot of history attached to them - plus you learn some general Edinburgh history as well. I would definitely...More