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Delve into Edinburgh’s history on this ghost-themed night walking tour. Visit the Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard—two of the city’s most haunted destinations—while your costumed guide regales you with tales of torture, cannibalism, and witchery. Ideal for history buffs and those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour takes place under the cover of darkness to create an appropriately ghostly atmosphere.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
This Tour is Amazing!
I booked this tour our first night in Edinburgh on the recommendation of a friend who hadn't been yet but had researched the tour for his own holiday next year. We had Alun as a tour guide and he was absolutely perfect. I honestly cant...More
Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 1 week ago
Brilliant - Do it!!!
We booked this tour months in advance from Australia, fingers crossed it would live up to expectations... it was Brilliant, thank you!! My teenagers loved it too, and Sam (our guide) was fantastic! The creepy feeling went up my back about the 'unpleasant' tenant, way...More
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very good and interesting tour. Lara was great and made time for everyone. The vaults are amazing and a must see.
Thank Dave R
MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your tour of Edinburgh with us :)
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2018
This tour was fantastic and informative. Our guide Simon, was knowledgeable and the stories he told were very interesting about Edinburgh’s past.
The tour starts with an insight of Edinburgh from “the outside” and then we were taken down one of the closes before heading...More
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
Ups and Downs
I would recommend doing a tour like this before any other tours in Edinburgh. Our tour was called "Doomed, dead and buried". One of my gripes was that the city information shared was a lot of the same we learned about on the Edinburgh walking...More