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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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This ghost-themed night walking tour delves into Edinburgh’s deep history. 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 eerie atmosphere.
  • 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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mercat Cross, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK
1h 45m
Return Details
Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh EH8 8FA, UK
  • Professional guide
  • Visit to Canongate Graveyard
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Mile
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alex provided an enthusiastic tour of Edinburgh's ghostly underground vaults. The stories of ghosts and historic public executions were presented with much humour and alacrity which made our experience a most enjoyable one.
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Had an amazing time last night! Lauren and Hannah are hilarious and knowledgable. They did a stupendous job, and we would definitely recommend this to others. We may also do another tour tonight if we have time!!
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Great tour , fun way to see different parts of the city at night. Our guide Helena was great, very animated and a wonderful story teller. Would definitely recommend this tour !
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This was not the tour I thought I'd booked, yet it was a fascinating tour. A journey under the South Bridge and into the dark vaults of the structure itself. Nikki, our guide was excellent with her knowledge of the history of these vaults. The people, the workplaces, the
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The tour was entertaining to hear of the histories and legendary tales of infamous people in Edinborough. We also got to go into the underground vaults which was extremely cool and spooky and added to the atmosphere. The tour guides were both fantastic and made the tour even
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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