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Edinburgh´s Haunted History Bus Tour with Graveyard Walk

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy a terrifying tour around the World's most haunted city aboard the custom-fitted double-deck bus! Tours last for one hour and depart twice each evening from the city-center Waverley Bridge, Bus Stop (WY).  

    On board, your live host will entertain you with tales of Edinburgh's dark history as you tour passes many historic sites. These include Edinburgh Castle, and tales of it's Ghost Piper, the historic Grassmarket, that was the site of many public executions, and the Palace of Holyrood House, once home to Mary Queen of Scots and site of a cold-blooded murder! 

    You will hear tales of the Infamous Body-Snatchers Burke and Hare as you travel through the dim-lit, narrow, cobbled streets of the Old Town and, in the more salubrious surroundings of the New Town, learn of the real Edinburgh character who played inspiration to Robert Luis Stevenson's tale - Jekyll and Hyde. 

    Step into the afterlife at Greyfriars Kirkyard as your guide takes you on a short walk into one of the World's most haunted graveyards in the shadows of Edinburgh Castle! 

    During this bus tour, you will travel through the city on comfort onboard and wheelchair accessible, Haunted History Bus. Over two floors, custom designed vehicle is perfect for enjoying views of the city at night and fully equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment which will bring history alive before your very eyes! 

    This 1-hour tour is not to be missed, for those who are brave enough!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Waverley Bridge
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
    • Transport by customized 'double-decker' sightseeing bus
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 7
    • Seats are not numbers/pre-allocated and are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately as short graveyard walk is outside/uncovered
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 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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    Did various other bus tours around the city, but thought this would be a bit different. The bus itself was interesting and the video effects novel, but it just wasn't quite funny enough to be a great laugh or scary enough to have an edge. The other trips covered some of the
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    We went tonight, and it was enjoyable. But whilst the funny side is good, it would be better to learn more about the haunted places. Also, you can’t really see anything in the graveyard as the light wasn’t working!
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    We were looking for a fun ghost tour and this hit the spot. Mark was hilarious and his enthusiasm really made the tour. Learned some new things, were well entertained for an hour, and got to see some neat spots around Edinburgh. We had a great time!!!
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    Oliver was our conductor for the evening, very funny and amusing, acting was superbe. Informative and gave some history of edinburgh not usually known. Well recommended. Thank you. Pauline and john
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    Absolutely loved this tour!!!! Mel was so so so entertaining and so enthusiastic she made my night. Not so much scary just creepy but totally hilarious and so much fun. Freaked me out the things she said sometimes and the graveyard tour was fun. Definitely worth the £12 we paid
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    Response from KyleB2960, Guest Relations Manager at Edinburgh´s Haunted History Bus Tour with Graveyard Walk
    Responded 17 Sep 2019
    Hi Jo M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We're happy to hear you had such a brilliant time on the Haunted History Bus and that Mel made your night.
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