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Edinburgh Hidden & Haunted Tour

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    Feel the chill of the night go down your spine as you embark on an unnerving journey across Edinburgh’s haunting past.


    • Witness the eerie side of Edinburgh’s Old Town on this ‘adults only’ hidden and haunted tour

    • A qualified historian guide will regale you with gruesome tales from times long gone

    • Dig deep into the Blair Street Underground Vaults and deeper into Edinburgh’s unsettling past

    • Hear of misdeeds with grim consequences, and stories of torture, trial, and treason

    • A small group tour ensures nobody gets left behind


    • Late-night walking tour of Edinburgh

    • Admission to Blair Street Underground Vaults

    • English-speaking guide


    • Hotel transfers

    • Food and drinks

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    On this ‘adult only’ occasion, you will come across tales that have never seen the light of day. Yes, you got that right - a tour conducted in the chill of the night, and deep underground in hidden vaults that relay a dark and storied past. Begin above along the winding and narrow alleyways of Old Town and make your way below ground. Ghost tours rely solely on the storytelling power of the tour guide. On this tour, you can be sure to be twitching with unease and horror - an assured revival of the capital’s tormented history. As you head into the Blair Street Underground Vaults, illuminated by flickering candles and the occasional burst of light from your guide’s handheld torch, you will feel the weight of an unnerving atmosphere settle upon you. Hear about real-life murders and hangings, and accounts of demons, dead children and ghosts as you wander through narrow passageways that serve the perfect undertone for a bone-chilling narrative.

    Discounted Tickets

    Students and senior citizens aged 60 and above enjoy reduced prices on their tickets

    Dates and Timings

    Daily at 9:30 PM, 10:00 PM

    Tour Duration


    Important Information

    • This tour is suitable for ages 18+

    • These are dark underground tours, hence don’t drink alcohol before arriving

    • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain

    • If you fear enclosed spaces, you should not take part in this activity

    • This activity is not wheelchair friendly

    • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly

    • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point

    • If you have purchased reduced-priced tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs

    • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

    Meeting Point

    • Your meeting point is Mercat Cross, High Street

    • Address: High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, United Kingdom

    • This is easily accessible from St. Gile’s Cathedral

    Get Directions to the Meeting Point

    Getting There

    • Closest bus stops are Market Street and South Bridge, both 3-minute walks to the meeting point

    • Closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley, a 5-minute walk to the meeting point


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