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Guided Afternoon Underground Ghost Tour with Audio Guide

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Free cancellation
Mobile ticket
1 hr 15 mins
Guided tour

Unearth Edinburgh's chilling past on a guided tour through Old Town and Blair Street Underground Vaults, steeped in haunting real-life tales.


  • Embark on an intriguing daytime ghost tour, exploring Edinburgh's haunting Old Town and the notorious Blair Street Underground Vaults.

  • Led by a live, English-speaking guide, unravel the city's dark past, amplified by an immersive audio storytelling experience.

  • Traverse shadowy closes untouched by daylight, soak in the eerie silence, and descend into the city's chilling underbelly, the underground vaults.

  • Through an audio device, gain insights into Edinburgh's spectral history, and listen to real-life horror tales of murder and torture that took place in these vaults.

  • Did you know? The Blair Street Underground Vaults have been featured in multiple TV shows and documentaries including Abandoned Engineering, The Worst Jobs in History with Tony Robinson, and more!


  • Entry to the Blair Street Underground Vaults

  • Live English-speaking guide

  • Audio devices

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

A Journey into Edinburgh's Ghostly Past

Your tour begins in the densely historic Old Town where an engaging English-speaking guide will lead you through its narrow, shadowy closes untouched by daylight. Soak in the eerie silence, punctuated only by distant echoes of the bustling Royal Mile, and be transported back in time, where the city's chilling tales come alive.

Unearth the Secrets of Blair Street Underground Vaults

Plunge into the city's underbelly, descending into the Blair Street Underground Vaults, notorious as the most haunted vaults in Edinburgh. Here, listen to tales of murder, torture, and mischief, all chillingly real, told with expert storytelling flair. Amplified by provided audio devices for an immersive experience, uncover stories of the vaults' former residents - from vagabonds and murderers to the very artifacts they left behind.

Important Information

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Bring along a sweater or jacket. The underground vaults can get quite chilly, even in the summer.


  • This experience is restricted for guests aged 5 and under, and guests with mobility impairments

  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your tour guide at Mercat Cross.

  • This is located at the High Street

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is Victoria Street, which is a 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Bus #23,27,9 will bring you here.


  • This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.
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