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The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

Explore the darker side of Scotland’s capital on this 75 minute early evening walking tour led by one of our enthusiastic guides dressed in period costume. Traverse the narrow, winding closes and eighteenth-century bridges lying just off the stately Royal Mile and discover their gruesome past; take a wander through the historic, but also haunted, Greyfriars Kirkyard and conclude your evening with a trip to our famous underground vaults where your guide will show you through the creepy chambers and share its secrets.

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1 hour 15 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • 75 Minute evening walking tour of Edinburgh’s Old Town and South Bridge vaults.
    • Guide plays a real, distinct and infamous character from Scotland’s history.
    • Walk through the Old Town’s distinctive closes, wynds and secluded squares.
    • Visit the world-famous, eerie, unforgettable Greyfriars Kirkyard.
    • Hear terrifying stories of hauntings, murders, executions and cannibalism.
    • 6.45pm Evening tour is suitable for families.
    • Travel back in time and descend into our section of underground street.
    • Entry/Admission - Greyfriars Kirkyard
    What's excluded :
    • None
    • No under 5s
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

    Visit haunted old streets then enter the world's most haunted graveyard.

    Pass By: City of Edinburgh Tours, 9 Hunter Square Old Police Box on the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks next to the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1QS Scotland

    Meet at old police box

    Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

    The world's most haunted graveyard.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    124 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, UK
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by City of Edinburgh Tours

Activity ID: V-36194P8

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