Edinburgh Night Walking Including Historic Underground Vaults

activities / History & culture

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Explore the grim and ghastly side of Edinburgh on a ghost walking tour -- from fiendish plots that led to treason and torture, to secret lives lingering in the darkest corners of the city. Join this late-night ghost walking tour and experience Edinburgh's historic and mysterious streets and alleyways as your local guide brings to life tales of the city’s supernatural past and present.

Explore the darkest secrets and souls of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour. Visit sites of documented hauntings, ghosts and spirits, and see where sinister events have taken place. Discover disreputable characters haunting Edinburgh’s dark corners, and hear stories of crimes, hangings and mysterious legends.

Hear about crimes of passion and poltergeists, and the story of Major Wier, the notorious wizard who was burned alive at the stake. Also, learn about the Bodysnatchers who stole fresh bodies from graveyards to sell to medical schools for anatomy lectures.

Follow your expert guide by candlelight as you journey through the Blair Street Underground Vaults, where these lively spirits are said to bide their time. Learn about the darkest deeds and unsettling tales as candles flicker in the shadows. Here, you’ll discover Edinburgh’s chilling history!

What's included

  • Edinburgh late-night ghost walking tour
  • Professional guide

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off