Ghosts and ghouls evening walking tour of Edinburgh
Activities

Ghosts and ghouls evening walking tour of Edinburgh

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£30.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take an informed, chilling look at Edinburgh’s ghostly past
  • Explore the Blair Street Underground Vaults with an expert storyteller
  • Recover with a taste of Dewar’s Scotch Whisky in a candlelit cellar
What to expect

The night begins with a walking tour of the darker closes and wynds of Edinburgh, before journeying into the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults. Finally, you’ll retire to a candlelit cellar for a dram of Scottish whisky and an evening of storytelling.

Take your place as a member of the ‘Edinburgh mob’, which once surged in riot past the Mercat Cross. Hear grisly tales of witchcraft, torture and restless spirits as you venture down medieval closes and descend into the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults. Your cloaked guide will lead you through the dimly lit caverns, filling the night with stories – all of them true.

As night thickens, you’ll gather in Megget’s cellar for a whisky – or a glass of lager or soft drink if you’re not fond of a dram. In the warmth of candlelight, your storyteller will conjure more tales of Edinburgh’s ghoulish past, and the tortured souls that stalk the city’s streets.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Tour with expert guide
    • Whisky tasting or a glass of lager or a soft drink
    Where

    Mercat Cross, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, United Kingdom

    Meeting point:
    The Mercat Cross is an 8 sided monument situated on the Royal Mile. The tour departs from right in front of it.
    What to remember
    • Please arrive at the meeting point (Mercat Cross, Royal Mile, EH1 1RF) at least 15 minutes before the beginning of your tour to allow time to check-in
    • Tour ends: Blair Street Underground Vaults, 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
    • Concession tickets apply to seniors (aged 60+) and students (aged 16+) with a valid student ID
    • Children over five years of age are very welcome but children under 5 are not permitted on any of our tours
    • Please bring your own set of 2.5mm jack headphones (where possible) for use with the TourTalk devices, otherwise these can be provided for you
    • Please note anyone who appears to be under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to join the tour
    • This tour runs in all weather conditions, please dress accordingly to the weather. Sensible walking shoes are advised
    • Please note only service dogs are welcome on this tour, no other pets
    • The maximum number of participants is 18 people
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    Provider
    Mercat Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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