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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Highlights
  • Learn about Edinburgh’s haunted history from a costumed guide
  • Visit the notoriously haunted Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard
  • Enjoy a stroll through Old Town
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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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Haunted vaults. A sinister graveyard. Tales of torture, murder and hangings.
US$21.41
7:30pm
Haunted vaults. A sinister graveyard. Tales of torture, murder and hangings.
US$21.41
Overview
This ghost-themed night walking tour delves into Edinburgh’s deep history. Visit the Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard, two of the city’s most haunted destinations, while your costumed guide regales you with tales of torture, cannibalism, and witchery. Ideal for history buffs and those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour takes place under the cover of darkness to create an appropriately spooky atmosphere.
What to Expect
Your evening begins at St. Giles High Kirk on High Street, where you meet your guide and set off on foot to explore the city.

The first stop is the Blair Street vaults, where you explore dark chambers and passageways and hear tales of cannibals, body snatchers, and restless souls.

Next, head to the Canongate Kirkyard cemetery, where you can watch for specters wandering the tombstones and listen to yet more ghostly history.

Your tour ends at Canongate graveyard.
Reviews (46)
1 - 5 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great history/ghost tour

The history of the people who lived in the underground vaults and what life was like was enthralling. That added with the ghosts stories AND possible ghost encounters made it even more memorable. Our group had no encounters and it did not make it too...More

Thank Monisa F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
This Tour is Amazing!

I booked this tour our first night in Edinburgh on the recommendation of a friend who hadn't been yet but had researched the tour for his own holiday next year. We had Alun as a tour guide and he was absolutely perfect. I honestly cant...More

1  Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brilliant - Do it!!!

We booked this tour months in advance from Australia, fingers crossed it would live up to expectations... it was Brilliant, thank you!! My teenagers loved it too, and Sam (our guide) was fantastic! The creepy feeling went up my back about the 'unpleasant' tenant, way...More

Thank LindainBrisbane
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile
Very informative

Very good and interesting tour. Lara was great and made time for everyone. The vaults are amazing and a must see.

Thank Dave R
MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your tour of Edinburgh with us :)

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Highly recommend

This tour was fantastic and informative. Our guide Simon, was knowledgeable and the stories he told were very interesting about Edinburgh’s past. The tour starts with an insight of Edinburgh from “the outside” and then we were taken down one of the closes before heading...More

1  Thank 194aliy
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Christine S
6 April 2018|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
hi Christine, yeah you do only about 4 rooms but it's worth it😊it's very spooky 😱
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