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Edinburgh Famous Underground Ghost Tour

  • Explore the graveyards of Greyfriars Kirkyard and St. Giles’ Cathedral with your guide
  • Visit subterranean caves and tunnels normally closed to the public
  • Uncover 18th-century archways and underground vaults deep below the streets of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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At street level, Edinburgh is a peaceful and pretty city—but the subterranean tunnels below tell an entirely different story. On this ghostly walking tour, explore historic sites including Greyfriars Kirkyard and St. Giles’ Cathedral with your enthusiastic guide, and hear chilling tales of murder and revenge. Delve down into underground caverns normally closed to the public, and learn of Edinburgh’s grim and gruesome past.
What to Expect
When darkness falls over Scotland’s ancient capital, make your way to the historic Royal Mile to meet your entertaining guide and begin your underground ghost tour.
Follow your guide through the Old Town’s shadowy lanes and cobbled courtyards, and take in top attractions including Greyfriars Kirkyard—considered among the most haunted cemeteries in the world—and St. Giles’ Cathedral.
Along the way, hear haunting tales of crime and punishment dating back through the centuries, and keep watch for otherworldly sightings of ghosts and ghouls.
Next, head down into Edinburgh’s subterranean caverns with your guide. Discover 18th-century archways, hidden doorways, and underground vaults, and hear spine-tingling tales from beyond the grave.
When your time in the undergrounds tunnels comes to an end, return to the Old Town to conclude your walking tour.
Reviews (64)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Was expecting more underground

Lady Primrose didn't seem to bother with her character. She was knowledgeable and informative but I was expecting a bit more theatrics because it seemed strange that she would have an alternative persona otherwise. The underground portion of the tour was much less than I...More

Thank Akane159
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Captain porteous

Fabulous night with captain porteous informative knowledgeable and to the point efficiency at its best money well spent

Thank christinewren2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved the tour with Mr Bell aka Isaac a brilliant way to enjoy the more sinister side of Edinburgh

Thank Lloyd J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Interesting and informative

Our guide was Lady Primrose (Kirsty), and she was excellent. Very informative and enthusiastic with lots of facts throughout the tour. Our son (12) was with us and he loved it, but was a wee bit scared in the vaults, but it really it is...More

1  Thank denis s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour!

Captain Porteous was our guide for the evening & did a fantastic job regailing us with interesting stories from the city’s past. Just the right dose of humour amongst the historical facts & grisly details!

1  Thank rockinrox
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