4.5 star rating: Recommended 108 Reviews

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  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  60 minutes (approx.)
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.


  • 1-hour Edinburgh late-night ghost walking tour
  • Experience Edinburgh’s famous haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults by candle light
  • Visit sites of documented hauntings, ghosts and spirits
  • Hear fascinating stories of crimes, hangings and mysterious legends from your expert guide

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What You Can Expect

Edinburgh Night Walking Including Historic Underground Vaults

Hidden and Haunted Ghost Walking Tour Edinburgh

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!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our tour was amazing! Really gives you an idea of how some people worked and lived! Our tour guide Lydia was amazing! She is a wealth of knowledge!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Absolutely brilliant, thoroughly enjoyed ghost stories and tour of vaults. Very atmospheric, chilling and exciting, Mark was brilliant as tour guide. Would not hesitate recommending this tour, well worth it. Made a fantastic start to our weekend in Edinburgh.

Tour 3rd July 2015 9.30 pm.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing! Our tour guide, Lyndia was perfect. She made the tour informative, entertaining and scary. This tour is definitely one to remember. I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Wonderful tour for the price

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour is simply brilliant. The places you are taken and the stories behind them are fascinating as well as creepy. Our tour guide Craig was the best story teller, and supplied not only great ghost stories but extremely interesting facts about the history of Edinburgh. 10/10 would recommend

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great fun. The tour guides were full of info and I enjoyed all the creppy stories. Definitely a must if your in Edinburgh.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

tour guide ella was fantastic really knows her stuff
and loves to get really into the story and gets everyone involved,
The vaults are brilliant really scary at night time highly suggest you go on the night tours as they highten the atmosphere
definetly worth every penny
Fantastic tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Great tour guide and great stories

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Tour was great :) highly recommend!

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