A must for anyone visiting Edinburgh for the first time. Gives you a real I sit to the history of this beautiful city and it’s dark past.
Your tour begins at a designated meeting point in Edinburgh Old Town. Greet your guide and receive an overview of Edinburgh’s rich history. After two stops above ground, descend to South Bridge Vaults and explore the tunnels by candlelight.
Learn about how the vaults came into fruition and listen to spine-chilling tales of death, disease, and body snatching by the infamous Burke and Hare. Plus, see relics abandoned by the former residents of the vaults.
The tour concludes in the Discovery Room. Here you can gain access to exhibits containing further information on the South Bridge Vaults.
We had a very intersting tour with William, who was a great storyteller and managed to get the information and the "picture of old times" across very vividely. Thankfully, this was truely a historical tour without the "haunted nonsense" ;-)
Booked this tour as something to do whilst in Edinburgh, it was very fascinating and the vaults were great to see. Lots of facts and storys from way back when. Throughly enjoyed it. Our tour guide Emma was brilliant.