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Edinburgh Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

  • Board a vintage double-decker bus for a ghost tour with a difference
  • Shiver as your guide tells tales of Edinburgh’s ghouls, ghosts, and criminals
  • Tremble at the tale of grave robbers turned serial killers, Burke and Hare
Edinburgh Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus
From US$ 21.73
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For a deathly creepy ghost tour, you need a great guide. Join your terrifying conductor aboard a vintage Routemaster double-decker bus for an Edinburgh ghost tour with a difference. As you travel past eerie sights like Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, Greyfriars Kirk, and Edinburgh Castle, thrill to gory anecdotes from the city’s chilling past.

What to Expect

As night falls, board the bus in central Edinburgh and pick a seat. As you ride through the streets, let your conductor transport you to the city’s dark side. Hear tales of murder, slaughter, torture, and ghosts; shiver at the story of Burke and Hare, gravediggers who turned serial killers to feed medical schools’ desire for fresh corpses; tremble at the memories of the witch hunts in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Learn a different, darker side of this historic city as you pass haunted sites like Greyfriars Kirk, Grassmarket, Edinburgh Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. You’ll finish in Edinburgh Old Town with plenty of time for a warming whisky at a local pub.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Good Fun

Just done the ghost bus tour and it was good . Having been on its sister tour in York we sort of knew what to expect but all the same still quite funny . If you have never been on one before it’s great little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GHalewood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Feel cheated

This was without doubt the worst tour I have been on. Full of sound effects and nothing else. We have done tours like this in other cities and found them highly entertaining with visits to different sites. This was a real poor relation and not...More

Thank Morag M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Ghost bus

How disappointing. £17pp to see nothing. A lot of theatrics and tales of ghosts but thats it. NOT worth the money. The trip was suppost to be 75 mins but we barely got an hour as set off late but returned early. Complete rip off....More

Thank tracysZ8718CM
TheGhostBusTours, Manager at The Ghost Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tracy, We are devastated to hear the level of your disappointment with our service. It is unacceptable that your service was cut short due to the late departure as well as the scheduling of the next tour to depart, and we sincerely apologise for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
So much fun and a great way to see the city

I was apprehensive of the price of this tour but I was worth every penny. The conductor "Hector" was brilliant and entertaining. You can venture out into the graveyard with him which was a nice touch before relaxing in the bus and enjoying the rest.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Steffi H
Reviewed 1 week ago
Impressed this Edinburgh Born and Bred Lady!!!

I suggested this to my Department colleagues for a night out as something different. I am the only Edinburgh Born and Bred amongst us and, I have to admit, I was a wee bit apprehensive. However, thanks to an amazing ,Conductor' and sound effects/voice from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 92Michelle
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Karen S
12 June 2018|
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Response from arnthrudurm2015 | Reviewed this property |
Abour an hour or two. There are some interesting facts about Edinburghs past on this tourbus.
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