I did this tour last night. Even though it was a very chilly night, Angus' humour was enough to keep us all warm. A good tour for someone interested in history but if you are looking for ghosts, try another tour.
Your evening tour begins at a designated meeting point in Edinburgh Old Town. Greet your guide and receive an introduction to the city’s dark history.
Wind your way down the cobbled streets surrounding Calton Hill and North Bridge, beneath which lies the Blair Street Vaults. Discover tales of torture and treason interspersed with stories of pagan festivals and dramatic historical events.
Get acquainted with the deceased residents of Canongate cemetery, and discover the truth behind the gruesome exploits of Burke and Hare, the notorious Edinburgh grave robbers.
Your tour concludes on the Royal Mile.
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We did both the free tour and the Darkside tour with Ryan and the Castle tour with Alistair. They were both fantastic guides. We’ve done over 10 walking tours with Sandemans and these two guides were at the very top. Both funny and knowledgeable, they...More
Our guide Greg was informative, funny, enthusiastic and obviously loves history. A great way to end the day. See if you can get lucky and have Greg as your guide. So much history and lore that you wont remember 75% of it!
Our tour guide, Sarah, was absolutely brilliant. You could tell she has a passion for story telling and she filled the entire walk with wit, charm and wise cracks. The walk dipped and dodged from grim urban legends to dark folklore and mythology. I recommend...More
On the 23/8/2018 we were in Edinburgh and knowing that these were done Tours Agnès reserved a place for us Our guide was Miss Mary, with a lot of professionalism that was introduced to us in the history of the city and, laughing and smiling,...More