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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

  • Learn about Edinburgh’s haunted history from a costumed guide
  • Visit the notoriously haunted Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard
  • Enjoy a stroll through Old Town
Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
From US$ 19.17
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Haunted vaults. A sinister graveyard. Tales of torture, murder and hangings.
From US$ 20.45
Haunted vaults. A sinister graveyard. Tales of torture, murder and hangings.
From US$ 19.17
This ghost-themed night walking tour delves into Edinburgh’s deep history. Visit the Blair Street vaults and Canongate Kirkyard, two of the city’s most haunted destinations, while your costumed guide regales you with tales of torture, cannibalism, and witchery. Ideal for history buffs and those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour takes place under the cover of darkness to create an appropriately spooky atmosphere.
What to Expect
Your evening begins at St. Giles High Kirk on High Street, where you meet your guide and set off on foot to explore the city.

The first stop is the Blair Street vaults, where you explore dark chambers and passageways and hear tales of cannibals, body snatchers, and restless souls.

Next, head to the Canongate Kirkyard cemetery, where you can watch for specters wandering the tombstones and listen to yet more ghostly history.

Your tour ends at Canongate graveyard.
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Reviews (48)
1 - 5 of 45 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile
Fantastic experience

Great ghost tour and got a few pics which I'd call proof of the afterlife. Done the tour twice and it's well narrated all the way through. Good knowledge of historical events and showmanship and then there's the REAL stuff which cannot be faked.

1  Thank Andy K
Reviewed 2 October 2018
Great history/ghost tour

The history of the people who lived in the underground vaults and what life was like was enthralling. That added with the ghosts stories AND possible ghost encounters made it even more memorable. Our group had no encounters and it did not make it too...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Monisa F
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile
This Tour is Amazing!

I booked this tour our first night in Edinburgh on the recommendation of a friend who hadn't been yet but had researched the tour for his own holiday next year. We had Alun as a tour guide and he was absolutely perfect. I honestly cant...More

1  Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 17 September 2018
Brilliant - Do it!!!

We booked this tour months in advance from Australia, fingers crossed it would live up to expectations... it was Brilliant, thank you!! My teenagers loved it too, and Sam (our guide) was fantastic! The creepy feeling went up my back about the 'unpleasant' tenant, way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LindainBrisbane
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile
Very informative

Very good and interesting tour. Lara was great and made time for everyone. The vaults are amazing and a must see.

Thank DaveR888
MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks for your feedback, delighted you enjoyed your tour of Edinburgh with us :)

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Christine S
6 April 2018|
Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
hi Christine, yeah you do only about 4 rooms but it's worth it😊it's very spooky 😱