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Edinburgh Ghost Tour by Vintage Bus

From US$23,30
  • 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
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22:45pm Departure Halloween
Edinburgh ghost bus tour, departing at 22:45pm
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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 1 week ago via mobile
Cuthbert is the best

Very tongue in cheek excursion by bus to experience the paranormal. Stopped in a graveyard for a few minutes on route around the city. Cuthbert was so entertaining. I’ve not laughed so much in a while. Fabulous entertainer. Don’t expect many encounters with ghosties tho

Thank Pippin1010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Scared the life out of me

I went with my sister and mum on this tour. There were couple of times where i thought i would jump out of my skin. The narrator was very very funny.🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣👻👻👻👻👻 Saw many parts of the town.

Thank Arnthrudur M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Would not rush back

Very amateurish production that could be greatly improved on by using props and a much better TV screen. Apparently the week before the tour was cancelled due to communication failures.

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
Good Fun

Bit cheesy but good fun. Wee bit of Edinburgh history along the way. Was pretty expensive for what it was.

1  Thank scottishfoodlover013
Reviewed 12 April 2018
An absolute hoot!

I decided to take the tour on a whim as bored and alone. I just saw the bus and it looked creepy and inviting. It was a wonderful tour. Our guide was a very talented and entertaining young man, someone who belongs on stage for...More

1  Thank AndyWildman
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