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Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Overview
If you’re entranced by the paranormal, look no further than this adults-only ghost tour that unlocks access to Edinburgh’s darkest places. Led by your fearless guide, venture in search of the undead into ancient Greyfriars Kirkyard, known as the most haunted cemetery in the world. Brave a sinister encounter in the Haunted Vault and learn the mysteries of the city’s dark past.
Highlights
  • Walk Edinburgh’s haunted streets, vaults, and graveyards by night
  • Hear terrifying tales of gruesome deaths—and returns from the grave
  • Shiver at the ghostly horrors of Greyfriars Kirkyard
  • Brave the haunted vault below the city at Niddry Street Vaults
What to Expect
As night falls across Scotland’s ancient capital, greet your guide and embark on an adults-only journey through the city’s sinister past. Learn the grim history of Greyfriars Kirkyard, where quiet and unquiet souls have rested since the 16th century, and gothic monuments rear against the gloomy sky. Walk on through the darkening night to the Niddry Street Vaults that stretch below the city. Once home to witches, criminals, the destitute, and a hellfire club—and rumored to be the hunting ground of serial killers Burke and Hare—these echoing cellars are now the site of regular paranormal happenings. Something evil awaits in the Haunted Vault. Be warned!
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Departure Point
300 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PH, UK
Departure Time
8:00 PM
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
45 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, UK
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  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age recommendation 16+
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We are not the type of people to complain. Ever. But man this tour was scary bad. We felt as if the guide couldn’t remember the facts and just kept rambling about her personal life to the group. While other tours were laughing and enjoying themselves, there were some people that
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Really enjoyed the tour with Darren, he was really charismatic and made the tour really enjoyable by making us laugh and also creating a really spooky atmosphere in the vaults with his fantastic story telling. Well worth the experience and a lot of fun if you're in Edinburgh.
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Our tour guide Ewan was extremely informative, entertaining and knowledgable. His wit and charm made it into not just a tour but an engaging experience which you are left spooked and entertained. Would throughly recommend!
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This tour was a lot of fun and our guide, Darren, was very knowledgable, friendly, and genuine. The vaults and graveyard were as spooky as you could want and there was no actors in costume there to force your fear; the quality storytelling got us there on it's own. Highly
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Ewan was brilliant! He was very informative and could tell he really knew his stuff. He made the tour fun but also did the stories proud. I would definitely say go but if you struggle with stairs or small places, Maybe not the best for yourselves.
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