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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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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 eerie atmosphere.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Tour takes place at night for an appropriately creepy atmosphere
What to Expect
Your evening begins at St. Giles High Kirk beside the Mercat Cross 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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Important Information
Departure Point
Mercat Cross, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK
Duration
1h 45m
Return Details
Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh EH8 8FA, UK
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Visit to Canongate Graveyard
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Mile
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • You must be aged 18+ to join this tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
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 did the Doomed, Dead and Buried Tour on a chilly October night and it was well worth it! As an Edinburgh native and someone who works in visitor engagement, I can confidently say the story-telling by Hes was second to none! The stories were enthralling, intriguing, funny,
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Response from MercatToursLtd, Marketing Manager at Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for such wonderful feedback, we'll be sure to pass on your compliments to Hes! We're delighted you enjoyed getting to know your own city a little more, and don't forget to use the £2 returners discount on the back of your ticket if you come back for a second helping! All the best, Louise
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This is another fascinating tour of underground Edinburgh which explores the underground vaults and passages beneath South Bridge. To the casual visitor to Edinburgh you wouldn't know that there is a different world under South Bridge which from the surface doesn't look like a
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Response from MercatToursLtd, Marketing Assistant at Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much, glad that you enjoyed! The Blair Street Underground Vaults can get a bit warm which many people don't expect so we do try and keep air flowing as much as possible. All the best, Katie
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Our lovely lady Hes showed us around the city and undergrounds... great experience specially late night, not very scary but interesting and educational:)
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Response from MercatToursLtd, Marketing Assistant at Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Damian, pleased that you enjoyed the tour! Many thanks, Katie
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Went on the tour booked for 7:30 - it was cancelled when we turned up and rebooked for 8:30pm which was slightly inconvenient, but they were offering rebookings and refunds if necessary. The tour walked into the vaults and to the Kirk yard with very interesting stories. I’m a
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Response from MercatToursLtd, Marketing Assistant at Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Jessica, Apologies for the inconvenience caused but thank you for understanding and we're glad you could join the tour! Glad that you enjoyed. All the best, Katie
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Shout out to Alex the guide, he was brilliant, full of drama, & scarily fun & factual ghost stories & history. I've been on this tour under the vaults a few times. It's a good tour to get into the Halloween spirit, the vaults arnt a nice place & quite spooky. Enjoyed the tour
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Response from MercatToursLtd, Marketing Assistant at Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for coming back to join us again - hope you've been using your £2 returners discount! Great to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Alex. All the best, Katie
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  • Duration: 1h 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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