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Early Afternoon Underground Ghost Tour, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Visit Edinburgh's famous underground vaults and see people walking over you through the window at the roof!
  • Hear about the ghosts that haunt the dark vaults, told by one of our enthusiastic guides!
  • Go back in time to Old Edinburgh - 300 years in the past!
  • Hear the stories and secrets of the eerie history of Edinburgh

Step deep into the famous underground vaults of Edinburgh - one of the world’s most haunted cities! Your guide - dressed in a full period costume - will entertain you and teach you about the ghost stories and the history of Edinburgh’s gruesome past. Hear the stories of ghosts, torture, witches and hangings!

Unlike most ghost tours, this tour takes place in daylight. However, not every place we visit is brightly lit. As we head into the underground of the city, just beneath South Bridge off the Royal Mile, the atmosphere becomes gloomy and dark. It would not be the first time that a guest spotted a ghost moving about!

Moreover, we will walk around the Old Town closes of the city - Hear the historically accurate stories of horror and torture that shocked Edinburgh back in the days.


1 hour

Height Restriction

No minimum height

No maximum height

Wheelchair Friendly


Maximum Weight

No maximum weight

Weather Dependent

Outdoor - No

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This experience is not suitable for spectators

Animals Allowed

Guide Dogs Only

Toilet facilities


Minimum Age


Important Information

Please be at the meeting point on time.
This tour involves walking on uneven ground. Access to our vaults requires walking down some steps and is therefore not wheelchair friendly.
The underground vaults are dimly lit.
Children have to be accompanied by an adult.

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About the provider

City of Edinburgh Tours, Old Police Box Ticket Office

Old Police Box,
9 Hunter Square,
Royal Mile,
EH1 1QS,
United Kingdom

All tours start and end at our Old Police Box. Our Box is located next to the Tron Kirk & opposite a Starbucks. The box is well sign posted and located very centrally on the Royal Mile.
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