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Ghosts and Ghouls Walking Tour, Edinburgh

  • Fire up your imagination, follow your feet and enjoy this journey into Edinburgh’s ghoulish past
  • Listen to true tales of bloody punishment, at the Mercat Cross, before descending into the famously haunted Vaults
  • Enjoy a complimentary drink in the atmospheric cellar to finish your spooky tour

As you venture down the Royal mile this spooky tour will show you the more sinister side of Edinburgh.

Hidden deep below the Royal mile its walls are said to have soaked up memories of the people who once lived there.  This tour is not for the faint hearted; you may need to cling onto the person beside you.

This eerie tour will end with a complimentary drink in the atmospheric chamber; here your tour guide will continue to entertain with more spooky tales.


2 hours

Height Restriction

No minimum height

No maximum height

Wheelchair Friendly


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This experience is not suitable for spectators

Animals Allowed

No Animals Allowed

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Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather

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About the provider

Mercat Tours, Mercat Cross, Edinburgh

Mercat Cross,
Royal Mile,
United Kingdom

Founded in 1985, Mercat Tours are well established tour company set in the heart of Edinburgh. Visitors to the city, traditionally went to the Mercat Cross on the High Street, to seek local information and so it was decided all their tours would begin here and in turn the company would be named after it! They offer a brilliant range of fascinating history and eerie ghost tours, above and below the ancient streets of Edinburgh…
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