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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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
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Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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Overview
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 spooky atmosphere.
What to Expect
Your evening begins at St. Giles High Kirk 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.
Reviews (51)
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Reviewed today
Very engaging tour guide

A very engaging tour guide was gripping, had us all listening to every word said. Great job Lydia, you made the tour very fun (and creepy). Great to book with, accommodating for our private tour and a treat to view somewhere not otherwise known about.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EmilyU7H8B
Reviewed today
The dark side of Edinburgh

Regina was an amazing tour guide. She was funny, which is critical in a tour guide, and she was spooky as all get out when we got into the creepy vaults. I appreciated her thorough talk about life in Edinburgh pre-plumbing and cleanliness. It gives...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wanderingteacher84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great little tour!

Did this on a whim and glad we did. Stephanie was our tour guide and she was great fun. She didn't sound scripted and answered questions expertly. The vaults were great and whilst we were down there we experienced some unexplained knocking noises! Didn't feel...More

Thank badlydrawnkel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Well, I never!

Spending a few nights in Edingburgh, one thing that was recommended was the Blair Street Vaults Tour. So, with Ruth as our guide, we made our way to the Blair Vaults. Who would have thought there was so much going on under the Royal Mile....More

Thank caroleh730
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Ghostly Encounter

Was and absolutely fab tour of the vaults, super engaging and Ana, our guide, did an amazing job of setting the scene. We even had one of our own ghostly encounters with the shoemaker ghost, as it seemed to dislike my shoes by grogging on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Christine S
April 6, 2018|
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Response from Sue A | Reviewed this property |
hi Christine, yeah you do only about 4 rooms but it's worth it😊it's very spooky 😱
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