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Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh

  • 1.5-hour terror walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Explore Edinburgh’s ancient Old Town with a guide
  • Visit hidden underground vaults under cover of darkness
Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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Terror Walking Tour in Edinburgh
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Experience spine-tingling thrills and supernatural chills on this 1.5-hour adults-only terror walking tour in Edinburgh. Take a journey along the cobbled streets of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town with a guide and delve deep into the city’s dark past. When darkness has descended on the city, explore hidden underground vaults once used to hold criminals of deepest guilt — and others — and take in top city landmarks including St Giles’ Cathedral by night. Hear of the notorious Tolbooth Prison and the troubled souls it held, and enter the terrifying torture museum.
What to Expect
This is a special 75 minute over-18's only exploration of Edinburgh's darkest history and paranormal secrets. You will be taken on a journey down into the infamous underground vaults.
Who were the infamous characters that once roamed these areas, leaving behind a legacy of legend and notoriety?
The South Bridge Vaults has even higher levels of paranormal activity late at night, approaching the witching hour, your tour is the prime time to explore these haunted and eerie locations for yourself. Ask your guide about their own paranormal experiences and hear about some of the reports we regularly receive from visitors, paranormal investigators and mediums.
Finally you shall receive free access to a torture exhibition to see the instruments from the “Burning Times”, used to extract confessions, and punish the unfortunate.
Dare you join for this celebration of the paranormal and macabre? Who knows what might happen? Will the Poltergeist attack? You have been warned. This tour is for over 18s only.
Reviews (27)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
3 Visits, 2 guides and multiple phenomenon

Have visited on 3 separate occasions with both Marina and Christelle. Both are informative and engaging. We visited more vaults with Christelle than with Maria which was good. I've been in both with just candle light and with the main green/ electric lights on and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile
Hyped up a wee bit much

When we started the tour we had no idea what we got ourselves into! When Ewan walked in a bit late because the previous tour had 6 people fainting, I was terrified to my toes! I almost wanted to back out on the spot. Ewan...More

1  Thank tatatanyatherese
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile
'Well worth it with an excellent tour guide'

We had a truly amazing experience. Our tour guide Euan made the tour very interesting with all his knowledge on the history and facts but also scary and funny at the same time. The night walk around the graveyard was good but the vaults were...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile
Dearest Ewan

Dearest Ewan, First of all, I truly want to thank you for taking us on the terror tour during our one night in Edinburgh. You may or may not remember me, but I was the woman who was a bit shook up in the room...More

3  Thank NaomiTomH
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile
Big group = waste of time

This has great potential and well set up for a good experience but the group was far too big, just over 20. One heckler in the group who was not reigned in killed the whole mood. Reading other reviews this seems to be a recurring...More

1  Thank Sean M
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