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In and Out the Dusty Closes
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In and Out the Dusty Closes

By Elgin Ghost Tours
About
This tour will explore the hidden alleyways in town, some of which have original details from the 1600s. Hear the details of life in the alleyways, what kind of folks lived there. How did our town handle epidemics historically.
from
£12.83
per adult
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Ages 0-120, max of 50 per group
Duration: 1–2 hours
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English, Spanish
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  • How Elgin coped during historical epidemics
  • Elgin's only existent 'street tap'.
  • Elgin's only existent 'Gas Streetlight'
  • The nitty gritty of life in the alleyways


Start:
  • 6 S College St, Elgin IV30 1EP, UK
    I will be beside The Wee Cross outside Elgin Museum
End:
  • The Tower, 103 High St, Elgin IV30 1EB, UK
    Beside the Statue of the Town Drummer

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 186568P7

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • You'll start at
    6 S College St
    6 S College St, Elgin IV30 1EP, UK
    I will be beside The Wee Cross outside Elgin Museum
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Elgin Museum
  • You'll end at
    The Tower
    The Tower, 103 High St, Elgin IV30 1EB, UK
    Beside the Statue of the Town Drummer
    See address & details
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  • Elgin Ghost Tours
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    Elgin, Scotland
    Joined in June 2016
  • ailishp2024
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Book this now!!
    We booked this tour on the Sunday as part of our friend’s hen weekend. The tour guide was a perfect mixture of funny, entertaining and super knowledgeable- she made me come away wanting to know so much more about the history of Elgin, it’s honestly infectious! She was also able to gauge the energy of the group- giving us the grizzly details when we were leaning in, keeping us going and engaging in all our banter. The bride to be had such an amazing time, thank you for making our weekend awesome!
    Written 9 April 2024
  • Adventure09471299280
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly chilling!
    We recently took the Witch Tour in Elgin with Lynda Dean, who believes that a city's lifeblood lies in its history. It was incredibly fascinating to learn about the rich history of this city, and this tour only scratched the surface. The details of the witch trials were both eerie and eye-opening – realizing how anyone could be accused is truly chilling. Lynda, our guide, impressed us with her professionalism, sense of humor, and extensive knowledge. She not only made the dark history engaging but also sparked our curiosity to explore the histories of other regions in the country and beyond. We were left amazed at how much there is still to discover!
    Written 5 January 2024
  • fionadO1984RO
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    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Witches Tour, Elgin
    Did this tour with family as something different to do for s few hours. Lots of history on the area around the cathedral and surrounding area. Information about the witches and the horrendous number of them killed!
    Written 19 November 2023
  • Mylittlewitch
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great tour fantastic guide
    Fantastic and educational tour. Our guide was so knowledgeable of the area and the horrendous things done to the poor souls accused of witchcraft. Wasn’t sure it would be husbands cup of tea but he really enjoyed it too. Was a cold night in November but was so good didn’t even notice. Highly recommend to anyone with an interest in witch trials,ghosts or just history in general xx
    Written 14 November 2023
  • H9815TKlorrainec
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Historic witch tour of Elgin
    Very informative with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Weather was lousy but very glad we did it. Well worth it.
    Written 30 October 2023
  • N2341EOchristinem
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    10/10 Highly recommend!🧙‍♀️
    Really fantastic and interesting tour! My partner and I went on Lyndas witches tour which kicked off at the meeting point outside the Elgin Museum. Lynda walked us through the wicked history of how the witches were walk through the town to trial for their death at Elgins famous Cathedral! Lynda really knows how to tell a story and has a great field of knowledge local and afar. Not to mention Lyndas wicked sense humour that had me and my partner in stitches throughout! I learned so many things about the witches of Scotland and Lynda's tour definitely has made me want to know more! Highly recommend! Thanks for the tour we had a fab day!🧡🧙‍♀️🧹📚
    Written 28 October 2023
  • Deductress
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Engaging, knowledgeable and genuinely entertaining.
    Lynda is an excellent tour guide - she's extremely engaging, knowledgeable and genuinely entertaining. My friend and I were fortunate enough to get a tour with her just to ourselves, and it was brilliant to have such a specialised tour. You visit various areas in Elgin town, but at no point do you feel rushed or overwhelmed with information - Lynda is very natural in the way she leads her tours. It was also great to have a genuine local take us around, someone who knows the place inside and out - to the point she recognised and greeted many people we walked past. I actually studied the witch trials at university, it was my area of interest, which I never made Lynda aware of - and I learnt many new things from her tour! Which was fantastic for me. As such, I highly recommend this tour for those of you completely new to the history of the witch trials, and for those, like me, who have been studying or interested in it for many years.
    Written 3 August 2023
  • princesspaiger
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly recommend this tour.
    Wow we had an amazing tour. Linda is an excellent tour guide who is just a well of knowledge. Kids and adults loved it. We learned so many things we would never have known. Thank you so much for great memories
    Written 26 July 2023
  • Patricia T
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don’t miss out on all the stories! Great fun!
    Amazing local folktales from our guide, very interesting stories from the inquisition era. Definitely a must-try for witchy enthusiasts. Amazing walk with such lovely weather as well.
    Written 20 June 2023
  • gaztic73
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Witches tour
    We had an amazing time on the witches tour. Hearing the stories of why people were accused of being a witch and subsequently treated was very interesting and gruesome. And seeing some of the landmarks around Elgin and their history was fantastic too. I'd highly recommend this tour.
    Written 5 June 2023
  • Leslie E
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Elgin witch
    An excellent tour, Linda was extremely knowledgeable, very funny and personable young lady. Will definitely be looking to go on one of her other tours, when I'm next in Elgin
    Written 26 May 2023
  • Gail A
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Witches!
    We had a fantastic time. Linda is a great tour guide, knowledgeable, friendly and funny. Will definitely try her other tours.
    Written 20 May 2023
  • andylV6918TC
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Witch walk
    Very informative . Lady was very funny realy enjoyed it . Will defo go back and do another one . Told family and friends .
    Written 14 May 2023
  • susane1683
    0 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Witch tour
    She knew exactly what she was talking about and made the tour very enjoyable. My kids really liked it
    Written 16 April 2023
  • H3377ZKstevem
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Entertaining and educational
    Very entertaining walk through Elgin and a dark time in its history. Enthralling from start to finish, our guide had a fantastic ability to not stick to a script, but to respond to questions by weaving answers into the wider story. Incredible local knowledge and storytelling skills. Geat value and highly recommended.
    Written 13 March 2023
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Katarzyna Anna K
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
We moved to Elgin 10 yrs ago and booked the Tour to find out more about its history. The Tour of the Closes was a good choice. We not only got to know some of the historical background but also a few creepy stories. Lynda was brilliant showing us everything that seems hidden or missed when just walking on your own. She is such a good storyteller. Very knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a lovely day
Written 15 January 2023
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Thank you ! Very glad you enjoyed it :)
Written 4 February 2023
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Kirsten C
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
It was amazing, Linda was fascinating and funny and is a true wealth of knowledge. Highly recommend her tours. Determined to go on all her other tours now, as if they are only half as good as this one they'll still be well worth it
Written 24 June 2023
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Aww that's brilliant thank you so much :)
Written 25 June 2023
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