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Free Ghost Tour

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“creepy stories”(11 reviews)
“tip based”(10 reviews)
“dark history”(6 reviews)
Hear ghostly tales and sinister stories that will transport you back to the terrifying past of old Edinburgh as we walk spooky shadows and haunted alleyways. The Free Ghost Tour starts every night on The Royal Mile, in front of The Royal McGregor...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
160 High Street | In front of The Royal McGregor, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7721 913031
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a birthday weekend and found this by chance. The tour guides were easy to find and we were grouped in two different tour groups, one for English speakers and one for Spanish which I liked. The English speakers went a different tour route around...More

Thank Lucyj96
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the 9.30 Ghost walk, Stephanie our guide was brilliant, great story teller, fun and provided a few scares!! Would highly recommend 😀

Thank jasonhA8007RV
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was part of the 7pm group, led by Steve. Great storyteller and has an amazing way to engage and connect with people. Well done, Steve! Thanks for sharing the stories and showing us a "different side" of Edinburgh!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our guide Steve it's a really good actor and storyteller, he did a wonderful tour through Edinburgh full of scary stories and some jokes. Totally recommended.

1  Thank SantiagoC1356
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the 7pm tour with Steven on Tuesday. Although it was a very cold windy night, he managed to keep our attention for the entire time. He was a good storyteller without being too scary. That being said, the last stop gave me goosebumps.

Thank StarJ13
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fine tour my friend and I had even in broad daylight as we embarked on a walking excursion with various stories of Edinburgh's dark past. Some truth, some legend, some myth and all woven together via our delightful Aussie guide whose theatrics and...More

Thank LvmjV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did our tour with Christine, and it was an amazing experience! We learnt a lot about hidden history and forklore, while also being spooked. Christine was really funny and theatrical, which was very appreciated.

Thank Maria m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the free ghost tour and it is very recommendable. There was many people for just one guide so they called another guide who came in 5 minutes which was very appreciable. Out guide (Rory or Roly, can´t remember properly) was very enjoyable. It...More

Thank Sherezade B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the ghost walking tour on Friday 2nd Nov at 21.30 with my friend. Our tour guide Stephanie was amazing! She was a perfect blend of informative and theatrical. She was also funny and very friendly. I would highly recommend doing this tour. It...More

Thank kingshivi92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ghost tour with Rory. He was theatrical, entertaining and very engaging of a large group. Highly recommend!

Thank VanessaRS93
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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7 November 2018|
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Response from Sherezade B | Reviewed this property |
You can check on the webpage, free ghost tour Edinburgh. It is done by a group or company called Explorers if I'm not wrong. It is done everyday at 5pm 7.30pm and 9pm starting in the Royal Mile
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14 October 2018|
Response from Traveler830075 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The tour is free, but afterwards you can give a tip to your guide if you want to. In my opinion, it's mostly about the stories and less about the things you see. It's on the Royal Mile and locations around it. Don't know... More
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Stéphane M | Reviewed this property |
Around 1h30min!
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