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Edinburgh ghost tours

I'm interested in doing one or two ghost tours while I'm in Edinburgh next week but would like some advice on which company seems to run the best tour. Everything I've found on line is very conflicting. Any recommendations on who has the best tour?

Real Mary King's Close

Auld Reekie tours

Mercat tours

City of the Dead

Another group you've heard of?


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1. Re: Edinburgh ghost tours

Sorry can't recommend any as the only one I have personal experience of is Mercat Tours. I was very happy with their tour which included the vaults but it was around 3 years ago.

Other options - Ghost Bus tour - it seems to get mixed reviews but I do see it driving around. I also think they may negotiate on the price especially if not in high season. We had some visitors staying with us and my wife spoke to them and they talked about cheaper tickets for 4 of us but in the end we never booked.

Another company who seem to get consistent good reviews on here is Cadies & Witchery tours.

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2. Re: Edinburgh ghost tours

Mary Kings Close is not really a ghost your. It's real and definitely worth a visit.

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3. Re: Edinburgh ghost tours

I did the "Doomed, Dead & Buried" tour with Mercat last year, and I enjoyed it. They took us down into the Blair Street Underground Vaults, and into the Canonggate graveyard, where the tour finished: mercattours.com/doomed-dead-and-buried.asp

I also did Mary King's Close, but that wasn't really a ghost tour. For that I booked the "Gold Experience" where you get two tours: the normal one underground, and a second (after a break) around the Royal Mile: realmarykingsclose.com/special-tours/MaryKin…

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4. Re: Edinburgh ghost tours

You can also have a look at the Cadies and Witchery Tour which walks around Edinburgh Castle tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186525-…

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