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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
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.
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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
10pm Terror Tour 9th Aug 2018

Complete waste of time and money! My partner and I waited outside the meeting point, Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile for over 15 mins. Tour guide never showed up. There was another ghost tour company in the vicinity that showed no interest in our...More

Thank popeyedoyle99
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile
Oooooh, creepy

Alot of fun in the underground. The history side of the tour is really interesting and there's no people dressed up waiting to jump and scare you. The scares are legit.

Thank Jarrod K
Reviewed 17 June 2018
Terror tour

The terror tour was brilliant , I wasn’t sure what to expect but we had a great time . The information and knowledge of the guide was excellent, being an a 10 o’clock tour it was over 18 only , it was quite eerie and...More

Thank Rhonamuir
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile
Terror tour

We went on the terror tour in the vaults, and would highly recommend! There was information and insight to how life wouldve been on the vaults whilst being eerie, good fun!

1  Thank beccyg90
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile
Spooktacular vaults

Myself and my friend went on this tour on our recent trip to Edinburgh, both of us have a keen interest in ghosts and history so combining the two is the best of both worlds for us. Overall the tour was good, the tour guide,...More

1  Thank RockandRowell
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