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Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option

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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Ideal for those fascinated by the supernatural, this tour of Edinburgh’s underground vaults is sure to make your spine tingle. With a ghoulish guide, descend into the darkened depths of the Blair Street Vaults and hear vivid retellings of torture, murder, and body snatching. Abandon thoughts of manufactured frights and prepare to experience the sinister side of Edinburgh on this small-group tour.
  • Tour of the Blair Street underground vaults in Edinburgh
  • Ideal for those intrigued by the paranormal, this spooky tour is sure to scare
  • Listen to gruesome tales of torture, murder, and body snatching
  • No manufactured frights, ensuring everything you experience is genuine
  • Exclusive access to the vaults on this tour
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Departure Point

High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK

Return Details

28 Blair St, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, UK
At an afternoon departure time to suit your schedule, greet your guide at a central location. Following your cloaked guide, weave your wicked way through the shadow-shrouded streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town and gain insight into Edinburgh’s dark history.

After the spooky scene has been established, descend to the vaults beneath Blair Street and feel a morbid chill permeate the air. Tentatively wander through darkened passages and hear gruesome tales of torture, murder, and body snatching.

Ghost stories galore, you are sensitive to a cold breath on the back of your neck and the flicker of a candle in the distance. Return to daylight and bid your guide farewell.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Mercat Tours
Visit our famous "Blair Street Underground vaults".
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Edinburgh Old Town
Stopping occasionally for stories.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Mercat Cross
Tour meeting point.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Royal Mile
Stroll the shadowy closes to soak up the atmosphere of the Royal Mile
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that we cannot accept babies or children under the age of 5 on this tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Tours are guaranteed all year round, so please dress for the weather, with comfortable shoes.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Mercat Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option.
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What is the social distancing policy during Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Small Group Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh with Private Option.

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  • "It was great, tour guide really good fun , stories were grizzly, well worth doing , even if it's raining go for it , under cover or under ground" See review

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Wonderful
Soumiran_B
, Dec 2020
Superb location. Lidia was wonderful as the tour guide and took us through a fabulous route in old Edinburgh.
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Spooky fun
martine
, Oct 2020
Our guide Fred was very enthusiastic and entertaining. She made us laugh with her funny presentation before we started the walk. Going down into the vaults under the city was facinating from a historical point of view, and the atmosphere down there was spooky.
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Amazing
andreaarbuckle4
, Feb 2020
Mark the host was amazing and was very enjoyable experience. Well done guys keep up the good work was worth the drive from Glasgow hope to see you again soon on another tour
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Hi Andrea, Thanks for your kind words about Mark. We'll definitely keep the good work up and look forward to possibly seeing you again at a later date! All the best and thanks for touring with us, Kim
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Fab ghost tour
Departure16388935834
, Jun 2019
It was great, tour guide really good fun , stories were grizzly, well worth doing , even if it's raining go for it , under cover or under ground
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