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Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh provided by Cadies & Witchery Tours

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Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh

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Throughout Britain, Edinburgh is renowned for its gruesome history. Delve deeper into the city’s past on a walking tour that focuses on ghosts and gore. Led by a costumed guide, this tour reveals spooky stories that you’re unlikely to find in the guidebook and includes a souvenir copy of a book that details Edinburgh’s history of witchcraft.
  • See a different side of Edinburgh Old Town on a walking tour
  • An ideal choice for travelers with an interest in the paranormal
  • Exploring after dark heightens the atmosphere
  • Hear stories and legends that you're unlikely to find elsewhere
Important Information
Departure Point
The Witchery by the Castle, 352 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, UK
1h 20m
Return Details
Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1, UK
  • The Witchery Tales Book, by Adam Lyal
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Emilie M wrote a review Oct 2019
Neuchâtel, Switzerland4 contributions7 helpful votes
I went on this tour with my 20 high school students. They had a lot of fun. Some of them got scared (but in a good way). The tour was funny, interesting, not too long, and the right amount of "scary"! Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Aug2019travelor wrote a review Sep 2019
San Diego, California9 contributions8 helpful votes
I was on both the "Ghosts and Gore" and "Murder and Mystery" tours on the same night with Alexr. Clapperton leading the tours with his great side kick (sorry forgot his name), it was a lot of fun and the stories (and jokes) added to the evening. They both were very enjoyable
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Date of experience: August 2019
Viller-Valle wrote a review Aug 2019
14 contributions3 helpful votes
We had a great time, learning about the history of the old town, its inhabitants and their ways. Not so much ghost stories, which in fact was for the better. The real stories are scary enough.
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Edinburgh19 wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution3 helpful votes
Toured as a last minute decision with a group of friends and we were so glad we did. The tour is great fun. The group was a good size and our tour guides made it most entertaining. Would definitely recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Kam-Haider wrote a review Aug 2019
London, United Kingdom282 contributions128 helpful votes
We were a small group entertained by a most charming man. The tour lasted around an hour and a half and we had an absolute blast. I loved the story telling by our host some great stories about Edinburgh in the past, the plague, witches punishment. Our host had a sidekick who
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By: Cadies & Witchery Tours
Good humored shop
We enjoyed the staff in the shop. They were very friendly and joked around with us. We got an awsome dragon head th
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Scary, of course, but more importantly funny as hell
Hands down best tour I’ve ever done! Scary enough to feel a bit nervous, not too haunting either. Wonderfully told
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Our tour guy, Edgar was really good! He brought some humour into the tour which was great. Would 100% recommend. De
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Witchery murder and mystery walking tour (Adam Lyal)
Great fun, very informative and useful in understanding the history of Edinburgh. Adam Lyal (deceased) hosts the to
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Walking tour
Anyone reading this needs to get on board and go on this tour. It was fantastic and by far the most enjoyable tour
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Jim Wilson
Excellent tour. My children and I loved it. We were very impressed and amused by the 'mad monk' and the tour guide
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Murder & Mystery
Fantastic tour! Well worth going on. Adam Lyal was brilliant at telling the storys of Edinburgh murder & mystery. B
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Brilliant- don’t bother with the others book this tour!
Brilliant tour, we’ve done other tours and have to say this was the best! The ghost of Adam Lyle and his creepy sid
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Had a fantastic time. Highly recommended! Didn’t take us that long but was nice to go through some old streets (clo
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Richard T
We learned, we laughed, we screamed.
'Adam Lyle,' the deceased tour guide was engaging, interesting and funny from the start. Be ready for some panto e
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Totally recommended!
A great way to discover a different part of Edinburgh's history!Adam Lyal (deceased) was amazing and conducted the
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Witchery Tour
Was recommended this tour by friends, and it did not disappoint! A great way to learn about Edinburgh's history and
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Loved it
1st vist to edinburgh and this was recommended by a friend. Really informative and funny. Perfect for thoes wanting
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Marc C
Amazing shop museum
I loved it, the shop Is amazing and the guy Is so lovely. A lot of rare stuff if you Like this World.
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great fun tour with a few scares
great tour lasting an hour and a quarter, both the guide and his "assistant" were very funny and informative. The t
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Key Details
  • Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town, and 2 more
  • Duration: 1h 20m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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