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Haunted Vaults and Graveyard Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Your knowledgeable guide takes you to Greyfriar's Kirkyard, home of the famous Greyfriar's Bobby – nice dog – who had cocked his leg where rotting corpses lay below and whose names were made famous in many novels and history books, sending chills down many a reader's spine.

Then on to the infamous and haunted Niddry Street underground vaults, most haunted place in Edinburgh and probably one of the scariest in the world! Once home to the destitute, prostitutes, criminals, witches and a hell-fire club, and is possessed by something evil that awaits you
Highlights
  • Walk Edinburgh’s haunted streets, vaults, and graveyards by night
  • Hear terrifying tales of gruesome deaths—and returns from the grave
  • Shiver at the ghostly horrors of Greyfriars Kirkyard
  • Brave the haunted vault below the city at Niddry Street Vaults
What to Expect
As night falls across Scotland’s ancient capital, greet your guide and embark on an adults-only journey through the city’s sinister past. Learn the grim history of Greyfriars Kirkyard, where quiet and unquiet souls have rested since the 16th century, and gothic monuments rear against the gloomy sky. Walk on through the darkening night to the Niddry Street Vaults that stretch below the city. Once home to witches, criminals, the destitute, and a hellfire club—and rumored to be the hunting ground of serial killers Burke and Hare—these echoing cellars are now the site of regular paranormal happenings. Something evil awaits in the Haunted Vault. Be warned!
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Departure Point
300 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PH, UK
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
45 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, UK
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  • Professional guide
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  • Gratuities
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age recommendation 16+
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Very nice experience with our tour guide Anna. We first went to the Greyfriars Graveyard where she told us the many historic and ghost stories in there. We then went to the vaults where she explained us everything that happened. that was a scary night and I loved it ! Thanks Anna
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While in town, we just had to do the Vaults & Graveyard Tour. We started in Greyfriars Kirk. This is the first time we have been in a Cemetery at night. It wasn’t as bad as people say  This was a great walk, learning about horrible people in Edinburgh’s past. We then made
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Ewan was absolutely amazing. He gave a fantastic tour. He was so smart and knowledgeable. He was also funny and entertaining. I could have listened to him tell stories for hours. The tour was really great. It was engaging and so interesting. The vaults were so fascinating and
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My son and I were really looking forward to this tour as part of our visit to Edinburgh over the Christmas period. We both found the tour quite boring, with lots of walking in between lots of nothingness to look at. The tour guide was matter of fact and not very entertaining
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Our tour guide was Ewan, he was very funny and knew his stuff! The vaults are very interesting but if you’re claustrophobic I would advise against it, the stories were quite scary and made me want to learn more about them...
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