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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
USD 21.28
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.
Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Dearest Ewan

Dearest Ewan, First of all, I truly want to thank you for taking us on the terror tour during our one night in Edinburgh. You may or may not remember me, but I was the woman who was a bit shook up in the room...More

1  Thank NaomiTomH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Big group = waste of time

This has great potential and well set up for a good experience but the group was far too big, just over 20. One heckler in the group who was not reigned in killed the whole mood. Reading other reviews this seems to be a recurring...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 13 September 2018
Late night tours definitely not the best......

We have experience of the odd ghost hunt but were still expecting a mainstream tour for all people. The tour takes place in a small section of some of the highest vaults : you never get to go down to any of the lower, more...More

Thank Mart160plus
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile
The only terror was immediately know we’d made a poor choice

This “Terror” tour is garbage. Suspicions were raised as soon as we arrived at the assembly point (a high level flag on a lamp post that we only knew about thanks to a guide from a different tour) as there was no-one there to meet...More

3  Thank Weespecky
Reviewed 10 August 2018 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
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