In the afternoon my fiancè & I did the History tour & our guide was Stephanie. I felt as though it was script based, no personal touches however very informative. The past tour guides I've met usually talk a bit about themselves & build a...More
Underground Vaults Walking Tour in Edinburgh (1.5 hours):
At either 2pm or 4pm, greet your guide on Edinburgh High Street, opposite St. Giles High Kirk, and receive an overview of the dark history of the Edinburgh Vaults, a subterranean network of chambers beneath the 19 arches of South Bridge.
Descend to the vaults, shrouded in atmospheric darkness, and listen to tales of the underground community that once thrived below ground. Hear haunting stories of Infirmary Street, the former site of Edinburgh’s medical school, and search for signs of human habitation.
After 1.5 hours, return to sea level and spend time at leisure until your ghost tour at 7:30 or 8:30pm.
Blair Street Underground Vaults Evening Walking Tour in Edinburgh (1.5-hour)
On the high street, beside St. Giles High Kirk, greet your costumed guide and immediately immerse yourself in the dark past of Edinburgh. Terrifying tales set the scene as you stroll towards the Blair Street vaults under the cloak of darkness.
Descend to the vaults, renowned for their sightings of restless souls, and explore narrow passages while you hear stories of body snatchers, cannibals, and pacts made with the devil.
Then, emerge from the vaults and visit Cannongate Kirkyard: the final resting place of significant Scottish figures. Listen to legends surrounding James Douglas, known as the Cannongate Cannibal, and search the scenery for sightings of specters.
Your tour concludes back at your original departure point on te High Street.
Experience two of Edinburgh’s top-selling tours at a discounted rate on this Edinburgh Super Saver. Descend to the dimly lit Edinburgh Vaults, 18th-century chambers shrouded in legend, on a 1.5-hour walking tour, and then search Scotland’s capital for restless spectres on a 1.5-hour ghost walk. Visit the Blair Street vaults and the Cannongate Kirkyard, two of Edinburgh’s most haunted locations, and learn of the city's dark history. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people to maintain an intimate atmosphere.