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Auld Reekie Tours

45 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, Scotland
+44 131 557 4700
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Auld Reekie Tours are a 4 star visitor attraction located in the centre of Edinburgh's old town, and are open all all year round.We offer a range of both historical and ghost tours both above and below ground, with an option of multi-lingual guides when requested, children tours and a tour and dine partnership with one of Scotland's most haunted pub, the Banshee Labyrinth. Our sister company - Paranormal Investigations Scotoland offers overnight ghost hunts in our most hanted location - Niddry Wynd Vaults.
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45 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We met our guide Euan just outside Tron Kirk at 8pm. Straight away he got to know us all and told us what we could expect on the tour. We made our way through the streets to Greyfriars graveyard while stopping off at places of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had to do a tour while here, the underground one suited our timescales best. After meeting up and the tour guide setting the scene it was off into the tunnels, what a place,never knew about this side of Edinburgh. The guide was super informative and...More

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My partner and i had a brilliant tour with ewan, the tour was the right amount of spooky and we even experienced some knocking and lights going out when ewan was speaking about one ghost inparticular. I would love to do the ghost tour but...More

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Thought a visit to Edinburgh would be the same without a tour to the underworld. Fascinating and entertaining with some good historical narrative. It was different to what I thought and not as much walking as I expected. Would I do it again ? Probably...More

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Took a vaults tour with guide Ewan last night. He made it fun and informative with just the right level of humour and spookiness! Very interesting to see a glimpse of the old city underneath the streets of the town i grew up in. I...More

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Siobhan010184
21 September 2016|
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Response from MajesticKat | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend that anyone that has trouble with extremely uneven stairs go down under the city in the tunnels for this tour.
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Janine S
13 September 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Sadly no, I wish they did. I think the Adam lyle tours have the interactive ghost tour
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Bluebeard69
18 April 2016|
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Response from Stuart R |
Apologies for the late reply, but to answer the question, all the tours tell of some ghostly goings on and you may well imagine that the underground and vaults are a low lit, atmospheric and spooky place... that might not be... More
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