Edinburgh Ghost Tour

14 EUR
Basic Information
Total time
2 hours
English, German (check the booking calendar for availability)
14 EUR per Person
Meeting point
Will meet at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite St. Giles’ Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLAGo to map

Unravel the sinister secrets of Scotland’s capital…. Our expert guides will lead you on a spine-chilling journey through the dark and twisted history of Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns, sharing haunting tales of the supernatural, infamous criminals, and terrifying events that have shaped the city’s past.


As we navigate the atmospheric streets, we will delve into the horrifying stories of the Black Death, graverobbers, and notorious serial killers such as Burke and Hare. Discover how their heinous crimes sent shockwaves through the city and earned them a place in Edinburgh’s grisly folklore. Our tour will also take you to the eerily beautiful Old Calton Hill Burial Ground and Canongate graveyard, where we will explore the macabre history of torture, executions, and their restless spirits. From the haunting cries of the condemned to the sinister whispers of the undead, you will be left questioning the very fabric of reality. Edinburgh’s supernatural history extends beyond its graveyards, and our guides will regale you with tales of the Scottish Fairies and the city’s infamous witch hunts. Learn how superstition and fear led to the persecution of countless innocent souls and how their tortured spirits still linger in the city’s hidden corners.


Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, our Edinburgh Ghost Walking Tour promises to captivate, educate, and send shivers down your spine. Immerse yourself in the city’s darkest secrets and join us on this unforgettable journey into the supernatural world. Book your spot today and dare to uncover the mysteries, legends, and murders that haunt Edinburgh’s past.


During 2 hours on Edinburgh Ghost Walking Tour: Mysteries, Legends and Murders, we will explore:

  • Edinburgh’s Old and New Town

  • The Black Death and its devastating impact on the city

  • Graverobbers and the dark history of body-snatching

  • Serial killers, including the infamous Burke and Hare

  • Old Calton Hill Burial Ground and its spine-chilling stories

  • Canongate graveyard and its haunted past

  • The horrifying world of torture and executions

  • The Scottish Fairies and their place in folklore

  • The tragic history of Edinburgh’s witch hunts


Meeting Point
Will meet at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite St. Giles’ Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLA

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