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Halloween Events In Edinburgh 2021

18th Oct 2020

Looking for something to do in Edinburgh this Halloween? We’ve got you covered with these Halloween events. From the magnificent Blair Street Underground Vaults beneath the city, to the shadowy and mysterious closes that line the Royal Mile’s cobbled streets.

Ghosts, ghouls, hangings, and witchcraft... Experience chills as you hear Edinburgh’s darkest tales on our 5-star Halloween ghost tours this Hallow’s Eve.

1. Halloween Underground - Limited spaces, book now!

The Blair Street Underground Vaults are brimming with both history and mystery. Centuries-old and lit by candlelight, there’s no better time to visit than Halloween…

Our Halloween Underground ghost tour will take you down into these atmospheric and ghostly chambers, where you’ll discover the city’s dark side. Body snatchers, torture, murder, and hangings. Listen carefully in the darkness and you may even hear faint footsteps, or a whisper, from centuries ago! 

This tour runs hourly from 1pm-10pm from October 29th - November 1st. Groups are small so Book in advance to guarantee your space!



3. Spirits of Halloween - Sold out.

Enjoy a dram of whisky or soft drink on our Spirits of Halloween tour. 

After descending down to the dark Blair Street Underground Vaults and hearing its haunting tales, you'll retire to our historic, candle-lit, underground cellar. There, your storyteller will keep you entertained with more dark stories from Edinburgh's past. Book here.


3. Raising the Dead - Sold out.

Don’t be mistaken, it isn’t just Edinburgh’s underground with dark tales to tell. On our Halloween Hangman’s Haunts tour you’ll also visit Edinburgh’s Canongate Kirkyard, and some of the Royal Mile’s most shadowy closes. Several well-known citizens from the city’s past are buried in the kirkyard. With only your storyteller’s torch to guide you through the dead of night, you’ll uncover the ghastly but true tales of characters such as the death dodging Deacon Brodie, to Maggie Dickson, who awoke inside her coffin.

If that sounds gruesome enough for you, you can book your tickets in advance here! Sharing some of Edinburgh's darkest stories, this tour runs from Oct 29th - Nov 1st.


4. Haunted Halloween - Sold out.

Discover some of the city's most gruesome and darkest tales on this 18+ Halloween ghost-tour. Strictly adults-only this experience isn't for the faint of heart. Book here.


5. A Halloween Tour just for you…

Why not bring along the entire family on a private Halloween tour just for you? Explore Edinburgh’s Blair Street Underground Vaults with only your closest loved ones, and an award-winning storyteller. Our private tours provide a bespoke experience that will both give you chills and leave you wanting to do it all over again. 



Make your Halloween 2021 an occasion to remember with our Halloween events. All tours are in small groups and physically distanced, storytellers will always wear a mask or visor. We also have hand sanitiser available on-site so that you can both be safe and feel safe on tour!

So, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now and experience the Halloween of a lifetime.



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