Raising the Dead
- Spend Halloween in the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard
- Hear of infamous murderers and cursed souls
- Delve into the terror of Edinburgh’s past
- This tour explores dark content for adults-only.
- Enjoy a personal tour in a small group
- Mercat exclusive audio devices - be immersed and get lost in the stories...
About this tour
This special Halloween ghost tour offers a triple whammy of spine-tingling entertainment
Exclusive access to the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults, a spooky stroll through Edinburgh’s Old Town, and a dramatic finale in one of the city’s most atmospheric graveyards. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore Edinburgh’s most haunted sites on the most haunted night of the year.
Cannibals. Murderers. Cursed souls.
The tour begins at the Mercat Cross, in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, where an expert guide in Halloween costume will lead you down historic streets to the underground vaults, spinning true tales from our gruesome past along the way.
Next comes the chilling descent into the haunted vaults, once home to a horde of criminals, miscreants and cursed souls where every small sound and movement can make you flinch. Then it’s on to the Canongate graveyard for that hair-raising finale among the dark and foreboding tombs of the city’s dead.
Dates & times
- 1 hours 45 minutes
- Start point: Mercat Cross, High Street
- End point: Canongate Graveyard
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