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Afternoon Old Town and Underground Tour 1:15, 3:15, 5:15

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 hourMobile & paper tickets accepted

Join us for a darkly entertaining, but family friendly, afternoon jaunt through the Old Town of Edinburgh and one of its famous underground vaults. Let one of our enthusiastic, knowledgeable guides, dressed in period costume, lead you through this historic neighbourhood while sharing some fascinating tales from the more bloody side of Scotland’s past, involving murder, bodysnatching, witchcraft and even cannibalism. For the second half of the tour descend into our exclusive section of underground and explore its intriguing but sinister haunted chambers. 

What's Included

  • A 60-minute long walking tour of the Old Town and Underground vaults.
  • Due to an afternoon start and a lighter tone, these tours are suitable for children.
  • Led by a guide playing a real individual from Edinburgh’s history and dressed in clothes suitable for that person’s era.
  • Visit the South Bridge vaults, find out how they came to be and what may dwell within them
  • Walk the labyrinthine, beautiful and wholly unique closes of the Old Town and discover their sometimes tragic but always interesting past.

What To Expect

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Stop At: City of Edinburgh Tours, 9 Hunter Square Old Police Box on the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks next to the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1QS Scotland

Edinburgh with the fascinating Old Town and mysterious vaults.

Duration: 1 hour

The Location

Where To Go

122 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, UK


Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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This was like a horrible...

Hanaa A | Jun 2021

This was like a horrible histories tour - lots of gory stories. It was fun going to see some underground passages that may or may not be haunted, and it was fun to learn about some of the dark history of the city through storytelling. My 7 year old

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No children under 5.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Afternoon Old Town and Underground Tour 1:15, 3:15, 5:15

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