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New Edinburgh Ghost Tour

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124 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Edinburgh is just the place for a ghost bus tour...atmosphere was excellent. Bus tour guide was a star..hunch back certainly looking the part. Great banter. Stopped for a walk through st cuthberts cemetery..lasts just over 1 hour. Well worth the experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gilmo411c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the visit with Mercat tour, our guide, a young lady named Artemis was just amazing! She made us “feel” the ghostly atmosphere and scared us a few times just for the fun of it! It was like going to the theater! I enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FrenchInAsia
Reviewed March 8, 2019

We took the ten p.m. tour and met our guide Major Weir (aka John. What a character - literally. He was quick, energetic, knew his stuff, hilarious and just scary enough. Loved this guy. Tour was exactly what we were looking for. You won't see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RebeccaForster
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Edinburgh back in September for a day away and decided to partake in the Royal Mile historical ghost walk in the evening. The one at 18:30. Brilliant tour, fun and factual but what absolutely made the tour was our guide....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank supremesteve
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife is big on ghost tours, so we kinda had to give this a go. Tour guide was cool and very knowledgeable with lots of dark, quirky facts which made it enjoyable. In a town with such a dark history, you must go on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 18AndrewT
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Went to the 22:15 tour the day after Halloween, was informative and funny while maintaining the spooky factor, John was ace kept us on our toes. Myself being from edinburgh had a lot of laughs as I knew most of the history anyway it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlisonJane98
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

John, you were amazing and Hilarious and a spooky boii when shouting randomly. 5/5 brilliant. Great historical information and witty humour make it amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Craig C
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This tour was really good. We were let through the old town abd dark vaults and stopped whenever there was a story to tell. Our tour guide Amy (or Maggie Dickson‘s ghost) really did a great job and told the stories well. It was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank May L
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Honestly Angus was the best tour guide I’ve ever had, and has set me up for disappointment with every other guide I’ve had so far. Not only is he a no nonsense kinda lad, but he managed to bring together a group of nomads from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Abi L
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Great 90 minute tour covering a vast area of the old Edinburgh town, with lots of scary stories, tales and jump scares along the way. Wonderful guide named Stephanie who deserves a big shout out for the fun twist she added to the event!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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