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Thistle Knights Tours Day Tours

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Hear the history of Edinburgh's dark past on our Witches of Edinburgh tour. This is the only tour that lets you try your hand a spell casting. On our tours you will also get the chance to visit many on Edinburgh's museums. You will also see where...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, Scotland
Old Town
+44 7842 016269
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

My husband and i went on the witches tour today. The guide was absolutely fantastic. His knowledge of Scotland,Edinburgh and witches was so good. There a few foreigners in the group but the guide was very clear and precise throughout. I am Scottish and i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Donna B
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We loved this tour. We did the supernatural one and the guide was funny and extremely knowledgeable with a good bit of dramatic effect thrown in for good measure. He was absolutely brilliant answering any questions we had along the way too, our party of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Not a particularly great tour, we done the murder mystery tour. The tour went on for too long in my opinion. The tour guide started off giving great facts but then went into stories which I am not so sure are verifiable. I felt there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Booked a tour as had family visiting waited for 30 minutes longer than the meeting point printed on voucher and no guide showed. Contacted the office staff and very unhelpful and rude. So many other tour companies in Edinburgh and would never recommend this one....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Having purchased and booked ( several weeks in advance) the witches of Edinburgh tour we were very disappointed, along with other visitors, that no guide showed up. There was no way of contacting the company. Particularly disappointing as it was a gift as part of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

Frank is very knowledgeable about Edinburgh's history, and its witches. He gave us a wonderful tour starting in Greyfriars Churchyard. Sir George Mackenzie's tomb is said to be haunted by his poltergeist who can scratch, bruise or make you feel faint. My daughter felt very...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

I have to say after doing many a ghost tour in Edinburgh, this was bar far the best. The guy who took it Frank really knows his stuff, and nothing is too much trouble for him to answer. The event/tour lasted over 3 hours for...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Went on this tour with 3 friends on a Groupon deal and could not recommend it enough! The tour guide made it. Really entertaining and so knowledgable about Scottish history, answering every question we threw at him....and 3 of us are from Edinburgh. Give this...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 16, 2016

We all had a fab time and are just sorry we were late! Franks knowledge of Edinburgh 's history is just amazing and we loved hearing the stories he has stored in his encyclopedia of a brain and enjoyed trying to make contact with the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Easily one of the best ghost tours in Edinburgh - trust me, I've been on couple. Our tour guide Frank was extremely knowledgeable, a guy you could listen to for hours. Learned a lot about history, loads of interesting stuff and had a chance to...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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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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April 21, 2018|
Response from Frank K | Property representative |
Hi, Please find us on Facebook under Edinburgh Paranormal x files The Tales of the Supernatural is only run during the winter months from Oct to February. If you wish to book a tour for the supernatural stories, this would... More