Venture underneath Edinburgh's Royal Mile for terrifying ghost stories on this guided tour of the city's underground which includes the Edinburgh Vaults, stone circle vault, and a torture exhibition.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
- Duration 75 minutes
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Live tour guide
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Meet your guide at the Tourist Information Ticket Booth/Police Box. This is located outside of the Bank of Scotland, which is on the opposite side of the road to Deacon Brodie's Tavern.Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Weather-appropriate clothing
- Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
- Alcohol and drugs
- Video recording
- Audio recording
Know before you go
- This tour is in English only. No audio guides or translations are available
- Children under 2 years of age not allowed on tour.
- Toilets are not available during the tour
- Some content may be of a distressing nature and may include content related to torture, hangings, death, and the like
- Entrance to the vaults is by a 2-foot-tall step and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
- There are single-floor spiral staircases at the entrance/exit of vaults and further small sections of stairs inside
- Please do not arrive late as the guide will not wait for latecomers
- Filming or live streaming of the tour is strictly forbidden and could result in ejection from the tour
- Alcohol and drugs are strictly forbidden on tour
- Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be turned away
- Inquiries (emails, calls) are addressed every day between 10 AM-5 PM