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  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Royal Mile

Edinburgh: Underground Vaults and Old Town Ghost Tour

Product ID: 48003
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Discover Edinburgh's torturous past and haunted present on a guided ghost tour. Take a walk along the twists and turns of the Royal Mile, venture below ground to the spooky South Bridge vaults, and explore a medieval torture exhibition.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts


  • Hear chilling tales of Edinburgh's haunting and gory history
  • Take a tour of the spooky underground South Bridge vaults that date back to the 1700s
  • Explore a medieval torture exhibition
Full description
Take to the cobbled streets of Edinburgh's Old Town as you embark on a 75-minute bone-chilling tour of the city's torturous past and haunted present. Hear stories about the darker side of Edinburgh's past as you meander through the wynds and closes of the Royal Mile.

Then it’s time to venture below ground. Enter the largest privately owned area of the South Bridge vaults where a medieval torture exhibition awaits. Learn about the history of the site and the ghosts that frequent it.

The South Bridge vaults site is regarded by the TV program Most Haunted Live as one of the scariest places on earth!

Delve deep into the bonny capital city's gruesome history on an unforgettable guided tour above and below Edinburgh’s Old Town.
  • 75-minute guided tour
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Entrance to the vaults is by a 2-foot-tall step. May not be suitable for those with limited mobility.
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
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Auld Reekie Tours

Product ID: 48003