1. United Kingdom
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  3. Edinburgh
  4. Royal Mile

Edinburgh: The Witches Tour

Product ID: 97101
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Follow in the footsteps of some of Edinburgh's most famous witches and hear how witchcraft was used to win wars, help find a long lost husband and much more. Learn just how some rituals were performed including bloodletting and more.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the National Museum of Scotland
  • Visit a witchcraft shop and get a rune stone reading
  • Enjoy a chakra reading and balance work
  • See real human remains once used for rituals
Full description
Learn all about the witches of Edinburgh on an immersive tour that explores how witchcraft was used in the city from 1590 until 1690. Follow your guide to some of Edinburgh's most mysterious sites and learn more about the city's most famous witches.

Hear how and why they become witches and how they were treated by others. Journey through the supernatural and discover how they practiced their craft. Visit the site where most of them met their fate, see the city's oldest wicca shop and encounter some of the spooky wynds (alleys) off the Royal Mile.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Museum visit
  • Try your hand at Dowsing
  • Read the witches rune stones
  • Visit to a real witches shop, if open on the day

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Meeting point

The tour begins next to the main door of the Tower Restaurant, National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF. Please note this is not the main door into the museum.

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From US$ 6.54 per person

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Product ID: 97101