5 Tours to Edinburgh’s Spooky Past

Here is a list of a few options to make your heart race; some may have thought of, others might be new to you, but all are extremely fun!
Take a look at our Top 5 Tours of Edinburgh’s Ghostly Past

Famous Underground Ghost Tour & Extreme Paranormal Ghost Tour

Edinburgh is undoubtedly the most haunted city in the world! Are you ready to find out why?

Explore Greyfriars Kirkyard and St. Giles’ Cathedral with your guide. Visit subterranean caves and tunnels normally closed to the public. Uncover underground vaults deep below the streets of Edinburgh. Listen as your guide shares tales from Edinburgh’s gruesome past.



The Edinburgh Dungeon

Get underground at the Edinburgh Dungeon and see a different side of the Scottish capital. Uncover Edinburgh’s gruesome past with 11 shows, state-of-the-art special effects and two amazing underground rides in a 360-degree experience!

It’s not all haggis and shortbread; Scotland has a darker side – and you’re about to walk right through it at the Edinburgh Dungeon.


The Ghost Bus Tour Edinburgh

Edinburgh has many intriguing spirits, but we’re not talking about Scotch for once. Experience the other – more spectral – kind on this spooky evening tour. Sit back as your conductor whisks you through Edinburgh’s most brutal bits of history on an ex-funeral bus! You’ll hear about murders, witch hunts, torture, and hauntings. Prepare to be scared!



The Real Mary King’s Close

The tour will take you beneath Edinburgh’s bustling Royal Mile while your guide weaves tales of haunted dolls, witches burnt at stake, and the Scottish capital’s gruesome royal history. You’ll also learn more about the woman, Mary King, a well-to-do merchant citizen who was rarely in her right to vote on the city’s affairs before women had a voice.

Haunted rooms, tightly packed tenements towering eight storeys high, and ghostly apparitions. Explore Edinburgh’s oldest streets, hidden from plain sight, and unravel its history with an in-character guide.