Ghostly Underground Edinburgh

Mercat Tours Ltd

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Ghostly Underground - Ghostly Underground


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Tour operator:
Mercat Tours Ltd
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How long? 75 minutes

Where? Edinburgh

When? Tour runs 3pm, 5pm and 7pm daily during Summer (April to October), and 3pm and 7pm daily, and 5pm Saturdays during Winter (November to March).

Book this tour if you'd like...

  • a ghost tour in the safety of daylight
  • the famous haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • fantastic storytelling – but they’re not just stories – it’s all horrifyingly real!

Before darkness descends

It’s really no surprise we’ve such a haunting legacy lingering upon our town…

With true stories of gruesome punishment and unsettled spirits, you'll get a flavour of life, and death, in Old Edinburgh.

You’ll visit the shadowy closes where the ghosts still cling to the ancient sites and explore our grisly past in the safety of daylight. However, the Blair Street Underground Vaults always lie in shadow...

Descend into the famously haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults, where the poor souls of Edinburgh's past still haunt her present.

Entertaining and Gruesome

What's included?
  • 1 hour 15 minute tour


Tour starts at Mercat Cross, High Street, and finishes at the Discovery Room, Blair Street, off Hunter's Square.


Tour runs 3pm, 5pm and 7pm daily during Summer (April to October), and 3pm and 7pm daily, and 5pm Saturdays during Winter (November to March).


For health and safety reasons children under the age of 5 are not allowed.

There is a strict policy regarding alcohol and drugs. Anyone over the limit will be refused entry.


Hail, rain, wind or snow: your guide will always be there to greet you. Your guide is very skilled at finding shelter from the elements, but do dress for the cold (hat/gloves) especially in the evenings and in the winter months.


May not be suitable for people with per-ambulatory difficulties.

We provide short synopses of our tours for those with hearing difficulties (please alert us beforehand that you are coming) and guides have worked well alongside someone who signs for deaf customers.

The poorly sighted or blind would need to be accompanied during the tour.

Cancellation Policy

Tickets are non-refundable, but where possible we will endeavour to transfer you to an alternative tour, based on availability.

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