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Edinburgh Ghosts & Gore Walking Tour

Product ID: 20540
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See Edinburgh's darker side on this tour hosted by a deceased cemetery director! Mr. Clapperton will lead you through the courtyards and hidden corners of the old city, entertaining you with tales of witchcraft, punishments, executions and invasions.
About this activity
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Duration: 80 minutes
Starting time 7:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Edinburgh's ghostly side in the company of a deceased cemetery director!
  • Experience plenty of laughs and maybe a few frights
  • Enjoy a tour that's fun for the whole family
  • Receive a free copy of the best selling "Witchery Tales"
Full description
Your ghostly guide is the deceased Alexander Clapperton, who was an Edinburgh Cemetery Director during the 1840s. Mr Clapperton will take you on a light-hearted journey through Edinburgh's dark past, telling tales of tortures, plague, witchcraft and invasion as he leads you through the Old Town's atmospheric closes and courtyards.

En route Mr. Clapperton will introduce some Edinburgh characters summoned from the mists of time - so be prepared for a few laughs and well as the odd fright! The tour price includes a copy of the bestselling 'Witchery Tales' book - essential bedtime reading and an ideal way to delve further into Edinburgh's darker history!
Includes
  • Qualified Ghostly Guide
  • Copy of the best-selling "Witchery Tales" book by Adam Lyal (deceased).
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop off

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Meeting point

Tours depart from outside the front of 'The Witchery Restaurant,' located near Edinburgh Castle at 352 Castlehill (Royal Mile), EH1 2NF.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Guests should arrive 5 minutes before scheduled departure time
• Please wear appropriate footwear (you will be walking on cobblestoned streets)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 31 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.7/5

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The Cadies & Witchery Tours

Product ID: 20540