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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Edinburgh
  4. Greyfriars Kirkyard

Edinburgh 1-Hour Haunted History Bus Tour

Product ID: 124250
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Climb aboard for a spooky 1-hour bus ride through the haunted history of Edinburgh. Hear tales of real-life crimes and criminals, such as the legendary Burke and Hare.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Tip-toe amongst the gravestones of Greyfriars Kirkyard
  • Hear gruesome tales of Edinburgh’s most notorious characters, including Burke and Hare
  • Learn about the tragic life and death of Scotland's only queen as you pass the Palace of Holyrood House
  • Explore the darker history of sights such as Edinburgh Castle and historic Grassmarket
Full description
Take a spooky bus tour around the world's most haunted city! Explore the dark history of Edinburgh and hear spooky stories about the ghost piper of the castle and the public executions of Grassmarket.

Learn about the cold-blooded murder that took place at the former home of Mary Queen of Scots at the Palace of Holyrood House. Hear about the infamous body snatchers Burke and Hare as you travel through the Old Town and more salubrious New Town. 

Then, step into the afterlife at Greyfriars Kirkyard and walk into one of the world's most haunted graveyards. Hear about some of the notable burials and the legend of Greyfriars Bobby.
  • Guided bus tour
  • Graveyard walk
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

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Meeting point

Bus stop WY, Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1QB (next to the Airlink 100 buses).

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Important information
Know before you go
• The vehicle is wheelchair accessible with 1 wheelchair space per tour
• This tour is strictly non-smoking
• Refunds are not available for missed departures
• Please note that this tour is not available for anyone under 7 years old
• The custom-designed double decker buses are fully equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment to bring history to life before your eyes
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Haunted History Bus Tour

Product ID: 124250