Tickets for Doomed Dead & Buried Guided Tour

Take a spooky stroll through Edinburgh's most haunted locations

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Duration: 1h 45min
Live guide: English
Max group size: 15
Smartphone tickets accepted

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Exploration of Blair Street Underground Vaults and Canongate Kirkyard
An English-speaking guide
Small tour group

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Packed with detail and written by an expert Mercat guide, this souvenir guidebook gives you the full history of the Blair Street Underground Vaults. It’s lively, readable, and full of incredible stories. Collect your guidebook from your tour guide at the end of your tour. Only available in English.

  • Explore Canongate Kirkyard and visit the resting places of famous figures, like Adam Smith, the father of economics
  • See if you feel a change in temperature in the ever smaller rooms in the darkness of Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Hear creepy tales of dastardly deeds and ghostly sightings in Edinburgh's most atmospheric locations

Think cannibals, body snatchers, deals made with the Devil – and all that's before you even head underground.

Learn about the famous characters whose souls still roam the perpetual darkness of Blair Street Underground Vaults. Meet Canongate graveyard's most famous figures, including David Rizzio, a confidant of Mary Queen of Scots, and the infamous cannibal of the Canongate. This creepy ghost tour of Edinburgh's spookiest spots guarantees sleepless nights.

Mercat Cross
Mercat Cross, High Street, EH1 1RF, Edinburgh
Blair Street Underground Vaults
28 Blair Street, EH1 1QR, Edinburgh
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the guide at the meeting point, the Mercat Cross. Look for the eight-sided monument with a white unicorn on top
  • Your guide will be dressed in black, wearing an orange lanyard, and holding a black & orange umbrella and an iPad
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

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