About this Sightseeing Tour

History walks and ghost tours, from Edinburgh’s award-winning storytellers. Small and safe group walking tours in Edinburgh’s Old Town and Royal Mile. Accredited Guides.

Guided Walking Tour (shared)

EVENING OF GHOSTS & GHOULS (including a dram of whisky)

Book this tour if you’d like…

• a light-hearted, entertaining look at our ghoulish past, and ghostly present
• to see the famous haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults, exclusive to Mercat Tours
• to relish a complimentary refreshment and tales by candle-lit in our exclusive Megget’s Cellar
Entertainment – 17th Century style!

How best to experience our grim and ghostly past? Just as our ghoulish ancestors did…with gusto!
The infamous ‘Edinburgh mob’ loved the ‘entertainment’ of blood, guts and gore. And there was plenty provided! Especially at the Mercat Cross. Let us fire your imagination with true tales of gruesome punishment and restless spirits whilst venturing down the closes of our medieval Old Town. You will have a memorable glimpse into life, death and grisly entertainment before descending into the famously haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults, exclusively with Mercat. Visit where the ghosts of Edinburgh’s past still haunt her present…As you savour a welcome drink, we’ll weave tales by candle-light in our atmospheric, exclusive, underground cellar.

19.00 hrs, 20.00 hrs & 21.00 hrs DAILY

Schedule 2021-2022:

Duration: 2 hours

Start: Mercat Cross, High Street, Edinburgh.
Finish: Megget’s Cellar, Blair Street, off Hunters Square

**No Tours: 11/11 & 24/12-25/12**

Advanced booking essential.

Last Updated: 30.09.2020


CHILD POLICY: Children under 5 years old are not permitted on these tours. 5-15 year old are charged at reduced rate (see tariff).

CANCELLATION POLICY: once confirmed the booking may be cancelled free of charge up to 48 hours prior to to tour. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior and any non-arrivals will be charged in full.