Edinburgh: Gothic Old Town Exploration Game

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Discover the most haunted place in Edinburgh by following clues and solving puzzles on this exploration game played on your phone. Learn about one of Edinburgh’s most prominent ghosts.


  • Explore St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, and other sights
  • Live out a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers
  • Learn about local legends and test your wits against theirs
  • Enjoy a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt all in one
  • Take advantage of an app-based mobile game that works while offline


Discover Edinburgh’s haunted side and gothic secrets by following clues and solving puzzles on this self-guided exploration game via an app on your phone. With your phone as your guide, explore Edinburgh's old town with your group and uncover its mysteries. After downloading the tour app (instructions found on your confirmation voucher), the game starts at The Mound. From there, simply follow the game route and instructions on the app. Along the route, spot St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, and other city sights. Get to know the city's cobbled streets and twisting alleyways and all the people who have made them famous. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and directions on your phone will guide you to the next stop. Enjoy the flexibility to explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from any location where you paused it. You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and race to the final stop of the game. After approximately 1 to 1.5 hours, the tour will finish at West Bow.


Exploration game via an app on your phone 24/7 customer support

Important Information

  • The entire game will take around 1 to 1.5 hours to complete Although several players can share a phone, it is recommended that each player purchases a ticket for an optimal experience

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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