Edinburgh: Underground Vaults and Graveyard Evening Tour

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Explore Edinburgh's infamous, dark past and the characters doomed to die and doomed to haunt the living on a guided walking tour. Visit the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate Graveyard.


  • Explore the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard
  • Hear of infamous murderers and cursed souls
  • Delve into the terror of Edinburgh’s past


Descend into the Blair Street Underground Vaults and hear the eerie history that lurks within on an evening walking tour in Edinburgh. Follow your guide through the narrow streets to the Canongate Graveyard. Delve into the terror of Edinburgh’s past as your guide leads you through the ancient city towards the vaults. Submerge yourself in darkness in the unsettling Blair Street Underground Vaults and uncover the troubling tales of torture and murder. Walk the dim streets to the Canongate graveyard and arrive at the resting place of the city’s most famous figures, including Adam Smith, the father of economics; David Rizzio, lover of Mary Queen of Scots; and James Douglas, the 3rd Marquess of Queensberry and infamous cannibal of the Canongate. Hear about their lives and the mark they left on the city, as well as the ghosts that haunt Edinburgh to this day. Don't miss a word your guide says with your radio receiver in hand.


Tour guide Small-group tour Radio receiver (to hear the guide) Entry to Blair Street Underground Vaults

Important Information

  • You must be at least 18 years old to enjoy this tour Tours are guaranteed all year round so please dress according to the weather

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