Discover the gruesome secrets Edinburgh would rather keep hidden

Explore the Old Town of Scotland’s capital with your fearless tour guide and marvel at its Medieval beauties.

But, don’t let the quaint cobbled streets fool you. There is a dark and grisly underbelly to this city, one which comes out at night. Follow the floating unicorn back through the centuries and you will discover a different Edinburgh, shrouded in secrecy and revealed only by those guides brave enough to confront the city’s twisted crimes and cruel punishments, its witches, its ghosts, and its downright sadistic characters. Our tales will disturb, horrify and crack your sides with laughter.

We begin at the Duke of Wellington statue, with a stunning view of Edinburgh castle. Then, we brave one of the world’s most haunted graveyards before creeping up a darkened, history-steeped close and marching down the infamous Royal Mile. Finally, we will visit the beautiful St Giles’ Cathedral, spit on the Heart of Midlothian, and discover where Edinburgh believed the world ended.

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“The experience with this tour was unique, Thomas was really passionate in telling us all the interesting stories talking about the dark side of this beautiful city. I particularly liked the ghost stories part, I would never stop listening to them! Suggestive, evocative, and in a very special location! Your really suggested, and also you get the chance to help a charity organisation!!”

SalvatoreAugust 2020

“Lovely experience! We toured with Kate who has an enormous knowledge on the topic. We were so impressed. What a memory – here you definitely get ALL the details. Her storytelling put you right in the middle of the old tales as though you were actually there. She also explained to us about the architecture of the old city which was really great, because we had not imagined the thoughts behind the different buildings and streets. She was very kind and thoughtful to our safety (everyone wore a mask). And when the tour was over she even gave us advice on were the best pubs and fish’n’chips place is located. She even helped us find our bus home afterwards. Would definitely recommend!”

KamillaAugust 2020

“Thomas was GREAT. This is worth it, you will enjoy the city, the stories, the storytelling. A combo for a perfect night. Of course the city is marvelous and the stories great but Thomas just made it unforgettable. GO NOW.”

AgustinMarch 2020

“This was a wonderful experience. It was interesting and some stories were creepy yet intriguing. Our host Kate was just awesome. So friendly and bubbly. You can tell she had a passion for story telling. I learnt a lot through this experience about Edinburgh. The weather in Edinburgh can be unpredictable. So don’t forget an umbrella and comfortable walking shoes.”

MayFebruary 2020

“This was a fantastic experience that gave us an extra insight into Edinburgh and allowed us to hear about other areas of the city that we have not yet gone to, that after the tour, we now want to go and see. I highly recommend that you go on this tour if you enjoy the more gruesome side of history and would wish to explore Edinburgh a bit further. The tour guide, Kate, was very helpful, knowledgeable & friendly and was more than happy to answer questions and give tips on where to go.”

AimeeFebruary 2020

“Absolutely wonderful experience! We had our walk with John and a small group of a few people, and it was really fun and engaging. He’s obviously very passionate about the city and its history, and his love for the subject matter really comes across in his delivery and all the stories he tells. We found the tour to be really well crafted and staged in general, and it was one of our favourite things we did in Edinburgh 🙂 I would absolutely recommend it.”

ElaiFebruary 2020

“A great way to spend a few hours in Scotland’s capital. John was extremely knowledgeable and told some fantastic tales of the history of the place – with just the right balance of spookiness vs humor. With the ticket cost going to a good cause, it just made the walk that little bit nicer too. Would definitely recommend to visitors and residents alike!”

JoyFebruary 2020

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