Haunted Vaults Tour

Our guide will enlighten you on the dark history of Old Town Edinburgh’s most extensive haunted underground vaults that date back to the 1700s. Former slum dwellings and home to the wretched and destitute, as well as a despicable criminal underworld.

With gruesome devices dating back to the late 1500s. Visit our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments similar to those used in Edinburgh’s history and find out how and why they were used.

On this walking tour you’ll also hear tales of the paranormal activity and ghostly apparitions that are said to haunt the vaults. View a former wiccan coven preserved as its previous occupants left it.

Highlights: Our medieval torture exhibition. And the paranormally active vaults of Niddry Street. Dark tales of Edinburgh’s Old Town. A genuine former witches coven.

Not suitable for under 12s

5:00 PM 7:00 PM 9:00 PM*

Until Thursday 21st March 2024.


£20 per person, £70 for 4 people


£240 for 2 people up to 10 people and then £18 per additional person up to a maximum of 36 people.


60 minutes

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Tour start

300 Lawnmarket
Edinburgh, EH1 2PH
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Tour end

45 Niddry Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1LG
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