The Greyfriars Graveyard Tour
Burials have been taking place in Greyfriars Kirkyard since the mid 16th century, situated at the southern edge of the Old Town. The cemetery has many notable Edinburgh residents interred within it.
Join us on a fascinating guided walking tour of one of Scotland’s most renowned cemeteries. This picturesque historic burial ground contains the mortal remains of many incredible characters. Some of whom have shaped our nation’s history for better or worse. Be shocked, surprised, amused, disgusted, moved and entertained as your guide reveals the many curious echoes from the past.
Discover the inspirations for JK Rowling’s world of Harry Potter amongst the gravestones of the kirkyard. And, hear the heartwarming story of Greyfriars Bobby Scotland’s most beloved dog.
Highlights: Greyfriars Kirkyard. Greyfriars Bobby. Covenanters Prison, George Mackenzie mausoleum. Curious tales of Edinburgh’s Historic Old Town.
All children aged up to 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Not suitable for children under 5 years old.
£14 per person, £50 for 4 people
£175 for 2 people up to 10 people and then £10 per additional person up to a maximum of 36 people.
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“Such a fun spooky tour to do while in the city. Our guide shared all the nitty gritty stories of the area and was very captivating!”
“The vaults tour is worth it, the guide was super entertaining and the whole experience was creepy, insightful and fascinating. Must go!”
“A really good time, got to learn some history of the city I didn’t know and while I didn’t have any spooky experiences it was still eerie in the vaults. Tour guide was charismatic and entertaining.”
“My friends and I went on this tour, and it was absolutely amazing!! Our tour guide was so captivating with her knowledge on the spooky history of Edinburgh, and I loved hearing about everything she had to say. There was even a couple ghost stories that gave me the shivers, but it was nothing excessively scary.”
“Any time I travel to somewhere new, my partner and I love to do a ghost tour. We were recommended this tour by a family member and it really did not disappoint!
We were totally spooked and had a laugh at the same time. The tour itself was very informative with comedic and spooky aspects as well, making it extremely entertaining and worth the money.”