Explore Edinburgh's Dark Past With Doomed Dead & Buried Tour Tickets

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 30, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Feb 01, 2022
Explore Edinburgh's Dark Past With Doomed Dead & Buried Tour Tickets
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Edinburgh is full of haunted locations and this is your chance to explore all of them in this spooky tour, with an English-speaking tour guide. Take a small tour group and explore places in Edinburgh like Blair Street Underground Vaults and Canongate Kirkyard. This tour is like no other as you are sure to get frightened at every corner of this Edinburgh ghost tour. Be ready for some ghostly sightings and remember, this Doomed Dead and Buried Tour is not for the faint of hearts. Book Doomed Dead and Buried Tour tickets today.

About Doomed Dead And Buried Tour

What is the Doomed Dead and Buried Tour?

This tour takes you to some of the most haunted places in Edinburgh like the Canongate Graveyard (where the graves of Adam Smith and many others lie) and Blair Street Underground Vaults. Your tour guide will tell you bone-chilling stories about many famous people and the most frightening of all, the lover of Mary Queen of Scots, David Rizzio.

Learn more about the cursed souls that still roam the dark rooms of Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Book your tickets for this haunted tour in Edinburgh.

What do you see on the Doomed Dead and Buried Tour?

This evening walking tour takes you to Canongate Graveyard and Blair Street Underground Vaults to learn about some spooky events. In Canongate Graveyard, explore the resting grounds of famous personalities like the father of economics, Adam Smith. In the small dark rooms of Blair Street Underground Vaults, experience the nimble temperature change and your goosebumps jumping up and down. Check out the haunted locations of Edinburgh and hear chilling stories from your tour guide on this Doomed Dead and Buried Tour.

What can I expect from this tour?

On this evening tour, get ready to explore the gravesite of the confidant of Mary Queen of Scots, David Rizzio, and the infamous cannibal of Canongate at Canongate Graveyard. Also, be prepared to hear lots of spooky stories above the graves of other famous people like Adam Smith at the Canongate Graveyard.

Before you even go underground, you will hear about deals made with the devil, troubling tales of cannibals, and stories about body snatchers.

Then go underground and feel the walls closing in on you. This may just be one of the spookiest nights you will experience your whole life!

What age is this tour suitable for?

It is important for you to judge yourself if you can listen to all these spooky and creepy stories. You have to be 18+ to go on this walking tour.

How long does the Doomed Dead and Buried Tour take?

The tour takes up to one hour 45 minutes.

Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs

Where does the Doomed Dead and Buried Tour start and end?

The address of the meeting point is Mercat Cross, High Street, EH1 1RF, Edinburgh. The endpoint is Canongate Graveyard.

How do I get to Mercat Cross?

If you are travelling from London to Edinburgh in a car, take the M1 and A1(M) to reach the destination in around seven hours 40 minutes. The total distance is 403 mi (649 km) to Mercat Cross.

You can also fly to Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Waverley is the nearest train station which is just about five minutes away.

When should I arrive at the starting point?

You should arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.

Where can I park?

The nearest parking spaces are Blackfriars Street and Parking Edinburgh.

Where are the toilet facilities while on the tour?

There are public toilets for visitors to use during the tour.

Is the tour accessible?

This ghost tour is not accessible for everyone as it requires a lot of walking and going underground into tight spaces.

Contact the booking office for more information.

Where can I eat on the tour?

Some popular restaurants in the area are Wings, Caffe Nero, The Piper's Rest Public House, and Colonnades At The Signet Library.

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Written by Aashita Dhingra

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Aashita DhingraBachelors in Business Administration

Based in Lucknow, India, Aashita is a skilled content creator with experience crafting study guides for high school-aged kids. Her education includes a degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's Convent Inter College, which she leverages to bring a unique perspective to her work. Aashita's passion for writing and education is evident in her ability to craft engaging content.

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