Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walks with Haunting Nights

Every city has a few dark tales to tell and Scotland’s picturesque capital is no exception.

With its hidden closes and shadowy underground passageways, Edinburgh’s history is teeming with nefarious deeds and bloody histories, from the shocking tale of Half-Hangit Maggie to the infamous grave-robbers Burke and Hare.

But throughout the intervening centuries, there have been reports that some of the dead in this city don’t disappear…

The White Hart Inn, Grass-market
It’s claimed to be central Edinburgh’s oldest pub (parts of the building date back to 1516) and with almost 500 years of history, it’s no surprise it’s gained some ghostly tales. Stories of shadowy forms, unexplained bangs and slamming doors led to it being named most haunted pub in 2005.

Calton Hill

Standing at the top of Calton Hill, you get some of the very best views over Edinburgh. Did you know that as well as having a wonderful fireworks display at Hogmanay, the hill plays host to Beltane Fire Festival – a Pagan event which lures the city’s wildest inhabitants to sing and dance around flames

This hill is no stranger to odd goings-on – it is said to be ‘haunted’ by a fairy boy who and others who have a special gift of sight into another world.

Greyfriars Kirkyard

It is not often the hauntings of a local graveyard require the city council to step in, but that is exactly what happened at Greyfriars Kirkyard. Famed as the final resting place of Edinburgh’s most worthy residents (not to mention the famous Greyfriars Bobby), this ancient Kirkyard is also home to Edinburgh’s most grizzly poltergeist – Sir George Mackenzie.

After a successful career in torturing and executing the prisoners in the Covenanters Prison, Mackenzie was finally laid to rest beside the prison. But when a homeless man disturbed his tomb, the spirit of old Mackenzie unleashed his full wrath.

After a number of unexplained attacks on visitors to the Kirkyard, the council stepped in and the prison was locked up. But in June 1999 the prison was re-opened and Tours began.

The tours have been plagued by unexplained events from the beginning, and today the rantings of the Mackenzie Poltergeist endures.

Join Haunting Nights on An Interactive Ghost Walk around the City taking in the paranormal hotspots and legends of the hauntings.

Interactive Ghost Walk includes different methods of ghost hunting and history talk.

 



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    1 hour
  • Activity:

    Ghost Walks
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  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    6th November 2020 - 6th November 2020

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
    Full
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    7th November 2020 - 7th November 2020

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
    Full
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    14th November 2020 - 14th November 2020

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
    Full
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    27th November 2020 - 27th November 2020

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    27th November 2020 - 27th November 2020

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    28th November 2020 - 28th November 2020

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    28th November 2020 - 28th November 2020

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    11th December 2020 - 11th December 2020

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    11th December 2020 - 11th December 2020

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    12th December 2020 - 12th December 2020

    20:30 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    15th January 2021 - 15th January 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    16th January 2021 - 16th January 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    22nd January 2021 - 22nd January 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    23rd January 2021 - 23rd January 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    19th February 2021 - 19th February 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    19th February 2021 - 19th February 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    20th February 2021 - 20th February 2021

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    12th March 2021 - 12th March 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    12th March 2021 - 12th March 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    13th March 2021 - 13th March 2021

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    2nd April 2021 - 2nd April 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    2nd April 2021 - 2nd April 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    3rd April 2021 - 3rd April 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    3rd April 2021 - 3rd April 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    9th April 2021 - 9th April 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    9th April 2021 - 9th April 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    10th April 2021 - 10th April 2021

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    28th May 2021 - 28th May 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    28th May 2021 - 28th May 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    29th May 2021 - 29th May 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    29th May 2021 - 29th May 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    25th June 2021 - 25th June 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    25th June 2021 - 25th June 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    26th June 2021 - 26th June 2021

    20:30 - 22:00

    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    17th September 2021 - 17th September 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    17th September 2021 - 17th September 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    13th November 2021 - 13th November 2021

    19:30 - 20:30

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00
  • Edinburgh Interactive Ghost Walk Scotland
    13th November 2021 - 13th November 2021

    21:00 - 22:00

    Limited Places Available
    £10.00

 

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