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Ghost and Gore Walking Tour of Edinburgh

The Cadies & Witchery Tours

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This is Edinburgh's original ghost tour. We've been wandering the streets of Old Town Edinburgh since 1984.

Your guide is Alexander Clapperton (deceased), a one time cemetery director. He will blend history with humour and facts with fables, while our creation - the "jumper-ooter" provides guaranteed ghastly appearances.

Explore the cobbled passageways around the Old Town and hear tall tales from the city’s dark past on this light-hearted outdoor 80 minute tour.

Our tours operate outdoors through rain, snow, lightning and even sunshine, so please dress appropriately and comfortable footwear is recommended.

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Pass By: Cadies & Witchery Tours, (Victoria Street 84 West Bow (Victoria Street), Edinburgh EH1 2HH Scotland

Number 84 West Bow, down near the bottom of the not-so-sunny side of picturesque Victoria Street in Edinburgh's Old Town, is an unassuming address amongst the majesty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In the shop today, you can find a cornucopia (we don't use the word lightly; we looked it up and everything) of ghoulish and fantastical stationery, drinkware, ornaments, soft furnishings, original artwork and art prints, greeting cards, chess sets, and unique oddities hard to even describe.

In 2015 we also became (possibly) Scotland's smallest museum, when the shop became host to a calling-card case made from the skin of the notorious 19th-century "body-snatcher" (actually murderer), William Burke. We can't sell you that (mainly because even the experts on Antiques Roadshow couldn't give us a valuation of it) but we have produced a rather spiffing souvenir newspaper taken from our own vaults and covering Burke & Hare's trial in some detail.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must always be accompanied by at least one adult.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • In line with Scottish Government regulations effective from 17 May 2021, we are limiting the number of adults that can be booked in a single party to 8 people only. In addition, we are pleased to announce the rule that a party joining us can now comprise of up to 8 people from 8 households.
Inclusions
  • The Witchery Tales Book, by Adam Lyal


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drink, unless specified


Departure Point
The Witchery by the Castle, 352 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, UK


Departure Time
7:00 PM

Duration
1 hour 20 minutes

Return Details
Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1, UK


Voucher Info
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Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.