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Blair Street Vaults

Tours and River Cruises, Outdoor
Profile iconAges 9-12
Location iconEdinburgh
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Embark on a bone-chilling journey with Mercat Tours in a shadowy Edinburgh Town to discover the terrifying truth of the Blair street Vaults!

Absorb the damning history of those who suffered torture, murder, and hangings, and the deathly echo they left behind…Learn about restless spirits of mischief-makers and murderers, vagrants, body snatchers and torturers! Can you feel a ‘cold breath’ on your neck? Keep an eye out for those lights, they keep flickering for some reason...Creeped out yet? Once you descend deep into the city whether that be the daytime or evening, you will be immersed in the rich cultural history of crime and bewitched by the art of Scottish Storytelling. Mercat offers exclusive audio devices (but you must bring your own earphones) to follow around the tour to ignite your imaginations and bring your dark surroundings to life! This tour is recommended to ages 5+ due to scary themes and topics. So, are you brave enough to uncover the dark hidden secrets in vaults and the narrow streets of Edinburgh?

For an alternative day out, that’s not just exclusive to Halloween, families all over the UK can travel to Edinburgh to explore the haunted and twisted tails of the vaults. What’s more fun than a good old spooky story?

- Immersive spooky tour (daytime and evenings)
- Provided audio device, must bring your own earphones
- A unique family day out

Opening hours

See website for tour times



28 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR.,
Edinburgh and Lothian,
EH1 1QR,

Phone number

0131 225 5445


Adult £17.00 
Child £12.00
Concession £15.00
Carers go free


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