Tour of Fear

Operated by: Edina Tours
Cemetery of Greyfriars tiqy, Tour of Fear
10.00 (GBP)

This ghost tour in Edinburgh takes place every day at 7:30 p.m. and lasts two hours, the starting point is on the High Street, outside the Tron Church. You will visit cemeteries with paranormal activity, and learn about numerous events that cannot be explained by the human being. You will also learn a out the thousands of women who lived in Edinburgh and were victims of brutal witch hunt. This walking tour ends in the Tron Church.

  • Know first-hand the paranormal activity that takes place in Edinburgh.
  • Meet the most terrifying ghosts that inhabit places of calm appearance.
  • Visit the darkest corners of the cemeteries of Edinburgh.




2 hours (Do you dare?)


Outside the "Tron Church"


Around the Royal Mile



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Detailed Description

This is not only a ghost tour in Edinburgh, it is a walking tour of fear that lasts 2 hours around the city that has almost half a million inhabitants, at least, as far as inhabitants of this world are concerned.

You will know the most terrifying ghosts that inhabit places of calm appearance and that even today continue to terrify mortals with their manifestations on earth. Many of them, knew a tragic and violent death and as a result, have not been able to rest in peace.

Get to know these spooky stories of how and why they died, and you will visit the darkest corners of the cemeteries of Edinburgh (where a great number of paranormal phenomena are recorded annually) and, you will review the most brutal and disgusting murders that they kept on alert and Scared to Edinburgh society centuries ago.

Also, you will learn the sad story that thousands of women lived in Edinburgh, victims of a brutal witch hunt. You will also tackle some of the most horrifying torture techniques that were carried out in Scotland during the seventeenth century. The tour will begin and end outside the Tron Church.

Please note: no disguised actors will be used, no scares to customers, your guides will not disguise either, no visit to the so-called “underground city” on any vault.

Ticket Price (GBP)
Adults (P/P) 10.00 (GBP)
Children (5 to 12 years old) 9.00 (GBP)
Seniors (60+) 9.00 (GBP)
Student (w/ID) 9.00 (GBP)
Tour of Fear includes:

- Guided tour.

- A minimum of 3 adults is required for booking this tour. If you wish to book this tour for 1 or 2 people, please consult price by email (
- Prior reservation is required.

If you cancel 10 days or more in advance: full refund except deposit and expenses derived from the return costs if applicable (for example, bank fees if paid through bank transfer).

If cancelled with 7-9 days in advance: 50% refund except deposit and expenses derived from the return costs if applicable (for example, bank fees if paid through bank transfer).

If cancelled 6 days or less in advance: No refund.

  1. Is this tour done walking?

    Yes. This tour is done on foot. However, it is designed to be performed by anyone (regardless of physical condition or age). If you have any health problems and are not sure, please contact us and we will advise you.

  2. I want to do this tour, but I also want to enter Edinburgh Castle with the guide. Can I hire everything together?

    Yes. You can make a private and customized tour to combine the "Secrets of the Royal Mile" tour with the guided tour of Edinburgh Castle (in which case the total duration of the tour would be 4.5 hours). The price will depend on the desired date and the number of people. Please, check with us through our email (

  3. If it rains or the weather is bad, will the tour be cancelled?

    No. The tour will always take place even if it's raining. Only the tour would be cancelled because of extraordinary circumstances (hurricanes, storms, heavy snowfalls, serious cases of political instability, etc ...) in which case you would be informed as far in advance as possible.

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