Edinburgh Murder & Mystery Walking Tour

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Edinburgh Murder & Mystery Walking Tour


Enjoy Edinburgh's most chilling walking tour, hosted by the ghost of the city's most infamous highwayman, Adam Lyal

Go back in time as you walk along the picturesque cobblestone streets of the old city

Learn tales of deceit, horror, and the supernatural that once dominated the streets of Edinburgh

Leave with a complimentary copy of Adam Lyal's book, "Witchery Tales"


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  • Edinburgh Murder & Mystery Walking Tour

    Live guide: English

    Duration: 75 minutes

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

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See the supernatural side of Edinburgh on a 75-minute walking tour. Pay attention as your ghostly guide, Adam Lyal, leads you through the picturesque cobbled streets of the old city, delighting you with tales of ghosts, witchcraft, and body snatching.


Take a thrilling trip through the supernatural past of Edinburgh on a historical walking tour guaranteed to make your heart beat faster. On this 75-minute murder mystery tour, listen up as your ghostly guide–the infamous deceased highwayman Adam Lyal–leads you through the old city, pointing out the places where questionable things have occurred.

As you head through haunted alleyways and dare to walk through dark courtyards, you will visit the scenes of horrific tortures, murders, and supernatural happenings. Your guide will tell you tales of executions and torture, ghosts and witchcraft, and share with you the history of the notorious 19th century trade of body snatching.

As a special gift, you will also take home a copy of Adam Lyal's own bestselling book, "Witchery Tales."

What's Included:

• Qualified ghostly guide
• Copy of the best-selling book, "Witchery Tales," by Adam Lyal

What's Not Included:

• Hotel pick-up and drop off

Good to Know:

Reconfirm the booking, either by email or telephone (0131 225 6745).
Present voucher on arrival.
Arrive 5 minutes before scheduled departure time.
Wear appropriate footwear (you will be walking on cobblestoned streets).

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  • Rating: 5 “Top guide and worth every penny”

    Reviewed by Joanne from Liverpool, United Kingdom on February 24, 2015 Very funny and really kept us on our toes

  • Rating: 5 “had great fun heard some good facts”

    Reviewed by Kelly from Cleveland, United Kingdom on February 17, 2015 Had a great time x 8 year old loved it after the first initial scare lol x

  • Rating: 5 “Great, fun entertainment.”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Glasgow, United Kingdom on February 10, 2015 Super fun.

  • Rating: 4 “Good Fun”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Newcastle upon tyne, United Kingdom on February 3, 2015 A fun way of hearing about grusume events of the past

  • Rating: 5 “This was a wonderful tour, funny, informative and brilliant”

    Reviewed by Susan from Edinburgh, United Kingdom on November 9, 2014 The guide was brilliant. He and his 'ghostly' friend were wonderful. They were funny, informative and encouraged interaction with the audience

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44 customer reviews

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  • “It was an awesome experience!!!”

    “The Guide was great and we learned a lot about the mysterious past of the City! I would highly recommend this tour!”

    Daniela from Köln, Germany

  • “Great night”

    “good performance by the narrator in appalling wet conditions.”

    David from HALIFAX, United Kingdom

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