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 “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

  • Rating: 5 “Hilariously entertaining”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer from Helensburgh, United Kingdom on October 13, 2014 We loved the tour tonight. The guide was brilliant, his cheesy jokes made the tour very entertaining and personal. The interactions with the monk were weird...but great!
    Wasn't my first time doing this tour and I'm sure it won't be the last. Thank for a great night :).

  • Rating: 5 “its a must !!”

    Reviewed by Arlene from GLASGOW, United Kingdom on July 31, 2014 Its a must fantastic tour guide great fun for everyone ,would definitely recommend this to everyone of any age had a great time and learn abit about the history of Edinburgh too , I loved it thanks

  • Rating: 4 “Interesting and funny”

    Reviewed by Luis from Melilla, Spain on July 24, 2014 The tour really worths its value. You are taken through the darker side or Edinburgh while listening to some of the most horrible stories from the past. But all of it with a sense of comedy and entertainment that makes you really have fun during the time it lasts.

  • Rating: 5 “This is an excellent light entertainment tour of Edinburgh's old town.”

    Reviewed by Glenda from Federal Way, United States on July 7, 2014 Filled with interesting facts of Edinburgh's history, you can walk through the old town and get a better feel for how this cities historic events.

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  • “I recommend this tour.”

    “You'll see some places in Edinburgh that you won't find on your own. You'll learn, be made to laugh and be frightened just a little.”

    Teresa from Cocoa Beach, United States

  • “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

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