South Bridge of Edinburgh
Key Details
Duration
1.25 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Explore the history of the famous Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Hear how real people lived, and worked, in the Vaults
  • See, and touch, artefacts from 19th Century
  • Have a thrilling day with the only 5-star walking tour company in Scotland!
Overview
This is a chance to descend and discover our world famous Underground Vaults – the deepest, largest and most extensive in the city.
What to Expect
The Story of the Underground

This is a chance to visit our Underground Vaults – the deepest, largest and most extensive in the city in the company of a Mercat historian. After sitting unexplored for two centuries, there are many questions waiting to be answered…Why were the Vaults built? When and who by? Who used the Vaults? When and why? How did they work, and play?

Your guide will recount their history, recall their stories and answer your questions during this glimpse into our past.

Please dress for the weather wear appropriate footwear
For health and safety reasons we are unable to allow children under 5 years of age on any of our underground tours.

What's Included
  • Ticket for 75-minute scheduled public history tour
  • Visit to Interpretation Centre
Cancellation Policy
This activity is non-refundable
Meeting Point

Meeting point is at the Mercat Cross, an 8-sided stone monument on the Royal Mile, next to St Giles Cathedral and opposite the City Chambers.

Know Before You Go
Please dress for the weather wear appropriate footwear
For health and safety reasons we are unable to allow children under 5 years of age on any of our underground tours.

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