Mercat Tours (Ghost & History Walks)

Historical Tour

Mercat House, 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1QR

    Mercat Tours - Engages, Enthrals and Entertains! Join us on a journey into our past.

    Join our award-winning history and ghost tours to explore our famous Old Town and discover our Underground Vaults with guides who promise to engage, enthral and entertain.

    Mercat is the original, largest and only 5 star walking tour company in Edinburgh giving you a glimpse of our fascinating past.

    Whether by day or night; above ground or underground; historical or ghostly; our tours will bring the stories of our people and past to life.

    5 Tour
    National Winner Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Tours operate daily guaranteed.
    Excludes 24th, 25th, 26th December.


    • ASVA Member


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Public Transport Directions

    Tours begin at the Mercat Cross on the Royal Mile, next to St Giles Cathedral and opposite the City Chambers by Mercat advertising boards.


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