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Explaining to Customers the MacKenzie Mausoleum
Greyfriars Edinburgh © Fraser Paterson

Ghosts and Horrors Tour

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January — December

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Edinburgh has a dark side, including many ghosts. On your private Ghosts and Horrors Tour you will meet the George MacKenzie , the most famous ghost in Greyfriars You will also hear the true story of two of the most famous criminals in our history!

Edinburgh has a dark side, including many ghosts. On your private Ghosts and Horrors Tour you will meet the George MacKenzie , the most famous ghost in Greyfriars

 You will also hear the true story of two of the most famous criminals in the history of Edinburgh, Burke and Hare , plus plenty more besides.

 Greyfriars kirkyard is one of the scariest in the world. Be afraid!

 You will also hear about two of the most famous ghosts who live in underground vaults of the Old Town.

 Edinburgh also has so many horrible, true stories to tell it is difficult to know what horrors to leave out!

 You will however learn of the awful living conditions and the many deaths the 1645 Plague of Edinburgh caused. Discover tales of Edinburgh witchcraft and the punishment if you were discovered to be a witch. You will also hear of a sensational royal murder!

 This is just some of the dark side of the past of Edinburgh you will hear of and experience on your one-hour fifteen-minute private Ghosts and Horrors Tour!

Especially for the younger generation on your small private tour, I have an interactive activity sheet to entertain the full duration of your tour. Your younger group members can even win a special prize!

Indeed, I am sure you will also enjoy a small private tour of The Old Town or Edinburgh Castle.

I have a large number of five star reviews in respect of freelance tours I have taken for other companies. Please enquire for further information.

All enquiries welcome. Please call me on +44 7950 003 885 or e mail me; fraser@edinburghtoursandhistory.com

COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Contact details

Edinburgh Tours and History
8/2 Portland Gardens
Edinburgh
Lothian
Scotland
EH6 6NJ
Length
Bespoke
Transport
Walking
Type
Bespoke Private Small Group (1-16)
Languages
English
Themes
Architecture City Crime Geology Ghosts and Supernatural History Landscapes Literature Walking

COVID-19 facilities

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to visitors & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands

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Edinburgh Tours and History

Hello! My name is Fraser Paterson. I work on a freelance basis as an experienced professional tour guide and writer. I offer private walking tours. Choose whatever you wish from the following areas of Edinburgh in which I have expert knowledge. The world famous Greyfriars cemetery, Old Town, Great Inventors of Edinburgh fame, Edinburgh Castle and even a Ghosts and Horrors tour! Tours are by pre-booking and payment only.

Opening times

9am-8pm Monday-Saturday
10am to 8pm Saturday
11am to 8pm Sunday

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