A gentle early-evening outdoor tour of Edinburgh's Royal Mile closes and courtyards, meeting some frightful but friendly 'Jumper-Ooters' with plenty of time to chat!
Your guide is Alexander Clapperton (deceased), who was a merchant, philanthropist and Edinburgh cemetery director during the 1840s.
Mr Clapperton takes a light-hearted look at Edinburgh's dark past, telling tales of tortures, plague, witchcraft & invasion as he leads you through the Old Town's atmospheric closes & courtyards.
En route Mr Clapperton will introduce some Edinburgh characters summoned from the mists of time.
Tour lasts 80 minutes (approx.) and includes a copy of the best-selling 'Adam Lyal's Witchery Tales' book.
This tour currently runs on a limited basis and departs from outside the front of the Witchery Restaurant, 352 Castlehill, Royal Mile (near Edinburgh Castle), EH1 2NF.
Booking in advance is essential.
How To Book
To make a booking, please visit our shop/office, located at 84 West Bow (Victoria St), EH1 2HH, where our ghosts will be happy to help you make a reservation. Unfortunately the shop is temporarily closed from 26th December 2020 until at least 26th April 2021. Luckily you can still book for a tour later in 2021, and beyond, via witcherytours.com
Group discounts do not apply at present.
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.
The Cadies & Witchery Tours take a light-hearted look at Edinburgh's darker side, with tales of witchcraft, murder, plague and body snatching, told by your guide Alexander Clapperton (deceased). Blending history with humour and facts with fables, your ghostly guides will lead you through the Old Town's haunted closes and creepy courtyards, while our unique "jumper-ooters" provide guaranteed ghastly appearances! Our outdoor walking tours depart from outside The Witchery Restaurant, 352 Castlehill, Royal Mile (near Edinburgh Castle), EH1 2NF. https://g.page/thewitcheryed