Underground City of the Dead Ghost Tour

The Underground Vaults

‘There are a number of ghost walks around Scotland’s Capital but the SPOOKIEST takes you to what has been dubbed Underground City of the Dead’ – UK’s Best Ghost Tours. Virgin Media.

This tour ventures into the most haunted section of Edinburgh’s legendary Underground City, where a population once lived in utter misery.

Black as Satan’s jammies, with a fascinating history to match, these vaults were forgotten for centuries and only recently unsealed.

This part of the South Bridge Vaults is known as Damnation Alley. With good reason.   These dark tunnels and are stalked by a malevolent presence known as the South Bridge Entity.

Underground City of the Dead is researched and written by the award winning novelist and historical author, Jan-Andrew Henderson.   The story of this hidden metropolis is told in his book The Town Below the Ground: Edinburgh’s Legendary Underground City.

The South Bridge Vaults.   They’re darker than you think.

Tour Times

Nightly from the single tree by the roadside wall of St Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

  • Summer (Easter to Halloween)
    3.30pm & 8.30pm daily.
  • Tour Cost
    £13.00 (£11.00 discount £9.00 child) Tour lasts approx 1 hour 20 mins
  • Winter (Halloween to Easter)

    3.30pm daily.

    8.00pm on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun.

  • Advisory

    No under 12s or unaccompanied children.
    No hen or stag parties.
    Limited numbers apply.
    Please wear sensible foot gear.
    Not suitable for wheelchair users, pregnant women or those with a heart condition or difficulty walking.

    Can cause physical and mental distress. You join us at your own risk. For safety reasons, people under the influence of alcohol will be turned away.