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Witches Old Town Walking Tour & Underground Vault

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Discover the wicked history of Scotland as you explore the Old Town & visit an underground vault. Join your bewitching guide on this spellbinding walking tour.

Dimly lit Barrie's Close, with an old style street lamp glowing
  • Dimly lit Barrie's Close, with an old style street lamp glowing
  • Witch guide with black pointy hat and broom stick talking in Edinburgh old town
  • Witch guide with black pointy hat and broomstick, in a courtyard in the old town of edinburgh. Under an old style lampost.
  • Witch guide with black pointy hat long red hair and broom stick in front of Edinburgh Castle
  • Witch guide with black pointy hat and broomstick looking at the view from Edinburgh castle, and George Herriots School which is said to be the inspiriation for Hagworts from Harry Potter.
  • Witch guide with black pointy hat and broom stick in front of Edinburgh Castle

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Step into Scotland's rich and mysterious past on this captivating walking tour through Edinburgh's Old Town. Led by an engaging character guide, this experience blends history and storytelling for an unforgettable adventure.

 

Uncover the stories of Scotland’s real-life witches, exploring their lives and the accusations they faced. This tour pays respectful homage to those wrongly accused of witchcraft, shedding light on the great injustices they suffered. You may even learn some facts about much-loved characters from Outlander and Harry Potter!

 

Adding to the intrigue, the final 15 minutes of the tour will involve an exclusive visit to “The Lost Close” — this recently discovered underground site has been cloaked in mystery since the Great Fire of 1824. The ancient vault, where you will enjoy the remaining tales of the tour, dates back to 1742, offering a window into the past, and providing a fitting end to an immersive exploration of history and enchantment.

 

Don't miss The Edinburgh Witches and Underground Vaults - Old Town Walking Tour, an opportunity to delve into the city's fascinating past, honour those who suffered, and embrace the magic of discovery.

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