Dark history of Edinburgh - self-guided audio tour using an app
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Dark history of Edinburgh - self-guided audio tour using an app

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Follow a self-guided audio tour using an app
  • Discover the dark history of Edinburgh
  • Learn about the Scottish serial killers Burke and Hare
  • Visit the ancient burial site of Canongate Kirkyard
What to expect

Dive into the horrid and brutal past of Edinburgh during a self-guided audio tour. Walk around the old town of Edinburgh while discovering terrifying stories of its dark history.

Start your audio tour at the Royal Mile and follow the instructions as you make your way to the Grassmarket and then to Greyfriars Cemetery. You will listen to dark stories on murder, witch hunts, grave robberies, and mysterious killings. Learn the story of the killers Burke and Hare who committed a series of brutal murders in the 1800s while strolling through the old town.

This may not be a ghost tour, but you will be frightened by Edinburgh's dark history!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Downloadable multimedia tour
    • 24/7 online support through the app
    What's not included
    • Headphones
    • In-person guide
    • Entrance tickets to any attractions
    Where

    Tron Kirk and Gift Shop, High Street, Edinburgh, UK

    Meeting point:
    Start your self-guided tour at Tron Kirk, the tour ends at the Greyfriars Cemetery (1 Forrest Rd)
    What to remember
    • This tour requires a minimum age of 15
    • Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost
    • Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles, and augmented reality
    • Bring headphones with you to hear the audio guide
    • After checkout, you will receive an SMS on your phone and/or an email with a link to the audio tour
    • Share the tour with friends and family - All members of your group can use the app to listen to the audio on their phones using the link
    • This tour is suitable for pets, wheelchairs, and strollers
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    When
    • Flexible starting times, follow the tour any day at any time best fitted to you
    • Please refer to calendar for updated availability
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    Provider
    WeGoTrip
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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