The Lauriston Horror Tour

Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide.

The Lauriston Horror Tour

About The Lauriston Horror Tour

26th Oct 2019 to 27th Oct 2019
1.30pm & 2.45pm
Lauriston Castle
2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
£5 per person
Event organiser/part of Edinburgh Horror Festival
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The Edinburgh Horror Festival take over the castle tours for the weekend. Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide. Blood chilling cases of murder, witch trials and persecutions that have plagued Edinburgh, and listen out for the ghostly footsteps of the castle itself.

Lasts approx. 60 minutes. Over 12 years old.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Lauriston Horror Tour are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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