Hidden Edinburgh: Going Underground

Discover Edinburgh’s Underground City Hidden beneath the streets and bridges of Edinburgh, are several underground closes and chambers. Closed off to the public for hundreds of years, these places remained frozen in time, just waiting to be rediscovered. Today, some of them have been excavated and re-opened. And there are many tours you can go […]

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Ghost Stories: The Great Lafayette

Halloween has arrived! And what better way to enjoy some spooky goings on than with a trip to Edinburgh Horror Festival? Here, you can watch spooky theatre shows, listen to ghost stories and take tours of our historic city’s famous haunted sites.  And, our central city accommodation is a short stroll into the city where you’ll […]

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Haunted Edinburgh: Three Spook-tacular Pubs in Edinburgh

Haunted Pubs in Edinburgh Edinburgh has a long history of bloody battles, deadly plague, merciless dungeons, murderous figures and underground closes. So, it comes as no surprise that this city is one of the most haunted in the world. Famed for paranormal activity and mysterious happenings, thousands of people flock here every year to discover […]

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Great Myths and Legends of Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is famous for its legends and myths, from spooky hauntings to hidden underground streets. Built on seven hills, just like Rome, Edinburgh’s history dates back centuries. With a castle built atop a volcanic rock and a network of secret tunnels and streets, the city is full of mystery. So, with this, […]

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Spooktacular Edinburgh Ghost Stories

Edinburgh Ghost Stories to tell this Halloween Old ghosts, new ghosts, spectres, poltergeists, ghouls and banshees – you name it, Edinburgh has them all. Our city is known as one of the most haunted in the world. With spooky graveyards filled with tales of tortured souls and wronged victims determined to leave their mark on […]

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5 Horror-ific Haunted Places in Edinburgh Guaranteed To Give You The Chills

1. Edinburgh Castle When it comes to a list of haunted places in Edinburgh, where better to start than with a haunted castle? Edinburgh Castle has a long and bloody history dating back to the 12th century. So, it comes as no surprise that it holds a few mysteries of its own. Home to a number […]

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