Uncover Secrets with the Edinburgh Vaults Self-Guided Audio Tour

About this activity

Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 10 km
Instant confirmation
Duration 2h
AI generated tour
This tour was generated with the help of AI with human post moderation. It allows us to propose more diverse content for you while keeping good quality and lower price
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by WeGoTrip
Book now
  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Start the In-App Audio Tour at Edinburgh Castle
  • Feel ancient tales in the South Bridge Vaults
  • Admire St Giles' Cathedral's stunning spires
  • Uncover old stories at the Blair Street Vaults
  • View Gladstone's Land, a slice of old Edinburgh
Dive into the shadows of history on this Self-Guided Audio Tour of Edinburgh's underground vaults. Aimed at those with a curiosity for the city's darker past, this tour reveals the concealed tales beneath the cobblestones of the Old Town. Ideal for solo explorers, it will guide you to some of the most enigmatic spots in the city's heart. Starting at the imposing Edinburgh Castle, you'll set the scene with sweeping views and a hint of the royal legends that linger around its walls. From there, the route takes you past significant landmarks like St. Giles' Cathedral and the Mercat Cross, eventually leading to the infamous South and Blair Street Vaults. The journey concludes near where it began, casting a final enchantment at The Witchery by the Castle. Along this winding path, you'll peer into the historic Canongate Tolbooth, admire the homage to literary greats at the Writers' Museum, and feel the essence of antiquity at Gladstone's Land. What lingers as the essence of this experience are the whispered secrets of the past, echoes of ancient footsteps, and the palpable sense of stories untold. As you conclude this unique excursion, the enduring legacy of Scotland's ancient capital will no doubt have left its mysterious mark.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Edinburgh Castle
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, UK
The Scotch Whisky Experience
354 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE, UK
Popular activities in Edinburgh
Cancellation policies vary according to activity type. Please check the conditions of your required activity Self-guided audio tour.
WeGoTrip is a company creating memorable experiences through the in-app audio tours for self-guided travelers all around the world. Travel by your own rules with self-guided audio tours & museum tickets in one app. Better to see something once than hear about it a...

Any questions left?

Similar experience for you

The most interesting attractions in Edinburgh