Ghosts of Edinburgh: A bloody past
Embark on a haunted Edinburgh adventure where you will follow clues to discover striking places and local creepy stories.
Play this city exploration game and you'll go on a journey through some of the city’s most haunted places, including Greyfriars Kirkyard, the site of the Nor’ Loch and West Bow.
Are you ready for a haunted walk around Edinburgh?
- Best at night
- Please be cautious of traffic
- Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
- If parents/guardians, filter the content for kids
- Use the phone flashlight for clues if needed
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
Visit the most haunted places in town
Discover Edinburgh’s dark and bloody past, from the Great Scottish Witch Hunts to the Burke and Hare murders
Learn about the haunting stories of the Wizard of West Bow, the Grey Lady, George Mackenzie and more
Explore the many sites where public executions were held
Visit the hall containing a book made of William Burke’s flesh
Starting point The Mound25 Hanover St, Edinburgh EH2 2PR, UK
Finish point West Bow100 W Bow, Edinburgh EH1 2HH, UK
Points of interest
You will get to discover interesting places along the game route.
Greyfriars Bobby Statue
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Discover new places
As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.
Solve puzzles, crack riddles
You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.
Learn fun history
Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.
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