Old Town Edinburgh: The Gothic and The Grisly

4.65 (49 reviews)
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Follow clues scattered across the city to discover amazing places and local stories in Edinburgh; but prepare yourself for uncovering the unimaginable. 

You will travel through the Gothic Edinburgh Old Town on the hunt for the only person who can help solve a series of ghastly crimes in the city. You’ll meet people from various backgrounds and learn a lot about the grisly past of your adopted home. 

Are you up for a mysterious adventure through Edinburgh?

6.99
per person
Participants
Total
13.98
Availability
24/7
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Languages
English

Places you will visit

10

It will take you

45-75 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km

Highlights

  • Explore the atmospheric streets of the Edinburgh Old Town.

  • Meet local legends and test your wits against theirs to solve the mysteries of the city.

  • Come to know the cobbled streets and twisting alleyways and all of the people who have made them famous.

Storyline

You are John Gray, night watchman for the Edinburgh City Police. For years, you have kept the city safe from perils and have been proud to do so, but recently rumors of horrendous repeating crimes have been reaching your ears. 

With your trusty companion, Bobby the Skye Terrier, you set off through the Gothic Edinburgh streets in search of a certain legendary detective that you hope can help you solve this case. 

Game route

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Starting point Greyfriars Bobby Statue
34 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QE, UK
Finish point The Burns Monument
1759 Regent Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8DR, UK
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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.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.

Reviews

4.65

49 reviews

5 Stars
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