About this activity
See Edinburgh’s darker side with Alexander Clapperton, leading you through the courtyards and closes of the old town. Entertaining you with tales of witchcraft, punishments, executions and invasions.
Your ghostly guide is the deceased Alexander Clapperton, who was an Edinburgh Cemetery Director during the 1840s.
Mr Clapperton will take you on a light-hearted journey through Edinburgh’s dark past, telling tales of tortures, plague, witchcraft and invasion as he leads you through the Old Town’s atmospheric closes and courtyards.
En route Mr. Clapperton will introduce some Edinburgh characters summoned from the mists of time – so be prepared for a few laughs and well as the odd fright!
The tour price includes a copy of the bestselling ‘Witchery Tales’ book – essential bedtime reading and an ideal way to delve further into Edinburgh’s darker history!