Mercat Cross

Mercat Cross
High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1TE
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From Edinburgh’s Pen to the World

Hear stories of Edinburgh authors including Walter Scott, JK Rowling, Arthur Conan Doyle and Muriel Spark.

Fri 20 Oct

£13 (£11; Children £8)

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

  • 17:00 – 18:30

Sat 21 Oct

£13 (£11; Children £8)

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Fri 27 Oct

£13 (£11; Children £8)

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Sat 28 Oct

£13 (£11; Children £8)

Part of Scottish International Storytelling Festival.

Raising the Dead

Tour the Blair Street underground vaults at Halloween, then explore the Canongate graveyard.

Fri 27 Oct

£17 (£15; Students £15; Children £10; Family £44)

Sat 28 Oct

£17 (£15; Students £15; Children £10; Family £44)

Sun 29 Oct

£17 (£15; Students £15; Children £10; Family £44)

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

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A guide to the best ghost tours of haunted Edinburgh

16 Feb 2011

The best of the spooky and haunted side of the historic Scottish capital

In the words of Robert Louis Stevenson, one of Edinburgh’s most famous literary sons, ‘Only a few inches separate the living from the dead.’ And nowhere is that more true than in the Old Town. From Burke and Hare to Half-Hangit Maggie, the city has more…

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