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Small Group Edinburgh Underground Vaults Historical Walk with Private Option

By Mercat Tours
Price is £19per adult


Free cancellation available
1h 15m
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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Social distancing
Equipment sanitised between use


  • Small, personal 5 star group tour with a maximum of 18 people.Descend into the unique Blair Street Underground Vaults of Old Edinburgh. Far below the busy, bustling Edinburgh streets there lies a dark, quiet and forgotten place. These wonderful dark rooms of arched ceilings, fireplaces and 18th century wine vaults lie beneath the South Bridge, one of the city's main thoroughfares. What happened in these extraordinary vaulted chambers, who lived here, where, when and why? See and learn more...

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Small Group Scheduled Tour 16:00

Free cancellation
1h 15m

Maximum group size of 18

Starting time: 16:00

Price details

Price is £18.71 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is £18.71


Price is £18.71

What's included, what's not

  • Small group experience
  • Award-winning local storytellers
  • TourTalk radio receiver to enjoy immersive storytelling at safe distance
  • Exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults

Know before you book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Children over 5yrs only
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transport
  • Tours are guaranteed all year round, so please dress for the weather, with comfortable shoes.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
  • You will be part of a small group (max 18) and we'll provide “Tour Talk” radio sets to make social distancing easier. Please bring your own face masks and earphones (disposable earphones can be provided).
  • 28 Blair St, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, UK

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercat Tours, 28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR Scotland

Get exclusive access to the city’s oldest, deepest Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Discover secrets & stories of Edinburgh’s underworld.

See and touch 19th century artefacts.

Visit our Discovery Room with 3D model & display.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

Tour meeting point.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB Scotland

Explore the closes and understand the buildings of the historic Old Town of Edinburgh, before descending into the Blair Street Underground Vaults

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Edinburgh Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 Scotland

See the sites of the Old Town as you walk towards the Blair Street Underground Vaults

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Activity Location

  • Edinburgh Scotland

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Mercat Cross, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK
    • Edinburgh Scotland

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