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To celebrate our new tour Evil Deeds: Burke and Tour, the tours this week on the 8-11th of August are free! Book online to reserve your spot.
Wednesday 8 August, 4pm and 6.30pm
Friday 10 August, 2pm and 4.30pm
Saturday 11 August, 4pm and 6.30pm
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city. Researched and written over six months, this tour examines Edinburgh’s social history and the fascinating story of serial killers Burke and Hare – murder, greed and deception.
This tour contains references to violence, murder and criminality and is not suitable for children.
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time.
- The meeting place is in the West End of Princes St. Once booked, you will receive confirmation of location.
Steve guides the tours, you can’t miss him: tall, wearing an 1820s Georgian hat and an Auld Toun Walking Tours shirt!