Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour!

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

About Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour

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.

Meets in West End of Princes St.

Dates and Times:

13th September - 5pm
20th September - 11am
21st September - 11am
25th September - 11am
26th September - 11am & 2pm
27th September - 11am & 2pm

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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