Halloween Tales

Discover the darker side of Trinity House`s maritime history and hear tales of hauntings, superstition and mystery this Halloween!

Halloween Tales

About Halloween Tales

30th Oct 2019 to 31st Oct 2019
4.30pm - 6pm Suitable for ages 5+ / 7pm - 8.30pm Suitable for ages 12+
Trinity House
99 Kirkgate, Leith EH6 6BJ
£5, £4.50 for Members
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Our resident storyteller will share with you tales of mysterious ships haunted U-boats, strange superstitions, hangings, vanishings and storm creating witches.

This unique experience includes a twilight tour of Trinity House and the lantern lit sixteenth century vaults.

Free car parking is available for users of the Kirkgate Shopping Centre and is limited to 90 minutes after which a chare applies. Free on-street parking is available nearby.

Please be aware the vaults are down a set of steep stairs.

Tours at 4.30pm are family friendly and suitable for ages 5+.

Tours at 7pm are suitable for ages 12+

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


Image Credit: Historic Environment Scotland

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Halloween Tales are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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