Fancy a bit of a fright? A trip to Stirling would be incomplete without taking one of its iconic Ghost Walks! Get swept up in the history and legends of Stirling by a colourful cast of characters, played by a combination of seasoned actors and enthusiastic amateurs, and learn more about the strange and dark history of this historic capital than you thought possible.
They run regular tours through the week in the summer, as well as one-man weekend tours the rest of the year with their most popular character, the happy hangman. You can even book a private tour. They update their scripts with every new season, guaranteeing that returning patrons always find something new on the tour. Why not spice up your visit to Stirling with a little bit of the supernatural?
Where can I learn more about ghost stories in Stirling?
Stirling GhostWalk has been thrilling people with its tours since 1989 and remains one of the city’s most beloved attractions. Started as a community project, the Stirling GhostWalk combines comedy, horror and history in a thoroughly entertaining tour suited for all ages. If you’re looking for a spooky way to celebrate your next birthday or hen/stag do this is a great choice.
As one of the most historically significant places in Scotland, Stirling’s streets have seen centuries of drama, tragedy and executions, including the famous battle of Bannockburn just 4 miles from the city centre. In fact, it’s so full of ghost stories that they can’t possibly cover all of them in one night – check out their website for more fascinating stories of haunting and horror!
- Adults – £8.00, Children & Concessions – £6.00 and Family tickets – £22.00
- 8.30 pm Tuesday-to-Saturday in July and August, 8 pm every Friday and Saturday for the rest of the year and special shows for Hallowe’en and Christmas – Check their website for the next tour date
- Tour takes around 75 minutes
- Family-friendly but if your younger children are easily frightened this might not be the tour for them
- Tour starts at the gates of Old Town Jail (very close to the centre of town)
- Wear appropriate footwear for the tour – Stirling is quite hilly