The Ghosts of St. Andrews: Private 1.5-hour Spooky Tour Private Tour

Explore the historic heart of St. Andrews on a private dark side walking tour, uncovering tales of haunted legends.

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


1 hr 30 mins


First Time Visitor, History, Local Experience, Spooky

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour – No transportation is included

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places

What's not included:

Hotel pick up and drop off, Admission Tickets, Food and drink, Gratuities
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at Martyrs' Monument, The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AT, United Kingdom

What makes this tour special

Delve into the eerie depths of St. Andrews, from haunted ruins to unsettling legends of martyrs and medieval relics as you uncover the town's chilling history on our private dark side walking tour.

On your private tour, you will:  

Step back in time on a private walking tour through St. Andrews' streets. Begin your journey at the Martyrs' Monument, where brave souls faced brutal fates during the Protestant Reformation. Hear the tales of Patrick Hamilton and others who stood against religious persecution etched into the town's ancient stones.

Next, cross the Old Course, where rabbits once staged a peculiar invasion, adding a whimsical twist to its golfing history. Learn abot the mysterious ghost of Tom Morris haunting these fairways, a legend whispered among players and locals alike.

Discover the surprising link between notorious gangster Al Capone and this tranquil Scottish town, an unexpected but intriguing chapter in St. Andrews' tale. Continue with a visit to the Medieval Mercat Cross, where people used to witness public executions and macabre punishments. 

Explore St. Andrews Cathedral and its haunted ruins, where spectral figures are said to roam among the ancient stones.

Pause at the Criterion, a historic pub steeped in ghosts with walls echoing the tales of supernatural encounters and the inexplicable. Take a stroll along East Sands Beach to Lady’s Tower, where the presence of Lady Janet Anstruther wanders the coastline, her story adds a haunting layer to the town's charm.

Your expert guide will captivate you with tales of murder, plague, and martyrdom, bringing together centuries of history and myth. This private tour offers an unforgettable exploration of St. Andrews' shadowed past, whether you're drawn to the supernatural or the deeply rooted history. Prepare to be spellbound as you uncover the secrets that lie beneath the surface of this Scottish gem. 

What you'll see

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