Aberdeen Historical & Turbulent Times Walking Tour

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Aberdeen Historical and Turbulent Times Walking Tour
Likely to Sell Out

From $74.63

Price varies by group size

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Wander the streets and wynds (narrow alleyways) of Aberdeen and discover another world of dark secrets and fascinating historical stories. Learn about the witch trials of Aberdeen that went on more than 500 years ago, and hear stories about Medieval corporal punishments carried out in the city center. See where armies attacked, and visit graveyards where bodysnatchers operated in the 1800s.
  • Visit St Machar's Cathedral and the Marischal College
  • See Aberdeen through the eyes of a local
  • Ideal for first time visitors who want to know more about this interesting city
  • Private tour—only you will participate

What's Included

  • All tours can be changed to suit, just tell us what you would like.
  • Start time to suit you, if scheduled times do not work for you, subject to availability.
  • Pick up/drop off from your Aberdeen Hotel- £10 payable on the day. See distance surcharges below.
  • No drinks or snacks included in cost
  • Gratuities
  • Pick up surcharges. Hotels more than 10mls from Aberdeen-£20, 40-60mls-£60. Payable on the day.

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Pickup details

We pick you up from your hotel or accommodation in the Aberdeen area, train station, cruise liner.

What To Expect

St Machar's Cathedral

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

King's College Chapel

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Old Aberdeen

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Seaton Park

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Brig 'o' Balgownie

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Footdee (Fittie)

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Marischal College

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Provost Skene's House

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Service animals allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.


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Great experience
Melissa_B, Nov 2021
Malcolm did a wonderful job showing us old & new Aberdeen. The tour was well planned out & very educational.

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