Official Guidebook

YOU’LL MEET SOME OF EDINBURGH'S MOST NOTORIOUS HISTORICAL CHARACTERS ON YOUR JOURNEY; BUT FOR THE FULL STORY, THERE’S ONLY ONE BOOK YOU’LL EVER NEED…

EDINBURGH'S HISTORY

Learn all about the city's murky history, from William Wallace's battles against the English for independence, via the Plague epidemics of the 17th century, witch hunts and notorious serial killers Burke & Hare. You’ll find out all the legends, dispel the myths and find out all the bits that will make you go “come on, that can’t be real!?”

WEIRD FACTS

What crimes were punishable by death? Where do Edinburgh’s most famous ghosts reside? And what were the most painful Torture instruments used back then? They say the truth is stranger than fiction, and trust us when we say: this book proves it!