11th January, 2015

Set sail for The Edinburgh Dungeon this February half term!


All aboard the good ship Dungeon as Scotland’s top attraction for scary fun prepares for mutiny on Market Street with the arrival of Captain William Kidd.


Known for his charm as much as his criminal endeavours, Captain William Kidd – the infamous Scottish pirate – will step foot on dry land at The Edinburgh Dungeon from the 13 February as he seeks out a new crew of accomplices to join him on his next venture.


Visitors will face a series of initiation tests but will the Edinburgh Dungeon’s tales of terror on the timbers deter even the most seaworthy? Look forward to games on the galley and hilarious tales of treasure, torture and treachery in February – with a special discount on offer for those arriving in pirate costume.


Johnny Campbell, general manager at The Edinburgh Dungeon, commented: “Captain William Kidd was a charismatic seaman but beneath his smooth exterior lay a clever and ruthless pirate.


“The Edinburgh Dungeon is primed and ready for his takeover this half term but we need a cast of ready and willing pirate apprentices. So, anyone arriving in suitably seaworthy attire will be given a £6 discount* on full priced individual tickets!”


“Had a fantastic time. 5 star performances by all the actors. Loved the way humour was entwined with the fear factor. Special mention to the cannibal family. The actors playing the mother and daughter …”

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