Poltergeist Attack

We at City of the Dead said we’d begin showing the Mackenzie Poltergeist attacks on our tours. So here we go (in no particular order) No.1. Rashy 6/10 @CotDtours @J_A_Henderson_

Can You Write Horribly?

Black Hart Storytellers/City of the Dead are launching a horror anthology competition and entry is free! So get writing… https://www.cityofthedeadtours.com/book-of-the-dead/

And the Winner IS!

We at City of the Dead have just been nominated for the 2018 Travel and Hospitality Awards!  The guides are now wearing sunglasses at night to get the mood….  

Book of the Dead

Can you write horribly? City of the Dead is looking for budding or established authors to submit entries for our first horror anthology – Book of the Dead.  We’re using ‘horror’ in its loosest sense. Gory, thoughtful or funny. Vampires, ghosts or broccolli. Whatever keeps you up at night.  All we ask is that it keep other people up at … Read More

Anatomy of a Murderer

We at City of the Dead are no strangers to police line ups.  So imagine our delight when we saw this great exhibition! http://www.scotsman.com/news/face-of-19th-century-edinburgh-murderer-is-revealed-1-4530274

What a Nice Review

We at City of the Dead love praise.   And when it comes from a Belgian blog called Graveyard Picnic?  Well, that certainly makes our night. In the meantime, here’s a pic of our latest poltergeist attack…. https://catacombxkitten.blogspot.be/2017/07/travel-worlds-most-haunted-graveyard.html

The Haunted Edinburgh App!

We at City of the Dead are always looking to tittilate our customers.  That’s why we spend so much time on probation.  And this is our latest effort.  The Haunted Edinburgh App is Edinburgh’s first self-guided ghost tour, perfect for someone who wants to explore on their own. Or at their own leisure. Or during the day. Or more than once. … Read More

The Royal Mile: A Comprehensive Guide

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1445658453  We at City of the Dead are rather the history buffs.  When was the Great Fire of 1824?  In 1824. So imagine our mild pleasure at finding our very own Jan-Andrew Henderson has written the definitive guide to the Royal Mile. It covers the history.  The characters (both famous and little known).  Every wind and close.  The famous monuments … Read More


https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=scars+j+a+henderson&rh=n%3A341677031%2Ck%3Ascars+j+a+henderson We at City of the Dead usually only read the obituaries page of the Dundee Courier.  But we strongly urge you to check out the new Young Adult novel Scars by our very own award winning author and big giant head, J A Henderson.  It’s on kindle and you can click on the link to order.  It’s absolutely brilliant! He’ll … Read More