Crime Pays: A Darker History Tour of Aberdeen


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Explore the darkest side of Aberdeen's history. From bodysnatching and witchcraft to adultery and murder, we explore stories of crime and punishment from the last 500 years.

Over an hour and 45 minutes, your costumed guide will bring to life tales from the most sordid chapter of Aberdeen's past. And by the end you will truly be able to say whether crime pays.

Advance booking necessary. Not suitable for those under the age of 15.


Start from the Mercat Cross in the Castlegate, near Castle Street, at the east end of Union Street, AB11 5BG.


Tickets are £8. Advance booking necessary.

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Lia Sanders