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Jail Guide with Guests NS
September 19, 2023
Announcement from Haunted Walk Founder & CEO – Glen Shackleton Hi Folks, I have an important announcement to make about the future of our tours at the old Ottawa Jail. The Ottawa Jail Hostel has decided to end our partnership in order to focus those spaces on accommodations instead. This takes effect as of December...
Afraid of the Light NS
September 5, 2023
There are a lot of people who are scared of the dark. As Haunted Walk storytellers, we often use this to our advantage: taking guests down into spooky dark tunnels, leading tours late into the evening, wearing dark cloaks and carrying lanterns. However, there are moments when the dread of bright light surpasses our apprehension...
Stone of Destiny for Charles copy
May 2, 2023
Hold onto your kilts, folks, because the 125-kilogram Stone of Scone or ‘Stone of Destiny’ has left Edinburgh Castle for the first time in 25 years for the coronation of King Charles III! This stone may seem like just a regular old rock, but it is actually a sacred object with an incredible history. It...
Vinegar Valentine 7
February 10, 2023
Valentine’s Day is typically associated with flowers, chocolates, and declarations of love. But what about the sour side of this holiday? Enter Vinegar Valentines – the sassy, sarcastic, and often cruel greeting cards that were all the rage from the mid-19th to early 20th century. Before Hallmark and candy companies took over the holiday, people...
Robbie Burns Header
January 25, 2023
Tonight is Robbie Burns Night, also known as Burns Night, a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns, a famous Scottish poet who lived in the 18th century. The event which was first held in 1801, is typically on January 25th, which is the anniversary of Burns’ birth. Traditionally these celebrations involve eating...
Halloween Article FB
October 30, 2022
Ahh, our favourite time of year is upon us. The autumn air is crisp, the leaves are falling in heaps of red and yellow, and there are pumpkins on every street. It’s no wonder that here at the Haunted Walk we are obsessed with all things Halloween. We take our roles as experts in all...