1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. River Thames

Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 174648
About this tour
Duration: 2.5 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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The Original experience

Highlights
  • Experience a magical Harry Potter themed walking tour across London
  • Find out which Hogwarts House you belong in and test your Harry Potter knowledge
  • Stroll down Diagon Alley, visit the Leaky Cauldron, and more
  • See iconic London sites such as Borough Market, The London Eye, and Trafalgar Square
  • Have the option of a short boat trip down the River Thames
Full description
Walk in the footsteps of your favorite wizards (and witches) around Muggle London. Your Harry Potter enthusiast guide will be armed with weird and wonderful trivia all along the way. 

After meeting your guide, start your adventure by finding out which Hogwarts’ House you belong in. Then compete against other Houses in an interactive quiz as you see the sites that inspired J.K. Rowling, from Shakespeare's Globe to the narrow London alleys that inspired the likes of Knockturn Alley.

Highlights include passing The Leaky Cauldron, the secret wizarding inn. Explore the real Diagon Alley, where Harry buys his first wand. Even see the bridge destroyed by the Death Eaters in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". 

For part of your guided tour, choose either a short boat trip down the Thames or take the world-famous London Underground. Both the boat and Underground options follow this itinerary: 

1. Southwark Cathedral
2. 800-year-old Borough Market
3. Sir Francis Drake's world-famous Golden Hinde
4. Winchester Palace
5. 900-year-old Clink Prison
6. Shakespeare's Globe
7. Millennium Bridge
8. Daniel Radcliffe's School
9. The London Eye
10. River Thames
11. Sherlock Holmes' Pub
12. Great Scotland Yard
13. Gringotts Wizarding Bank
14. The world's smallest police station
15. Trafalgar Square
16. Knockturn Alley
17. Diagon Alley
18. Palace Theatre
Includes
  • 2.5-hour guided tour
  • Thames boat trip (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • London Underground tickets (if Underground option selected)
  • Warner Bros. Studio

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Meet your guide at the Southwark View Point, London SE1 9DF • Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Public transport ticket
Know before you go
• Children under the age of 4 go free of charge
• If you choose the Underground option, you will need to purchase a Travelcard for Zone 1 before the start of the tour. Valid transport ticket types: Oyster card, printed travel card, contactless card and Apple Pay. The boat option does not require any public transport tickets.
• Total distance walked on the tour is 3.2 km
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 7093 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Hagrid (John) was our excellent guide. He covered a last minute shift from a sick coworker and didn’t let that affect the tour at all. He was funny, personable and seemed genuinely excited to be showing the city off. My favourite part about the tour was that even though many of the locations we stopped at seemed completely normal, John showed us how they were used in the movies with video reference and context. I would have never known an otherwise normal looking alley was the inspiration for Nocturn. Cheers from Manitoba John!

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March 11, 2020

Such a fun and informative way to learn about London and Harry Potter. It was great to have some of the filming locations in London pointed out which I had overlooked. After we watched small clips along the way, I looked at these places in a new light after realising they were used in the movies ! We started the tour by being sorted into our houses. Along the way we answered quiz questions to win points for our house. The places we travelled to were used either as inspiration for places in the film or actual film locations for Diagon Alley, Knockturn Alley, Gringots, The Entrance for the Ministry of Magic, The Leaky Cauldron, Kings Cross, Platform 9 and 3/4 and more. It’s the perfect trip for Harry Potter lovers and anyone looking for a fun and interactive way to see some of the sights in London. Our guide John a.k.a Hagrid had so many fun Harry Potter facts and made the tour as amazing as it was. Thank you for a wonderful tour!

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March 8, 2020

The tour was really great, even though it was raining that day our guide Hermione was really motivated, super friendly and had amazing Energy all throughout the tour! The sorting hat game was really fun and there were many new and very interesting facts about the Harry Potter World! All in all a really great experience!

March 6, 2020

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Product ID: 174648