Magical London: Harry Potter Guided Walking Tour
- Duration: 2.5 hours
The boy who lived, and ignited a generation of wizards! A trip to London isn't complete without searching out a few of your favorite wizarding world places. Grab some floo powder, and find the real-life locations of Diagon Alley and other Harry Potter haunts.
The real British steam locomotive (name: Olton Hall) is now a museum display at Warner Bros. Studios. All aboard for the 11 o'clock to Hogwarts!
Head to Leadenhall Market. At 42 Bull's Head Passage, you'll see a familiar-looking optician's shop (AKA: the entrance to The Leaky Cauldron!).
The exterior shots for the Ministry of Magic were filmed at its rather appropriate real-life counterpart: Great Scotland Yard.
Warner Bros. Studio is located 20 miles north-west from central London, in Leavesden.
The closest railway station is Watford Junction, a quick 20-minute train ride from London's Euston Station. There are also plenty of shuttle buses that leave from central London. Transportation to and from London is often included in a Warner Bros Studio tour, so check out all your options before you book.
The world of Harry Potter is the world of London, meaning you can do a lot of sightseeing without ever leaving the city. Take a black cab or a night bus around town, and visit the film locations for the Ministry of Magic. And, of course, you can go to Kings Cross (a real-life train station) and take photos in front of Platform 9 and ¾.
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Loved the Harry Potter guided tour with our guide John. There was only myself and my daughter on the tour and John went out of his way to make the tour fun and even threw in a couple of detours, he was full of info. Would definitely do another tour next time we're in London.
Amazing, fun and exciting! It was a brilliant birthday present for my sister. Jack was a fantastic host and made the experience really enjoyable! Would definitely recommend!
I invited my granddaughter / 11/. Both of us have read Harry Potter - 7 books, she knows everything about. I was pleased that she liked it very much.
Tour was great fun. The guide did a great job. Very entertaining.
Great experience and very convenient way for transport.