Guided tour

London: Harry Potter Locations Walking Tour

Activity provider: London Top Sights Tours

London: Harry Potter Locations Walking Tour

Activity provider: London Top Sights Tours
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From US$ 18.12 per person

Likely to sell out

Visit different Harry Potter film location sites and see buildings that inspired the books by JK Rowling on a walking tour of London. Attempt to enter the Ministry of Magic, shop for chocolate frogs and butter beer, and much more.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the film location sites from the Harry Potter movies
  • Visit the graphic designers' gallery where the movie sets were made
  • Attempt to enter the Ministry of Magic
  • Shop for chocolate frogs and butter beer
Full description

Discover more than 10 movie locations and several sites that inspired JK Rowling's famous Harry Potter books on a small group or private walking tour of London. Take souvenir photos of Platform 9¾ at King's Cross Train Station and then head to Leicester Square to visit a shop that made all the paper props used in the films. Learn about the different location sites of the area.

Continue to London Bridge to discover the Leaky Cauldron and Millennium Bridge – nicknamed the Wobbly Bridge – that crosses the River Thames from St. Paul's Cathedral to the Tate Modern. Along the way, see buildings that inspired JK Rowling when she was writing the best-selling books.

Includes
  • Harry Potter guide
  • Guided walking tour
  • Oyster Card for the underground

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the bottom of the steps leading up to the Parcel Yard. The steps are located opposite the Potter shop (The shop is called Platform 9 3/4).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This is a group walking tour of no more than 15 adults. You can also book it as a private option
  • A moderate walking ability is required (3 hours of walking)
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a topped up Oyster Card or Travel Card
  • Tour departs punctually. Please arrive 10 minutes early
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 715 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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We were a bit skeptical at first because the price/pers. This tour seems quite cheap for an almost 3 hour tour, but it was really very informative and entertaining. Our guide Aaron was also very easy to understand for non-native speakers of English, was considerate of all participants at all times and made sure that nobody got lost ;-) A clear recommendation and "thumbs up" from us!

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August 2, 2022

Charlotte was brilliant! She made herself known and visible at the start of the tour, so bad directional tourists like me can easily find your guide. Incredibly warm and welcoming, she set a fantastic tone for the tour. Knew we were on to a winner. She is a Potterhead through and through, and knew the ins and outs of everything! As I think most of us hardcore fans of Potter would say, we know the deepest of lore, and still Charlotte shared absolute gems of trivia that I didn't know. Which really makes the tour great - you get to show off a bit of your knowledge of HP, you learn tons of new things about our fandom too. What's not to love? She guided us fantastically through the busy streets of Muggle and Wizarding London. She was always visible so no one gets lost in the crowd. And the spots you visit are BRILLIANT! She loves HP and it shows. And she had a tough audience on our tour, so she did amazingly to keep the energy and excitement up for the whole 3 hours THANK YOU CHARLOTTE

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July 23, 2022

We did this walking tour on 6/30 and had a lot of fun with Aaron who was very knowledgeable (and hilarious), not just about Harry Potter but also about all of the sites we visited in general. Highly recommend this tour because you get the best of Harry Potter sites plus London sites in general! Great for families.

July 7, 2022

Product ID: 187638