Visit the exact locations featured in the famous Harry Potter films in this Harry Potter Walking Tour of London. Photo opportunity at Platform 9 3/4. Enjoy Harry Potter facts and iconic locales that inspired J.K. Rowling’s epic book series as you journey around the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Fans of Harry Potter of any age will enjoy this tour, which is also ideal for families visiting London.
- Half-day Harry Potter walking tour of London
- Exact locations featured in the famous Harry Potter films
- Panoramic tour of London’s most iconic locations, including St Paul’s Cathedral, Borough Market, Trafalgar Square
- Photo opp at Platform 9 3/4
The Harry Potter books and film series have enthralled and captivated the world – now you can follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard and take a magical journey throughout London on this Harry Potter walking tour.
Your expert guide will take you on a spellbinding tour of the city to show you the exact locations where key scenes of this epic tale were filmed. Starting at Westminster, we’ll make our way to the Ministry of Magic; find the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron before taking a walk down the real Diagon Alley; then stand in the very spot where the Death Eaters destroyed the famous Millennium Bridge.
You’ll not only see the locations where the films were shot, but you’ll also discover the magic behind locations such as Cecil and Goodwin Courts, and how these enchanting locations provided the inspiration for this wizarding adventure to unfold.
The tour will conclude at approximately 12 noon at Platform 9 ¾ – where you can try and make your own way to Hogwarts!
This Harry Potter-themed walking tour of London will introduce you to some of London’s most magical landmarks. Meet your guide in Leicester Square, then take a tour of the city while learning all about the Harry Potter films and the locations where they were shot.
Check out Diagon Alley, where Harry got all of his magical school supplies in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The Leaky Cauldron, a prominent wizarding tavern, can be found at this location.
Lord Voldemort brutally muggle-attacked Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on the Millennium Bridge. See where J.K. Rowling drew inspiration for her stories by strolling down to Tate Modern from the Embankment.
Take a journey inside the author’s mind as you observe muggle London transformed into a patchwork of magical elements. Then take the tube to King’s Cross, where you’ll visit Platform 934. Make sure you have a valid Travelcard for Zone 1. As Harry, Ron, and Hermione waited for the Hogwarts Express, pose with a disappearing luggage trolley in the spot where they stood. The journey comes to an end at King’s Cross Station in the late afternoon.
Tate Modern (Pass By)
Tate Modern is a modern art gallery located in London. It is Britain’s national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group. It is based in the former Bankside Power Station, in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark.
ODEON Leicester Square Luxe Cinema (Pass By)
The Largest single-screen cinema in the U.K., home to hundreds of premieres since 1937!
In the heart of London since the 17th century: the West End’s most distinctive shopping street, full of art, antiques, books, culture, and curiosities.
National Portrait Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
Great Scotland Yard
Thames River (Pass By)
It’s part of the longest river in England, has 45 locks, is home to over 25 species of fish, boasts three areas of outstanding natural beauty and it’s the only river in Europe to have a national trail follow its entire length.
The square is famous for its neon signs, different displays, and the Eros fountain located in the middle of this road junction, which is now one of the city’s top landmarks.
Leadenhall Market dates back to the 14th century and is situated in what was the center of Roman London. Originally a meat, poultry, and game market, it is now home to a number of boutique retailers, restaurants, cafes, wine bars, and an award-winning pub.
Tower Bridge is London’s most striking bridge thanks to its Neo-Gothic architecture and lifting central sections. When it opened, it was the most sophisticated bascule bridge in the world.
Is there a Harry Potter World in London?
Yes, the Harry Potter Theme Park England (known as Warner Bros Studio Tour London) is located outside of North London
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