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Harry Potter in London

  • London, United Kingdom (UK)

Last updated: 28 April, 2024

London is home to a variety of Harry Potter attractions that offer fans a chance to immerse themselves in the world of wizardry.

The most famous is the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, home to the sets, costumes, and props used in the films.

Other attractions include Platform 9 ¾ at King’s Cross Station, the West End stage show ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child‘, several specialist merchandise shops and a number of walking tours that take in the London ‘muggle’ sites featured in the movies.

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View of a scaled model of Hogwarts

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Harry Potter Studio Tour

From the moment you step through the vast carved doors of the Great Hall, you know you’re somewhere truly magical. This is no mere theme park – instead, you’ll find thousands of exquisitely detailed artefacts, lovingly preserved from the eight Harry Potter movies, filmed at adjacent Leavesden studios.

The sets are the biggest draw, from a cobbled Diagon Alley to The Great Hall, the Gryffindor dorms to Dumbledore’s office, and the Hogwarts Express, which you can climb aboard. Just watch out for Dementors.

But this showcase of sets, iconic props and costumes is beautifully displayed to allow an immersive, interactive experience that stays with you long after you’ve left. Even if you’re not a Potter fan, the incredible attention to detail, commitment to storytelling and sheer craftsmanship that has gone into both the film sets and the subsequent Studio Tour, can’t fail to move anyone with even the most passing interest in movies.

Adult price: £47

Good for age: 4+

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Price from: £-
Minimum age: 0
Age suitable: 4+
When: All year around

Who to go with: organised tours

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Take the original Harry Potter walking tour of London. Get sorted into houses and test your Potter trivia. We wend our way through Soho, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and many more stops - each with its own showbiz backstory! Potter in the footsteps, (broom steps?) of your favourite Hogwart students, actors and screenwriters around the cinematic world of London. Your guide is a movie enthusiast, armed with weird and wonderful film trivia. You will be put into your respective houses - prepare to have your Potter knowledge tested in our Trivia Quiz! There are several other games along the way with fabulous prizes to be won. Visit the sites that inspired the movies, and some of the places that inspired locations in the book! See London through a Harry Potter's glasses on a 2-hour adventure around the city.

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This is a great tour for families & die hard fans of Harry Potter Kids are half price ! Age 13 and below. Please book them in! This walking tour of London unfurls the movie set locations of the world's most famous Wizard (you know who he is!) Great day out for the family  You will see the famous movie set locations and several locations that inspired JK Rowling. We will visit actual filming locations in London!  The tour starts at King Cross Train station : Platform 9 3/4!! We then head to Leicester square area to see some of the film locations & visit 2 famous shops. The first : inspired & made all of the paper props for the films and the second a very nice treat for the kids (We keep this one a secret!) We head to London Bridge where we see more film locations. Including the Millennium (aka Wobbly) Bridge & Leaky Cauldron. In addition to the film locations we will see sights & buildings that inspired JK Rowling when she was writing each of the books. 

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On this 2 hour walking tour of Harry Potter film locations you’ll visit 10 sites used in London, learn about how the movies were made, the books by JK Rowling as well as some of the fascinating London landmarks you'll pass along the way.

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Go on a Magic of Film themed walking tour of London. Get sorted into teams and test your film knowledge. We wend our way through Soho, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and many more stops - each with its own showbiz backstory! Walk in the footsteps of your favorite actors and screenwriters around the cinematic world of London. Your guide is a movie enthusiast, armed with weird and wonderful film trivia. You will be put into teams - prepare to have your movie knowledge tested in our Silverscreen Quiz! There are several other games along the way with fabulous prizes to be won. Visit the sites that inspired the movies, from classics and silent film, all the way through to Bond, Marvel movies and romcoms. See London through the lens of a camera on a 2-hour adventure around the city, followed by a cruise on the river.

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From Diagon Alley to the Leaky Cauldron take a private black taxi tour of Harry Potter sites by black taxi. Nobody knows the streets of London like a cab driver, and each taxi can hold up to five wizards and/or Muggles. This is your chance to put yourself in the shoes of Harry Potter and friends as you tour the sights of London! (PLEASE NOTE: that this is NOT a Warner Bros Studio Tour)

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