Harry Potter Tour London

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The phenomenon that is Harry Potter has taken the world by storm, and now fans from across the globe can revel in the sensation that is The Harry Potter Tour London. Save money with cheap tour tickets when you combine them with transport, lunch or hotel stays.

Harry Potter Tour London Packages © Warner Bros
Harry Potter Tour London Packages © Warner Bros

Harry Potter Tour London - Go behind the scenes

Visitors to the Harry Potter Tour London will be transported to another realm with behind-the-scenes walking tours, unveiling some of the Harry Potter films most exciting sets, props and costumes. By going behind the scenes you can expect to:

  • Step into the iconic Great Hall
  • Walk the streets of Diagon Alley
  • See inside Dumbledore's office
  • Discover something about film special effects
  • Plus much, much more...

The Harry Potter Tour is located at the Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, about 20 miles north-west of London, where the Harry Potter films were made. The 'Making of Harry Potter' tour was opened in 2012 and is open seven days a week throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Hogwarts Castle Model

This outstanding model took 86 people to create and has been remodeled several times since its conception. It allows visitors to get a detailed 360° view of the castle and was used to generate many of the CGI effects you see in the Harry Potter films.

Hogwarts Castle Model © Warner Bros
Hogwarts Castle Model © Warner Bros

First built for use in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone(tm), the castle is nearly 50 feet in diameter and uses an array of fibre-optic lights to simulate the students passing by the windows. The attention to detail is quite magnificent. Real plants were used as well as miniature birds, each door is hinged and artists even built replicas of real life courtyards from where actual film scenes were shot.

Harry Potter Tour and Hotel Packages

With over 80 hotels within a 20-mile radius of the Harry Potter Studios Tour, why not book a tour and hotel package. Packages are offered that include bed and breakfast accommodation and tour tickets along with discounted rail tickets.

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If you want to book your accommodation separately, there are plenty of hotel deals including the De Vere Venues Hunton Park Hotel. There is also a Premier Inn just a short drive away at Watford North which is about two and a half miles from Leavesden Studios.

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Harry Potter Tour London Tickets and Transport Package

One of the best deals available online is the Tour Tickets and Transport Package offered by Attractiontix*, 365Tickets and Expedia. With this deal you can enjoy return transport from Central London along with the complete Harry Potter tour.

Harry Potter Tour London Tickets and Transport Package © Warner Bros
Harry Potter Tour London Tickets and Transport Package © Warner Bros

Attractiontix* is one of Warner Bros. Studio's preferred partners. The service is operated by Golden Tours* and the London pickup point is at 4 Fountain Square, 121-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH.

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Combine Harry Potter Studio Tour with Lunch for 2

Enjoy a two-course buffet lunch for two people at the De Vere Hunton Park Hotel, just a short walk from the Harry Potter Studio Tour. Then head off for your self-guided tour around the behind-the-scene studio tour.

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Harry Potter London Bus Tour

If you prefer to stay in London, then why not try the Harry Potter London Bus Tour*. This includes a London bus trip and walking tour of film locations and inspirations used in the Philosopher's Stone. The tour begins at Temple Tube Station and takes approximately three hours.

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So if you're stuck for ideas for day outs with the kids, why not consider the Harry Potter Studio Tour London. If you're crazy about Harry Potter, tell us what you think about the studio tour and join the conversation.

Alexandra Glacet

Alexandra Glacet
Updated on Monday 12th April 2021

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