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2.5-Hour Walking Tour of Harry Potter™ Film Locations from Southwark View Point

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  • Begin from Southwark View Point and make your way to some of the most iconic film locations of the Harry Potter™ Films - the 8 series franchise.
  • Discover Gringott's Bank, the 900-year-old Clink Prison, Diagon Alley, and Leaky Cauldronandmore with an expert guide.
  • This tour is guaranteed to amuse fans of all ages, with picture-perfect photo ops, immersive commentary, a quiz, and even a sorting ceremony to determine which house you truly belong to!
  • Go beyond the Harry Potter™ filming locations and enjoy delightful visits to places such as Shakespeare's Globe and St. Paul's Cathedral on this tour.

Inclusions

  • 2.5-hour guided tour of all Harry Potter™ film locations
  • Services of a professional guide in English, Italian, or Spanish
  • Southwark View Point
  • Diagon Alley
  • Gringott's Bank
  • Platform 9 ¾
  • Warner Bros. Shop
  • Millennium Bridge
  • Daniel Radcliffe's School
  • Knockturn Alley
  • Winchester Palace
  • 900-year-old Clink Prison
  • Shakespeare's Globe
  • Southwark Cathedral
  • 800-year-old Borough Market
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Chewing Gum Graffiti
  • Great Scotland Yard
  • Sherlock Holmes' Pub
  • Trafalgar Square
  • The world's smallest police station
  • Sir Francis Drake's world-famous Golden Hinde
  • River Thames
  • The London Eye
  • Note that this tour does not include tickets to the Warner Bros. Studio.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Harry Potter Film Locations Guided Tour + Thames Boat Cruise

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  • This 2.5-hour guided tour from Southwark View Point guarantees to amuse and inspire all Potterheads as you explore famous Harry Potter film locations.
  • Take a stroll on the real Diagon Alley, see the Gringott's Bank, purchase your first wand and take photos at Platform 9 ¾.
  • Relive the scenes from the movies as you visit Knockturn Alley, the 900-year-old Clink Prison, The Ministry of Magic and so much more!
  • Live your wizarding dreams with interactive commentary provided by your fellow Harry Potter enthusiast guide, as well as quizzes and your own sorting ceremony.
  • End your tour with a Thames Boat Cruise and cross under the bridge that was destroyed by the Death Eaters in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Inclusions

  • 2.5-hour guided tour of all Harry Potter film locations
  • Services of a professional guide in English, French, German, or Italian
  • Thames River cruise
  • Southwark View Point
  • Diagon Alley
  • Gringott's Bank
  • Platform 9 ¾
  • Warner Bros. Shop
  • Millennium Bridge
  • Daniel Radcliffe's School
  • Knockturn Alley
  • Winchester Palace
  • 900-year-old Clink Prison
  • Shakespeare's Globe
  • Southwark Cathedral
  • 800-year-old Borough Market
  • St Paul's Cathedral
  • Chewing Gum Graffiti
  • Great Scotland Yard
  • Sherlock Holmes' Pub
  • Trafalgar Square
  • The world's smallest police station
  • Sir Francis Drake's world-famous Golden Hinde
  • River Thames
  • The London Eye
  • Tip: Recognize the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron, a wizarding pub, which was filmed at Leadenhall Market in London.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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3-Hour Walking Tour of Harry Potter™ Film Locations from Westminster Station

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  • Meet your guide at Westminster Underground Station and begin your tour with personal audio headsets enabling you to hear the guide at all times.
  • Tour the Ministry of Magic’s headquarters and find the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron, the popular wizarding pub and inn located in London.
  • Walk to the famous Millennium Bridge and stand in the exact spot where the Death Eaters destroyed the bridge in The Half-Blood Prince.
  • See the iconic red telephone booth used to enter the ministry before heading to The Leaky Cauldron with many houses and shops that inspired Diagon Alley.
  • End the tour at Platform 9¾ at King’s Cross Station, where you can take photographs as you board your train to Hogwarts and visit the Harry Potter Shop next door.

Inclusions

  • 3-hour Harry Potter walking tour from Westminster Station
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • 18 real-life film locations
  • Personal audio headset
  • Westminster Tube Station
  • Great Scotland Yard - The Ministry of Magic
  • The red telephone box used to enter the ministry
  • The Millennium Bridge
  • Trafalgar Square
  • Diagon Alley
  • The Leaky Cauldron
  • King's Cross Station - Platform 9 ¾
  • Tip: You must visit the Harry Potter shop at Platform 9¾ at King’s Cross Station for a magical shopping experience so you can take home popular Harry Potter-themed souvenirs.
  • Parts of this tour require a valid travel card/Oyster card (not included).
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Harry Potter walking tour | Experience the magic of Harry Potter

Explore the magic of Harry Potter™ on a London walking tour! Relive iconic moments, from the Gringotts heist to the Platform 9 ¾™ dash. Visit film locations, witness Death Eaters in action, and step into Professor Trelawney’s office. Join the adventure and walk in the footsteps of your favorite witches and wizards!

Why a Harry Potter walking tour is a must-do

Harry Potter walking tour
  • Visit Iconic Film Locations: Explore actual settings where memorable scenes were filmed, bringing the wizarding world to life.
  • Relive Classic Moments: Walk in the footsteps of beloved characters, from Gringotts heist to Platform 9 ¾™ escapades.
  • Expert Guided Experience: Gain insights from knowledgeable guides who share behind-the-scenes facts and trivia.
  • Engaging for Fans: Perfect for avid readers and film enthusiasts, it offers a deeper connection to the series.
  • Uncover Hidden Gems: Discover lesser-known locations and details that add depth to the Harry Potter™ universe.
  • Unique Photo Opportunities: Capture moments at key sites, creating lasting memories of your magical adventure.

Which Harry Potter walking tour is best for you?

Harry Potter walking tour

If you are a Harry Potter fan

Go for: Guided Tours
Duration: 2.5 hours
Guide: Professional tour guide

Harry Potter walking tour

If you want to explore beyond

Go for: Combo Tours
Duration: 2.5 hours
Guide: Expert multilingual guide

  • Enjoy a 2.5-hour guided tour led by a guide fluent in English, French, German, or Italian, covering all the renowned Harry Potter film locations.
  • Experience the magic of the wizarding world as you walk through Diagon Alley and many more magical locations. Plus, top off the experience with a Thames River cruise.
    Recommended Ticket:
    Harry Potter Film Locations Guided Tour + Thames Boat Cruise

Flexible Cancellation Policy:

Most Harry Potter Walking Tours can be canceled up to 24 before the experience begins. You can get a full refund on your purchase. Please check your ticket for more details at the time of booking.

Harry Potter™ walking tour highlights

Harry Potter walking tour

Millennium Bridge

Step onto the Millennium Bridge and witness a pivotal moment in the wizarding world's history. Experience the ominous atmosphere and a chilling takeover by the Death Eaters. Picture the dramatic scene of destruction on this very bridge, a haunting reminder of the dark times in the Harry Potter universe. 

Harry Potter walking tour

Australia House

Step into the enchanting world of Gringotts, the formidable Goblin-run wizarding bank. Explore the grand halls and learn about its intricate security measures. Relive the iconic scene from the first film as Harry and Hagrid enter Gringotts Bank, filmed inside the Exhibition Room at Australia House Delve into the rich history and captivating lore of this magical landmark.

Harry Potter walking tour

Leadenhall Market

Step into the enchanting world of Diagon Alley at London's Leadenhall Market. Experience the vibrant energy first-hand as witches and wizards buy their magical essentials. Explore the charming shops showcasing rare and peculiar items and keep an eye out for hidden Harry Potter treasures, including authentic Gringotts banknotes, adding an extra layer of magic to your tour.

Harry Potter walking tour

King’s Cross Station

Experience the magic at King’s Cross Station, a place of profound significance in Harry's journey. Walk in the footsteps of the young wizard as he first encounters Platform 9 ¾, forging lasting bonds with the Weasleys. Stand on Platform 9¾ and immerse yourself in these iconic moments.

Plan your visit: Harry Potter walking tour

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The start times for Harry Potter walking tours vary. 

From Monday to Friday, tours commence at 10:00 AM and onwards

On Saturdays and Sundays, they begin at 10:30 AM and onwards.

  • Duration: The duration of Harry Potter walking tours vary but the average length would be about 2.5 hours.
  • Best time to Visit: The optimal time to visit is during the spring or autumn months, when the weather is mild and pleasant for walking tours. Aim for the morning or early afternoon to avoid crowds and fully immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere.

Address: 113 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 5AY, United Kingdom

Find On Map 

By Bus: Take buses 24, 29, 176, N29, or N279 to Stop D, Cambridge Circus. The theatre is a one-minute walk from the stop.

By Metro: From Charing Cross Underground Station, take the Northern Line (Black) to Leicester Square Station. The Palace Theatre is a short walk away.

By Car: Drive on the A401 to Charing Cross Road, then turn left onto Shaftesbury Avenue. The Palace Theatre will be on your left. Public parking near the Palace Theatre is available, but central London parking can be challenging. Consider using public transportation.

Your Harry Potter walking tour will end at King’s Cross Station

Harry Potter walking tour
  • Book in Advance: Ensure you secure your spot by booking the tour in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.
  • Wear Comfortable Shoes: You'll be walking, so wear comfortable shoes to make the experience enjoyable.
  • Dress for the Weather: Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. Bring an umbrella or raincoat if rain is expected.
  • Arrive Early: Arrive a bit early to allow time for any unexpected delays and to get settled.
  • Charge Your Devices: Bring a fully charged phone or camera to capture memorable moments during the tour.
  • Listen to the Guide: Pay close attention to your guide for interesting facts, behind-the-scenes info, and trivia about the Harry Potter universe.
  • Ask Questions: Don't hesitate to ask your guide questions. They're likely to have a wealth of knowledge about the series and its filming locations.
  • Follow Safety Guidelines: Observe any safety guidelines or instructions provided by your guide, especially when crossing streets or navigating crowded areas.
Harry Potter walking tour
  • Leadenhall Market: This Victorian covered market in the City of London was used as the filming location for Diagon Alley.
  • Millennium Bridge: The bridge was destroyed by Death Eaters in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince." It offers a great view of St. Paul's Cathedral.
  • St. Pancras International: The exterior of this train station was used as a filming location for the exterior shots of King's Cross Station.
  • London Zoo Reptile House: Featured in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," where Harry discovers he can speak Parseltongue.
Harry Potter walking tour
  • Dishoom: This popular chain serves up authentic Indian cuisine in a stylish setting. Their extensive menu features everything from curries and tandoori dishes to street food and snacks.
  • The Ivy: An upscale brasserie that offers classic British fare with a modern twist. Their menu features everything from steaks and chops to fish and pasta.
  • Pasta Remoli: A traditional Italian restaurant that serves up authentic pasta dishes, pizzas, and other Italian favorites. Their menu features both classic and modern dishes, catering to a wide range of preferences.
  • Coppa Club: This casual dining venue offers a variety of dishes, from pizzas and salads to burgers and steaks. Their menu is inspired by global flavors and features seasonal ingredients.

Frequently asked questions about the Harry Potter™ walking Tour

What locations will I cover on my Harry Potter™ walking tour in London?

You will cover all the popular filming locations like Millennium Bridge, King’s Cross Station,  Leadenhall Market, London Zoo and more on your Harry Potter walking tour in London.

Does my Harry Potter™ walking tour include a tour guide?

Yes. Your Harry Potter walking tour will include a multilingual tour guide who will accompany you.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance, or can I buy them on the day of the tour?

It's recommended to purchase tickets online in advance to secure your spot, as tours can sell out, especially during peak seasons.

What is the meeting point for a Harry Potter™ walking tour in London?

The meeting point is at Palace Theatre, 113 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 5AY, United Kingdom. It is recommended that you meet your tour guide and group at the location 15 minutes in advance to avoid unexpected delays and to get settled.

What are the main highlights of the Harry Potter Walking Tour?

The tour includes visits to iconic film locations, such as Gringotts Bank, Diagon Alley, and King's Cross Station's Platform 9 ¾, among others.

How long does the tour typically last?

The duration of the tour varies, but it usually lasts around 2 to 3 hours.

Do the tours include visits to specific film locations?

Yes, the tour visits actual film locations used in the Harry Potter series.

Are the tour guides knowledgeable about the Harry Potter series?

Yes, the tour guides are usually well-informed about the Harry Potter books and films, providing interesting insights and trivia.

Are there opportunities for photos during the tour?

Yes, there are ample opportunities to take photos at various iconic locations.

Is the tour suitable for young children or families?

Yes, most Harry Potter walking tours are family-friendly and suitable for fans of all ages.

Is there a possibility of encountering crowds during the tour?

Depending on the time and location, there may be some crowds, especially at popular spots like King's Cross Station.

What should I wear or bring for the tour?

Comfortable shoes for walking and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended. Bringing a charged camera or phone for photos is also a good idea.