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London Harry Potter Walking Tour

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Greater London, United Kingdom

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Step into a wonderland of wizardry on this Harry Potter walking tour. Trek through muggle-run London to visit beloved literary and cinematic landmarks such as Diagon Alley, the Leaky Cauldron, and Platform 9¾. Along the way, enjoy Harry Potter trivia, and visit famous locations that inspired J.K. Rowling's epic book series. This is a magical tour for Harry Potter fans of all ages and a great activity for family vacations in London.
  • Harry Potter walking tour in London
  • See locations used in the Harry Potter movies, including the Leaky Cauldron and Diagon Alley
  • Pose for a photo at Platform 9¾, where Harry caught the Hogwarts Express
  • Hear behind-the-scenes info about the films
Get acquainted with the fantastical landmarks of Harry Potter’s world with this thematic walking tour through London. Meet your guide in Leicester Square, wind through London, and listen to loads of Harry Potter trivia about the filming locations.

Stroll through Diagon Alley where Harry purchased all his magical school supplies in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Then visit the entry to the Leaky Cauldron, the popular wizarding pub. Walk over the Millennium Bridge, the site of Lord Voldemort’s brutal muggle attack in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Continue along the Thames River from the Embankment to Tate Modern Museum to view key London sites that inspired J.K. Rowling’s tales. Experience the world through the author’s eyes as you see elements of muggle London spun into a magical patchwork.

Then travel by tube (make sure you have a valid Travelcard for Zone 1) to King’s Cross, where you’ll visit Platform 9¾. Stand where Harry, Ron, and Hermoine did as they waited for the Hogwarts Express, and pose for a photo with a disappearing luggage trolley. Your tour ends in the afternoon at King’s Cross Station.
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Tate Modern
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.
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King's Cross
Kings Cross is a district in North London, England, 2.5 miles north west of Charing Cross. It is served by London King's Cross railway station, the terminus of one of the major rail routes between London and the North
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King's Cross Station
King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a passenger railway terminus in the London Borough of Camden, on the edge of Central London
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Platform 9 3/4
Popular Harry Potter-themed souvenir shop at the storied King's Cross Train Station platform.
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during London Harry Potter Walking Tour?
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This activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Lots of walking, so wear comfy shoes and bring your umbrella if it looks like rain, as the tour goes on!" See review
  • "I recommend Sunday Morning to take it, as the streets are quieter!" See review
  • "Put your walking shoes on, be sure to have a travel pass, and be ready to take pictures." See review

Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers
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Scam!!
Anita_H
, Aug 2020
They no showed on us!! We went to the spot as directed and waited for over 40 minutes asked people and nothing. We called multiple times and no answer just a message in Chinese. I want a full refund. Best Tours of London is a hoax!
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Scam!
Anita_H
, Aug 2020
No one showed up, after walking the area for over an hour. no one answered the phone after multiple calls answering machine was in some language I don’t recognize, Chinese? Ridiculous!! I want my money!
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Poor
Mrs_C_P
, Apr 2020
I bought a voucher for my Dad to go on this tour he said he arrived early and waited for 90mins. No one turned up to take the tour. I've been on a similar tour with a different company. Would not book with this company again.
star-5
Awesome tour with an awesome guide
Arlener_T
, Mar 2020
This ended up being a private tour for me and my friends because it was a weekday and no one else booked, which made the experience even better. Anna was a fantastic guide and her enthusiasm was contagious. I love that she really talked to us and it seemed like her suggestions and sights were tailored to what she understood about us. She was awesome and I would recommend this tour to any and everyone!
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Very bad
Kenz_V
, Mar 2020
Very bad; - we spent less then the time planned - we didn’t do activities that was promised - the speaker wasn’t enthusiastic at all - the speaker wasn’t clear when she spoke
star-5
Kings cross station
Guy_S
, Feb 2020
It was very interesting and fun to see the locations that were used to inspire the movie and walking london
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Horrible - not reliable
Avani_M
, Feb 2020
We booked it and no one showed up and no one contacted us. There were other people waiting too. The company has still not given us a refund.
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Irresponsible organizer cancelled minutes before the tour
kamalika16
, Dec 2019
They cancelled the tour on the day of the tour 30 minutes before it was supposed to start. There were 20+ participants who had already reached the venue and we're waiting like us. It was very irresponsible of the tour organizer to wait till the last moment before cancelling it. It was the Christmas day and people had to hire cycles or cabs to reach the venue since public transport doesn't work that day. 20+ people made an effort in vain. I recommend you book Harry Potter Tour through a different organizer. Also we are yet to receive our refund as it seems the organizer didn't inform viator about their cancelling.
star-5
HP fan
SlvrEagle
, Dec 2019
This tour was a fun time. We enjoyed the walk and the insight into locations where they did some of the filming of the Harry Potter movies.
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Scam: Tour was canceled, no refund, no contact!
arndtjonasschmidt
, Nov 2019
Our tour was canceled without any reason or information beforehand. Until today nobody answers emails and we didn't get a refund. This is scam!

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