Harry Potter's London

Enter the magical world of witchcraft and wizardry and follow in Harry, Ron and Hermione’s footsteps around the muggle world of London.

Below you'll find some of the exciting London locations from the world famous series of books and films, plus some top London attractions with links to the Harry Potter franchise. Grab your Nimbus 2000 and take a magical tour.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

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Have a magical day out with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Harry Potter films at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. See first-hand the sets, costumes, animatronics, special effects and props used in all the Harry Potter films, and step inside some of the films' locations including the Great Hall, Dumbledore's office and Hagrid's hut.

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Harry Potter Tours

Several guided tours in London will take you around familiar Harry Potter film locations, either by foot and boat, or by bus. Brit Movie Tour, London Walks and Discovery Walks of London all offer tours dedicated to Harry Potter, among other iconic British movies. Dressing up as wizards and witches is optional!

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Kings Cross Station

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The Hogwarts Express departs from Kings Cross, so the station has appeared in every Harry Potter film. Visit platforms 4 and 5, which were used for filming, and take a photo pushing a trolley through to a magical world at the wall marked Platform 9 ¾. Don't forget to visit the Harry Potter shop, built to resemble Ollivander's wand shop.

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St Pancras International Station

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The Neo-Gothic exterior of St Pancras International Station featured as the train station where Harry boards the Hogwarts Express. Harry and Ron park the Weasleys' Ford Anglia in the corner of the courtyard during The Chamber of Secrets and later fly off over the station (you may recognise the clock tower from this scene).

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Leadenhall Market

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Leadenhall is a covered Victorian market in the City of London. Home to a selection of stalls, shops and restaurants, it features in several Potter films. It's used for Diagon Alley in The Philosopher's Stone; sharp-eyed fans will recognise the blue door of the opticians in Bull's Head Passage as the entrance to The Leaky Cauldron.

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Reptile House at London Zoo

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Find out if you have Harry Potter's gift of Parseltongue (being able to talk to serpents) at ZSL London Zoo. The Reptile House is home to some of the biggest and most venomous snakes on earth, including a Black Mamba, as well as lizards, frogs and crocodiles. It is here that a Burmese python speaks to Harry for the first time.

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Tower Bridge

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In The Order of the Phoenix, Harry flies along the Thames and over Tower Bridge on his broomstick. Millennium Bridge also features in a dramatic opening scene when it is destroyed by Death Eaters, and Lambeth Bridge is where the Knight Bus squeezes between two double deckers. 

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Piccadilly Circus

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At Piccadilly Circus you can walk in the footsteps of the three main characters. It is through here that Harry, Ron and Hermione run during Deathly Hallows Part 1, when they flee the wedding of Ron's older brother after learning Death Eaters are on their tails.

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Westminster Tube Station

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This tube station was one of the main locations used by Harry when travelling in The Order of the Phoenix. Accompanied by Arthur Weasley, he uses the underground to attend a disciplinary hearing at the Ministry of Magic. Westminster Tube is close to several top attractions, and had to be closed for a whole day during filming.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at Palace Theatre

The wait is over! It's time to once again join the world's favourite wizard as he embarks on a new adventure in the highly anticipated Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre. Set before the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, audiences can expect an enchanting adventure. Summer 2016

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