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Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library

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Discover key locations from the Harry Potter movies on this guided Oxford walking tour. The itinerary varies, but sights you might visit include the Bodleian Library and Christ Church college, both used for Hogwarts settings. Bond with fellow fans, take a quiz on the movies, and hear behind-the-scenes stories. Choose from multiple departure times to fit your schedule and enjoy plenty of time for questions on this small group tour.
  • Discover key Harry Potter locations on a small-group walking tour
  • Tour varies: You might visit Bodleian Library or Christ Church
  • Take part in a Harry Potter quiz and learn movie trivia as you explore
  • Choose between morning and afternoon tours to suit your schedule
What to Expect
The itinerary varies depending on building schedules, but a typical tour begins in central Oxford with a trip to 17th-century Bodleian Library, where scenes were shot for Hogwarts’ library and infirmary. Next, you’ll explore one or two of Oxford’s oldest colleges, discovering ancient rooms and gloomy hallways that served as Hogwarts interiors. Learn trivia about the movies and character, and enjoy an entertaining quiz as you stroll to other filming locations. Your tour ends at Christ Church, the most famous of the Harry Potter locations (it provided inspiration for Hogwarts’ dining hall). If it’s open and the lines are reasonable, your guide will show you around, although note that entrance is at your own expense.
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Departure Point
5 Broad Street, central Oxford
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We (two adults and one child of 10) did this tour on Sat 12 Oct. I must admit, I was a bit concerned before we did it because there are so many different reviews and I imagine it must be very hard to please everyone. But all three of us were very pleasantly surprised by what
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I enjoyed this tour - got a chance to indulge my HP obsession with a view of the locations for the infirmary and the courtyard where Malloy was turned into a ferret. But we didn’t get to see the inside of Christchurch College (which is the site of McGonagall meeting the first
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Well worth the price, this tour was both interesting and informative. My partner is the Harry Potter fan so I was anxious that the stories and references would go over my head but they didn’t and there were lots of other interesting pieces of information shared by our guide
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I am really disappointed to have to leave only an average review as I was really looking forward to this tour and had it booked for months in advance. We did the tour with 8 other people, 2 sets of parents, 4 kids and then my friend and I who are in our 30s. The tour guide was
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Lizzie was brilliant, very knowledgable and plenty of humour. She knew all about all of the places we visited and explained the history behind them. Constantly answered any questions asked. No pressure to offer payment but it was a pleasure to enjoy her company for 2 hours so
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Response from Road06461464952, Public Relations Manager at Harry Potter Walking Tour of Oxford Including Bodleian Library
Responded 20 Aug 2019
Thanks for this great review of Lizzie's tour! Footprints Tours
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