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The Harry Potter London Tour by Discovery Tours

#48 of 632 Tours in London
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Address: Outside Leicester Square Underground Station, London WC2H, England
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+44 20 8530 8443
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The Harry Potter London Tour is a free DIY walking/tube tour that visitors...

The Harry Potter London Tour is a free DIY walking/tube tour that visitors and Londoners can use to visit the London locations that have featured in the Harry Potter films. Written by author and Blue Badge London Tourist guide Richard Jones, it is a step by step guide that takes participants all over London. The tour is also laid out as a treasure hunt and can be used as to visit other attractions passed en route.

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I came here in September 2016 with my partner as a get away for his birthday and we stayed in London. We visited the Harry Potter Studio on a Sunday at around 11am and it was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here in September 2016 with my partner as a get away for his birthday and we stayed in London. We visited the Harry Potter Studio on a Sunday at around 11am and it was quite busy but we preferred that as you get to go around at your own pace. It was amazing and we both thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting tour and well thought out, fair entry price but gift shop is unbelievably overpriced. Would recommend to anyone who enjoyed the movies and is a must for potter fanatics.

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Thank barry8057
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost 3 hours of walking and listening about Harry Potter film sites and places inspiring JK Rowling. Bonus is trivia of other films made on the same streets. Also tidbits of British history and lore. Need Oyster pass for two underground short hops. Guide very well informed, personable and amusing. Group of 75+ persons was too large.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do if you are looking for something fun to do for the day! A bonus if you are a Harry Potter fan, but even if not you will definitely enjoy this experience. We booked tickets through discovery tours, which offered the coach journey there and back (you can watch the harry potter films on the coach... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It made me feel like a child again. I've been there 3 times and recently they had expanded the studio, Hogwarts Express, the platform 9 3/4 and a few more things.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited by a tour group- who literally just drove the bus and supplied the tickets. All up spent 3.5 hrs at the studio's. Great facilities, suitable for any age, prams, kids,adults etc... Toilets, café, and great gift shop all in the studio's. The tour itself is a walking self paced tour- I myself was not a huge die hard... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Must visit if you are a harry potter fan or generally interested in movie makings. I myself am a big harry potter fan and I adored it. But my Friend isn't interested in harry potter but found it very stunning with all the movie making details. I can only advise you to go have a look. The money... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't need a tour, can easily take the train from anywhere in London to Watford and get the connecting bus from outside the station to the Studios - much cheaper. Great experience for all ages, our 12 year old grandson had read all the books and seen all the films, the 8 year old not one and as grandparents we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a Harry Potter fan; this tour is absolutely the best. Must make reservations at least a month in advance (shared secret...third party tour companies may have spare tickets for last minute). My family and I enjoyed it immensely. Wear comfortable shoes. The backlot cafe is a bit pricey, but fans won't care as they are mesmerized by... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lets get one thing straight right away, this place is absolutely fantastic, a must for any Harry Potter fan... it is so well laid out and the attention to detail is sublime. Each and every room and part of the tour is amazing and as such I'd definitely recommend it to anyone. It's absolutely magical! We were there for 4... More 

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