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Journey into the world of Harry Potter as you explore magical Edinburgh with an expert Harry Potter guide. Discover the inspirations behind the books while you catch other major Edinburgh sights.

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Embark on a magical journey through the enchanting city of Edinburgh and experience the world of Harry Potter like never before. As you explore the stunning film locations, you’ll discover the inspiration behind JK Rowling’s beloved series and see the city that played a pivotal role in the creation of this iconic story.

Did you know that Rowling first started writing the Harry Potter books in Edinburgh? On this tour, you’ll walk in her footsteps and visit the places that inspired her, including the burial ground of none other than Voldemort himself. You’ll also see the breathtaking original Diagon Alley and the stunning vistas that Rowling enjoyed as she wrote the books.

Along the way, you’ll learn fascinating facts about the books and films and discover the amazing story of JK Rowling herself. You’ll also have the opportunity to see famous Edinburgh landmarks such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Victoria Street, and more.

One highlight of the tour is a visit to the café where JK Rowling wrote the books, a truly special experience for any Harry Potter fan.

This tour is a must-see for anyone who wants to fully immerse themselves in the magical world of Harry Potter and experience the charm and beauty of Edinburgh at the same time.

Join us on this unforgettable journey and discover the magic of Harry Potter in one of the world’s most charming cities.

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  • See the café where J K Rowling wrote the books
  • Enjoy the wonderful architecture and buildings that inspired Hogwarts itself
  • Stand in the stunning original Diagon alley in all its glory



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Meeting Point


Meet by the Wellington Statue outside HM General Register House

Know Before you Go


  • Tour can take place rain or shine

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June, 2024




August 26,2019

  • Tuesday
  • 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Lewis
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