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London Harry Potter Walking Tour

Greater London, United Kingdom

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


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
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Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop off
Zone 1 Travelcard or Oyster card
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

TKTS, The Lodge, Leicester Square, West End, London WC2H 7DE, UK

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
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.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Harry Potter's Walking Tour of London is not an official 'Harry Potter' event and is not endorsed, sanctioned or in any other way supported, directly or indirectly by Warner Bros Entertainment Inc, the Harry Potter book publishers or J.K. Rowling and her representatives. All rights to the series of “Harry Potter” books are the property of J.K. Rowling and her publishers including Scholastic Press, et al. Film rights and image trademarks are the property of Warner Bros Entertainment Inc
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Best Tours London

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  • 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.

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What is the maximum group size during London Harry Potter Walking Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers.

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  • "The guide was there 5 minutes late and Viator don’t have any number for you to call to sort this out." See review
  • "We were requested to arrive 10 minutes early, and she didn't arrive until 10 minutes later." See review


607 Reviews
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No show
, Oct 2020
Tour operator did not show!! Got no emails or anything to say that the tour would not go ahead. DO NOT buy!!!!
Guide didn’t show up
, Sep 2020
It was my sons birthday and we had booked this. Although there was a chance it may not happen due to Covid-19, viator took the payment so we thought it was on and trekked to London. Waited over 30 minutes and nobody showed. Called the number and the lady who answered claimed she had nothing to do With the tour. Terribly disappointed
shambolic service provision
, Aug 2020
The walk did not happen My son and I were alone and we did not even received an email and phone. So far I received no apology and await confirmation of repayment or rebooting. This was shambolic
, 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!
, 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!
, 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.
Awesome tour with an awesome guide
, 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!
Very bad
, 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
Kings cross station
, Feb 2020
It was very interesting and fun to see the locations that were used to inspire the movie and walking london
Horrible - not reliable
, 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.

Product code: 5227POTTER

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