• Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Step into a wonderland of wizardry on this 2.5-hour 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.


  • 2.5-hour 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

What You Can Expect

London Harry Potter Walking Tour

Harry Potter Walking Tour of London

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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Customer Reviews

Susan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2018

Our tour guide, John from Edinburgh, arrived 10 minutes before our tour, right on time and waited a few of minutes for a couple who were late. Then we were off! The tour was fun, including sites seen in Harry Potter movies. Well, sights in the movies, but a bit changed here and there. I'm sorry we didn't get into Diagon Alley and Gringott's Bank, but we were really close, seeing the the outside of the bank and the oldest wizarding shop in London! John is informed, informative, articulate, funny, careful and stocked with tablet scenes of the movies which he showed us as we went around to the different sites. A fun tour for Potter fans, and the best tour I've been on for any reason. Thanks, John!

Julie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Excellent guide and locations. Guide was fun and professional and brought props. Gave us plenty of time to enjoy each spot.

Susie D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

The tour was excellent - our guide was interesting, informative, and highly entertaining. I highly recommend this tour to all Harry Potter fans!

Angela L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Loved loved loved this tour! So much great Harry Potter info and also a lot of fun London tidbits mixed in. Would love to do this again!

Guide was phenomenal at covering interests for adults and kids! He was a blast.

Ainhoa L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

John was very kind and his explanations about the movies were great!

Ainhoa L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

John was very kind and his explanations about the movies were great!

Runa P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The best tour to taky, as a Harry potter fan, as a person who reads a lot, or simply wants to discover parts of central london and its different history....lovely!!!! I would do it again.

Gwendolyn L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

My daughter is a true Harry Potter fan and really enjoyed this walking tour.

Sharron L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We arrived a little late, so I did not get our tour guide's name, but he was excellent...funny and knowledgeable. I enjoyed it so much! My only complaint was with the tour instructions I received when I booked. It said to meet at the ticket office at Leicester Square. We thought it meant at the Tube station especially since you needed an Oyster ticket for the tour. Turns out we should have gone to a ticket office in Leicester Square above ground which was a very large area and without the help of the local police, we would have never found it, and missed the tour which would have really ticked me off. SO, please clarify the meet directions!!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We had a Scottish guide who was very funny and told us lots of extra facts about other movies as well as Harry Potter on our way around London. Lots of walking, so wear comfy shoes and bring your umbrella if it looks like rain, as the tour goes on! Also have a tube ticket for this tour.

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