This tour will make an excellent gift to someone who you love and who likes Harry Potter. Or will be an unforgettable adventure for you if you are a fan of the sorcerer boy yourself. And surely kids will love it!
Day 1: Hometown – London
•The cinema where all films about Harry Potter had their world premiere;
•The cafe attack (from ‘The Deathly Hallows Part 1’)
•The Seven Potters Battle in the London sky (from ‘The Deathly Hallows Part 1’)
•The thoroughfare on which Diagon Alley was based.
•The magical platform 9¾ sign where Harry catches the Hogwart’s Express.
•The bridge destroyed by Lord Voldemort’s Death Eaters (from ‘Half-Blood Prince’).
•The bridge where the Knight Bus squeezes between two London Double Decker buses (from ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’).
•The entrance to the Leaky Cauldron that Harry and Hagrid entered on their way to Diagon Alley (from ‘Sorcerers Stone / Philosophers Stone’).
•The entrance to the Leaky Cauldron where the Knight Bus dropped Harry off (from ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’).
•The location of the red telephone box where Harry and Mr Weasley descend into the secret Ministry of Magic (from ‘Order of the Phoenix’).
•The secret hideout where Harry is reunited with Sirius Black (from ‘Order of the Phoenix’).
•Black Park in royal Buckinghamshire, aka the Forbidden Forest, where you’ll also find the location for Hogsmeade Station, and where he who cannot be named drank the blood of a unicorn.
•No 4 Privet Drive, Little Whingeing, Surrey. There are actually 2 film locations!
•Virgina Water, Surrey, where a lakeside task for the triwizard tournament must be completed
•Bourne Woods in Surrey, where forest scenes from The Half Blood Prince and The Deathly Hallows Part 1 were filmed
•Leavesdon Studios, recently acquired by Warner Bros., the home of Harry Potter on the silver screen
•Overnight stay in Lacock at the beautiful Red Lion.
Hotel: Red Lion Lacock or Similar
Day 2: Lacock – Stonehenge – Gloucester – Oxford
•Harry Potter’s childhood home (from ‘The Philosopher’s Stone’).
•Lacock Abbey, the setting for various interior scenes at Hogwarts School.
•The tower where the killing of Albus Dumbledore at the hands of Severus Snape took place (from ‘The Half Blood Prince’).
•The Angel Inn.
•Professor Slughorn’s house (from ‘The Half Blood Prince’).
•The most famous stone circle in the world, a place of magic and mystery
•The magnificent Gloucester Cathedral, which has been used for numerous locations in the films.
•The 16th century dining hall used as the inspiration for Hogwart’s Hall
•The room where they practice their dancing for the Yule Ball when Ron has to dance with Professor McGonagall with the whole of Gryffindor looking on (from ‘The Goblet of Fire’)
•The room used as Hogwarts Hospital in four of the films
•The tree that Draco Malfoy was sitting in before Mad Eye Moody turned him into a ferret for picking on Harry (from ‘The Goblet of Fire’)
•The 16th century stairs where Professor McGonagall greets the First Years (from ‘The Sorcerers Stone / Philosophers Stone’)
•Return to London
– The order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on your tour’s start day.
– The cost of the tour ticket does not include entrance fees to the Oxford attractions (that totals to £10). Besides, as these attractions are working academic institutions, some areas may occasionally be closed without pior notice. The Bodleian Library is closed on Sundays.
|Tour duration||2 days|
|Type of activity||Bus/Coach|
|Start city||London, ENG, GBR|
|End city||London, ENG, GBR|
|Operating||Jan 1st – Dec 31st : Daily|