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JK Rowling' s Harry Potter Walking Tour in Edinburgh

clock 2 hours
  • A 2 hour walking tour seeing the places that inspired J.K. Rowling to write Harry Potter.
  • A must for true Harry Potter fans! Read more
  • Discover Edinburgh from a magical point of view.
  • What You'll Do:

  • See the architecture that inspired Hogwarts and Diagon Alley.
  • Visit the cafe where she wrote some of the Harry Potter books.
  • Learn how Edinburgh's dark history inspired J.K. Rowling.
  • What It Includes:

  • 2 hour walking tour.
  • Guided tour in English or Spanish
  • Insight into JK Rowling's life in Edinburgh.
  • Travellers Talk:

  • Awesome time exploring Edinburgh learning about Harry potter. Things were pointed out we would have never found by ourselves. A must for any potter fan
  • So knowledgeable and fun. My partner has never seen Harry Potter and even he enjoyed the tour!
  • The HP tour was truly entertaining from beginning to end
  • Is It Right:

  • All Harry Potter bookworms, young or old, will enjoy this tour.
  • Best for lover's of the books as the tour is about the author and where she found inspiration rather than the movies.
  • Muggles will enjoy the tour of Edinburgh even if they have no idea about any of the Harry Potter storylines!
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JK Rowling’s Edinburgh & the Writing of Harry Potter 4¼hrs

clock 4 hours 15 minutes
  • JK Rowling... she’s sold a few books - what?!

    ? On this tour, we dive deep into her history. Learn to use failure as a springboard, be inspired, stay committed & conquer the world. Discover the events that moved her & the cafes which fueled her. Experience how, through a caffeine-charged imagination, a penniless single mother put a dent...Read more

Alnwick Castle as Featured in Harry Potter and Scottish Borders Day Trip from Edinburgh

clock 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Combine movie magic and historic wonder on this trip through the Scottish Borders and Northumberland. You will visit the picturesque seaside village of Bamburgh and take in the superb views of the 5th century Bamburgh Castle. But it is Alnwick Castle that’s the true star of this show. It’s not only a key filming location for Harry Potter and...Read more

Scotland Guided Museum Tour

clock 2 to 3 hours
  • On this tour you'll get the opportunity to explore 2 of the best museums in Scotland. Your personal guide will be on hand to make sure you see top picks in each of them. We'll also explore some of the lesser known parts of the...Read more

A life less narrow, the Genius of Harry Potter & Edinburgh Castle

clock 5 hours 45 minutes
  • How did JK Rowling craft such brilliant, memorable characters & how did she build such a spell-binding world? Why are Britain’s most beloved novels so dark & troubled? What is Rowling & Harry’s relationship to Edinburgh?

    ? Enter the dim, forbidden section of Madam Pince’s library, break open a stiff dusty book & CRACK! The Portkey...Read more

Self-Guided Harry Potter Themed Audio Tour in Edinburgh

clock 2 hours
  • Experience a little magic on a 2-hour walking tour of Edinburgh that is perfect for all Harry Potter fans. The mobile app helps you explore the Edinburgh with a private audio tour (included). The audio tour has clean navigation, filled with exciting stories from professional guides.

    The Harry Potter-Themed tour tour with an in-app audio...Read more

Original Harry Potter Locations Tour - Edinburgh

clock 2 hours
  • Come on this Harry Potter themed walking tour of Edinburgh. Get sorted into your House and test your Potter knowledge.

    Walk in the footsteps of your favourite Harry Potter actors and screenwriters around the magical world of Edinburgh. Your guide is a movie enthusiast, armed with weird and wonderful Potter trivia.

    Meet your guide...Read more

Guided 90-Minute Photography and sightseeing Tour in Edinburgh

clock 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Shoot amazing Instagrams,

    On Edinburgh's #1 Photography Tour on TripAdvisor, you will meet a local Instagram Influencer/expert photographer who will bring you to 5-7 spots of Edinburgh over 90 minutes.

    During the tour:
    - You will go to the most Instagrammable spots of Edinburgh
    - You will be shown photography techniques
    -...Read more

Private one hour Harry Potter walking tour

clock 1 hour
  • Join us on a private tour through Edinburgh's historic Old Town.
    We will explore where J. K. Rowling gained her inspiration for her global phenomenon of Harry Potter. We will begin on the famous Royal Mile and in the shadows of Edinburgh Castle. Next we will wander down Edinburgh's "Diagon Alley" and then head into a real graveyard to see the...Read more

Harry Potter's Edinburgh guide

clock 2 to 4 hours
  • So, you arrive in Edinburgh and want to know all about Harry Potter and JK Rowling in a safe way.
    You have 3 choices available to you.
    1.Go on a crowded guided tour and see all those sights you read about before you came.
    2. Walk around aimlessly hoping that the Gods of tourism will guide you.
    3. Go to snikkit dot com and see all that...Read more

Edinburgh Harry Potter Self-Guided Private Tour

clock 2 to 3 hours
  • Forget about crowds, schedules or lines! With our company's self-guided experiences your smartphone is your new private guide.

    Welcome to Edinburgh, the birthplace of Harry Potter! JK Rowling wrote all seven Harry Potter novels in this city and Jule will help you discover that was involved in this incredible story.

    Walking the...Read more

Complete Potterhead, 8hr rite-of-passage unwrapping Harry Potter

clock 7 to 8 hours
  • If you loved Harry Potter, then you want a tour of JK Rowling’s home to be as unforgettable as reading the books for the first time. You want to fill that crushing emptiness closing the Deathly Hallows left. You have one chance to make it good & you want the best.

    ? I wrote this tour for you ?

    » All the inspirations for Harry...Read more

Street Art Walk of Leith in North Edinburgh

clock 2 hours
  • I’ll take you on a walking tour where you’ll discover colourful street art by famous and aspiring local artists along with modern sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists. Many vibrant and colourful murals and art adorn walls, shop fronts, bars and restaurants of the area. Several stunning pieces aren’t immediately visible and only...Read more

Harry Potter Tour in Edinburgh

clock 2 hours
  • What a magical atmosphere in the place where JK Rowling wrote part of the first novel! You will have a chance to feel it yourself. You will visit one of the Hogwarts Houses also. What is the connection between Hogwarts and Lauriston Place? What unique and a bit scary places inspired to creation of the names of some of the characters in the books?...Read more

Walk on the pages of Edinburgh – guided literary tour

clock 2 hours
  • Ready to write your own cultural journey? Edinburgh is the place for that! Home to many famous writers and poets. Visit the world’s most famous graveyard – Greyfriars Kirkyard. You will find a lot of familiar names from the Harry Potter books here! Take pictures under a glass dome at Potterrow. Find your food escape in Spoon. A wide-ranging...Read more