Harry Potter Filming Locations in London: Private Walking Tour

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Explore the magical filming locations of Harry Potter in London, and enjoy a private walking tour in the muggle world including Leaky Cauldron, Diagon Alley, Millenium Bridge, Picadilly Circus & more!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Travel Curious

Discover the many filming locations of the Harry Potter movies in muggle London on a private walking tour of the most famous landmarks of the city. Unlike other cities, London was used in many of the scenes, so you will have the opportunity to visit the actual sites that made it on the big screen! 

On your Harry Potter private walking tour you will:

  • Start your tour at  Westminster tube station used In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix;
  • Visit the entrance to the Ministry of Magic and the muggle Prime Minister's home;
  • Stop off at several well-known landmarks of London used in books and films, like St Paul's, Trafalgar Square, and Goodwin's Court;
  • Discover Picadilly Circus, where Ron, Hermione, and Harry almost get hit by a red London bus in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1;
  • Snap a photo of Harry Potter's bronze statue in Leicester Square;
  • Cross the Millennium Bridge - the site of the muggle killings by Death Eaters in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince;
  • Explore Leadenhall MarketLeaky Cauldron's entrance in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone;
  • End the tour at Borough Market, the site where Harry disembarks after his ride on the Knight Bus.
Explore the literary and cinematic landmarks inspired by Harry Potter’s world on this magical tour of London with a private guide, who is also a Potter fanatic. 

Prepare for your own sorting ceremony and be sure you know which magical creature you want to bring with you to Hogwarts. In just two and a half hours, you'll traverse many of London's hidden passageways and filming locations for the iconic 8 films. 

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for Ernie Prang and Stan Shunpike on the Knight Bus!

See Diagon Alley, the Leaky cauldron, and other spellbinding places - both obvious and hidden from muggle eyes. Enjoy fascinating trivia on the series and gain a lesser-known insight into the characters, author and actors. 

Hear tales that even the most dedicated fans and Potterheads will not have heard before! With wands, quizzes and prizes, you will enjoy a unique wizarding experience. 

Note: If you would like to visit Platform 9¾ after the tour to hop aboard the Hogwarts Express, your guide will be happy to direct you to King's Cross Station, a short tube ride away.

Tour duration
4 hours

Type of tour
Walking tour - Including a single water bus ride

Tickets included
- English Speaking Guide
- Single Water Bus Ride


Other inclusions
- Gratuities optional
- Food and drink are not included
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included

Suitable for
Adventurous, Culture Vulture, Family, Friends

Attractions along this route:

Downing Street
The home of some of the most important members of the British Government, including the Prime Minister himself.

Trafalgar Square
A beautiful historic square in the heart of London and one of the city's top tourist attractions.

Piccadilly Circus
Piccadilly Circus is the most buzzing place in London, and it's no surprise it's known as the Times Square of London.

London Bridge
One of the most important and historic landmarks in London, with a surprising history.

Thames River Boat
A River Thames Boat Ride is one of the most picturesque ways to travel through London like a Londoner while enjoying amazing views of the most popular landmarks.

Borough Market
Borough Market is a historic wholesale fruit and vegetable market and one of the oldest in London dating back to the 12th century.

St Paul's Cathedral
The seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.

Millennium Bridge
Nick-named by Londoners 'the wobbly bridge' due to unexpected swaying in its early days, this pedestrian walkway over the Thames opened in June 2000.

Leadenhall Market
Dating back to the 14th century, it was known to be a meat, poultry and game market. Now, walk through a number of boutiques, cafes and restaurants.

Southwark Cathedral
With over a thousand years of history, Southwark Cathedral first shows up in history in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Westminster Tube Station
The Westminster Tube Station is a subway station managed by the London Underground in the city of Westminster. The famous movie, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, recorded a scene at the Westminster Station.

Goodwin's Court
The Goodwin's Court is a hidden alley between St. Martin’s Lane and Bedfordbury, previously known as Fishers Alley and built in 1690.
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