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Harry Potter Walking Tour with Edinburgh Castle Entry

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4 hrs
Guided tour

Discover the magic of Edinburgh with a small-group Harry Potter-themed walking tour that includes entry to Edinburgh Castle.


  • Start your Harry Potter tour with an English-speaking guide at the iconic Waverley Train station, a vital stop in a wizard's adventure.

  • Gain entry to Edinburgh Castle, home to Scottish Crown Jewels and learn from your guide how it inspired J.K. Rowling for her famous novel.

  • Explore the buildings that ignited J.K. Rowling's creativity for each book, including the Edinburgh University Old College and the Elephant House café.

  • Take a stroll in the Old Town to visit a haunting graveyard and explore a shop on Victoria Street that served as the inspiration for Diagon Alley.

  • Fun Fact: Edinburgh Castle is situated on Castle Rock, a volcanic rock formation that dates back around 340 million years.


  • Potter sights walking tour

  • Edinburgh Castle entry ticket

  • Expert English-speaking guide

cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Enter the Wizarding World

Discover the enchanting world of Harry Potter on a small-group walking tour in Edinburgh. It all begins at Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile with a friendly guide fluent in English. Kick off the tour with a visit to the historic Waverley Train station, an important place in the wizarding world.

Explore Edinburgh University Old College and its surroundings, including a mysterious graveyard with a spooky vibe. This cemetery is the final resting place of many notable people, like Covenanters, scholars, and even the legendary Greyfriars Bobby.You'll also have the chance to visit the renowned Elephant House café, a place of great significance to the Harry Potter story. This cafe is where J.K. Rowling spent her time crafting the magical world of Harry Potter. As you continue, you'll pass by a shop on Victoria Street that inspired Diagon Alley, the hidden wizarding market in London.

Castle Adventure & Potter's Lore

This ticket also grants you access to Edinburgh Castle, a historic fortress that looms majestically over the city. Soak in Edinburgh's panoramic views, perfect for capturing stunning city photographs from the castle's elevated vantage points. Your guide will accompany you throughout the tour, sharing tales and anecdotes about Harry Potter and its connections to the sites you'll explore.

What to bring

  • Wear practical footwear for cobblestone streets and weather-appropriate clothing, including waterproof coats and umbrellas.

  • This experience is wheelchair and stroller accessible, welcomes guide dogs, and allows pets.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide outside Tron Kirk Market.

  • Address: 122 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1SG, United Kingdom.

  • Landmark: Opposite to Bella Italia on the world-famous Royal Mile.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is South Bridge. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #3, #29, #30, or more to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #CrossCountry, #LNER, #Lumo or more to get you there.

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