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Harry Potter Film Locations Guided Tour + Thames Boat Cruise

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2 hrs 30 mins

Take an enchanting walking tour of London as you are guided through popular filming locations for the Harry Potter movies and other iconic sights of London! This 2.5 hour walking tour of the city includes delightful visits to Shakespeare's Globe and St. Paul's Cathedral, to name a few. You will also get to cruise on the waters of the River Thames as an add on, to truly top off your experience in London.

Highlights

  • Visit some of the most iconic locations from Harry Potter, a franchise that inspired an entire generation to read and dream on this 2.5 hour tour.
  • Stop by real locations used during the filming of the movies, find out which house you belong in, stroll down the real Diagon Alley and, of course, visit the iconic Platform 9 and 3/4 at Kings Cross Station!
  • Enjoy the company and commentary provided by your guide, a fellow Harry Potter enthusiast, who will walk you through the most beloved franchise in history!
  • Commemorate your visit with a photograph with the disappearing trolley- the perfect souvenir for wizarding folk at Platform 9 and 3/4!
  • Get the chance to take a marvelous cruise down the River Thames, during which you will get to admire the beauty of London from a unique point of view.
  • This tour is available in a variety of languages, i.e. English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
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Your Experience

Visit Some of the Most Iconic Sets of Harry Potter with an Expert

Once you meet up with your friendly and efficient guide outside the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, and are joined by the rest of your tour group, the game will be afoot! First and foremost, you will find out which house you belong in, and after providing you with a brief introduction, you will make your way to the many different locations on your itinerary. Throughout your tour, your guide will be providing you with interesting commentary and tidbits from the movies but also interesting facts about locations you pass and if they have any connections to pop culture or movies aside from Harry Potter.

Visit Some of the Most Incredible Locations from Harry Potter

From taking a stroll on the real Diagon Alley to standing on the bridge destroyed by the Death Eaters, this tour is every Potterhead's dream. Your visit shall cover Gringott's Bank, Platform 9 and 3/4, Daniel Radcliffe's school, 900-year-old Clink Prison, Sherlock Holmes' Pub, Trafalgar Square and many more! You will then get to visit other landmark locations like where the battle in the sky took place at the beginning of Deathly Hallows when the seven Potters were trying to make their way to safety and the entrance to the Leaky Cauldron, which marked Harry's entrance into the magical world. You will also get to walk over the bridge the Death Eaters destroyed at the beginning of the Half-Blood Prince, signaling Voldemort's return to power. Perhaps the best photo opportunity will present itself at the last location on your itinerary, marking the end of your walking tour, King's Cross Station.

Enjoy a Thames River Cruise to Top Off Your Sightseeing Experience

After your Harry Potter tour, you will be taken to the boarding point of your cruise, where will you get to see the rest of the city from a unique vantage point. This cruise is popular amongst both locals and tourists. As a city with over two millennia of rich culture and history, London has much to offer in terms of beautiful sights to see. Like most great cities, London developed around a major river - the Thames. The captain of your cruise boat will tell you intriguing facts about all these places. allowing you to learn more about some of London's most famous buildings, like the London Eye.

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Inclusions

  • 2.5 hour guided tour of all HP film locations.
  • Services of a professional guide (Available in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish).
  • Thames River Cruise.
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Know Before You Go

Sights you will see in London:

  1. Diagon Alley
  2. Gringott's Bank
  3. Platform 9 ¾
  4. Warner Bros. Shop
  5. Millennium Bridge
  6. Daniel Radcliffe's School
  7. Knockturn Alley
  8. Winchester Palace
  9. 900-year-old Clink Prison
  10. Shakespeare's Globe
  11. Southwark Cathedral
  12. 800-year-old Borough Market
  13. St Paul's Cathedral
  14. Chewing Gum Graffiti
  15. Great Scotland Yard
  16. Sherlock Holmes' Pub
  17. Trafalgar Square
  18. The world's smallest police station
  19. Sir Francis Drake's world-famous Golden Hinde
  20. River Thames
  21. The London Eye

Timings and Availability

This tour is available daily at 10:00 AM.

Getting There

Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starts at the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5AY.

By Bus: Board either Bus #24, 29, 176, N29 or N279 to the Cambridge Circus (Stop D). The meeting point is located right outside the Palace Theatre, a mere 1-minute walk from the stop.

Dress Code

This is a walking tour and will involve a fair bit of walking. We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes, clothing and carry a refillable water bottle with you.

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Strict Cancellation Policy

This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

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My Tickets

Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

How to Redeem Your Tickets

- Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your host.
- If you have purchased reduced price tickets please show your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid Student IDs.

Meeting Point

- Meeting Point is - The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5AY
- The Theatre is located where Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road meet.
- It is loacted between the The Cambridge pub and Wingstop restaurant.
- Your tour guide will be waiting outside the Palace Theatre.
- To locate the meeting point on Google maps, type 'The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue'

Get Directions to the Meeting Point


How to Get There

By Bus: Board either Bus #24, 29, 176, N29 or N279 to the Cambridge Circus (Stop D). The meeting point is located right outside the Palace Theatre, a mere 1-minute walk from the stop.


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