Harry Potter walking tour in Edinburgh
Walking tours

Harry Potter walking tour in Edinburgh

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Do this because
  • Come and experience a little magic!
  • Hear more about J.K. Rowling’s life in Edinburgh and see the places that inspired her
  • See the original Hogwart’s school, Lord Voldemort’s burial place and more
What to expect

Harry Potter and its exciting world might be a work of fiction, but it all originated from real places that you too can discover on this magical Harry Potter walking tour! You might already know that J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter in Edinburgh. Don't miss the chance to see which sites were her inspiration for Hogwarts and the characters who dwelled within its magical walls.

See where Diagon Alley came to life, and where Lord Voldemort is buried. Spot the real-life school that gave life to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and learn how Edinburgh’s own dark history of witches and wizards played a role in inspiring Rowling herself.

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What's included
  • Guided walking tour
What's not included
  • Transportation
  • Tips
Reduced price
  • Students with valid ID
  • Youth (age 16-17)
  • Children (age 5-15)
  • Infants (age 0-4) accompanied by an adult: Free

130 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, United Kingdom

Meeting point:

Tour starts in front of Frankie & Benny's

What to remember
  • While the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts 2 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • All minors must be accompanied by an adult in order to join the tour
  • The tour runs rain or shine, please dress accordingly. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The tour usually ends by Greyfriars Kirk
  • Unfortunately, we do not advise guests in wheelchairs to join the tour, due to the narrow stairways and steep hills
  • Due to COVID-19 guests are encouraged to bring their own masks and will be required to provide personal details (name, phone number etc) for contact tracing purposes. Guides and staff may also give additional, region-specific guidelines during their welcome speeches
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  • Saturday at 3:00 pm
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SANDEMANs Edinburgh
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 hour before the activity begins.

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