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Harry Potter Filming Locations Tour in Oxford

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours  (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

Calling all fans of the world’s favorite wizard, this Oxford walking tour takes you to recognizable locations of the Harry Potter films. During this family-friendly tour, you’ll explore the grand buildings of Oxford University, including New College and Divinity School — both featured as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Learn of other literary legends that attended Oxford University and admire the Bodleian Library, home to more than 11 million books. This small-group tour is limited to 15 Harry Potter fans to maintain an intimate atmosphere. If you prefer choose the private tour of New College with just your party and guide. 
  • Guided walking tour of Harry Potter filming locations in Oxford
  • Family-friendly and ideal for fans of Harry Potter
  • Visit New College and Divinity School, both featured in the Harry Potter films
  • Learn about literary legends that attended Oxford University
  • Marvel at more than 11 million books in the historic Bodleian Library
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 participants
Your tour begins outside of Oxford Visitor Information Center, conveniently located on 15 Broad Street. Greet your guide, who’ll be wearing a Harry potter-inspired cloak, 10 minutes prior to your departure time. 

As you stroll towards the historic Oxford University, your guide regales you with tales of literary legends including CS Lewis, J.R.R Tolkein and Lewis Carroll. Discover insider gossip about the stars of Harry Potter and find out why J. K. Rowling chose to set the films in Oxford.  

Marvel at New College and the Divinity School, two sites featured as Hogwarts School in the film franchise. See, too, Bodleian Library, home to more than 11 million antique books.

After two hours of magical exploration, your tour concludes at your original departure point.

Please note: New College and The Divinity School are closed to the public on certain dates. Make sure your desired tour is available  when booking.

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Excellent tour
mumdadandelizabeth
, Aug 2019
Very informative and knowledgeable guide. Well worth the expense rather than trying to do yourself. Good stories and other information along the way. Good fun
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Thanks for recommending your tour with us!
Harry Potter insider knowledge
hbouvard
, Aug 2019
I brought my son for the tour and he enjoyed the details from the books and movies a lot. Truly a great experience
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Hi. Thanks for recommending your Oxford tour with us
Great time and learned a lot
maryevslin
, Jul 2019
Our guides were students so they knew a lot about Oxford, Ms. Rowlings and Harry. We had gone to Warner Bros Studio the day before where we saw the sets so it was a perfect fit.
Response from Host , Jul 2019
Hi Mary, Thanks for leaving such a super review. It does indeed help to share a passion for Oxford, when the guides are often themselves Oxford students. Thanks for choosing our tour!
Excellent
Maria A
, Jul 2018
We went on this tour as part of our Harry Potter trip through out GB and this was truly a highlight with several locations from the film. A great tour!
Wonderful tour guide
hokelly
, Jul 2018
The guide, Peter made the tour interesting as he is very knowledgeable as a scholar of oxford himself. He covered details which we would not have realised ourselves. Would recommend this tour with no doubt.
Very enjoyable
303britta
, Jul 2018
I booked this trip while still in California and was delighted with the tour. Our tour guide, Sharon, was very knowledgeable and fun. We loved the Harry Potter aspect and other general information on Oxford; well worth the time and effort!
This tour was a wonderful way to get...
Juliette S
, Jul 2018
This tour was a wonderful way to get to know Oxford better. We spent a magical afternoon with Peter that both my 17 year old at six year old enjoyed. He was a fount of information on not just Harry Potter and JK Rowling but the wider literary life of Oxford past and present. He built in wonderful breaks and produced treats at all the right places. A must do!
Well paced
Elizabeth A
, Jun 2018
Sharon covered some nice anecdotes about the city as well as having great Harry Potter props and trivia. We didn’t stand too long in one place, didn’t walk long distances between hearing interesting stories, and there were things for the Potter expert (my son) as well as the parent (me).
Sharon was amazing! Her vast...
Jennifer L
, Jun 2018
Sharon was amazing! Her vast knowledge of the area, the history and many other things we asked about, along with her great sense of humor, made the tour one of our most memorable events of our trip!
I can't thank Peter the tour guide...
chezzmcgregor
, Nov 2017
I can't thank Peter the tour guide enough for such a wonderful walking tour of Oxford. It was both entertaining and informative and a great way to spend an afternoon wandering the streets and learning the history and folklore of Oxford. His knowledge of all things Harry Potter was second to none and it was fantastic to see the various novel and movie references and he also included much commentary on Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and so much more which took the tour to another level. All in all I would highly highly recommend this tour!!

Product code: 22362P17

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