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2-Hour Harry Potter Magical Guided Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Embark on a guided 2-hour magical journey through Edinburgh's Harry Potter hotspots, featuring unique experiences like a Potter trivia quiz and House sorting.


  • Experience the magic of Harry Potter on a 2-hour guided walking tour of Edinburgh, visiting inspirations behind J.K. Rowling's iconic series.

  • Explore Greyfriars Kirkyard, home to Tom Riddle's grave – a chilling yet magical sight that brings the books to life.

  • Engage in a fun-filled audio-visual quiz, test your Potter knowledge, and add points to your Hogwarts House.

  • Experience the enchanting allure of Edinburgh, from its ancient streets that inspired Diagon Alley to J.K. Rowling's golden handprints at the City Chambers.

  • Fun Fact: Hogwarts' inspiration, George Heriot's School, is nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, making the city a true haven for Potterheads!


  • 2-hour tour

  • Expert guides

  • Interactive film quiz

Cancellation policy

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


1 review
Richard Koman



Nov, 2023

Stepping Into The Magic of Harry Potter's Edinburgh

From the moment you set foot on this Harry Potter-themed walking tour, you are transported into J.K. Rowling's magical universe. Your journey commences with an expert tour guide sorting you into your Hogwarts House, a lively interaction that sets the tone for the day. As you traverse through Edinburgh's winding streets, you'll be taken to the true gems that inspired the Harry Potter series. Trivia-filled anecdotes about J.K. Rowling's life here, her inspirations, and her enchanting writing journey make the tour a treasure trove of insights for every Potterhead.

Discover the real Grave of Tom Riddle tucked away in the historic Greyfriars Kirkyard, a visit that promises to send a thrilling chill down your spine. Just around the corner, marvel at Rowling's golden handprints outside the City Chambers.

Immerse in Potter Trivia and Edinburgh's Charm

As you walk, your guide, a fount of Harry Potter trivia, will challenge you with an audio-visual quiz – an engaging way to test your knowledge and earn points for your house. Interspersed with the quiz are fascinating stories about Rowling's writing journey in Edinburgh, such as the fact that she penned her novels in local cafes like The Elephant House. As the tour concludes, you will have experienced the magic that lies in Edinburgh's streets, the very magic that breathed life into the world-renowned series of Harry Potter.


  • The tour will be held with a minimum of 1 participant and a maximum as per the government regulations.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins 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 at William Chambers Monument.

  • Address: 45 Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is National Museum of Scotland. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #35 or #45 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. It is a 9-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains #Avanti West Coast, #CrossCountry, #ScotRAil, or more to get you there.

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